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  • 11 Jan 2018

    Second hotel in the Netherlands: Design meets flea market charm and old masters in the new Motel One Amsterdam-Waterlooplein

    Everything in the new Motel One Amsterdam-Waterlooplein revolves around the themes of flea markets, upcycling and old masters. The inspiration came from the famous flea market on Waterlooplein, the historic square from which the hotel takes its name. Dutch artist Piet Hein Eek skilfully combines the themes, which are perfectly set off by oversized works of art from old masters. The hotel enjoys a perfect city centre location and is the second one that the successful hotel group has opened in Amsterdam. Rooms are available from EUR 89 per night.

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  • 04 Dec 2017

    Fashion meets street art: Motel One opens tenth hotel in Berlin and goes for an unconventional look

    “Fashion meets street art” is the theme of the tenth Motel One hotel located by Alexanderplatz. The design of the Lobby, One Lounge and 708 rooms of the new Motel One Berlin-Alexanderplatz will display the colourful and unconventional side of the German capital. Exclusive partnerships with Italian furniture manufacturer Moroso, fashion design students from HTW Berlin, and the KLUB7 artists’ collective add extravagant design accents to the high-class interior.

  • 08 Nov 2017

    Seven new places to add to your travel wishlist in 2018!

    Budget design hotel chain Motel One is due to welcome seven new openings in 2018 in cities across Europe. Offering ‘great design for little money’ these elegant, design centered hotels make the perfect base for anyone looking to enjoy a chic city-centre location. The lounges and rooms are artistically designed by local and internationally renowned artists to reflect the cities in which they are in, portraying a flair of originality to each individual hotel.

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  • 08 Nov 2017

    New Year in Europe just got a whole lot more exciting!

    Start the New Year as you mean to go on, with a stylish stay at one of design hotel brand Motel One’s 60 hotels across Europe’s major cities. Each individual hotel has its own design concept to reflect the city in which it sits, Motel One’s One Lounges sleek and ambient atmosphere all have unique features whether it be Manchester’s ‘cottonopolis‘ to demonstrate the city‘s industrial past, Amsterdam’s bicycle and tulip design or Zurich’s gold and Swiss chocolate theme, each hotel is finished to the highest quality, offering its promise of great design without the price tag.

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  • 30 Oct 2017

    Financial Report - The Q3 report highlights new Munich, Zurich and Freiburg openings and a 14% rise in revenue

    The Q3 report highlights new Munich, Zurich and Freiburg openings and a 14% rise in revenue
    Design hotel group Motel One has released its business report for the third quarter of 2017. With three new major hotel openings and recorded 14% rise in revenue, it has been a solid quarter for the Munich-based brand.

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  • 22 Sep 2017

    Motel One’s Head of Human Resources shares the secrets behind the brand’s unique staff training and development programme

    As budget design hotel brand Motel One continues to expand across Europe and the UK, the chain knows that nurturing and motivating its staff is core to the brand’s success. With an exceptional rating 8.71/10 at its 2016 staff satisfaction survey, it is a development strategy that is clearly working.

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  • 20 Sep 2017

    Motel One Edinburgh-Royal Named City Budget Hotel of the Year at Scottish Hospitality Awards

    Motel One Edinburgh-Royal has won City Budget Hotel of the Year at the Scottish Hospitality Awards 2017.
    With rooms from just £69 a night, Motel One Edinburgh-Royal offers the perfect city-centre budget accommodation choice for visitors to the Scottish capital.

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  • 04 Sep 2017

    Exploring Germany’s Christmas Markets this winter? Look further than Motel One.

    When it comes to Christmas Markets, Germany really steals the show. From the quaint and traditional, to the quirky and modern, there is a festive experience for every taste this winter. With a presence in 17 major German cities, design hotel brand Motel One is the only choice when it comes to stylish yet affordable accommodation for that festive trip with rooms from just £63 a night,

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  • 10 Aug 2017

    Motel One opens in Munich’s Parkstadt Schwabing district

    Munich/Berlin, 9 August 2017. Motel One, the successful budget design hotel group, is opening its eighth hotel in Munich, with 434 rooms, laptops and lederhosen in the new Parkstadt Schwabing district. The design is inspired by the hotel’s proximity to IT giants like the IBM Watson IoT Center and Microsoft, and plays with traditional materials and cutting-edge technology. A robot with artificial intelligence will act as a concierge, providing information to guests as part of a pilot project with IBM. Another highlight is the Cloud One Bar, a sky bar with fantastic views over Munich. Motel One is remaining true to its attractive pricing policy: rooms can be booked from EUR 79 per night.

  • 07 Aug 2017

    HALF YEAR FINANCIAL REPORT RELEASED FOR MOTEL ONE

    Design hotel group Motel One has released its business report for the second quarter of 2017. With a major new UK opening and auspicious award-wins matched by increased sales and occupancy, it has been another strong quarter for the Munich-based brand.

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