Hotel Construction Boom in Hamburg – 23 new hotels in the pipeline – New lighthouse project with 18 floors to become second Holiday Inn hotel

Hamburg, Germany – 18 October 2013 – Hamburg’s tourism is booming and the hotels are often fully booked. Several new projects are entering the hotel market. According to TOPHOTELPROJECTS, the worldwide leading provider of global b2b hotel data, in Hamburg currently 23 new hotels are planned. A new lighthouse project arises at the area of the former headquarter of the company BP in the “City Nord”. The 18-storey new building with 297 rooms will become a Holiday Inn, which will be the second hotel by this hotel brand in the Hanseatic City. Developers are TAS and Bierwith & Kluth. The opening is not expected before end of 2016.

Second Holiday Inn in Hamburg: the 18-storey new building in the “City Nord” will feature 297 rooms

Second Holiday Inn in Hamburg: the 18-storey new building in the “City Nord” will feature 297 rooms

It is the seventh first class hotel constructed by Bierwirth & Kluth in Germany, Austria and Italy. Hence they are starting a new cooperation with the InterContinental Hotels Group. Start of construction is planned to in autumn 2014. Besides the new building the former BP building is to be refurbished.

Hotel construction projects in Hamburg (selection/source: tophotelprojects.com)
Project – Number of rooms – planned opening
Sportlife Hotel Othmarschen – 280 – December 2013
B&B Hotel Hamburg-Harburg – 100 – March 2014
Citadines Michel Hamburg – 128 – early 2014
Prizeotel Hamburg-City – 218 – February 2014
InterCity Hotel Hamburg Dammtor/Messe – 275 – March 2014
Adagio City Aparthotel Hamburg – 100 – March 2014
Ibis Hotels am Hauptbahnhof – 448 – May 2014
Ameron Hotel Speicherstadt – 192 – June 2014
Motel One Heiße Ecke – 94 – autumn 2014
Stadthaushotel HafenCity Hamburg – 90 – early 2015
Innside Melia Hamburg HafenCity – 205 – spring 2015
Ramada Hotel Hamburg-Hammerbrook – 261 – autumn 2015
The Westin Hamburg – 244 – spring 2016

One of the hotel projects in Hamburg is the Grandhotel The Fontenay with 130 rooms and suites, which will open during 2016 at the area of a former Intercontinental hotel located at the Outer Alster. Prizeotel builds a low budget hotel (218 rooms) between the central train station and the harbour town. Accor plans two Ibis hotels with a total number of 448 rooms at the central train station as well as an Adagio apartment hotel downtown (100 apartments).

Furthermore an Ameron buisness hotel (192 rooms) and an Innside by Melia hotel (205 rooms) will arise in the hanseatic city. Next to the exhibition centre a third Intercity Hotel (275 rooms) is going to be built in the Hanseatic City. Citadines prepares the opening of an apartment property with 128 units at the Protestant main church Michel.

In Hammerbrook a Ramada Hotel with 261 rooms is planned. At the “Reeperbahn” a Motel One hotel (94 rooms) and another hotel by Lidl (180 rooms) are concrete in the pipeline.

Furthermore two historic buildings in the city center should be transformed into luxury hotels. With the opening of the “Elbphilharmonie“ the Westin Hotel (244 rooms) will open its doors but not before 2016.

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