UK: Hotel management company London Rock Partners has been appointed to operate the luxury Winchester Royal Hotel in Hampshire.
The 16th century Winchester Royal Hotel offers 81 bedrooms and suites, a restaurant and walled garden, five meeting rooms as well as wedding and event space.
It joins other managed properties by London Rock Partners including an independent boutique country house and a historic hotel in the UK.
The signing comes as the group celebrates its second year in business.
Chief operating officer at London Rock Partners, Naveed Khan, said: “It’s an exceptional space with so much history and located in one of the most beautiful parts of the UK. We’re excited about what we can do to further enhance this hotel, working with the same owners who have entrusted us with other brands that feature proudly in our portfolio.”
Cofounded by Khan and Clare Anna, chief commercial officer, London Rock Partners provides operational support to hospitality businesses including hotel management, asset management, consultancy, senior executive recruiting and hotel funding.
The group’s portfolio includes independent and branded hotels such as the Hilton Garden Inn Snowdonia, Mercure Bournemouth Queens Hotel and Spa, amongst other hotels and hospitality venues across the UK.