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Premier Inn eyes up Douglas site

Budget friendly hotel bound for Island

UK hotel chain Premier Inn is planning to open a new location in the Isle of Man.

A planning application has been submitted for the car park site behind Marks & Spencer on Market Street, Douglas.

The blueprints detail a six floor, 85 bedroom hotel with a ground floor restaurant and bar.

Premier Inn is the UK's largest hotelier, operating more than 750 budget hotels across Britain.

The plans are pending approval by government.

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