18th July 2017

AccorHotels today announces that the new ibis Styles Glasgow Centre West will open to guests in Summer 2018.

The site is currently disused offices on Waterloo Street, Glasgow and will undergo a major redevelopment over the coming months.

The hotel, which will include 137 bedrooms and a restaurant and bar, has been signed under a franchise agreement with Maven Capital Partners (Maven) and will be operated by RBH .

This is the second property AccorHotels, Maven and RBH have partnered on in Glasgow, the first being ibis Styles Glasgow Centre George Square.

Cristina De Oliveira-Frewen SVP Franchise Hotels UK & Ireland at AccorHotels commented: "This will be a great new hotel in a prime site in the heart of Glasgow and marks another step in the growth of our brands in the UK. Accelerating the franchise growth of the ibis Styles brand is one of our strategic priorities and this is the kind of opportunity we're looking to replicate in the right sites across the UK."

Paul Johnston, Investment Director of Maven (franchise) commented: "We are delighted to be once again partnering with AccorHotels and today's announcement is further evidence of Maven's growing property business. Glasgow is one of the strongest performing hotel markets and the ibis Styles brand is a perfect fit for the regeneration that Glasgow, a city famous for culture, music and sport, has undergone in recent years."

Ross Morrow, Chief Development Officer at RBH, said: "We're delighted to yet again partner with AccorHotels and Maven on what promises to be an exciting new hotel for Glasgow, and a great addition to our growing portfolio.

"We've enjoyed a successful partnership on ibis Styles Glasgow Centre George Square, and we look forward to bringing another property full of personality - as well as great service - to visitors to the city."

Creativity and good humour are the hallmarks of the ibis Styles brand - aimed at those who are looking for the 'best of the best'. Each designer hotel has its own individual charm. More information on the theme of ibis Styles Glasgow Centre West will be announced in due course.

ibis, first opened in 1974 and is Europe's largest hotel chain and leading economy hotel brand. Since then, the ibis, ibis Styles and ibis budget brands have expanded rapidly in the UK. ibis Styles Glasgow Centre West is one of 21 ibis Styles in the UK and is the fourth ibis Styles to be signed in 2017.