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Buying a Hotel, Guest House or B&B the Hilton Smythe Way

It’s a pipe dream for many to own holiday letting business.

But why should it remain a dream? We have hundreds of properties and businesses for sale in the hospitality sector, from serviced apartments, holiday lettings, large hotels to cosy country pubs with accommodation and British B&Bs on the coast. Whatever you’re looking for, we’ll help you find it the Hilton Smythe Way.

Rose Bank part of the Penkelly site is looking for a new owner.

The 150 year old Victorian country house set in picturesque Hereford is currently run as a weekend family holiday let. Click here to find out more.

Some of our businesses for sale

For Sale R Fairbrother Ltd T/A Fairbrother Office Furniture Tavistock, Devon
For Sale Jozefs Cycles and Repairs London, City of London
For Sale Dreamwool Blankets London, City of London
For Sale On A Roll Bristol, Bristol


UK tourism boom

Even though the favourite thing for Brits to moan about is the weather, recently we’ve been favouring a staycation and exploring what’s on offer in our home countries. Three quarters of people decided on a staycation in the UK in 2017, which is a 70% rise from 2016.

Additionally, British businesses catering to holidaymakers have also seen a boost from overseas travellers thanks to the weak pound making the UK an attractive tourist destination. This is great news for hoteliers and B&B owners who have seen a rise in occupancy rates.

There are over 730,000 hotel rooms in the UK spanning 45,000 hotels. Accommodation options are always widening, including guest houses, B&Bs, hostels, self catering holiday cottages and serviced apartments.

A taste of British hospitality

Could you see yourself checking in guests with a smile, or serving breakfast in the morning and giving recommendations for local hotspots? Anybody can start a career in hospitality if they are friendly and personable. If you reckon you can serve a good helping of British hospitality seven days a week, then you could run a successful hospitality business.

You don’t need years of experience to succeed as a small accommodation owner. If you find yourself visiting hotels or B&Bs with a poor service, then why not be their competition? With your own business you can have the freedom of being your own boss and creating something you’re truly proud of. You may even start a global hotel empire!

Financing your hotel, guest house or B&B

We believe nothing should prevent you from achieving your business dreams – especially financial issues. Our Financial Services team can point you in the right direction for the funding you require, so you can make the purchase which will change your life.

Applying for commercial finance can be a difficult process, especially for first time buyers who have never approached a lender. That’s why we decided to help our clients succeed in raising finance and form a dedicated team of business finance experts to answer all of your questions. Hilton Smythe will be with you every step of the journey, from viewing potential businesses to the final exchange.

Do you have what it takes to run a successful hotel or B&B? We have a huge variety of hospitality businesses for sale in a range of beautiful locations. Take a look at your options and get in touch if you need help with your business search.

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