Experts in Hotel Sales & Acquisitions
Our Hotels Agency team is one of the UK’s leading specialists in the sale and acquisition of hotels and related hospitality businesses with around 200 hotels for sale across the UK at any one time. Our people, experience and profile enable us to understand your property and business better than anyone else, allowing us to provide complete property services for both corporate and private clients.
Whatever the size or style of your property, you will benefit from our tailored approach that delivers exceptional results.
- Collective Hotel Experience (Years) 250+
- Hotels Sold Since 2016 425+
- Bespoke User Database 20,000+
- Client Satisfaction Score 9.5
We never underestimate the value of your business and focus on understanding and delivering your key requirements.
As one of the leading hotel agency firms in the UK, our proven record of successfully selling and acquiring hotels and related hospitality businesses enables our dedicated professionals to understand your business better than anyone else.
- Since the beginning of 2016, as a division we have sold in excess of 425 hotels throughout the UK with an aggregate value of over £2.5bn.
- Within our national network of offices, there are teams of specialist agents solely concentrating on the corporate and private hotel sector.
- Our database holds an extensive and diverse range of UK and international buyers.
- Our strong regional representation enables us to provide global expertise in a local context.
- Our international reach is just one of our key strengths; especially given the recent substantial influx of foreign investment into the UK hotel sector. Indeed, over the past few years around 50% of all the larger UK hotels sold or acquired by us were transacted to overseas based buyers.
- We pride ourselves on superb client service. When surveyed, we scored an average of 9.5 out of 10 on our 2021 relating to service expectations, achieved results and whether our clients would recommend us.
Our database gives us unrivalled access to domestic and international hotel buyers and owners.
- For Hotel Sellers
With a strong track record and in-depth knowledge of the market, we'll present you with a unique strategy that is specific to your requirements.
- For Hotel Buyers
We'll help you every step of the way to purchase your ideal hotel.Contact Us
When we talk to our buyers, our understanding of the market and business helps us to reinforce its strengths and advantages.
We differentiate your property and work with you and your advisors to negotiate the best possible price, offering a complete service. We operate as a global property practice, meaning we are always able to assemble the most experienced and knowledgeable team for each situation, regardless of geography.
Some of our most popular agency services include:
- Asset Sales
- Share & Company Sales
- Investment Sales
- Sale and Lease/Manager Back
- Management Contracts and Operator Selection
- Alternative Use
- Development Opportunities/Site Appraisal
With over 250+ years of cumulative hotel sector experience, offices throughout the UK and abroad, and thousands of potential buyers and tenants on our database, we'll make sure your property gets in front of the right people.
We specialise day to day in the sale of private UK hotels and related hospitality businesses across the UK - freehold or leasehold.
Our team of dedicated hotel specialists, with a strong track record and in-depth knowledge of the market, will present you with a unique strategy that is specific to your requirements.
We'll help you every step of the way to purchase your ideal hotel. If you cannot find something suitable amongst our stock of over 200 hotels for sale, our team of hotel experts can assist with the acquisition of private UK hotels and related hospitality businesses – freehold or leasehold.
As the preferred partner for many UK lenders, our RICS-registered Valuers have a strong reputation in providing high quality and diligent valuation services.
To see how we can help you, view our latest brochure or get in touch.
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Head of UK Hotels - Agency
London - West End
I originally trained with a long established firm of Chartered Surveyors based in Manchester and have been working in the licensed, leisure and hotel property market since 1987. I joined Colliers in 2007 to head up our UK Corporate hotel operation. I was appointed Head of UK Hotel Agency during 2011. Since the beginning of 2003 I have sold or acquired over 100 provincial hotels on behalf of clients of asking prices ranging from £1.2m to in excess of £20m. In addition to the managerial responsibilities, I remain focused on handling larger private and corporate hotel transactions throughout the UK.
Director | Head of London Hotels - Agency
London - West End
Colin has been a specialist in central London hotel brokerage for more than 20 years and Head of London Hotels - Agency at Colliers International since 2002
Work involves both sales and acquisitions in London. Current and recent clients include London Hotel Group, Grant Thornton, KLP, Harcourt Developments, MARA, FELDA, Shaftesbury Hotels, Leeu Collection and Imperial London Hotels. Transactions over recent years have included the Intercontinental Westminster (now Conrad St James), Wyndham Grand Chelsea Harbour, 55 Newman Street W1, London Premier Kensington, Atelier EC1, Ashley Hotel Paddington and Berkeley Park Apartments Heathrow.
Director of Hotels Agency
Peter is a chartered surveyor who first started dealing with the hotel and pub market in 1988. He joined Robert Barry & Co in 1995 and after many years as a valuation professional has now been selling hotels and pubs for over 20 years. He is the director in charge of our operations in the west midlands and south west. This covers the south and south west of England including the Cotswolds, Oxfordshire, Hereford, Worcestershire, Shropshire, as well as the West Midlands, Staffordshire, south and mid Wales as well as more major instructions in the south west region generally.
If you used to deal with former colleagues, Jon Wren, Alastair Murchie, James Richards, Chris Kent, Simon Wells or Mervyn Cully please feel free to contact Peter.
Neil is a part our Hotels team in Manchester, and joined Colliers International in 2010 bringing with him 25 years of experience in the property industry in both residential and commercial property sales. Neil specialises in the disposal of privately owned hotels, licensed and hospitality businesses, throughout the North West and North Wales regions, and has played a vital role in ensuring completion on a multitude of different types of hotels during his involvement in the hotel industry.
Haydn qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1972 and has been selling hotels, guest houses and self-catering businesses since 1988. He joined Colliers Robert Barry following the takeover of Staintons Hospitality Surveyors in 2001 and is now an Associate Director. He is an active participant on the Commercial Members Committee of Cumbria Tourist Board.
Robert works to provide expert brokerage and professional services to the Hotels Agency and Parks, Sports and Marinas departments across England Scotland and Wales, moving between our Manchester, Leeds and Edinburgh offices.
Covering a wide range of matters, Robert has been involved in some of the largest and most significant parks and hotel deals over the last 10 years in the UK; allowing him to build up a great deal of industry contacts.
On behalf of both private and corporate clients Robert continues to strive to ensure that Colliers' reputation for service excellence and professionalism is upheld.
I trained with a long established firm of specialist chartered surveyors and have been working in the leisure sector since 2010. I joined Colliers Hotels Agency team in 2017 to cover the South West region and am based in Bristol.
I have a strong agency based background and have specialised in the hotel sector for some time. My core focus is handling top quality privately owned hotels & Inns throughout the South West region.