Main Photo: The Kimpton Frankfurt due to open 2023
Date: February 2019
Location: Junghofstrasse, Frankfurt, Germany
Name: Kimpton Frankfurt – opening 2023
No. of Keys: 155
Seller: The new hotel will be set in a listed building of Junghofstrasse in Frankfurt’s city centre,
Buyer: Kimpton Frankfurt is part of Frankfurt’s most pioneering development project; FOUR Frankfurt, which is led by developer Groß & Partner. FOUR Frankfurt is a unique high-rise in the middle of the central banking district which features office, residential and retail space in a prime city centre location. The mixed-use project, which highlights innovative and sustainable design by UNStudio architects, will be home to 5,000 people for both business and residential purposes.
Global boutique luxury brand Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants to continue European expansion with first hotel in Germany, Kimpton Frankfurt
InterContinental Hotels Group will be bringing its rapidly expanding Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants brand to Germany with the opening of Kimpton Frankfurt.
The luxury boutique hotel will feature two large meeting rooms and an onsite gym. In addition to the hotel’s signature restaurant, there are also plans for a sky-bar and restaurant on the roof terrace, where guests will be able to enjoy an unrivalled skyline view of the city. The classic 1950s lobby will serve as the main entrance to the hotel.
Kenneth Macpherson, CEO of Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa (EMEAA) at IHG, commented:“Being one of Europe’s largest financial hubs, Frankfurt is a key location for us and this signing is a great milestone in Kimpton’s European expansion. We’re proud to partner with Groß & Partner to bring the brand to Germany, where IHG is growing at pace.
Nikolaus Bieber, Managing Director of Groß & Partner commented: “Frankfurt can look forward to a new, international hotel brand in a class of its own. With the signing of Kimpton Frankfurt, the FOUR Frankfurt receives another point of attraction that will enrich and upgrade the downtown area.
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants was acquired by IHG in 2015. The luxury boutique brand currently operates 66 hotels and 80 restaurants, bars and lounges in the U.S., Caribbean, and Europe .
Kimpton De Witt in Amsterdam was the first Kimpton property to open outside of the Americas in May 2017. Continuing the brand’s expansion in key cities across Europe, IHG has announced plans to debut the brand in the UK and open Kimpton Paris in 2020, with more European signings in the pipeline.
This announcement continues Kimpton’s international expansion to new global markets in every IHG operating region, with additional hotels underway in Tokyo, Taipei, Bali, Shanghai and Sanya.
THPT Comment: Interesting juxtaposition of listed building with the four tower blocks!
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