William Alsop, Alvaro Sans design INNSIDE Düsseldorf Hafen

Meliá Hotels’ INNSIDE by Meliá has announced the opening of its third property in Dusseldorf, Gemany, the INNSIDE Düsseldorf Hafen.

The 17-story building, The Colorium, consists of over 2,000 colored glass panels, and is considered as one of the architectural highlights of the city, designed by British architect William Alsop. The 134-room hotel includes nine suites and occupies floors five to 14.  It opens following a nine month project carried out by Spanish interior designer Alvaro Sans.

Behind the façade lies an aesthetic featuring black, white and silver tones and clean lines.  The hotel provides 134 rooms and suites equipped with a double bed (queen/king size) or two single beds, individually controlled air conditioning/heating, work space with free WiFi Internet, 40/42 inch LCD TV, safe large enough for laptop, minibar, as well as a designer bathroom with panoramic rain shower.  Of the 134 rooms and suites, 57 are INNSIDE standard rooms; 68 INNSIDE premium rooms measuring 22 square meters (237 square feet) to 46 square meter (495 square feet) on the upper floors with views of the port and city of Düsseldorf; seven Junior Suites measuring 46 square meters (495 square feet) with a choice of rain shower or bathtub; and two suites measuring 46 square meters (495 square feet) with a lounge and separate bedroom.

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For dining, the property boasts The View Skylounge, Restaurant and Bar on the 16th floor.  It has 360-degree views across the port and city.  The chef is Markus Streiber, formerly at Intercontinental Hotels and Movenpick and nominated for the Hospitality Career Award in 2010. The View will host a number of DJs and live acts each month.

For meetings and events, INNSIDE Düsseldorf Hafen provides two meeting rooms measuring 133 square meters (1,432 square feet) and with maximum capacity for up to 100 people.

Other amenities include: WellFit center with Finnish sauna, waterfall showers, gym, and an underground car park.

The property’s GM is Markus Vergin, who worked in various roles at INNSIDE by Meliá.      

The Innside Düsseldorf Hafen is situated in the former industrial harbor and warehouse district, MedienHafen, lined with Gehry buildings.  Dusseldorf itself is known as the Knightsbridge of The Rhine, and is considered as the fashion capital of Germany.

The property is approximately 3.5 kilometers from the central "Hauptbahnhof" station and 7.3 kilometers from the trade fair site and Düsseldorf Congress Centre.

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