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FELTHAM FC MANAGER AND SCHOOL COMPETITION WINNER OPEN FELTHAM'S FIRST BUDGET HOTEL

12th Jul 2006


Bob Barnes, Feltham Football Club's manager, and St Lawrence Primary School pupil, John Igboanugo, officially opened the first budget hotel in Feltham today. The 115 bedroom Travelodge is located in the heart of the town's 500 million re-development project at The Longford Centre, High Street, Feltham, Middlesex, TW13 4BZ.

Local school pupil John Igboanugo, aged eight, won the chance to open the new hotel by entering a 'Design Your Dream Bedroom' competition set by the budget hotel chain in collaboration with Head Teacher Rory McCormack. Ignoanugo also won a two-night stay with his family at a UK Travelodge of his choice and his winning picture is now displayed in the hotel reception.

Greg Crouch, Feltham Travelodge Manager, said: "Given Felthams proximity to attractions such as Thorpe Park and Twickenham rugby ground, as well as several business parks, there is a clear demand for budget accommodation in the town. Were delighted to open the first low cost hotel in the area and meet that need. Our central location is ideal for business and leisure travellers visiting the town and surrounding area, as well as meeting the needs of those with visiting family and friends."

Rooms at Feltham Travelodge are available from 26 with a choice of either double, family or disabled-access rooms. Each room offers a comfortable setting with en-suite bathroom, luxury king size bed, colour TV and free tea and coffee making facilities.

The new hotel also has a Bar Cafe which offers an all-you-can-eat hot cooked breakfast at $6.50 per person (children eat for free*), all day snacks and a bar service in the evenings.

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For further information please contact:
Shula Gillam
PR Executive
Direct Line: 01844 358703
Mobile: 07863 342 317

Notes to editor:

*Up to two children ten years or under eat free of charge for each paying adult. Offer excludes Northern Ireland and Spain

Feltham Travelodge has created 30 new jobs in the town.

As the first budget hotel brand to launch in the UK in 1985, Travelodge currently has 292 sites in city centres, near attractions, on the roadside and at airport locations.

Having added 2,500 rooms to the Travelodge estate in 2005, Travelodge plans to add 2,750 rooms in 2006 and 3,000 in 2007.

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