Best Western: it won’t be a boring night

Shortly before the summer of 2019, when Channel 4 began filming the documentary A very British Hotel Chain: Inside Best Western, the world was a very different place. Cut to May 2020 and, as the three-part series airs this evening at 9pm, only 70 of the group’s 250-plus properties remain open. They are among the hotels giving key workers in local authorities a welcome and convenient break from their work tackling the coronavirus crisis.

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