The Courtyard by Marriott Bremen has opened under a franchise agreement with Baum Hotelbetrieb Bremen GmbH. The 155-room hotel is centrally located steps from the Bremen Main Station the beautiful Bürgerpark, making it an ideal location to explore the sights of the Hanseatic city. The Courtyard Bremen was built within the renovated walls of the historic Lloyd Building, which dates back to 1913 and was formerly used as a railway building for emigrants beginning their journey to the United States. 70 guestrooms are located in the historical building and a newly constructed wing houses the additional 85 guestrooms and 380 square meters of meeting space boasting natural daylight. The hotel’s modern lobby extends to a glass enclosed “boulevard” connecting the historical and conference buildings. Opening rates at the Courtyard Bremen begin from 99 euro (USD $129) per night.
With more than 40 properties and over 7,000 rooms throughout Europe, the Courtyard by Marriott brand is positioned for major development as Marriott works towards its goal of doubling its presence in Europe by 2015. “We are excited to add the Courtyard Bremen to our growing portfolio in Germany and to be represented in this dynamic and historic city,” said Amy McPherson, president and managing director for Marriott International in Europe.
The hotel’s stylish guestrooms feature plush bedding, large desks, ergonomic chairs, refrigerators, and flat-screen televisions. For dining, the Courtyard Bremen boasts Lloyd’s, a modern bar and restaurant serving up international cocktails and cuisine. In addition, the hotel’s 24/7 market is open around the clock and offers drinks, sandwiches and snacks. Additional on-site amenities include a fitness center and business center.