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Hotel launches in Somerset

Mercure announces the opening of a brand new hotel in Somerset, which will be an exciting new property to add to their range of local UK hotels. Mercure Bridgwater Hotel is now open and features 119 rooms, 2 meetings spaces and luxury amenities within the new 4* property.

Located in Bridgwater, the new hotel is close to the Quantock Hills and a short distance away from beautiful Glastonbury — making it the perfect base for family breaks, romantic retreats and business travelers. It is easily accessible to the M5 and its central location means that it is ideal for those looking to explore Somerset as well as those wanting an overnight stop when en-route further West The hotel is the focus point of the local regeneration project in the area

The new Mercure property boasts 119 spacious en-suite bedrooms. The hotel offers double and twin rooms along with Interconnecting options for families and rooms with enhanced accessibility for disabled guests. Each room is complete With new flat-screen TVs, luxurious complimentary toiletries, air-conditioning, a laptop safe, mini fridges, 24-hour room service and WiFi access. Select rooms also offer balconies, with fantastic views across Bridgwater and the surrounding local countryside.

Those visiting for leisure can explore the beautiful towns of Glastonbury and Bridgwater in the local area, or visit Cheddar Gorge, Hestercombe Gardens, Breane Theme Park and the Quantock Hills, which are all just a stone’s throw away from the hotel. The hotel is close to the M5, as well as a short distance from the local train station in Bridgwater making it easily accessible for those looking for an escape to the country

After a busy day exploring the nearby sights, guests can enjoy a luxury dinner in the Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill, set to be the ultimate new culinary destination in the area. The restaurant will feature fresh, seasonal produce along with extensive bar, cocktail, wine and champagne menus.

The hotel also features two meeting room spaces, which setup in a variety of ways to suit any business needs. Each business space comes complete with the latest AV technology and the ability to fully black out the space for meetings in style and comfort

Damian Kaye, General Manager, Mercure Bridgwater Hotel commented, “We are absolutely delighted to unveil the latest addition to the collection, this time in an exciting new local area for Mercure. The brand-new hotel will be wonderful asset to the region by supporting local tourism and we look forward to welcoming guests to stay with us and explore all that Bridgwater has to offer when we open.

“Offering  rooms, a selection of which boast balconies, and 2 well equipped meeting rooms, the hotel provides the perfect base for both leisure and business travelers with great local transport links. Guests can also enjoy the elegant new Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill, which we hope will be the destination of choice for residents and locals alike. 

Special opening rate from rate. £65 per night (room only) The new build opening brings the Mercure Hotels UK hotel collection to 81 properties.

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