BDL Management Ltd


BDL Management is the UK’s largest multi brand and hotel management company for both branded hotels as well as unique standalone hotels. Specialising in developing and managing hotel assets for owners, BDL has built 30 hotels (3850 rooms developed) and presently manage 44 hotels under management contract (April 2012).

BDL has long and established working relationships with Wyndham Hotel Group, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and Best Western.

Partnering IHG, BDL has developed and managed hotels across all tiers of service level. These include the limited service Holiday Inn Express, the mid market Holiday Inn, the extended stay Staybridge, the four star deluxe Crowne Plaza brand whilst exploring development of the Indigo brand.

With Wyndham Hotels Group, BDL has not only developed the new and exciting lifestyle brand - Ramada Encore in the UK, but also operate a large portfolio of core brand Ramada hotels.

What makes BDL unique is the ability not only to manage branded hotels, but also to maximise hotel revenue and quality within the independent hotel sector. BDL presently manages a number of independent hotels across the UK. These include iconic hotels such as The Bedford Swan, The Point Edinburgh, Five Lakes Golf & Spa Resort and Landmark Dundee.

BDL Management Ltd is the ultimate hotel solution, enhancing the value of your hotel through delivery of bottom line and quality whilst ensuring all statutory requirements are met.

Whether it is the build of your envisioned hotel or the management of your existing property, we can cover every aspect in between and ensure you a hassle-free hotel solution.

Key People:

Louis Woodcock - Chairman
Stuart McCaffer – Vice Chairman
Stewart Campbell - Managing Director
Neil Taylor – Chief Operations Officer
Nikhil Gupta - Commercial Director
Ross Morrow – Property and Development Director
John Stuart – Financial Director
David Thompson - Non Executive Director


The following outlines out commitment to our owners, guests, staff and stakeholders.

At BDL Management our purpose is to deliver Exceptional Service by Exceptional People.

Our mission is to SHINE every day by enhancing our PEOPLE engagement

• Ensuring QUALITY in our guest service
• Maximising our PROFIT
• Giving something back to our communities and the environment
Our values at BDL Management are to always:

• Act with INTEGRITY
• Have the AMBITION to continuously improve
• Show that we CARE

Operating Data:

BDL Management manage hotels across both the branded and unbranded sectors in the UK.

Branded Hotels

With InterContinental Hotels Group

Crowne Plaza Docklands
Crowne Plaza Marlow
Princes Street Suites Edinburgh
Holiday Inn London – Heathrow 
Holiday Inn Express Greenock
Holiday Inn Express Leeds City Centre-Armouries
Holiday Inn Express Doncaster
Holiday Inn Express Hamilton
Holiday Inn Express Antrim
Holiday Inn Express London - Epsom Downs
Holiday Inn Express Dunstable

With Wyndham Hotel Group

Ramada Farnham
Ramada Guildford
Ramada Hemel Hempstead
Ramada Solihull
Ramada Plaza London Gatwick
Ramada Sutton Coldfield
Ramada Hatfield
Ramada Encore Belfast City Centre
Ramada Encore Birmingham City Centre
Ramada Encore Chatham
Ramada Encore Derby
Ramada Encore Doncaster
Ramada Encore Inverness
Ramada Encore Ipswich
Ramada Encore London West
Ramada Encore Milton Keynes
Ramada Encore Warrington

With Best Western

The Best Western Grosvenor, Stratford upon Avon
The Best Western Marks Tey Hotel, Colchester

Independent Hotels

In 2008 BDL identified opportunities in the independent mid-market hotel sector. As such, we currently manage the following independent hotels.
Rosslea Hotel, Helensburgh
The Bedford Swan Hotel, Bedford
The Langstone Hotel, Portsmouth
The Landmark Hotel, Dundee
Whitehouse - Worcester
Whitehouse Kegworth
Whitehouse Telford
Princes Street Suites, Edinburgh
The Point Hotel Edinburgh
Crowne Plaza - Five Lakes Resort – Golf & Spa, Colchester
Tomahawk Woodlands Hotel, Leeds
Tomahawk Great Victoria Hotel, Bradford
Abbey Hill, Milton Keynes
Grand Jersey - Hotel & Spa, Jersey


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