The Rezidor Hotel Group has announced a new flagship for the young and dynamic mid market brand Park Inn by Radisson in France. It will be Rezidor’s 8th Park Inn Hotel in France.The Park Inn Lille Grand Stade featuring 127 rooms will open in 2012.
“The hotel will enjoy a true prime location – adjacent to one of the most technologically-advanced football stadiums in Europe, the Grand Stade Lille Métropole”, said Kurt Ritter, President & CEO of Rezidor. This 50,000 seat stadium will host the LOSC Lille Metropole football club, major conferences and other events. Construction of the stadium is under way, and it will open along with the hotel in 2012. In 2016, France will host the UEFA European Football Championship, with matches scheduled to also take place at the Grand Stade Lille Métropole.
The Grand Stade Lille is financed, designed, built and managed by Elisa (Eiffage Lille Stadium Arena) through a public-private partnership contracted with Lille Métropole. The construction of the hotel which is part of the public-private partnership is managed by Eiffage Immobilier, the real-estate development subsidiary of Eiffage Group.
Besides 127 comfortable and colourful guest rooms, the Park Inn Lille Grand Stade will offer a restaurant and bar, a fitness room and modern meeting facilities. The hotel will benefit from the excellent transportation links: The train stations serving Thalys and Eurostar are easily accessible.