12th October 2016

Travelodge, one of the UK’s largest independent hotel chain’s which operates 534 hotels is looking to fill 1,000 permanent positions in the countdown to Christmas 2016.

Over the next few months, the hotel giant is opening seven new hotels and is looking for 160 staff members in the following locations: London Finchley, Stockport, East Grinstead, Kings Lynn, Andover and Peterhead. Positions include: Hotel Manager, Assistant Hotel Manager, Housekeeper, Receptionist, Bar Café Team Member and Guest Room Cleaner roles.   

At its head office in Thame, Oxfordshire, Travelodge is looking to recruit 50 people in the following departments: HR, Sales, Health & Safety, Finance, Digital Marketing, Revenue, Public Relations and Marketing.

The company is also looking to boost its nationwide in-house maintenance team and is looking for ten Maintenance team members – this includes: plumber and electrician roles.

The remaining 705 positions are based in Travelodge hotels across the UK, 75 of these positions are for Hotel Manager and Assistant Manager roles. The rest are for the following roles: Receptionist, Team Member, Guest Room Cleaner and Bar Café Team Member. .

For further information on these roles please visit: https://www.travelodge.co.uk/careers/.

Debbie Husband, Travelodge Operations Director said: “Joining a hotel company opens the door to training, career progression and even roles in new countries.  We are recruiting for key roles across our UK hotels and at head office. If you have passion, determination and a real desire to look after people then we will help you learn the rest.  

“At Travelodge, we have hundreds of colleagues who joined the company, from an entry level position and are now in a management or executive role. The world certainly is your oyster in the hospitality industry”.  

Travelodge is committed to developing its people and we offer further education and training opportunities across the business. To date nearly 500 Travelodge employees have graduated into a management position by undertaking in-house development programmes.

Our brand new bespoke in-house management programme, called Aspire, offers three different routes into management. Each programme gives staff full support from trained assessors who will help them develop skills.


Travelodge employs over 10,000 staff and has 534 hotels across the UK, Ireland and Spain.     




For further information, please contact:

The Travelodge Press office

Tel: 01844 358 703

Email: pressoffice@travelodge.co.uk