The Rezidor Hotel Group is based in Brussels, Belgium, and is one of the fastest growing hotel companies. It features a portfolio of 411 hotels in operation and under development, with more than 87,000 rooms in 62 countries by December 2010.
Carlson Companies is the main shareholder of the Rezidor Hotel Group with a 41.7% share.
Rezidor operates Radisson SAS Hotels & Resorts, Regent International Hotels, Park Inns and Country Inns & Suites in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Park Inn is the company’s second biggest brand. The concept of the Park Inn is an efficient and innovative mid-market, full-service hotel.
Park Inn is already beginning to reach critical mass with a total of over 16,000 rooms (93 hotels) in operation and development.
A Park Inn hotel, on average, offers 164 rooms, and has a gymnasium, a pool and business facilities.
Park Inn Malmo
Rezidor signed a contract with Midroc Property Development (a property builder and developer based in Malmo) to develop the Park Inn Malmo. The hotel opened in January 2011.
The hotel is situated adjacent to the World Trade Centre in Malmo’s Western Harbour, which is one of the city’s fastest growing areas. It also hosts Malmo University and the landmark Turning Torso building.
Accommodation at the Park Inn Malmo
The Park Inn Malmo features 231 guestrooms measuring between 23m² and 25m². The accommodation includes 17 handicap-accessible rooms and 17 connecting rooms for families.
Guestroom amenities include a flatscreen TV, an ironing board, a hair dryer, a chair, a safety deposit box, a work desk and high speed internet access.
The Park Inn Malmo has seven meeting rooms covering an area of 170m². The meeting rooms have furniture designed by Kasper Salto and modern audiovisual equipment. They can accommodate up to 60 people.
The hotel has indoor garage parking, which has direct access to the lobby.
Dining at the Park Inn Malmo
The RBG Restaurant Bar and Grill can accommodate up to 140 guests and offers a variety of continental cuisines. The hotel also features the Lobby Lounge Bar.
Park Inn in Sweden has 13 hotels with two projects under development.
Malmo is Sweden’s third-largest city and is part of the dynamic business-oriented Oresund region, which includes the Copenhagen, Denmark. The Oresund Bridge connects Malmo with Copenhagen and offers speedy access to Copenhagen International Airport, which is located 20 minutes from Malmo Central station.
Malmo’s Western Harbour was formerly a heavy industrial area, which has been undergoing a regeneration project since 2001 to replace factories and warehouses with an urban environment featuring shops, restaurants, galleries and offices.