Imagery courtesy of IHG Motels & Resorts.
InterContinental Athénée Palace Bucharest is about to open early 2023 as part of IHG’s luxurious and life-style portfolio in Europe.
This important resort signing marks the InterContinental Motels & Resorts model’s return to Romania.
A landmark resort for the town
In collaboration with long-standing enterprise associate ANA Motels, IHG is now set to create this new landmark resort on the coronary heart of Bucharest. ANA Motels has owned and operated IHG’s Crowne Plaza Bucharest resort for a few years.
The brand new 283-key InterContinental Athénée Palace Bucharest will take over a 1914-built constructing offering views over Ateneului Park and the Romanian Athenaeum. The resort will place company near websites such because the Palace of the Parliament and a 40-minute drive from Henri Coandă Worldwide Airport.
Commenting on the information, Willemijn Geels, VP of growth in Europe for IHG Motels & Resorts, mentioned: “Because the world’s first luxurious resort model, InterContinental Motels & Resorts has offered company with memorable luxurious resort experiences for the previous 75 years. We’re delighted to be partnering with ANA Motels to deliver the InterContinental model to the guts of Bucharest in 2023.”
“InterContinental Athénée Palace Bucharest is the newest in a collection of signings by IHG in prime locations throughout Europe together with InterContinental Resort Crete and Kimpton St. Honoré Paris over the previous 12 months. We’re trying ahead to a 12 months of continued progress in 2022 and to strengthen our dedication in Romania within the years to return.”
Bucharest’s new city retreat
On opening, InterContinental Athénée Palace Bucharest will host company in area encompassing a classy breakfast space and all-day eating area with an out of doors terrace named Roberto’s, in addition to Café Athénée and The English Bar.
Wellness amenities will then span an indoor pool, health centre, Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, therapy rooms and two magnificence salons. Occasions can be hosted within the Diplomat ballroom, that includes stained-glass roof and complicated panelling, and 13 assembly rooms of various sizes.
“We’re delighted to be partnering with IHG who share our imaginative and prescient for this thrilling mission,” mentioned George Copos, proprietor of Ana Motels. “As we’ve seen in our relationship to date, IHG’s famend enterprise worth capabilities – and particularly their want to supply high quality services and to do enterprise in a accountable means, which additionally enhances our personal values – offers us nice confidence for the longer term.”
“InterContinental Athénée Palace Bucharest is an iconic historic constructing, in a chief location and is an thrilling funding improve for ANA Motels’ portfolio, and, along side our current partnership inside Crowne Plaza Bucharest, we stay up for persevering with our long-term collaboration with IHG.”