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submited Tue 17 May, 2011

‘Exceptional Everyday City Centre Hotels’ Jurys Inn is delighted to announce the launch of their second hotel in the city, Jurys Inn NewcastleGateshead Quays which will open on August 25th 2011. Headed up by General Manager David Malanaphy, the 203 bedroom, four storey new hotel will be situated in the heart of energetic Gateshead on Baltic Quays and will boast a fantastic riverside location with views of the Tyne, an outdoor terrace and riverside bar and restaurant. With three dedicated conference rooms, the hotel can host up to 180 conference delegates and aims to become an important partner to local businesses, as well as working closely with the local community.

The eagerly anticipated arrival of Jurys Inn NewcastleGateshead Quays will make Jurys Inn the largest hotel provider in the city centre. Jurys Inn Newcastle Gateshead Quays will join its sister hotel across the river, Jurys Inn Newcastle, a 274 room hotel opened in 2003. The new hotel will create a stronger Jurys Inn presence in the North in response to consumer demand for high quality city centre hotels, offering great service and value with a warm welcome whether you are travelling for business or leisure.

Jurys Inn plan to create up to 80 local jobs through the new opening. Applicants can apply for a variety of roles at the Recruitment Fair to be held at Jurys Inn Newcastle on Saturday June 11th between 10am and 3pm.

Situated right next to the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and just a five-minute cab journey from Newcastle bus and train station, Jurys Inn NewcastleGateshead Quays is just a couple of minutes walk from popular tourist attractions the Millennium Bridge and International music event and conference venue, The Sage Gateshead, offering something for hotel guests and local residents alike.

The new hotel will focus on providing the highest level of service and offering an award-winning welcome, in keeping with the rest of the Jurys Inn Group. The NewcastleGateshead Quays management team are working closely with Newcastle and Gateshead Councils, NewcastleGateshead Initiative and 1NG, to ensure the hotel is an integral part of the tourism and regeneration programme – aimed at attracting a wider audience to the Newcastle and Gateshead areas.

David Malanaphy, Cluster General Manager (Jurys Inn Newcastle and Jurys Inn NewcastleGateshead Quays) comments: “We’re delighted to be opening a second impressive new hotel in the Newcastle area in response to a clear increase in demand for accommodation in the city. We’re keen to work with the local community and the local workforce, to ensure the hotel is a valuable asset to the area. Debbie Brook, our Sales Manager across both properties, is Newcastle born and bred, so we’re certainly making use of her local knowledge. We hope the hotel becomes a great place, not only for visitors to NewcastleGateshead but for local people to enjoy a meal or drink with their friends and family.”

Key features of the stylish bedrooms in Jurys Inn NewcastleGateshead Quays, some with fantastic riverside views, include in-room air conditioning, flat-screen TV with freeview, Laundry/Dry Cleaning service, high-speed internet access and tea/coffee refreshment docks.

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