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- Richard Moss
Europe’s Best Business Hotel’s, Your Travel’s Top 5
What makes a great business hotel? Our experienced team of corporate travel managers note that accessible and high speed WiFi tops the list of business requirements. Corporate travellers need to be connected at all times and have adequate desk space to work. Great breakfasts and a central, easy to access location are also key. Meeting rooms, business centres and conference suites with top quality facilities also feature highly in corporate travel requirements. As a result, here is Your Travel’s overview of the best in class business hotels in Europe.
This business hotel offers some beautiful views, as it is built around exquisite 13,000 sq.ft. French manicured gardens. Situated on the fashionable rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore, the hotel is within short walking distance of a metro station, as well as the Louvre, Champs-Elysees and the Presidential House. Renowned for French luxury and fine hospitality, Hotel Le Bristol is the perfect venue for business meetings and events. On site you have access to two Michelin starred restaurants (perfect for entertaining) as well as a rooftop pool, a gym and spa (to keep on top of your fitness regime or to relax in your downtime). WiFi is super speed and all grades of room meet an exceptional level of luxury, comfort and cleanliness.
Built in 1834 with incredible views over Lake Geneva and the Alps, this business hotel is only 500m from Cornavin train station and 4.5km from the airport. It’s superior business services include high-tech meeting rooms to support the most demanding presentations, as well as secretarial assistance, translation services and even spouse programs. High speed WiFi is accessible throughout the hotel, so you will never miss an email. A trendy Japanese restaurant stretches over the top floor with 360 degree views of the city. Impeccable Italian cuisine is served on the first floor. The hotel also boasts slick executive lofts and presidential suites as well as a 24 hour fitness centre, an infinity edge pool and spa.
This chic hotel, with it’s large, architectural lobby hosts 9 meeting rooms, equipped with modern conference technology. There is also a grand ballroom for larger, significant events such as exhibitions or awards. Other features include a large state of the art gym, spa and pool. There is a Mediterranean restaurant, bar, breakfast buffet, tea room and burger bar to choose from. Centrally located, in a quiet, yet creative neighbourhood, the Titanic Chaussee is close to the main train station and S-Bahn stops. All 376 rooms and 14 suites feature WiFi, rainforest showers, desks, vanity areas and mini bars in a bright and modern décor.
The hotel is located in the ‘De Pijp’ area away from the busy red light district, but accessible enough by tram, train, taxi or a 5 minute direct subway route from the Centraal station. It is only 16km from the airport. Considered one of a kind due to its 90 rooms and suites all created by award-winning designers BK Architecture. All rooms are equipped with WiFi, Illy Espresso machines, rain showers, LED TV’s with international channels and Bluetooth speakers. The Studio can be transformed for any meeting or conference setting with a capacity of 16. Furthermore, a Japanese/South American fusion restaurant dominates the downstairs and their gym is just a few steps down the street.
Hotel Arts benefits from a unique conference space, named Arts 41, an airy and light duplex 100 metres in the air with astounding views of the Mediterranean. There are a total of 21 multi purpose meeting spaces each equipped with the latest technology. Some offer balcony spaces for coffee breaks. The award winning business hotel boasts 5 restaurants, specifically a tapas bar, open air summer restaurant, an international buffet, a casual dining experience, and a Michelin starred Mediterranean restaurant. There is also a cocktail bar, outdoor pool, jacuzzi, gardens and a spa. High levels of luxury are standard throughout. Automated lights, blinds and music technology feature in every room or suite. There is even a ‘pillow selection’ option for a perfect nights sleep. The hotel has a prime location on the beach, only a 15 minute taxi from the airport.
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