UK: The 98-room hotel in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, has been redesigned and refurbished to align with the Mercure brand.
As a former 17th century, Grade-II listed building, some of the original features like oak beams and Yorkshire stone walls have been retained.
The hotel includes a restaurant that serves locally sourced food, a spa and a swimming pool, steam room, sauna, jacuzzi and treatment rooms, along with 12 meeting and event rooms with a total capacity of 400.
“We are delighted to have rebranded the historic Tankersley Manor to a Mercure,” said Cristina de Oliveira-Frewen, SVP franchise operations for Northern Europe at Accor. “This is our eighth Mercure opening in 2019 and the first Accor hotel for the owners, our new partners. By the end of the year, the Mercure brand will have grown to more than 90 hotels in the UK and remains the mid-market brand of choice for franchise.”
“The hotel now offers guests all the internationally recognisable aspects of a Mercure within the setting of a beautiful historic building. With easy access to Barnsley, Leeds and Sheffield as well as the Peak District, we are confident the rebrand will expand the appeal of this hotel still further with business and leisure visitors,” added de Oliveira-Frewen.