Stuttgart to get Radisson Blu

The hotel 's 168 guestrooms will occupy the ninth through the 23rd floors of the tower. Photo credit: Radisson Hotel Group

Radisson Hotel Group has signed a deal with Stuttgart, Germany-based investor and developer Bülow AG to open a Radisson Blu hotel at the city's Porsche Design Tower. No debut date was announced.

The hotel will be in one of the city's main business districts and close to public transportation hubs.

Bülow AG, Stuttgart is overseeing the project as both an investor and developer with its own architecture offices. The design of the Porsche Design Tower Stuttgart was developed in close collaboration with Studio F. A. Porsche, Zell am See. "In addition to the Bülow Tower, Colorado Tower and the Skyline, Bülow AG is realizing the fourth high-rise building in Stuttgart with the Porsche Design Tower Stuttgart," said Horst Bülow, CEO of Bülow AG. "We are convinced that we have found the right partner in Radisson Hotel Group for this unique project."

The hotel 's 168 guestrooms will occupy the ninth through the 23rd floors and offer 10 meeting and events rooms covering more than 550 square metersand fitness and sauna areas. A restaurant and bar on the 10th floor will overlook the city center.

Stuttgart is the sixth largest city in Germany and, as the state capital of Baden-Württemberg, also is the hub of one of the strongest economic regions in Europe, especially in the automobile industry, IT, aerospace and financial services.