Kempinski has expanded its global portfolio of
hotels with management contracts for
three hotels, in Ekaterinburg (Russia), Marienbad (Czech Republic)
and Yerevan (Armenia).
With a population of over 1.2 million, Ekaterinburg is the fourth largest city in Russia, and known as a
regional industrial, scientific and cultural centre. Marienbad is
known as a famous wellness destination in Czech Republic, situated
near Karlovy Vary. The Yerevan hotel will mark Kempinski's entry
in the Armenian capital.
The modern, newly-built 24-storey property
covers a ground area of 1,468 m2, and will boast 200
rooms and suites, as well as residences. Located on
Gogol Street, one of the main streets in the city,
Ekaterinburg is near the consulates of the USA,
Great Britain, Hungary and Czech Republic, as well as a large
business complex and the cityís most famous high-end shopping
street. The infrastructure of the hotel will be complemented with
four restaurants and bars, a ballroom and the first Kempinski The Spa in Russia.
area of more than 1,000 m2. Kempinski The Spa will
offer a wide range of phytotherapy body and face treatments and
seasonal programmes, and will be completed with a swimming pool,
fitness centre and sauna complex. The planned outdoor parking will
enable easy access to the hotel.
The new hotel will further enrich Kempinskiís portfolio in Russia, following management agreements
signed for Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don and Novosibirsk.
Kempinski Hotel Marienbad is
located in the Czech spa town of Marianske Lazne - formally known and
popular among aristocrats as Marienbad. The town is famous for its
recreation facilities, including mineral springs, its beautiful
mountainous landscape, and XIX century European architecture. Located on
Rusca Street, Kempinski Hotel Marienbad will be surrounded by
parks and historical buildings. The 80-room boutique property will
welcome its first guests in 2012.
The true gem of
the planned resort will be a medical and wellness centre, with
health innovations by Dr Witasek, an internationally renowned,
award-winning doctor, who provided medical and wellness advice at
the Lanserhof in Innsbruck, among others. As a special advantage
to Marienbad, treatments will be drawn from local mineral springs.
There are about 40 springs throughout the city, and over 100 in
the outskirts. All the local springs are classified as cold (7-10
degrees C), acid-bicarbonate calcium-magnesium-sulfur-sodium
mineral water. Marienbad springs are considered a unique natural
phenomenon for its unusual composition. In addition to the
extensive spa treatment facilities, Kempinski Hotel Marienbad
guests will also be able to enjoy a mini-golf course, tennis
courts, swimming pools, saunas, solarium, fitness club, horse-back
riding, sailing, sporting equipment, fishing, hunting, skiing,
speedway, hiking trails and bicycle paths.
attention will be dedicated to making the complex as
environmentally friendly as possible. The building will be
equipped with a landing pad, which will allow unloading of
incoming cargo and transport of waste without affecting the townís
quiet environment. To add to the townís natural landscape, the
hotel will boast winter gardens and open landscaping on the flat
sections of the roof.
Kempinski Hotel Marienbad
will become the second Kempinski hotel in Czech Republic after
Kempinski HybernskŠ Prague, which opened in 2008.
Kempinski Hotel Yerevan will be the first Kempinski
hotel in Armenia. Located on Amiryan Street, in Kentron
district, and near the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the five-star property will offer 150 rooms and suites. Kempinski Hotel Yerevan
is expected to open in 2013.
The hotel will be
situated in close proximity to the main tourist attractions of the
cultural metropolis, including the Republic Square, the Cascade
complex, the ruins of the Urartian city of Erebuni, the State
Opera House, numerous churches and other sightseeing highlights.
The old and new city landscape is crowned with the view of the
biblical Mount Ararat, attracting thousands of tourists every
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