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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.



Market entry in Poland: MEININGER Hotels signs contract for first hotel property in WarsawBerlin, 09.2019

At MEININGER Hotels, the signs continue to point to expansion: the hotel group signed a contract for its first property in Warsaw and is thus celebrating its official market entry in Poland. Together with openings planned for this year in Paris and Lyon as well as next year in Washington D.C., which will mark the respective market entries in France and the U.S., MEININGER Hotels is massively pushing its international growth strategy to manage around 34,000 beds by 2024.

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MEININGER Hotels goes ManchesterBerlin, 07.2019

New hotel project drives growth in the UK - 34,000 beds expected internationally till 2024. With the signing of a new hotel project in Manchester, MEININGER Hotels is expanding its presence in the United Kingdom and once again reaffirming its ambitions for accelerated growth. The hotel group expects growth in beds of almost 150 percent to 34,000 by March 2024.

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Comeback on the Rhine: MEININGER Hotels from 2022 back in CologneBerlin, 06.2019

As part of its expansion plans MEININGER Hotels is experiencing strong growth in Germany and will be returning to Cologne. Only in 2017 the hotel group separated from a property, now a new project is sealed: In fall 2022 a new MEININGER Hotel will open in the German city on the Rhine.

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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 a wide range of guests: business travellers, groups, backpackers and families

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)

• Management Contracts

• 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

Ely Oknin
Development Manager Israel
Regions: Israel
+972 (0)54 786 78 40

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

Ronny Wittmann-Smith
Manager Feasibility and Development
Regions: USA, Canada
+1 917 825 7276

Shishir Mathur
Chief Development Officer India
Regions: India, Sri Lanka
+91 7045 302149

Amit Ranjan
GM - Development & Acquisitions, India
Regions: India, Sri Lanka

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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