Luxury Winckley Square Hotel opens in heart of Preston

A high end hotel has opened in Preston sparking much interest.

Friday, 21st December 2018, 1:56 pm
Updated Friday, 21st December 2018, 2:58 pm
Winckley Square Hotel pulls out all the stops for its opening night
Winckley Square Hotel pulls out all the stops for its opening night

Winckley Square Hotel welcomed neighbours, businesses and the city’s mayor to its opening party on December 14.

General manager Richard Fontana said: “There was a very big turnout. We gave tours of the hotel and gave out drinks.

“Charlotte Lily from the X Factor was singing in the background. Everyone loved the place and what we’ve done with it.

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“Each room has a different theme so that when people stay with us its never the same, it’s always a different experience.”

Rooms at the hotel in Camden Place include names such as Mayfair, J’adore, Chic, Venice, The Library, The Bond Room, complete with ceramic gun lamps and a two bedroom apartment called The Lodge with a countryside theme. The best room, the Secret Garden has a free standing copper bath.

“It’s been two years in the making,” said Richard. “We have got No.10 Preston and we have just extended here. There’s a gap in the market for luxury.

“We’re getting a lot of people coming into the restaurant having tours. That’s local people as well. Everyone’s so interested.

“In the hotel we’re getting lots of bookings.

“It’s really busy. A lot of people want luxury in Preston

“We have a snow machine that they use in Hollywood movies.

“We have been making it snow on the streets to bring a bit of Christmas cheer to everybody.”