Accor signs Novotel in Liverpool


Accor has signed a franchise agreement with Liverpool City Council for a 221-room Novotel hotel in Paddington Village, Liverpool.

The hotel, which was due t be completed in the second quarter of 2022, will be managed by Legacy Hotels & Resorts.

Situated in a prime central location, the Novotel hotel will be part of Paddington Village, a £1bn expansion site in the city’s Knowledge Quarter. The development is central to the local authority’s vision to cement the area as an international destination of significance for the life-science, healthcare and technology industries.

Phillip Lassman, VP development, Accor Northern Europe, said: “We’re excited to announce the signing of the latest addition to the Novotel portfolio with a franchise agreement with Liverpool City Council. Liverpool is a vibrant city with unrivalled musical heritage, cultural attractions and is bursting with character. We believe the new Novotel hotel will be a great fit for the Paddington Village area, offering both leisure and business travellers a city-central location with an internationally recognised brand.”

Joe Anderson, Mayor of Liverpool, commented: “This agreement is yet another statement of confidence from the private sector in Liverpool’s future. We are delighted to be working with Accor to develop a property which will be one of the new focal points of the city. Liverpool is known for its world class hospitality and this new hotel will be a great addition to our offer.”