Wyndham Hotel Group Announces First Wyndham Hotel in Scotland
LONDON—Wyndham Hotel Group signed a franchise agreement with MAP Property & Leisure Developments Angus Limited (Mappld) to open the first Wyndham Hotels and Resorts branded property in Scotland, Wyndham Grand The Angus. READER COMMENTS
The five-star hotel will be the second Wyndham-branded hotel in the U.K., joining Wyndham Grand London Chelsea Harbour in London, and is expected to open in 2015. Wyndham Grand The Angus will include 187 guestrooms and 10 two-bedroom luxury lodges that stand alongside an 18-hole golf course designed by Darren Clarke.
The hotel's facilities will include a spa with eight treatment rooms, a 20-meter infinity pool, a Jacuzzi, a gym, and two dance studios. There will be a selection of bars and restaurants, including a signature fine dining restaurant for up to 50 people, a hotel restaurant seating 130, a hotel bar accommodating approximately 80 people, and a clubhouse bar with capacity for 100. There will also be extensive meeting and conference facilities.
“Expanding our namesake brand within Europe, Middle East and Africa is an integral part of Wyndham Hotel Group’s overall growth strategy and this newest property will serve as an outstanding addition to the collection,” said Joel Goldman, Wyndham Hotel Group Vice President of Development for the U.K. and Western Europe, in an announcement. “Scotland is a world-renowned golfing destination and this new resort will sit at the epicentre of Scottish golf, just a few miles from Carnoustie and near St Andrews and Gleneagles.”
The hotel will join the upscale Wyndham Grand® Collection, an ensemble of distinguished hotels within the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts brand that represent one-of-a-kind experiences in key destinations with refined accommodation, attentive service and relaxed surroundings.