InterContinental® London – The O2 opens on London’s vibrant Greenwich Peninsula

27.01.16 – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announces the opening of the pioneering InterContinental® London – The O2 on the Greenwich Peninsula, London’s rejuvenated historic, entertainment and financial gateway. – News from InterContinental – The O2 London

Adjacent to the world-renowned arena, The O2, and close to famous attractions within historic Royal Greenwich including The Cutty Sark, Greenwich Observatory and the Maritime Museum, the new-build InterContinental London – The O2 is surrounded by impressive architecture, maritime heritage, state-of-the-art entertainment venues and spectacular views of the River Thames, Canary Wharf and iconic London landmarks.

The stunning 453-room InterContinental London – The O2 brings new level of luxury to cosmopolitan guests and delegates seeking to enjoy the allure of global etiquette, timeless experiences, and the city’s local heritage. Situated just 400m from North Greenwich underground station and North Greenwich Pier for easy access into central London, InterContinental London – The O2 provides global event organisers and meeting planners with a new large-scale venue of choice in the capital. The hotel’s dedicated 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.

The hotel’s premium meetings and leisure offering, combined with access to a range of dynamic arts and culture experiences on and around the Peninsula, provides guest and delegates with a fully enriching, fresh London experience that underlines its position as one of the capital’s most anticipated new conferences, events and leisure hotels to open in decades.

Alongside its five destination-inspired restaurants and bars, including The Peninsula Restaurant and rooftop sky bar, Eighteen, the InterContinental London – The O2 boasts a world-class health spa and sumptuous accommodation – including 59 suites – and the most breath-taking, far-reaching views of London.

Diners at the hotel’s Market Brasserie and The Peninsula Restaurant will bask in the glorious expansive views over the Thames and Canary Wharf, while the Clipper Bar’s 270-degree windows provide uninterrupted scenes of London’s skyline, iconic landmarks and the River. Guests at the 18th floor rooftop sky bar, Eighteen, overlook dramatic panoramas of London’s skyline, which can also be captured from many of the luxury suites and bedrooms throughout the hotel.

Angela Brav, Chief Executive, Europe at IHG says: “We are enormously proud to welcome InterContinental London – The O2 to the InterContinental brand family. Our guests love our hotels for their outstanding restaurants, incredible locations and cosmopolitan design, all of which are perfectly encapsulated in this hotel. This opening continues the strong momentum we have behind the InterContinental brand, having recently opened InterContinental® Estoril and InterContinental® Bordeaux – Le Grand Hotel.”

Hasham Soliman, General Manager of the hotel, said: “We are thrilled to have opened the doors to our eagerly awaited luxury hotel in one of the capital’s most vibrant new entertainment and events districts. At InterContinental London – The O2, we have truly exceptional facilities for business and leisure travellers visiting the city and an incredible team ready to put this hotel firmly on London’s centre stage.”

As the second London property in the InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts portfolio of 30 prestigious European hotel destinations, InterContinental London – The O2 reinforces the luxury brand’s international status, delivering an enriching experience and fresh perspective on London.

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.

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has 30 InterContinental Hotels in Europe and a further five in the pipeline*.

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* As at 30th September 2015

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