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We aim to be the number one budget hotel chain with a uniquely flexible room and hotel concept – a hybrid between a designer budget hotel and a traditional hostel.

The hotels are individual and designed to cater to people from around the world who are looking for flexible accommodation in urban areas for business or leisure.


MEININGER to open a hotel in GlasgowBerlin, 03.2018

MEININGER Hotels and investor LGIM Real Assets (Legal & General) have signed an agreement for a hotel in Glasgow. The hotel will be located on West George Street opposite Queen Street Train Station and will offer 160 rooms and 590 beds. The opening is scheduled for 2020.

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MEININGER to open a hotel in DresdenBerlin, 11.2017

MEININGER hotel group and Peter Simmel signed an agreement for a hotel in Dresden. The new building will be located right opposite the central station at Wiener Platz 2. The 165 rooms and 639 beds hotel is scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2021.

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MEININGER to open a hotel in BordeauxBerlin, 10.2017

MEININGER Hotels have signed an agreement for a hotel in Bordeaux, with the local investor Christian SAGASPE. The property, designed by the French architect Patrick AROTCHAREN, which will be newly constructed, will be located on Rue du Commerce in close vicinity to the main train station Bordeaux-St-Jean. The MEININGER Hotel is going to offer 162 rooms and 493 beds and is expected to open in the first quarter of 2020.

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property meininger hotels

Flexibility for conversions: The MEININGER concept allows for ease of conversion of existing buildings

Efficiency: Efficient use of space combined with low energy requirements

Return on investment: Industry leading returns on investment due to efficient use of space and high profitability

Demand: High demand from both traditional hotel and hostel guests

Low volatility: MEININGER gets strong demand from the budget leisure, business and education markets which are resilient in times of economic downturns


expansion min requirements

MEININGER is interested in properties that match the following property requirements:


  • Property either near city center or suburbs as long as it is close to urban transport hubs
  • Conversions (of existing hotels, office buildings, etc.) or new developments
  • Integration in mixed-use schemes possible
  • Ground floor is not mandatory
  • 3,500 - 10,000 sqm GFA / 30,000 - 100,000 SF GFA





• Long-term contracts (20 years)

• Different types of lease agreements

• Guarantees

• In-house design and technical support

• Dun + Bradstreet Risk Evaluation Rating: 1

• Treugast AA Rating


North America: 

• Flexible long-term operating agreements (leases, management agreements)

• Guarantees

• In-house design and technical support

• Dun + Bradstreet Risk Evaluation Rating: 1


South East Asia: 

• Long-term contracts (20 years)

• Different types of lease agreements

• Guarantees

• In-house design and technical support

• Dun + Bradstreet Risk Evaluation Rating: 1

Project Examples - from new build to conversion

MEININGER Hotel Brussels City Center

Rooms: 170
Beds: 727
Square metres: 12,400 GFA; Square feet: 65,660 GFA
Conversion of an old brewery

MEININGER Hotel Amsterdam City West

Rooms: 321
Beds: 1177
Square metres: 10,270 GFA; Square feet: 110,580 GFA
Conversion of an office building

MEININGER Hotel Berlin Mitte Humboldthaus

Rooms: 118
Beds: 430
Square metres: 3,500 GFA; Square feet: 37,700 GFA
Conversion of an apartment building

MEININGER Hotel Leipzig Central Station

Rooms: 126
Beds: 406
Square metres: 3,200 GFA; Square feet: 34,450 GFA
Conversion of a hotel building

MEININGER Hotel Frankfurt/Main Airport

Rooms: 168
Beds: 418
Square metres: 5,670 GFA; Square feet: 61,000 GFA; 
New building

Our development teams



Nicolas Capelle

Head of Development Europe

Regions: Europe

+49 173 3574044


Marcus Grebenstein

Head of Development D-A-CH & Poland

Regions: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Serbia, Romania

+49 173 5842231


Robert Seeley

Development Manager United Kingdom

Regions: United Kingdom & Ireland

+44 (0)781 864 64 65


Patrick Sanville

Development Manager France

Regions: France

+33 6 62494100


Veronica Sagliaschi

Development Manager Italy

Regions: Italy

+39 334 5766236

Jean Fréval

Development Manager Spain and Portugal

Regions: Spain, Portugal

+34 625 26 14 67


Andras Holczer

Feasibility Manager

Regions: Czech Republic, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Iceland

+49 173 6423796



Ben Cary

Senior Vice President Development

Regions: USA, Canada

+1 (929) 289 7144


Ankur Vaidya

Senior Vice President Projects

Regions: USA, Canada


+1 848 248 0707



Shishir Mathur

Chief Development Officer India

Regions: India, Sri Lanka

+91 7045 302149



Eva Bachmann

Director Acquisitions and Strategy

Regions: Europe, USA, India

+44 7979 212727


Anja Bachmann

Executive International Development

Regions: USA, India & Marketing and

PR for Global Development (incl. Europe) 

+49 173 2998892

Brochures for download

Expansion Brochure Europe

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Expansion Brochure South East Asia

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Expansion Brochure North America

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Expansion Flyer Hotels under development

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