01 September 2021
Mercure Katowice Centrum Opens its Door to New Hospitality
With beginning of September, Mercure Katowice Centrum, located at the very heart of the Silesian capital, opened doors to its first guests. This is another Accor hotel joining Mercure family in Poland. The modern facility is the part of the transformation happening in Katowice: from industrial to ecological city. Thanks to the use of environmentally friendly solutions, recycled materials and the facade of the building covered with natural greenery, the hotel is a perfect embodiment of the future of hospitality. The investor of the new hotel is a renowned Austrian developer, UBM Development.
The future of hospitality
Mercure Katowice Centrum offers its guests 268 modern, comfortable rooms located on 8 floors. The leitmotif of the hotel is the usage of eco-friendly solution that are the future of modern hospitality and sustainability. The facility was designed according green & clean philosophy and its façade is covered with the highest and biggest green wall in Katowice made from natural plants. Environmentally friendly technologies are available throughout the facility. An expression of the hotel's commitment to ecology is the mural in the lobby prepared by the local activist and street-art artist Mona Tusz.
By opening a hotel in one of the largest industrial centres in Poland, we want to consciously and actively participate in the green transformation of Katowice. Mercure Katowice Centrum uses environmentally friendly technologies at every step - from the plant wall on the facade of the building, through ecological solutions inside the hotel, incl. the use of environmentally friendly materials, renewable energy sources, rainwater or an advanced water and energy management monitoring system. We believe that our hotel, using the spirit of the locality of the Mercure brand, will become an important place for relaxation and meetings for both visiting guests and the residents of Katowice – says Andrzej Kleeberg, Mercure Katowice Centrum General Manager.
Green design inspired by nature
Located at Młyńska St., the facility offers 268 modern, comfortable and spacious rooms, each of which has been designed to guarantee a peaceful and harmonious rest among natural colors and materials. The hotel's interior was inspired by the environment and nature.
Guests visiting Mercure Katowice Centrum can enjoy the bar and Winestone restaurant offering wide range of wine, including also Polish and organic ones, as well as modern local cuisine of the highest quality with dishes served on stone boards. For lovers of peace and relaxation, the hotel has prepared a massage room, which, together with the adjacent gym, is located on the 9th floor, providing an amazing view of the entire city. There is also a business space, guaranteeing modern and comfortable conference rooms with a total capacity of up to 80 people and an area of nearly 100 m2. An underground car park with 70 parking spaces at the guests' disposal.
Mercure brand is known for its love for the locality and history of each destination. Therefore, drawing on the industrial past of Katowice, with ecological solutions in the hotel, we welcome a sustainable and green future. Mercure Katowice Centrum offers its guests solutions that we believe are the future of modern hospitality. In addition, thanks to modern and designer spaces and location in the very city center, hotel is one of the main places on the business and tourist map of Katowice – adds Marta Abratowska-Janiec, Manager Asset Management and Development Hotels Poland, UBM Development.
Business hotel in vibrant city center
Mercure Katowice Centrum is located 100 meters from the train and bus station. The location in the city center provides guests with comfortable access to key city destinations. The International Congress Center, the "Spodek" Event Hall and the KTW Business Center are all within 1 km, which makes the hotel an ideal place for business guests.
Katowice is a city with a rich history of the mining and steel industry, which today is consciously undergoing a green transformation and is becoming a more and more environmentally friendly place. Mercure Katowice Centrum hotel located in the heart of the city, thanks to its modern solutions, is a significant contribution to the construction of the new image of Katowice.
Discover local with Mercure
Mercure brand is a guarantee of new, unique and unforgettable hotel experiences. Each Mercure hotel is characterized not only by a unique style, but also by an atmosphere inspired by the local surroundings and culture. All this makes every visit to Mercure hotels extraordinary and full of unique experiences. Regional accents, local cuisine and tradition build the awareness of guests about the place they visit. Thanks to this, each of them can fully discover and experience the unique character of the brand.