art’otel Rheinauhafen Cologne

Recently the Park Plaza Hotels Europe announced the plans for the construction of an art’otel in Cologne. For the sixth art’otel in Germany - and therewith the seventh in Europe – about 45 millions EUR are estimated. Start of construction in the Cologne Rheinau port will be spring 2008, the opening is likely to be in the middle of 2009. For the new art’otel Park Plaza hotels Europe saved a first-class site. The Rheinau which is over 100 years old is a former transhipment port for goods which is located in the immediate neighbourhood to the Cologne downtown. Here arises on about 217,000 m² by the end of 2009 a new city planning highlight with apartments, sport centres, cultural facilities, offices and catering.

The art’otel Cologne will dispose of more than 210 rooms, restaurant, bar, terrace, conference rooms, fitness centre and parking. Due to it’s location directly on the Rhein and face to face with the museum for chocolate, the hotel provides a pictorial view on the river as well as also on the pictures houses of the Cologne Old Town.

The art’otel comprises the turn-key execution of the hotel after measures of the determination in the Hotel lease contract besides the underground parking and appurtenant structures. The leasing area of the art’otel consists of a building with 6 floors and an underground parking. It is conceived as Hotel of the 4 Stars category. KVL is charged with the Project Management.