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New hotel short-listed for environmental awards.

A NEWCASTLE hotel has been short-listed for a top award.

Sleeperz Newcastle - the 98-bedroom premium budget hotel near Newcastle Central Station was put forward for the award by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

The hotel caught the attention of judges at RIBA, whose awards honour buildings that achieve the highest architectural standards and make a substantial contribution to the local environment.

David Myers, chief executive of Sleeperz Hotels, said: "We are passionate about creating hotels that are beautiful landmark buildings located in Britain's leading city centres.

"To be short-listed for this prestigious architectural award less than six months since opening our Newcastle hotel is proof that we are achieving our goals." The property has been nominated in the RIBA Hadrian Awards, the regional awards for the North East, from which the winners are put forward for the national RIBA Awards. The winners of those awards are then considered for the RIBA Stirling Prize.

The hotel will find out whether it has won the award at the RIBA Hadrian Awards ceremony in Leeds later this month.

Mr Myers said: "Our Newcastle hotel is a welcome addition to the capital of the North East region.

"The building is sleek, modern and stylish and blends naturally into a cityscape boasting iconic buildings and landmarks, including the Castle Keep, St James' Park football ground, the Tyne Bridge and the Georgian architecture on Grey Street."
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Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Jun 20, 2012
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