City of Seven Spires to welcome its first IntercityHotel

by | 17 Aug 2021 | Design

Deutsche Hospitality will open a Matteo Thun-designed newbuild scheme in Lübeck, the Unesco World Heritage-listed city in northern Germany, by 2023.

This city, famous for its Gothic churches, will soon host a six-storey property with interiors by Italian architect Matteo Thun, in keeping with all of the brand’s new-generation hotels.

Building its presence in Germany

On opening, IntercityHotel Lübeck will offer accommodation across 176 guestrooms, which will be joined by a spacious lobby, restaurant, bar and conference facilities.

“We are delighted to be extending the growing IntercityHotel network by establishing a new hotel in Germany’s oldest Hanseatic city in the very near future,” said Christian Kaschner, managing director of IntercityHotel, who was born in Lübeck.

“Lübeck boasts around 1,800 listed buildings alongside further numerous sights and museums. All of this provides an attractive destination for leisure travellers. As one of the largest ports on the Baltic Sea, the city also has the status of an important economic location.

“From 2023 onwards, the IntercityHotel Lübeck will offer guests the chance to visit a further city in northern Germany whilst enjoying all the comfort of an upper-midscale hotel together with the benefits of great accessibility and short distances to places of interest.”

A celebrated destination recognised by Unesco

IntercityHotel Lübeck will place guests at the heart of the city, next to the main railway station and bus station, as well as within easy walking distance of the city’s Unesco World Heritage-listed Old Town. Sights within the hotel’s immediate vicinity include St Mary’s Church and the Buddenbrook House, while historic Baltic resort Travemünde, which is around 20 km away, can be reached over land or by boat.

This project forms part of the existing cooperation agreement between Deutsche Hospitality and the Commerz Real Institutional European Hotel Fund, which has bought the forthcoming property from developer GBI. It represents the fourth acquisition made by the fund, following on from the recent purchase of IntercityHotel Leiden and the IntercityHotel Breda in the Netherlands.

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