A total of five hotels are expected to open in Budapest in 2012, three of which will be operated by a single company, Mellow Mood Hotels. The flagship of the investment is the Buddha-Bar Hotel Budapest Klotild Palace, the company’s first five-star house – writes Tourism Online
The first hotel in Vienna, Mellow Mood Hotels, will soon open, ending a period of extensive development. On this occasion, we talked to the two managing directors of the company, Sameer Hamdan and Zuhair Awad.The two Jordanian-born businessmen who originally came to Budapest to start a business founded a youth hostel in 1997, which has now grown into one of Hungary’s leading hotel companies. Currently 10 hotels and youth hostels are operating in Budapest. And this year’s openings will set foot in the five-star category and abroad – writes Tourism Online. Opening in May, the Buddha-Bar Hotel Budapest Klotild Palace will be the first five-star hotel of Mellow Mood Hotels. Originally designed to open in 2010, the hotel is completely unique in style and located in the historic building of Klotild Palace. Featuring 102 rooms, including 27 luxury suites, this 5-star hotel in Budapest will feature contemporary, modern Asian-colonial interior design. The rooms feature interactive multimedia LED TV with high-definition IP TV system, a built-in media connection center, wireless Internet access and an intelligent guest information system. Each comes with a rain shower, a double drawer minibar and some bathrooms have a giant square bathtub and double sink. The other hotel of the company, also opening in May, will be the four-star Estilo Fashion Hotel on Váci u. 83-in. The chain’s third house, Mirage Fashion Hotel, will open in June at Heroes ‘Square on Dózsa György Street, and will also be a four-star design hotel with a unique café and terrace facing Heroes’ Square.
Mellow Mood Hotels has apparently found its own segment with designer fashion hotels, opening its first overseas unit in Austria on June 1st. The Viennese House has a style similar to that of La Prima in Budapest. Later, hotels are planned to open in Prague, Bratislava, Krakow and Bucharest.
Source: World Economy