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Growth in Hamburg as third InterCityHotel opens in the city

As of 1 December, Hamburg will boast another InterCityHotel in the form of the InterCityHotel Hamburg Dammtor-Messe, the third property operated under the Steigenberger-owned brand to open its doors in the city. As usual, this latest addition offers a central location and is situated in the direct proximity of Dammtor Station at the Trade Fair Centre.

The InterCityHotel Hamburg Dammtor-Messe opens on 1 December to become the 37th property in the portfolio of Steigenberger's subsidiary InterCityHotel. The hotel offers 275 rooms, a conference area on the 13th floor with up to six meeting rooms, a restaurant, a bistro lounge and a bar. The "FreeCityTicket", which entitles guests to use local public transport free of charge, is included in the price of overnight accommodation and provides real added value for city travellers and business visitors alike.

"Hamburg is an important market," said Puneet Chhatwal, CEO of Steigenberger Hotels AG. The opening of the InterCityHotel Hamburg Dammtor-Messe forms part of our strategy of expansion, which places an emphasis on the further development of our brands at attractive and strategically significant locations."

"The launch of a third InterCityHotel in Hamburg enables us to bring the year 2014 to a successful conclusion," added Joachim Marusczyk, Managing Director of InterCityHotel GmbH. "We will begin 2015 in a similar vein when the InterCityHotel Enschede opens in January and becomes our first venture into the Netherlands".

InterCityHotel GmbH is operating the hotel via a lease agreement. The owner and project developer is the Hamburg-based B&L Group. Architectural planning is by "ingenhoven architects" of Düsseldorf. The public areas and rooms have been designed by "Dreesen und Partner" from Düsseldorf and "Burbacher Objekt Consult" from Burbach.