24 April 2012 - Great Hotels of the World (http://www.ghotw.com) are pleased to announce the opening of a brand new hotel, Thon Hotel EU, which will officially open on 26 April 2012, following a 24-month development.
Hotel EU (http://www.ghotw.com/Thon-Hotel-EU
is a member of Great Hotels of the World’s Premium Collection. This
hotel is ideally situated in the heart of the city’s European district
within easy reach of public transport links. It is also near to the
historical and cultural attractions, including the Grand Place and the
Science Museum. The hotel is also just 15 minutes from the airport by
impressive four-star property has benefitted from the creative input of
Altiplan Architects, who have created a modern yet fully functional
with open, bright and airy spaces. The interior of the property was
Norwegian designer Trond Ramsokar, whose concept for the hotel was
light, serenity and modern comforts.
establishment will boast 405 bright and modern guestrooms and 37
two- and three-bedroomed apartments spread over eight floors. Thon
will also offer excellent meeting facilities with its 10 multipurpose
conference rooms, catering for up to 300 delegates in theatre-style.
largest conference room can be divided into three smaller rooms,
ideal setting for gala dinners, conferences, weddings and cocktail
meeting and conference rooms have access to natural daylight and are
equipped with essential audio and technical equipment. One meeting room
specifically designated for video conferences.
can enjoy sumptuous international cuisine at The Twelve restaurant,
the European flag and its twelve stars. The Twelve will boast 220 seats
the possibility of adding a further 130 places in an adjacent room.
Simultaneously, the hotel will offer a terrace garden, cocooned in the
the main building, with design elements of a Moroccan riad. The terrace
offer a further 60 seats for The Twelve restaurant.
to other Thon properties where shopping centres are a core business
Hotel EU will also contain a shopping gallery - the Thon Passage, with
area of 900sqm. Other facilities of the hotel include a lounge bar,
state-of-the-art fitness centre and an underground car park.
for the environment and protecting the planet are two of the Thon Hotel
main priorities. Thon Hotel EU will invest 72,500 Euros to create solar
as well as an additional 18,000 Euros reserved towards green
including mixing valves for eco-friendly showers. Further investment
made to ensure that the property can create its own green energy on
property will also educate its staff and clients alike with regards to
protection of the environment. Moreover, the hotel will promote
will request that suppliers group their orders into as few deliveries
choose green products and offer guests a special Green Package.
Nils Hauge, Area Director of Thon
Hotels in Benelux, explains: "Our natural target
group will be business travellers to the EU capital. However, city
breaks for leisure travellers will also be important for us. Brussels
attractive weekend destination and we will be able to offer reasonably
weekend offers. Our hotel range in the city is broad, with hotels at
airport, in the city centre and in the EU district."
more information on Thon Hotel EU or to book, please visit http://www.ghotw.com/Thon-Hotel-EU
or call +44 (0) 20 7380 3658.
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