Radisson SAS Hamburg to get facelift

31 Aug 2008 by Mark Caswell

Rezidor is to
spend €45m revamping the exterior and interior of its Radisson SAS Hamburg property,
housed within the city’s tallest building.

Renovations begin
on October 1, and are due to be completed by August 2009. The hotel will remain
open during the works, except for a short period between January and March next

The 120-metre
tall hotel has direct access to the Hamburg Congress Centre, and its exterior
is to be refaced with 12,000 light-coloured granite slabs, and colourless
window panes.

Inside, the hotel’s 556 rooms will be revamped
by designer Christian Lundwall, and split across three new furnishing styles: “Natural” (light wood and soft cream colours), “Urban”
(‘a clear, no-frills style of modern mega cities’), and “New York
Mansion” (
‘exuding the elegant atmosphere of an upper class lounge’).

The hotel’s lobby will also receive a facelift,
and the property will gain a new Filini restaurant (the brand’s signature
eatery). The conference level will be renovated and expanded, and the hotel’s indoor
pool is to be replaced with a spa and wellness area, including a sauna, steam
bath and treatment rooms.

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Report by Mark Caswell

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