A NEW multi-million-pound hotel has opened in Oxfordshire.

Holiday Inn opened its newest Express branch in Bicester today.

The 149-bedroom hotel on Wendlebury Road is a 15-minute walk from Bicester Village and sits opposite Bicester Park and Ride.

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All bedrooms have been designed in line with Holiday Inn Express’ 'Next Generation hotel model', which focuses on providing facilities like free wi-fi and bedside USB ports.

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The seven air-conditioned flexible meeting rooms provide space for up to 45 people.

Gemma Goodwin, hotel operations manager said: “I’m really proud of the new team at Holiday Inn Express Bicester who have worked extremely hard to ensure we are ready to open, and all standards are met."

Sean Lowe, CEO of Atlas Hotels said: “We’re delighted to be opening a fantastically designed and meticulously constructed hotel.

"It will be the pride of Atlas, of Holiday Inn Express’ national network of more than 150 hotels and the hotel is delighted to be part of the thriving Bicester community and success story.

"The team has been carefully chosen, trained and is raring to go and welcome guests to the hotel."

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