Holiday Inn Frankfurt Airport has opened

Four-star business hotel upsizes overnight stay capacities in Frankfurt

The Holiday Inn Frankfurt Airport yesterday celebrates its inauguration in Frankfurt'snew Gateway Gardens quarter. The business hotel is situated in a prominentlocation at the west entrance, in Bessie-Coleman-Strasse 16; Frankfurt airport canbe reached directly either on foot or with a shuttle bus.

On an area of around 12,000 square metres, the Holiday Inn Frankfurt Airport isoffering not only 288 rooms on six floors and 50 underground parking slots, but alsoa generously dimensioned daylight-illuminated conference section capable ofaccommodating up to 100 people. In the new open-lobby concept, the public areaslike reception, the lounge, the restaurant and the bar, plus the outdoor terrace, merge seamlessly into each other.

Primestar Hospitality GmbH is for the next 20 years the lessee and operator of thehotel. The company is simultaneously the franchisee for the Holiday Inn brand of theInterContinental Hotels Group. Colliers International Hotel brokered the tenancyagreement for German Hotel Invest I GmbH & Co. KG, a joint venture comprisingMünchner Grund Immobilien Bauträger GmbH, the German subsidiary of UBMDevelopment AG and Munich Hotel Invest GmbH.

To quote Wolfgang Gallas, Managing Director of Primestar Hospitality GmbH: "Thefigures for overnight stays in Frankfurt have risen continuously over recent years.Supply could not keep pace with the growth in demand. Our hotel fills this gap.What's more, the campus character of Gateway Gardens fits in superbly with ouropen-lobby concept. This, and the first-class transportation links, will be muchappreciated by our guests. And with the future metro region´s rapid-transit station inthe immediate vicinity, this will then be perfect."

"Gateway Gardens has over the years evolved into an attractive, much-in-demandlocation," to quote Dr. Kerstin Hennig, Managing Director ofGrundstücksgesellschaft Gateway Gardens GmbH. "In the shape of GatewayGardens, we have created a rather special district in terms of reachability, urbanplanning and internationality, an assessment confirmed by the buoyant level ofdemand. Numerous well-known companies, like Kion, DB Cargo, Condor or alsoLSG, have already settled here. We are delighted to note that in the hotel categorywe have now, with Holiday Inn on board, successfully persuaded a prestigiousbrand of these advantages."

Gateway Gardens, with its 700,000 square metres of planned gross floor space onan area of 35 hectares, is one of the largest real estate development projects inGermany. Frankfurt's new district is located at the centre-point of the majortransportation axes: at Frankfurt/Rhine-Main international airport, at the nation'sbiggest airport railway station, and at Europe's biggest motorway intersection. Asfrom 2019, moreover, Gateway Gardens will be getting its own metro region´s rapidtransitstation.

About Gateway Gardens

Gateway Gardens is an international business quarter directly adjacent to FrankfurtInternational Airport. Situated in the heart of Europe, one of the continent’s biggestquarter development projects in an airport city is taking shape here, with total floorspace of 700,000 square metres on an area of 35 hectares. In October 2014,Gateway Gardens was the first business quarter to be awarded the DGNB Platinumcertificate for its sustainability. Gateway Gardens is backed by the joint involvementof Fraport AG, Gross & Partner Grundstücksentwicklungsgesellschaft mbH, OFBProjektentwicklung GmbH and Frankfurt am Main City Council. Since completion ofthe first building in Gateway Gardens in 2008, more than 40 per cent of the spacehas already been marketed. Meanwhile, there are around 5,000 people working atthe companies located in Gateway Gardens.

Press contact:

Grundstücksgesellschaft Gateway Gardens GmbH

Public Relations

Tel.: +49 (69) 360095 766         



About Primestar Hospitality GmbH

Primestar Hospitality intends to develop and operate 20 hotels in Germany, Austriaand Switzerland by 2020, and will be opting here for internationally prestigious hotelbrands.Press contact:Wolfgang Gallas, Managing Director Primestar Hospitality GmbH

Tel. +49 69 67830520