Holiday Inn Guildford appoints Ben Bridgeman as new General Manager

LHM has announced the appointment of seasoned hotelier, Ben Bridgeman, as the new General Manager of the Holiday Inn Guildford.

With two-decades of experience in senior management roles at hotels across England, Ben brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience.

As General Manager of the 168-bedroom Holiday Inn, he will oversee the day-to-day running of the hotel in addition to managing the 120 members of staff and maintaining the high standards of the Holiday Inn brand. The hotel also boasts an onsite bar & restaurant, leisure facilities, free Wi-Fi and can cater for meetings and events for up to 180 people. The hotel is also a favourite with families, particularly given its close proximity to attractions such as Legoland and Thorpe Park, offering a kids stay and eat for free experience to families.

Commenting on his appointment, Ben Bridgeman said: “I am delighted to join the Holiday Inn brand and lead the great team in Guildford. It’s a fantastic hotel and I’m looking forward to continuing to offer the highest standards of product and service to our guests, delegates and locals.”

Ben and his team want to ensure the hotel remains front of mind for those seeking accommodation, events space and food and drink. The hotel has lots of strengths due to its location, brand, service and team.

Simon Teasdale, Managing Director LHM UK, added: “We are delighted that Ben joins the business to lead the team in Guildford, bringing with him exceptional skills and experience from an established career in hospitality.”

The Holiday Inn Guildford is a modern hotel with excellent meeting facilities and a well-equipped fitness centre, situated less than two miles from the centre of Guildford.