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  • Rezidor opens Radisson Blu in Dessau, Germany

    Daniel Fountain
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    The Rezidor Hotel Group has opened the Radisson Blu Fürst Leopold Hotel, Dessau in Germany. The former Steigenberger property with 204 rooms is already operating as a Radisson Blu hotel. The Radisson Blu Fürst Leopold Hotel, Dessau is located in the city centre, within walking distance to the theatre and the train station.

    Besides 204 guest rooms, the property features the Restaurant Fürst Leopold where international and regional cuisine is prepared in an open show-kitchen, the JU Bar, nearly 600sqm of conference and meeting space, and an in-house spa. The hotel originally opened in 1994 and was renovated from 2004 to 2006.

    The historical city of Dessau is in Eastern Germany, 100km southwest of Berlin and 50 km north of Leipzig.

    The Bauhaus-influence is also evident in the hotel’s architecture, with its clear lines and bold design. HotelDesigns has written about Bauhaus in the past. The style of design is popular in Dessau.

    Rezidor, president and CEO, Kurt Ritter talked about Rezidor’s development in Germany. He said: “This project brings our portfolio of hotels in operation and under development in Germany to 51 properties and proves the importance this home market has for us. At the same time, it strengthens our good relationship to our franchise partner Grand City Hotels which already operates 5 of our hotels in the country.”

    Daniel Fountain / 14.05.2010

    Editor, Hotel Designs

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