New Premier Splendid Inn Hotel nears completion for November Opening in Bloemfontein!
The city of Bloemfontein is the latest major city in South Africa to be added to the Premier Hotel portfolio as they increase their footprint across the country. The Group is renowned for offering quality accommodation, convenient locations, state- of- the- art facilities, and warm and friendly service to South Africans and international visitors.
The newly built, R95m Premier Splendid Inn Bloemfontein has the perfect location in Zastron Street close to historical landmarks and offers premium, three-star accommodation within walking distance from the main government buildings, Mimosa Mall, City Hall and local municipal offices, and hospitals – whilst also providing a central location from which to access all the major tourist attractions and the Toyota Free State Rugby Stadium in the area.
Formerly the old Stanville Inn hotel site location, the property has undergone major renovations to include an extension of a new hotel wing, 5 floors and a state-of-the-art conference facility that will offer modern accommodation and meeting standards to meet all the demands of the growing city.
Once completed, the Premier Splendid Inn Bloemfontein will provide 88 rooms that include 20 double rooms, 50 twin, 13 king, 3 executive and 2 disabled bedrooms. The new conference centre, overlooking the iconic Naval Hill and sports stadium, is situated on the rooftop and will accommodate up to 150 people. The new hotel will offer modern, comfortable rooms and fantastic function venues to a diverse range of business and leisure travellers visiting Bloemfontein.
The first phase will open mid-November, with 48 rooms, the restaurant, reception and lobby/lounge available. Over 80 jobs were created during the construction phase,while the operations phase will create jobs for over 50 people.
The building combines a modern and contemporary, steel architectural look and feel with interior design that includes soft touches using a compilation of different colours, wall paper, wood, stainless steel and different funky décor pieces – all topped off with an attractive roof terrace that delivers breath-taking views of the city.
Amongst the range of hotel facilities that you have come to expect from the Premier Hotel properties, the Premier Splendid Inn Bloemfontein will offer dinner bed and breakfast with a breakfast buffet and an a la carte menu, room service, banqueting venues, a shuttle service to and from the airport and laundry services.
The restaurant has a tempting menu with a variety of dishes available including Durban-style lamb curry, vegetarian, chicken or beef gourmet burgers, Macufe-mix grill and pasta dishes. Halaal meals will also be offered. The open plan kitchen behind the buffet area, will create a vibrant atmosphere where customers can enjoy watching live cooking and preparation in the busy kitchen. There will also be a cocktail menu available and will also serve a full range of special coffees.
Samuel Nassimov, the hotel chain’s founder and Managing Director, is confident that the new Premier Splendid Inn in Bloemfontein will rapidly establish itself as a firm favourite for business and leisure guests and explained that investing in the area ﬁts seamlessly into the group’s strategy, “Our long term plan is to increase our presence in all key cities across South Africa and this is another great step in that direction for the Premier Hotel Group.”