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March 28, 2018

ALHI Adds 8 Hotels in England, Ireland and Washington, DC

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Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) has expanded its worldwide portfolio and options in Europe with the addition of The Doyle Collection’s four luxury hotels in England and three luxury hotels in Ireland. Also joining ALHI’s membership portfolio is The Doyle Collection’s eighth hotel, which is located in Washington, D.C.  ALHI now represents The Kensington (London, England), The Marylebone (London, England), The Bloomsbury (London, England), The Bristol (Bristol, England), The Westbury (Dublin, Ireland), The Croke Park (Dublin, Ireland), The River Lee (Cork, Ireland) and The Dupont Circle (Washington, D.C.) to the meetings and incentive marketplace in North America and Europe, according to ALHI’s Chief Sales Officer Mark Sergot.  

The Kensington is set in the affluent 19th century district of South Kensington in London. The Victorian-style hotel has 150 guest rooms and three meeting rooms, which includes the 1,420-square-foot Town House. In addition, the hotel has a gym, spa treatment room, business center, complimentary Wi-Fi, a restaurant and bar. The hotel is a short walk to such cultural attractions as the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum, the Victoria & Albert Museum, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gardens, Harrods and Kensington Palace.

Situated in the trendy London neighborhood of Marylebone Village, The Marylebone is a short walk to Oxford Street, the stores of Bond Street and Mayfair, and the green spaces of Regents Park and Hyde Park. The hotel has 257 guest rooms and six flexible meeting rooms (including the Drawing Room), an indoor heated swimming pool, a health club, luxury spa, complimentary Wi-Fi, a restaurant and bar. Other area offerings include the Sherlock Holmes Museum, Madame Tussauds and the Royal Academy of Arts.

Set in central London’s historic Bloomsbury district, a five-minute walk from The British Museum and Theatreland, The Bloomsbury is housed in a neo-Georgian building. It has 153 guest rooms and suites with Italian marble bathrooms, 13 meeting spaces (including the George V and Queen Mary Halls), a gym, business center, complimentary hotel Wi-Fi, the Dalloway Terrace restaurant and The Bloomsbury Club Bar. Known as London’s “literary heartland,” the Bloomsbury district is home to galleries, cafés, pubs and bookshops. The hotel is also a short walk to Covent Garden, Soho, Oxford Circus and the Royal Opera House.

Set on the Bristol waterfront, The Bristol blends a modernist facade with a contemporary interior. The hotel has 187 guest rooms and suites, many of which provide scenic harbor or city views, and a dedicated Meetings and Events Centre, which has nine meeting spaces. The hotel also provides access to Bristol’s theatres, museums and galleries; shopping in Cabot Circus; and local attractions like the Clifton Suspension Bridge (over the Avon Gorge), and SS Great Britain. Additional offerings at the hotel include the River Grille and Shore Café Bar, a gym, business center, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Bath, Bristol Zoo Gardens and Clifton Village are within a 20-minute drive. 

Dublin’s The Westbury occupies a location between Trinity College and St Stephen’s Green. Located on Grafton Street, known for its upscale shopping and street artists, the hotel is also within a short walk to the city’s top theatres, museums, art galleries, and to a number of restaurants and bars. In addition to offering 205 guest rooms and suites, The Westbury has an art collection, 11 meeting spaces, an all-day brasserie and bar, a business center, and complimentary Wi-Fi. The hotel is a 10-minute walk to National Gallery, National Museum and Gaiety Theatre, and a 30-minute drive to Dublin International Airport.

Close to Dublin city center, The Croke Park is near the historic Croke Park Stadium, the spiritual home of Ireland’s native Gaelic games and one of the city’s leading venues for international conferences and headline concerts. Offering 232 contemporary guest rooms and suites with marble bathrooms, the hotel also has 12 meeting spaces, a fitness center, an outdoor terrace, and The Sideline Bistro & Bar. The hotel also provides complimentary shuttle service to the East Point Business Park and The Irish Financial Services Center, and is a 10-minute drive to the 3Arena, National Botanical Gardens, Dublin Zoo and Guinness Storehouse.

Set on a scenic bend in the river, The River Lee is a short walk to Cork’s city center. The River Lee has 182 stylish guest rooms, many of which provide views of the city’s iconic sights, and eight meeting rooms, which includes The Lookout. Additionally, the hotel has a health club, day spa, swimming pool, complimentary Wi-Fi, restaurant and bar. The hotel is a five-minute walk to the famous English Market, Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, and Fitzgerald’s Park, and is ideally situated for visits to Blarney Castle (where you can kiss the legendary Blarney Stone) and to enjoy Ireland’s beautiful southern coastline. Cork International Airport is 15 minutes away.

With a location on Dupont Circle in the heart of Washington, D.C., The Dupont Circle is close to the National Mall, the Smithsonian Museums, Embassy Row, Georgetown, shopping boutiques, an array of cafés, and the capital’s many historic sites. The hotel has 327 guest rooms and over 10,000 square feet of meeting space. The hotel also has a Level Nine executive floor (with 15 suites with floor-to-ceiling windows), the Café Dupont, a fitness center, complimentary Wi-Fi, Bar Dupont, and a business center. Ronald Reagan National Airport is a 15-minute drive.       

With the additions, ALHI’s portfolio now has six hotels in England, five hotels in Ireland, eight hotels in Washington, D.C., and four additional hotels in the Washington, D.C. area.

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