Whitbread Plc. Brings GBP8.4 Million Investment to Edinburgh

Whitbread Plc. has brought GBP8.4 million to Edinburgh's economy with the opening of a new Premier Inn in the city centre.

LONDON, ENGLAND, April 12, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Whitbread PLC has opened a new Premier Inn hotel on Edinburgh Princes Street. The hotel will create 32 jobs within the community, bringing a total of GBP8.4 million into the local economy.

The brand new 97 bedroom hotel is situated on Edinburgh's world famous Princes Street which enjoys fabulous views of the very picturesque and historic Edinburgh Castle. A short walk from Edinburgh Waverley Rail Station in the heart of Edinburgh's city centre, the new Premier Inn is ideal for both leisure and business travellers alike.

Alisa Riva, Manager of Premier Inn hotel on Princes Street Edinburgh commented: "We are delighted to welcome another hotel to the capital. The fantastic location and incredible views of the castle means it's perfectly situated for all types of guests whether they are here for business or leisure. Premier Inn Edinburgh Princes Street provides guests with affordable accommodation that does not compromise on quality and we look forward to welcoming guests from March."

Each bedroom caters for up to two adults and two children (aged 15 and under) and includes an en-suite bathroom; a king size bed; remote control TV with Freeview; tea/coffee making facilities, and a spacious desk area with Wi-Fi Internet access. The site will also offer the 'Premier Breakfast'.

Premier Inn offers all guests a no quibble 'Good Night Guarantee' which means if customers are not 100% satisfied with their stay, they will get their money back.

About Premier Inn

Award-winning Premier Inn is the UK's best value hotel brand with over 600 budget hotels and more than 46,000 rooms across the UK and Ireland. Premier Inn bedrooms feature en-suite bathrooms, TV with Freeview, and Wi-Fi Internet access. All Premier Inns feature a bar and restaurant; situated inside the hotel or adjacent, offering a wide range of food choices.

In 2008 Premier Inn launched in Dubai and is now open in Bangalore, India. On a domestic front, Premier Inn aims to be the largest provider of budget hotels in London (within the M25) by 2012.

Premier Inn supports WaterAid, the international charity whose mission is to overcome poverty by enabling the world's poorest people to gain access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene education. Premier Inn, as part of Whitbread Hotels and Restaurants, has raised over GBP1 million for WaterAid.

Website: http://www.premierinn.com/

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