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MEININGER Hotels opens hotel in Venice

Berlin in February 2023
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The MEININGER Venezia Mestre will open in Venice on 1 March 2023. The new hotel becomes the fourth MEININGER hotel in Italy as the chain continues to pursue its expansion plans.   

Travelers visiting Italy can now choose between four MEININGER hotels - the new hotel in Venice, one in Rome and two hotels in Milan. In all, the group has over 1,000 beds in Italy alone.

Pastel-colored rooms & modern design  

The MEININGER Venezia Mestre has 434 beds divided in 112 twin and multi-bedrooms, offering a flexible bed structure. The multi-bedrooms are particularly useful for families, school trips, groups of friends and backpackers as they can also be used as dormitories with up to six beds. The hotel is equipped with many useful facilities. These include a guest kitchen, free baby cribs, large common areas, game zone with pool table, lobby, bar, lockers and a washing machine and dryer.   

The seven-story building which previously housed a hostel has been partially remodeled, and the interior has been completely redesigned. Inspired by Venice's art and architecture, the design reflects the international avant-garde and the artistic ambience of the lagoon city. A sophisticated mix of culture, art and architecture awaits guests in the pastel-colored rooms inspired by La Biennale di Venezia.    

La Serenissima: The Magic City in the Sea  

"We are delighted to enrich the Italian hotel market with the MEININGER Venezia Mestre. The location is ideal for travelers who also want to discover the local life of Venice," says Ajit Menon, CEO at MEININGER Hotels. "The Mestre district is located on the mainland, away from the busy center of Venice, and offers numerous restaurants, bars and shopping opportunities, in addition to local flair," Menon further explains.    

Whether booking for families, couples, backpackers, business travelers, groups of friends or school groups, the MEININGER Venezia Mestre's modern design, different room types and extensive hotel facilities, make its attractive to a wide variety of guests. For trips to the center of the lagoon city, train and bus stops are just a five-minute walk away. Within a 20-minute walk, you can also reach Mestre's market square and Piazza Ferretto, an area well-known for its medieval architecture, stylish cafes, and exquisite trattorias. Whilst there, guests can also admire the Torre dell`Orologio bell tower and the Marghera fortress.   

The hotel manager   

Roberta De Lucia has been managing the on-property pre-opening activities since 2022. The Italian-born hotel manager first trained in Germany after graduating from university with a degree in translation and interpreting. Roberta has already successfully managed three hotel launches in Venice, including openings for a&o Hostels and Wombat's Hostels.     

Further openings this year 

MEININGER Hotels will continue to grow throughout 2023. In the summer, it will unveil its 35th property in Cologne, Germany. The chain also plans to open a new hotel in Krakow, the company's first in Poland.

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