Kempinski Hotels to manage a new five-star resort hotel in Southern Russia

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    On July 1, 2011, Kempinski Hotels added a new premium class resort hotel with large meeting facilities located on the Black Sea coast to its international portfolio – Kempinski Grand Hotel Gelendzhik.Kempinski Grand Hotel Gelendzhik sits on the first line of the Black Sea coast, in Cape Tolstiy on Gelendzhik Bay. The 8 hectare site encompasses: five-star hotel with 379 rooms, including 7 bungalows, private beach, indoor and outdoor pools, a multi-functional congress centre, an amphitheatre for outdoor events, tennis courts and sports ground, spa centre, aquatic centre, 3 restaurants, and a children’s playground.

    The 379 rooms of the Kempinski Grand Hotel Gelendzhik include 30 suites, and offer guests exceptional comfort, together with outstanding views variously overlooking the sea, the mountains, or the park filled with ancient pine trees.

    The majestic Presidential Suite provides 198 sqm of superb living and entertaining space, featuring a panoramic balcony, terrace and the benefit of a private entrance to the Gelendzhik presidential lounge, with a separate reception area.

    Numerous restaurants and bars are available – children’s restaurant, beach restaurant, pool bar, and round-the-clock lobby lounge are just some of the hotel’s dining attractions. The main restaurant Riviera can accommodate up to 400 guests, and its open-air summer terrace is a wonderful way to enjoy the hotel’s organic food. A gourmet restaurant Fusion specialises in sophisticated European and Asian cuisine.

    The unrivalled conference facilities have already established the Kempinski Grand Hotel Gelendzhik as a popular venue for high-level events. With 4,900 sq. m of multi-functional space, the congress centre is the largest in Southern Russia. Highlights of the venue include a modern cinema and the conference hall itself, with seating for 830 people.

    The spa centre of the Kempinski Grand Hotel Gelendzhik comprises an indoor swimming pool, two outdoor swimming pools, phyto bar, beauty centre and a fitness centre. The range of treatments and relaxation options is exceptional: saunas and steam bath treatments, salt grotto and spa suites for massages and exclusive spa rituals.

    Reto Wittwer, President and CEO of Kempinski Hotels, says: “We are delighted to be managing this excellent property, our first resort complex in Russia. We are confident that the unique recreational opportunities and conference facilities of the Kempinski Grand Hotel Gelendzhik, combined with the renowned hospitality traditions of Kempinski Hotels will ensure not only the success of this wonderful project, but also enhance the tourism appeal of the entire region.”

    Daniel Fountain / 28.07.2011

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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