InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has officially announced the opening of InterContinental® London – The O2 on the Greenwich Peninsula – the latest addition to their portfolio of luxury hotels.
The stunning 453-room InterContinental London – The O2 sits adjacent to the O2 Arena, offering easy access into central London in as little as 15 minutes. The hotel’s conference centre boasts a 3,100sqm pillar-free ballroom – one of the largest in Europe – with an additional 19 meeting rooms, organiser’s office and an impressive 1,600sqm pre-function space exposing dramatic views of Canary Wharf.
Angela Brav, Chief Executive, Europe, IHG said: “We’re thrilled to be opening InterContinental London – The O2 in one of the greatest cities in the world. Much like InterContinental® Hong Kong or InterContinental® Paris Le Grand, this iconic hotel is set to become a destination in its own right, next to one of the UK’s most popular entertainment venues. We’re enormously proud of our award-winning brand that continues to expand in Europe’s most visited cities.”
Surinder Arora, Founder and Chairman of the Arora Group, commented: “We are delighted to be partnering once more with IHG, delivering another best in class project. After years of planning and careful design, we can now open the doors to our new InterContinental London – The O2. With our unique position on the river and extensive facilities for business and leisure, the hotel brings a new world-class luxury hotel offering to this vibrant part of the capital and we’re looking forward to welcoming our first guests.”
InterContinental London – The O2 will operate under a franchise agreement with Meridian Hotel Operations Limited and will be managed by a division of the Arora Group.