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New Premier Inn Brings £7.2 Million Investment to Exeter

25 February 2016

Premier Inn opened its brand new Exeter City Centre on the 30th January 2016. This new property will bring £7.2 Million to the local area whilst generating 34 new year round jobs for the residents of Exeter and the surrounding area.

The brand new 120 bedroom hotel will be located in the heart of the city, within walking distance from all the local amenities and attractions.

As well as being known for its grand Cathedral and excellent shopping/restaurant outlets, Exeter is a city nestled within the picturesque county of Devon, ideal for countryside walks and hikes. For those who enjoy a day out at the races, Exeter Racecourse is nearby and offers beautiful rural views.

The new Premier Inn Exeter City Centre offers visitors the perfect base from which to explore all that the town and surrounding area has to offer – it also offers a great nights sleep at the end of a busy day or the night before an important meeting.  The hotel has a breakfast, snack and dinner menu for guests at reasonable prices making it a truly great place to stay.

Jason Piontecki, The New Openings Manager for Premier Inn Exeter City Centre, comments: "We are looking forward to welcoming guests to the city of Exeter and to spread the word of all that it has to offer. With our luxurious Hypnos beds, we want guests to have a good night's sleep so that they can Wake up Wonderful for the day ahead. Positioned in a fantastic location, within walking distance to the city centre, the hotel will give guests everything they need to explore the area! "

The hotel boasts an on-site Thyme restaurant and new-generation bedrooms, each featuring an impressive 40" flat screen TV, bright, modern bathroom with a large showerhead and slumber-inducing, king-size Hypnos bed. The hotel is aboveDean Clarke House car park, offering easy parking access, at a cost, for guests as well as the general public. The car park holds 176 vehicles, providing lift access to the ground floor level and pedestrian access. The development also features an Anytime Fitness gym beneath the hotel.

David Trathen, Owner of Trathen Properties, the developer of the site, comments: "We're absolutely delighted to complete the development of this new site in Exeter City Centre, bringing a brand new Premier Inn, Anytime Fitness and multi-storey cark park to Southernhay Gardens. We're excited that this new site will offer a fantastic experience to locals and visitors to the area and look forward to developing further sites in the area." 

With over 700 hotels nationwide, Premier Inn is the UK's largest hotel chain, at more locations than any other hotel chain in the UK with rooms starting at £35 for a family room for four. To find out participating hotels where the £35 room offer is available visit www.premierinn.com



For further information and high res photos from the event please contact the Premier Inn press team on 0207 693 6999 or email premierinn@frankpr.it


About Premier Inn

Premier Inn was named the UK’s top rated hotel chain for 2015, according to Which? and with over 700 budget hotels and more than 60,000 rooms across the UK and Ireland, our customers are never far from a great night’s sleep. Our hotels are in more locations than any other UK hotel brand for the ease and convenience of families, couples and business travellers alike. 

All our bedrooms feature en-suite bathrooms, a luxurious Hypnos bed, TV with Freeview and free WiFi. A bar and restaurant is situated inside each hotel or adjacent, offering a wide range of food choices.

Customers who book direct through the Premier Inn website are able to enjoy Premier Inn Saver rates. These rates are exclusively available through premierinn.com – terms and conditions apply.

Premier Inn is also open in Abu Dhabi, Dubai,  India, Thailand and Indonesia.

Last year (2014-2015), over 80% of Premier Inn hotels achieved a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence - which recognises the accommodations, attractions and eateries that make perfect trips possible.

Premier Inn is Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity’s biggest corporate supporter and we have already raised £5million of our £7.5million fundraising target with work already underway on a brand new Premier Inn Clinical Building at the hospital. The funds raised go towards supporting the care of some of the sickest children across the globe.

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