Ailantus Hotels acquires Seaton Burn Holiday Inn

Neel Chawla of Ailantus Hotels has acquired the Holiday Inn at Seaton Burn adding to his list of establishments throughout the country

The Holiday Inn at Seaton Burn
The Holiday Inn at Seaton Burn

A hotel and leisure entrepreneur has added a new North East establishment to his chain.

Neel Chawla of Ailantus Hotels, which has a £12m turnover, has acquired Seaton Burn’s Holiday Inn a multimillion-pound deal.

The 154-bedroom hotel includes 11 meeting rooms, a heated swimming pool, sauna and steam room.

Ailantis, which also has hotels in Cheshire, Oldham, Yorkshire and Manchester, likewise acquired the Quality Hotel in Boldon, Sunderland, in 2009 and invested £5m in its refurbishment.

It also took over the George Washington Hotel, Golf & Country Club in Washington,


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