Hotel chains such as Premier Inn, Travelodge and Holiday Inn have updated guests on the strict rules and enhanced cleaning measures to keep everyone safe.
Here's the lowdown on the rules for guests hoping to check-in to a hotel soon in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.
What rules will guests have to follow?
According to new UK Government advice, these are the rules hotels have been told to follow.
What are Premier Inn doing to keep guests safe?
Premier Inn has stepped up its cleaning regieme, with the following measures in place:
What are Travelodge doing to keep guests safe?
Travelodge are doing the following:
What are Holiday Inn doing to keep guests safe?
The owners of Holiday Inn, IHG, have shared their strict cleaning policy:
- Reduced contact at check-in, touchless transactions, front desk screens, sanitiser stations, sanitised key-cards, paperless check-out.
- Additional deep cleaning of high touch surfaces, social distancing, ‘last cleaned’ charts, best practices for pools, fitness centres and lounges.
- Visible verification of sanitised items (e.g. glassware, remote control), reduction of in-room furnishings/high-touch items, new laundry protocols, use of electrostatic technology.
- New standards and service approach to buffets, banquets, room-service and catering.
- Availability of individual guest amenity cleaning kits.
- Hand sanitiser and disinfecting wipes available in guest rooms and at high-touch points throughout hotels.