Accor launches Ibis Bridgwater ahead of full opening in May

Leading hospitality group Accor has opened a new ibis hotel in Bridgwater in the South West of England, initially open for restricted use in with government legislation, ahead of a full opening in May.

ibis Bridgwater is the UK’s first full Plaza design concept; a new contemporary and urban interior design concept. The hotel will be a truly vibrant space creating flexible social and working hubs that are welcoming living spaces for people to meet, work and play.

A truly open and inviting space offering guests a relaxed, vibrant and contemporary hospitality experience. The hotel is also the first ibis in the UK to feature a Keepers Kitchen and Bar.

As part of the new design concept, ibis Bridgwater has a mix of 144 double, twin and interconnecting rooms available, meaning the hotel can cater for all types of travellers. Rooms start from £49. Each room also features the unparalleled comfort of a Sweet Bed™, a bed unique to ibis which offers guests a restorative night’s sleep. The hotel also features onsite parking, modern meeting rooms and smart TVs in every room.

For those looking for a lively spot to eat, the modern Keepers Kitchen and Bar, will open at ibis Bridgwater. Keepers is an all-day dining restaurant and bar offering British and international classics across its locally-sourced menus, plus a selection of Keeper's specials with signature house honey. A great new venue for guests and locals to meet, dine, work and unwind from morning until night.

The hotel also comes with high-speed Wi-Fi internet and smart TVs with Chromecast. In addition, ibis Bridgwater offer two meetings rooms, making it a convenient set up for business travellers.

With local hotspots including Cheddar Gorge, Burnham on Sea and Wookey Hole Caves, the hotel makes the ideal base to explore the area’s wealth of natural attractions. From the idyllic Quantock Hills - England's first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – to the seaside towns along the Somerset coastline, the hotel is a great place to start and end any staycation holiday in the South West once travel restrictions ease.

Situated just one minute from Junction 23 of the M5 and less than 13 miles from Hinkley Point Power Station, ibis Bridgwater is in the perfect location for business and leisure travellers alike.

Jonathan Bowen, General Manager of ibis Bridgwater, said, “We are pleased to open our doors as part of the global ibis brand family and to be bringing the number one economy brand in Europe to Somerset. As travel restrictions ease, we look forward to welcoming guests and to capitalise on our great location at the gateway to the South West of England.

'While lockdown restrictions remain in place we stand open to accommodate key workers and those with essential travel needs in line with government legislation.

“We are also delighted to be introducing a fresh new dining option to the area through our Keepers Bar & Kitchen, and to be able to champion the region’s incredible local food and drink across our vibrant menus.”