Pestana Hotel Group is delighted to announce the opening of the first Pestana CR7hotel on 1 July in Funchal, Madeira Island. The highly anticipated opening ‘kicks off’ of the partnership between Dionísio Pestana and Cristiano Ronaldo – who both hail from Madeira.
Inspired by Ronaldo’s CR7 brand, the boutique hotel combines Art Deco with contemporary style and is designed with the modern day millennial traveller in mind, allowing them to stay connected to the world throughout their stay. High-speed Wi-Fi will be available in all indoor and outdoor spaces and each room will include Apple TV as well as Bluetooth audio and HDMI connections.
Pestana CR7hotel Funchal will feature just 49 keys with 25 CR type rooms, 23 CR superior rooms and one CR7 Suite. In addition to all the facilities of the CR rooms, the CR7 Suite will include a Playstation 4, Virtual Reality Glasses and games, and even equipment for cardio workouts complete with a self-developed workout plan.
About this iconic opening, Dionísio Pestana, President of Pestana Hotel Group said: “This is an achievement that makes us all very proud”. He added: “It’s a dream come true in the city that is the birthplace of the Pestana Group – and my own – and reflects our innovation capability”.
“This is a winning team, a winning project. The huge hotel management experience of the Pestana Group guarantees the quality of this product that we are developing together”, added Cristiano Ronaldo. “It has been a huge challenge for me to enter a new area in which I always had an interest and curiosity. I cannot wait to go to sleep in my Suite at Pestana CR7 Funchal in my hometown.”
The next Pestana CR7 is scheduled to open in Lisbon later this year, with two more to follow in Madrid and New York in 2017. With the addition of Pestana CR7, Pestana Hotel Group will manage four brands, including Pestana Hotels & Resorts, Pestana Collection Hotels, and Pestana Pousadas de Portugal.
These new openings will bring the Pestana Hotel Group portfolio to over 90 hotels in 15 countries, solidifying its international expansion strategy.