Our Story Timeline

  • 1978

    Acquisition of first Bedsit property

  • 1992

    Acquisition of first B&B Hotel

  • 1998

    Opening of the first branded hotel: ‘Holiday Inn Express London -Victoria’

  • 2008

    First IHG franchisee in the Middle East: ‘Holiday Inn Dubai – Al Barsha’

  • 2008

    First easyHotel franchise in London. ‘easyHotel London – Victoria’

  • 2011

    First DoubleTree by Hilton franchise in Africa. ‘Doubletree by Hilton Resort Zanzibar – Nungwi Village’

  • 2013

    Launch of the 4C Hotel Group

  • 2014

    First Holiday Inn “Open Lobby” Concept in the UK. ‘Holiday Inn London – Camden Lock’

  • 2016

    First Generation 4 Holiday Inn Express. ‘Holiday Inn Express St. Albans’

  • 2021

    First Canopy by Hilton Hotel in the UK, ‘Canopy by Hilton London City’

  • 2021

    First Westin Hotel, ‘The Westin London City’ in the UK

Our Story

We are the 4C Hotel Group, a global organisation. We manage and develop properties, largely hotels, in key business districts and leisure hot spots across the UK, Middle East, Africa and Canada.

Formed in 2010 and building on the foundations of a family property business that stretches back to the 1990s – we have a varied portfolio of hotels across the globe with the UK being our largest.

4C Hotel Group shares an aligned vision to become an international market-leading property operator and developer. The business is currently going through an exciting phase as we near completion on the developments of our Westin London City Hotel and Canopy by Hilton Hotel which are due to open in 2021 respectively. You can find out more about these developments on our Developments Page.

“We all work to a vision to fulfil our growth potential through the delivery of helpful service, excellent products, and through an ethos of collaboration with expert partners.”

Al-karim Nathoo, CEO

Further afield, we are also investing in international diversification with exciting new projects underway in Tanzania and Canada. These projects are a statement of the step-change in our business growth today – and an indication of our ambition for tomorrow.

Our plans are made possible because we focus on getting the little things right such as keeping communication open, looking after our teams and customers, conducting business with an authentic social conscience and working with partners in a collaborative and considerate manner. This is core to our success today and we look forward to continuing on this path and invite you to join us.

Please do get in touch with us via the contact us link or careers page.

Mission and Values

Our vision is to be a market leading property operator and developer.

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Our people

Meet the wonderful and passionate individuals that make up the 4C Hotel Group.

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