New Hotel Opens in Central Copenhagen
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest hotel franchising company with approximately 9,000 hotels in 90 countries today announced the expansion of its Dolce by Wyndham brand, with the opening of the 444-room Comwell Copenhagen Portside, Dolce by Wyndham, in the heart of Denmark’s capital.
The new hotel marks Wyndham’s second opening in the country in collaboration with award winning Danish hotel chain Comwell Hotels, following the launch of Comwell Aarhus, Dolce by Wyndham announced in 2019.
Situated in the vibrant Nordhavnen district, within easy access to popular attractions like The Little Mermaid, Amalienborg palace, and the Tivoli Gardens, Comwell Copenhagen Portside Dolce by Wyndham features captivating architecture inspired by the city’s historical warehouses and boasts sleek Danish interiors. The hotel’s modern facilities include a restaurant, deli, and bar, a rooftop fitness centre, 17 versatile meeting rooms, a co-working area, and two courtyards with lush greenery.
One of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts’ 20 iconic hotel brands, each Dolce by Wyndham hotel is designed to inspire and delight guests by turning experiences into extraordinary moments, and offers state-of-the-art meeting spaces, curated cuisine, and inspiring activities. The new hotel joins a growing collection of Dolce hotels around the world including other sought-after locations including Greece, Spain, Portugal, Germany, France, Vietnam, U.S. and more.
Dimitris Manikis, President, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts EMEA, said: “We are thrilled to build on our fruitful partnership with Comwell Hotels and leverage their strong expertise to further expand our Dolce brand in Denmark. Praised for its culture, global connectivity and culture, Copenhagen is a renowned destination and we are delighted to add this impressive location to our accommodation and meeting options around the world.”
Peter Schelde, Group CEO of Comwell Hotels, added: “We are very proud to be part of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts. Our brand and award-winning concepts are a good match with Dolce by Wyndham. With our new hotel in Denmark’s capital, we can now offer a state-of-the-art hotel filled with Danish design, quality and art in the centre of Copenhagen.”
Wyndham’s first hotel in Denmark, Comwell Aarhus, Dolce by Wyndham, opened in September 2019. The 240-room hotel is centrally located in Denmark’s second-largest city, close to the harbor and surrounded by cosy cafes and restaurants, featuring a conference space, restaurant and bar. The hotel offers guests wonderful views of Aarhus, and features stylish and urban décor, furnished by the Danish design company HAY.
Comwell Aarhus, Dolce by Wyndham and Comwell Copenhagen Portside, Dolce by Wyndham are both part of a selection of Dolce Hotels and Resorts by Wyndham properties currently offering Wyndham’s hybrid meeting concept, created to help drive corporate business demand to its branded hotels. Recognising the need to adapt services to different business requirements, the new proposition includes a blend of conventional meetings with virtual elements to suit new events’ needs.
Dolce by Wyndham hotels in Denmark and around the world participate in Wyndham Rewards, the world’s most generous rewards programme with thousands of hotels, vacation club resorts and vacation rentals worldwide. Designed for the everyday traveller, members earn a guaranteed 1,000 points with every qualified stay and may redeem points for a wide range of rewards, including free nights, gift cards, merchandise and more.
About Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: WH) is the world’s largest hotel franchising company by the number of properties, with approximately 9,000 hotels across approximately 90 countries on six continents. Through its network of 804,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveller, Wyndham commands a leading presence in the economy and midscale segments of the lodging industry. The Company operates a portfolio of 20 hotel brands, including Super 8®, Days Inn®, Ramada®, Microtel®, La Quinta®, Baymont®, Wingate®, AmericInn®, Hawthorn Suites®, Trademark Collection® and Wyndham®. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is also a leading provider of hotel management services. The Company’s award-winning Wyndham Rewards loyalty programme offers 85 million enrolled members the opportunity to redeem points at thousands of hotels, vacation club resorts and vacation rentals globally. For more information, visit https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/en-uk
About Comwell Hotels
Comwell Hotels is a Danish hotel chain established in 1969 and mainly owned by Nic Christiansen Invest. Comwell Hotels has a total of 16 hotels in Denmark, two in Sweden and has a franchise agreement with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts. Comwell Hotels has 1,000 permanent employees and in 2019 had a turnover of DKK 867.6 million. In Denmark, Comwell Hotels is renowned for their extensive work within sustainability, and have been awarded the Organic Cuisine Label in bronze in all their Danish hotels, which was rewarded with the Organic Prize of the Year in 2017, and in 2019 and 2020 with Denmark's most sustainable hotel chain in Denmark. Comwell introduced the meeting concept in Denmark in 1969, then called Scanticon, and in 1992 Comwell opened its first spa hotel in Denmark. Find out more about Comwell on www.comwell.com
About Dolce Hotels and Resorts by Wyndham
Inspirational environments foster big ideas. That’s the philosophy behind Dolce Hotels and Resorts by Wyndham®. A curated collection of unique destinations, Dolce redefines modern meetings using creative spaces, state-of-the-art technology, nourishing food and beverage programmes and inspired activities. From Napa Valley to Greece, Dolce’s breathtaking locations provide the backdrop to incredible travel experiences, whether in a meeting or relaxing at its award-winning golf courses, rejuvenating spas and nearby world-famous wineries.