Ok, I may be driveling on now, but that may be due to the bottle of nearly empty Wolf Blass Red Label Shiraz sitting next to me and my MacBook, so, apologies. You find me typing this whilst sitting here in my hotel room in Torquay, its been a shitty evening, the weather has been dreadful, one of the girls behind the bar said “I cant remember how long its been since its been this bad’! Needless to say it was monsoon weather, not nice.
Anywho, I digress. The main reason for babbling on tonight is due to me staying in yet another Premier Inn tonight. And as mentioned on a previous post that I would try to figure out how many of these said establishments I have stayed at. So after obtaining a copy of the company directory from reception I spent 15 minutes going through the directory of 590, yes 590 hotel details!!! Note to self: I will never get back those 15 minutes! Ever, you fool!
So after trawling through this exciting read I have deducted that I, Mr BigColes the Geek has stayed in ONLY 25 of these!!!
To say I was disappointed is a bit of an understatement, I thought it was more, however I shall look over my record tomorrow whilst sober and check again. Bearing in mind I have also graved many other brands of hotel when away with work; Travelodge, Holiday Inn Express, Bewleys, Future Inns, The Great Eastern – Liverpool Street, plus many, many crappy little B&B’s (there in lies another story)
On another note of possible interest, only to me! This is the only Premier Inn restaurant (Beefeater) that regular customers, off the street have outnumbered the sad lonely work types (me included), shocking I was a tad taken back. Anyway I leave you with my list of Premier Inn’s I have stayed a night in to date! (I feel I may be getting a bit Alan Partridge!)
Aberdeen Central West
Bracknell Twin Bridges
Bristol Cribbs Causeway
Cardiff City South
Glasgow City Center South
Heathrow Airport M4/A4
Newcastle City Centre Millennium Bridge
Norwich Nelson City Centre Riverside
Plymouth City Centre Lockyers Quay
Preston South Craven Drive
Sheffield City Centre
Stockton-on-Tees/Middleborough – Thornaby
So there you are, I’m done for tonight, if your lucky tomorrow, I may talk about trains! I’m off for a Benson!