Launching in time for the May half term break, 27th May, books will be available at four properties across the UK. Located in the lobby of each hotel, the library will feature a selection of books written by local authors, poets and playwrights which guests can borrow for free when they stay at one of the participating properties. In addition to the books, information about the local authors will be on display to provide guests with more information about the writers.
Holiday Inn Express® Edinburgh: J.K Rowling, Robert Louis Stevenson, Kate Atkinson, Muriel Spark and Robert Burns
voco™ St. David’s Cardiff: Roald Dahl, Ken Follett, Rosie Harrison, Jon Ronson and Dylan Thomas
Staybridge Suites London- Vauxhall: Charles Dickens, Agatha Christie, George Orwell, Sir Arther Conan Doyle and Zadie Smith
Hotel Indigo® Stratford upon Avon: William Shakespeare
Karan Khanna, IHG's Managing Director for UK & Ireland said, “Our guests are our main priority and we are committed to ensuring they get the best experience when they stay with us. In a world where, technology and staying connected is key, it is also important for guests to feel they can fully unwind and relax. This offer will enable guests to escape the digital world and truly immerse themselves in the literary world of some of the UK’s best loved writers.”