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Haverhill hotel reopens - with new Covid-19 safety measures to the fore




Complete with a new covid-19 safety and social distance programme, Travelodge in Haverhill has reopened after nigh on 16 weeks of closure.

The hotel in Phoenix Road opened on Monday, having been closed since March 24 because of the coronavirus lockdown rules.

Shakila Ahmed, Travelodge spokeswoman said: “We are delighted to be welcoming customers back to our Travelodge hotels and excited to be reopening Haverhill Travelodge.

Travelodge in Phoenix Road, Haverhill, which is now open again for guests after a 16 week closure
Travelodge in Phoenix Road, Haverhill, which is now open again for guests after a 16 week closure

"With safety at the forefront of our business, we have worked closely with our hotel teams that stayed open during the lockdown, government and industry bodies to develop our new Covid-19 safety programme called Travelodge Protect +.

"This safety programme is designed to keep our customers and teams safe and has been implemented into all Travelodge hotels.”

As part of Travelodge Protect+ the hotel has a more intense cleaning regime throughout, all linen and towels are thermally disinfected and hand sanitiser stations have been placed in key locations.

All Travelodge receptions have been altered to be Covid-19 safe. Contributed picture
All Travelodge receptions have been altered to be Covid-19 safe. Contributed picture

Protective reception screens have been put up, as has signage to mark social distance points throughout the hotel, including check-in markings, PPE is provided for all hotel team members and housekeeping team will not enter customer's rooms during their stay.

Payments and check-outs have also been made contactless and buffet breakfasts are currently not being provided.


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