Press Releases

  • 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


    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.

  • 28 Jul 2017

    Motel One Zürich opens in the heart of the city

    Berlin/Munich, 28 July 2017. Swiss Alps, Lake Zurich and chocolate design themes, exquisite handmade chocolates and rooms with high-class furnishings in the historic centre of Zurich – the successful budget design hotel group has opened its second hotel in Switzerland: Motel One Zürich. The 394-room hotel enjoys a city centre location and unusual design themes inspired by Switzerland and Zurich and reflects the city’s prominence and elegance. The result is luxury design at affordable prices. Prices at the new Motel One Zürich start at CHF 169 per night in a single room and CHF 184 in a double room.

  • 12 Jul 2017

    Fit for a prince: how to follow the royal route through Germany this summer with Motel One

    From 17 – 21 July their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will undertake an official tour of Poland and Germany. Yet even without a princely budget, guests can still enjoy the royal treatment with the German design hotel brand Motel One

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  • 23 Jun 2017

    Motel One opens second hotel in Manchester city centre

    Successful budget design hotel group Motel One is opening a new hotel: Motel One Manchester-Royal Exchange will be the group’s second hotel in Manchester. The hotel’s ideal location in the heart of Manchester city centre, just three minutes from Market Street and the shopping district, and a short walk from Manchester Piccadilly train station, makes it a welcome addition to the group’s expanding portfolio in the city. Rooms start at just £69 a night.