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A New Year and new Motel One openings

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Motel One, the budget design hotel chain, has a busy year ahead with city center hotels opening in five cities across Europe.  Business and leisure guests alike will benefit from central locations, unique design and great quality. Each new opening will follow their trusted motto “Great design for little money”.
Kicking off the year in style sees the January opening of Motel One Newcastle located in the historical city centre near the central station, Theatre Royal and Grey’s Monument. Motel One prides itself of individual interior design for all its properties and Motel One Newcastle will be no different.

The One Lounge breakfast area will reflect the iconic seven bridges over the Tyne, whilst the bar will focus on Robert Stephenson’s invention of the steam train Rocket. Combining an old renovated building of 50 rooms, with a new 172 room building will offer guests a unique stay with a mix of tradition, industrialization and modern style. With rooms starting from just £59 per night, visitors to the city will benefit from high quality design and service right in the city centre.

Spring sees the opening of Motel One München-Olympia Gate in the trendy district of Schwabing, the 7th Motel One in the Bavarian capital. The hotel is a short ride from Bavaria’s most popular attractions including BMW World, BMW Museum and the Olympiapark. The hub of the hotel, the One Lounge has its own unique design theme inspired by the local area. Seeking inspiration from the 1972 Olympic Games and German graphic designer, Otto“Otl“ Aicher, the One Lounge features Olympic rings in different variations and the unique architecture of the stadium. Guests can choose to relax in cosy leather chairs indoors or step into the green outdoor lounge and enjoy an oasis in the city. Rooms start from just €69 per night.

The summer welcomes the first opening in Switzerland, Motel One Basel. Nightly room rates start from 98CHF in this wonderfully located hotel on Freie Strasse, next to Basel’s central square, Barfüsserplatz. The 143 room hotel is a great base to explore the city’s museums, Basel Minster and enjoy boat trips on the Rhine.

The summer also boasts the arrival of the third Motel One in Stuttgart, Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt. Located in the oldest district of Stuttgart, Bad Cannstatt, the area is well-known for the annual three week festival, Cannstatter Wasen. The hotel is also situated close to the football stadium and Mercedes Benz museum. With rooms at the 130 room property starting at €69 a night, visitors to the city will benefit from high quality design and service in a great location.

As the year draws to a close Motel One adds another German hotel to its impressive portfolio, Motel One Freiburg, in the south–west of the country. Located on Friedrichring and featuring 210 rooms, Motel One’s first hotel in Freiburg is a fantastic base to explore the old town and the Freiburg Cathedral.

With Newcastle, München-Olympia Gate, Basel, Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt and Freiburg opening in 2016, Motel One is set for another busy and exciting year. The hotel chain that prides itself on high quality design, great value and excellent service levels is already planning further additions to the growing portfolio with Motel One Glasgow, Motel One Zurich and Motel One Manchester-Cross Street amongst others in the pipeline for 2017.

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