Hotels

With our established, dedicated team of specialist hotel surveyors, we are recognised as one of the industry’s leading full service advisors to the hotel sector. Our in-depth knowledge enables us to understand the individual characteristics of hotel businesses through every phase of the investment and operating cycle, and we develop longstanding relationships with our clients. 

Our experience spans the full range of accommodation - from independent hotels, budget and branded corporate hotels to boutique hotels and luxury hotel collections. 

What we do

Whether we’re dealing with a single asset or large portfolio, we offer our clients a full range of tailored services, from marketing recommendations to expert pricing advice. 

  • Sales and acquisitions: we specialise in the acquisition and disposal of trading hotels, recovery situations and portfolios, working with investors, hotel operators and high net worth individuals. 
  • Development consultancy: working across the spectrum, we carry out hotel development appraisals, feasibility studies and site reviews to enhance value, alongside construction consultancy and project management services.
  • Operator search and selection: we match the right operator with the right product in order to maximise performance, with advice on leases and management agreements to minimise risk.
  • Serviced accommodation: specialist advice for those looking to invest into the long-term serviced apartment sector.   
  • Finance: we arrange finance for both individuals and businesses across a wide range of property investment and development opportunities.
  • We know the market: our dedicated team of exceptionally experienced professional hotel brokers and RICS Valuers are specialists in their field.
  • We understand your business: from hotel & leisure operators, local authorities and major institutions to private landowners, property investors and other professional advisers, our client insight is second to none.
  • We have business intelligence: our unique and extensive data on international, national, regional, private buyers, group operators and investors actively seeking new hotel opportunities means we are uniquely well placed to sell your business. 
  • We know what’s happening on the ground: our experts have the support of our unrivalled national network of 36 offices throughout the UK and Ireland. 
  • We are here to develop long, lasting relationships to assist your future plans…
We have longstanding relationships with our clients and an established reputation as trusted advisors in the sector.  

Our clients range from hotel & leisure operators, local authorities and major institutions to private landowners, property investors and other professional advisers, including:  
  • Accor Hotels 
  • Hilton Worldwide 
  • InterContinental Hotels 
  • Interstate Hotels & Resorts 
  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts 
  • Travelodge 
  • Whitbread Group - Premier Inn 
  • London & Regional Properties 
  • Somerston Capital 
  • Topland Group 
  • Westmont Hospitality 
  • Aviva 
  • Standard Life 
  • BlackRock 
  • Blackstone 
  • Lonestar 
  • Oaktree Capital 
  • Patron Capital 
  • Starwood Capital 
  • RBS Natwest 
  • HSBC 
  • Lloyds Banking Group 
  • Deloitte 
  • Allsop LLP 
  • BDO LLP 
  • Ernst & Young 
  • Smith & Williamson
Simon Stevens          
Director 
020 7198 2155
07702 809 055   

Hugh Anderson          
Director
0161 228 6411
07970 690344

Alistair Greenhalgh          
Director 
0161 242 7098
07711 765898

We can provide you with a number of related services from across our business, including:

  • Valuation: our 90-strong team of RICS registered valuers can provide expert valuations for owners, buyers, investors and lenders.  We also give pre-lending reviews, hotels appraisals and valuation expertise for hotel sales, hotel acquisitions and hotel development schemes. 
  • Professional services: we advise owners and hotel operators on hotel management contracts and operator selection, hotel leases and rent reviews. We also undertake expert witness work. 
  • Rating: advice on minimising rates liability via our nationwide rating team.
  • Building Consultancy and Project Management: from construction appraisals to project monitoring and planning.
  • Corporate recovery: specialist insolvency advice tailored to corporate recovery professionals and banks.
Nick Boyd - South
Director
020 7198 2049
07979 541237
nboyd@lsh.co.uk          
Ken Hogg - North
Director
020 7198 2283
07525 631 979
khogg@lsh.co.uk          
Bob Hancock - North
Director – Rating
020 7198 2152
07771 743179
rhancock@lsh.co.uk          

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