Moxy & Residence Inn Dortmund City
Hotel Co 51 Opens Marriott International’s Second Dual-brand Property In Germany
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Hospitality operator Hotel Co 51 (hotelco51.com) has boosted its German presence with the opening of its second dual-brand development in Germany; Moxy Dortmund City and Residence Inn by Marriott Dortmund City.
The newly-built hotels combine two complementary Marriott International brands under one roof, to ensure leisure and business travellers benefit from a wider choice of ways to stay in the city centre.
The stylish 191-room Moxy Dortmund City includes 36 twin and 154 Queen guestrooms, and becomes Hotel Co 51's eleventh Moxy hotel in Germany, while the 120-suite Residence Inn Dortmund City aparthotel offers two studio sizes, each incorporating separate living and sleeping areas plus a kitchenette for added flexibility.
Guests staying at both pet-friendly hotels are able to take advantage of the Residence Inn Bistro - a casual dining space which is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner - plus a well-equipped 24/7 gym. In addition to onsite car parking for 18 vehicles, the dual-hotel complex also offers 50 bicycle parking spaces.
The dual-branded property is in the heart of Dortmund, just 10 minutes' walk from the main shopping area, railway station and the German Football museum, and within easy access of the Messe Westfalenhallen Dortmund exhibition centre.
The West German city is known for its thriving cultural scene, and the new hotels' location next to the iconic Dortmunder U building complements Moxy's high-energy and playful concept. This neighbouring former brewery is now a flourishing art gallery which hosts regular art exhibitions, immersive experiences and cinema events, as well as a vibrant summer festival, complete with live music events
The design at Moxy Dortmund City incorporates Bauhaus elements - including a copper bar - in a nod to the neighbouring brewery's history, as well as photographic memorabilia, in homage to Dortmund-based Annelise Kretschmer - one of Germany's most revered photographers from the 1920s until the 1960s - after whom the road is named.
Hotel Co 51 has appointed Lars Krimmel as the Cluster Hotel Manager for both hotels. Lars brings 22 years' hospitality experience to the role, including having previously led operations at two other Moxy properties in Germany.