Castle Hotel Windsor – MGallery Hotel Collection, Queens Hotel Cheltenham – MGallery Hotel Collection and Francis Hotel Bath – MGallery Hotel Collection will reopen with stringent health, safety and wellbeing guidance from the Accor group
London, UK, July 2020: MGallery Hotel Collection’s three distinguished UK properties – Castle Hotel Windsor – MGallery Hotel Collection, Queens Hotel Cheltenham – MGallery Hotel Collection and Francis Hotel Bath – MGallery Hotel Collection – are set to reopen for business this July 2020 following temporary closure in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. When the hotels’ doors reopen, each property will operate elevated hygiene and prevention measures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all guests and staff in line with Accor’s ALLSAFE label certification.
Located in some of the UK’s most historic cities, our hotels are not only located in the heart of their destinations, but a stone’s throw away from a number of stunning, open parks and natural landscapes.
Francis Hotel Bath – MGallery Hotel Collection, Reopening Saturday 4th July 2020
Francis Hotel Bath – MGallery Hotel Collection, set in the heart of Bath, was the first UK property to launch as an MGallery Collection hotel in 2015. The hotel was first opened by Emily Francis, a leading entrepreneur of her time who merged seven Georgian townhouses to form the property standing today. The luxury 98-room boutique hotel has a sympathetic contemporary interior design and outdoor terrace for alfresco dining and drinks.
Situated right in the heart of the Bath, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the hotel is the perfect spot for those seeking to explore this historical city. The popularity of Bath dates back to Roman times when it was built to be a thriving spa town, with its notoriety among the fashionable British society continuing to strengthen through the eighteenth century.
During a stay guests will be able to select at breakfast their favourite full English and continental dishes, as well as relaxing at dinner in the hotel’s stylish surroundings. Seating has been reduced in the dining outlets and room service is also available. Guests can also make the most of the hotel’s onsite parking. www.francishotel.com
Queens Hotel Cheltenham – MGallery Hotel Collection, Reopening Saturday 4th July 2020
Queens Hotel Cheltenham – MGallery Hotel Collection was first opened on 21st July 1838. One of the first purpose-built hotels in Europe, it is situated at the south end of the Promenade. The hotel’s impressive Palladian facade exudes elegance and grandeur from the moment guests walk in. Opened in the same year as Queen Victoria’s coronation, the hotel was named in her honour and today the property has retained and showcases original Victorian features that pay homage to her majesty.
With a prime position on one of Cheltenham’s most beautiful Georgian streets, guests are perfectly placed to explore the cultural delights the city has to offer. With a variety of parks including Sanford Park, Pittville Park and Imperial Gardens just a short walk away, the hotel offers a stunning sanctuary in the heart of this cultural British gem.
An array of dishes using locally sourced ingredients will be served at breakfast and dinner. For days when guests would like to sit alfresco the private gardens offer a secluded escape for both dining and summer drinks. Seating has been reduced in the hotel’s dining outlets and room service is available. Guests can also make the most of the hotel’s onsite parking. www.queenshotelcheltenham.com
Castle Hotel Windsor – MGallery Hotel Collection: Reopening Monday 24th July 2020
Castle Hotel, Windsor – MGallery Hotel Collection is established as one of the Windsor’s finest boutique properties steeped in history dating back to 1528. With just 108-rooms and boasting a location at the heart of Windsor, the hotel is situated opposite Windsor Castle and the Windsor and Royal Borough Museum. It is a short walk from a plethora of wide, open spaces including the famous Long Walk, Windsor Great Park, Savill Garden and the River Thames.
Guests at the hotel, can enjoy delicious food and drink in an elegant setting that has delighted diners from Windsor and beyond since the 16th century – including the Duke of Wellington who once dined at the hotel after his victory at the Battle of Waterloo. Seating has been reduced in the hotel’s dining outlets and room service is also available. Guests can also make the most of the hotel’s onsite parking. www.castlehotelwindsor.com
Your Health and Wellbeing
The Accor ALLSAFE label certification has been developed by the leading global hotel operator, vetted by Bureau Veritas and will be audited by independent UK experts. This represents the new cleanliness and prevention standards to provide reassurance to guests and staff. The new protocols which have been implemented in the Bath, Cheltenham and Windsor properties, include but are not limited to:
- Guests provided with individual sanitiser, wipes and masks
- Reinforced cleaning program in public areas with frequent disinfection of high touch spaces and bathroom areas using hospital grade anti-viral cleaning products
- Social distancing enforced in all common areas
- Reinforced food safety standards
- Contactless check-in, check-out and payments carried out whenever possible
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MGallery is where captivating stories are lived and shared. With more than 100 storied boutique hotels around the world, each MGallery tells a unique story inspired by the destination. From bespoke design and sensorial mixology to wellbeing dedicated to women, MGallery hotels are places where guests can discover the very best the world has to offer. MGallery guests are inspired and enriched through their delightful visits to these stylish, thoughtful and decidedly singular hotels. Well-known properties in the MGallery collection include Hotel Molitor Paris, INK Hotel Amsterdam, Queens Hotel Cheltenham in England, Santa Teresa Hotel Rio de Janeiro, Hotel Lindrum Melbourne in Australia, Muse Bangkok Langsuan in Thailand, and Hotel des Arts Saigon in Vietnam. MGallery is part of Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group offering unique experiences in 5000 hotels and residences across 110 countries.