New hotel for Dundee waterfront

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Hotel chain Sleeperz have announced they are to build a new 120 room property as part of the the £1bn regeneration of Dundee's waterfront.

They said the hotel would have "panoramic views over the River Tay and onto the new waterfront plaza".

The new hotel will sit next to a £22m redevelopment of the city's railway station.

The development is part of a 30-year scheme to regenerate the banks of the River Tay.

David Myers, chief executive of Sleeperz Hotels, said: "Sleeperz Hotels is an innovative fast growing company with ambitious plans to expand our portfolio of UK lifestyle hotels and is delighted to secure such an exciting development.

"Dundee's waterfront regeneration is one of the biggest of its kind ever to take place in western Europe and will transform the city as a leisure, tourism and retail destination."

'Further opportunities'

The opening of Sleeperz Hotel Dundee will create up to 30 local jobs and generate further opportunities for local hospitality industry and catering suppliers to benefit from working with the company.

Mike Galloway, director of city development at Dundee City Council, said: "We are delighted to have attracted Sleeperz to our waterfront redevelopment in Dundee.

"This new hotel will provide further high quality accommodation for the many hundreds of thousands of additional visitors to the V&A Museum and it will create a powerful new landmark entrance into our city."

The addition of restaurants, bars, hotels and the flagship V&A Dundee is predicted to create more than 700 new tourism jobs, attract three million extra visitors and generate a further £1bn of revenue in for the city.

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