Scandic Hotels signs its third hotel in Tromso

Scandic is set to open a third hotel in Tromso, Norway, meeting the demand of a growing leisure segment.

Scandic Hotels signs its third hotel in Tromso

by | 15 May 2022 | Hotel Projects, Projects

Scandic is set to open a third hotel in Tromso, Norway, meeting the demand of a growing leisure segment.

The new property in Tromso’s new Vervet district will be built with sustainability as its focus.

A growing hotel scene

Scandic Hotels has announced the signing of a long-term lease agreement with the property owner Totaleiendom AS to open a new hotel in the Vervet area, which is currently being built on the waterfront of downtown Tromso.

On opening in 2025, this 305-room, 12-storey hotel will join Scandic two other hotels in the city, which have a total of 390 rooms between them. Facilities within the new hotel are to include a restaurant, sky bar, rooftop terrace and meeting facilities.

“This fantastic hotel will consolidate our position as a leading hotel operator in Northern Norway and not least in a growing Tromso,” said Asle Prestegard, head of Scandic Hotels Norway.

“We already have two well-established hotels in the city, and our new hotel in this new district will be an attractive meeting place that will strengthen our hotel offering for leisure travellers in a region where we see that demand for hotels is increasing.”

Eco-friendly plans

Sustainability is a focus for this forthcoming hotel with plans to attain a BREEAM environmental certification rating of Excellent. Guests staying here will have access to an underground garage that’s equipped with charging stations for electric vehicles.

The property will add to a growing hospitality scene catering for international leisure travellers visiting the city known for Northern Lights, cruises and mountain tourism.

“So far, Vervet has been a great success and we’ve managed to create a high level of activity in the district,” said Ørjan Ånesen, property manager for Totaleiendom AS. “With the establishment of this unique hotel, we hope to take further steps forward.”

“We aim to give something back to the residents of Tromso in everything we do, and adding another Scandic hotel to Tromso will make the Vervet area even more dynamic.”

Construction of the new hotel is set to begin at the end of 2022. Spanning as much as 16,500 sq m, this will be the largest hotel in Northern Norway.

Related Articles

Project of the Week: Park Hyatt London River Thames

Project of the Week: Park Hyatt London River Thames

An unusual destination for luxury living  London’s first Park Hyatt will be located at One Nine Elms, in the south-west of London. The building’s SW8 postcode isn’t one typically associated with luxury, however the 42-storey tower promises unparalleled views across...

SHA Wellness Clinic launches healthy living island in Middle East

SHA Wellness Clinic launches healthy living island in Middle East

SHA Emirates will be located in AlJurf, an enclave on the coastline approximately halfway between Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The next stage for a wellness leader The wellness island marks the next step in SHA Wellness Clinic’s global expansion plans, after fifteen years...

Nobu Hospitality reaches 40 hotel mark with Ho Chi Minh venture

Nobu Hospitality reaches 40 hotel mark with Ho Chi Minh venture

The project is Nobu Hospitality’s 40th hotel and will be its second opening in Vietnam, following the announcement of Nobu Hotel, Restaurant, and Residences Danang - the first Nobu residential project in Southeast Asia. A milestone achievement Nobu Hotel Ho Chi Minh...

European hotel company Kempinski debuts in Vietnam

European hotel company Kempinski debuts in Vietnam

The riverside resort will be rooted in Vietnamese culture and heritage and designed by Japanese architectural studio Kengo Kuma & Associates. Kempinski Saigon River will have 100 guestrooms and suites,and is currently being developed in cooperation with Vietnamese...

Mandarin Oriental announces first Rome venture

Mandarin Oriental announces first Rome venture

The hotel will be housed in ten 19th-century villas, originally built as homes for prosperous Romans, surrounded by landscaped gardens. The secluded site is located between Via Piemonte and Via Sallustiana within The Gardens of Sallust, an ancient Roman archaeological...

RELATED ARTICLES