Travelodge is set to create 26 positions at its new hotel in Highbridge, which opens in the lead up to Christmas.

The hotel is located off Bennett Road in Highbridge and is the company’s first hotel in the area.

The ‘Highbridge Burnham-On-Sea Travelodge’, a 75-room hotel with Bar Café, represents an investment of £6 million for third party investors. The hotel will also house a Bar Café plus modern rooms.

Travelodge is currently searching for 26 enthusiastic individuals in the area who are passionate about delivering great customer service to form its new Travelodge hotel team.

Positions include: Hotel manager, Assistant hotel manager, Receptionist, Housekeeping team members, Bar Café team members, Team Member. To apply for any of these positions please visit: Travelodge.co.uk/Careers

Craig Bonnar, Travelodge Chief Operating Officer said: “We are very excited to be opening our first Travelodge hotel in Highbridge. Right now our focus is to build a strong team to manage the hotel. Therefore we are looking for colleagues who are dedicated and passionate about delivering great service.”

“We can teach the skills that they need and we are totally committed in developing our people. We operate a successful in-house management development programme, which has helped thousands of colleagues; climb the career ladder into management via an entry level position.”