Condé Nast loves Blu !
We are excited to announce that three of our hotels – Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Copenhagen, Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh and Radisson Blu Mall of America – are the very proud winners of Condé Nast Readers' Choice Awards 2017.
Announced every year, the Condé Nast awards give their readers the chance to choose their best travel experiences – including the hotels they stayed at along the way. In this way, the awards are an important measure of how our guests view our hotels and the service they received while staying there. And we are not surprised that these two hotels are at the top of people’s lists. Superbly located in the heart of Edinburgh’s historic Royal Mile, the stylish Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh
offers a contemporary hotel experience combined with a warm Scottish welcome and excellent service.Guests have everything they could want and need on their doorstep – from all the major tourist attractions, to fantastic shopping and some of the UK’s best bars and restaurants. Once inside the hotel, a calm and relaxing environment awaits.A £12m refurbishment project has transformed the look and feel of the hotel, providing a sleek and contemporary space with all the modern amenities you would expect. With Itchycoo Bar & Kitchen, and the Melrose Spa & health club, it is genuinely possible to escape the city and relax and unwind in the heart of Edinburgh’s old town.
“We’re all absolutely delighted with this award,” says Richard Mayne, General Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh. “Edinburgh is a city with no shortage of top hotels so to be recognized in this way is a real testament to the efforts of the entire team. Being reader voted makes this all the more special, as we know it’s based on genuine guest feedback.”
Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Copenhagen
, is the premier place to stay while visiting Denmark's capital. The city’s top attractions, including Tivoli Gardens, are just a short walk or train ride from the hotel, and Copenhagen Airport (CPH) is about 8 kilometers away.The Royal Hotel, today known as Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, was a forerunner in many ways when it opened in 1960. It is the only hotel designed by the world-famous Danish architect Arne Jacobsen, it was Denmark’s first skyscraper and it was Rezidor Hotel Group’s first hotel.Featuring a marvelous spiral staircase and reflective façade, which is complemented by modern furnishings and décor, it is easy to see why guests come away with a great impression. The 260 rooms and suites offer plentiful amenities, such as world-service, free high-speed wireless Internet and 24-hour room service.As the world’s first, true design hotel, Radisson Blu Royal Hotel in Copenhagen is different by design throughout the entire guest experience and atmosphere. The iconic Room 606 on the hotel’s sixth floor, is also one of the world’s most famous hotel rooms, kept exactly as Arne Jacobsen designed it in 1960.
"This is one of the most prestigious awards there is, so we are extremely proud and would like to thank all the guests who have voted for us”, says Brian Gleeson, General Manager at Radisson Blu Royal Hotel. ”Our passion is to create experiences for our guests that they remember, and that make them want to come visit us again. The award is proof that we have succeeded in creating those memorable moments, and that makes me incredibly proud of the entire team.”
Located in Bloomington, Minnesota, just outside of the bustling Twin Cities, Radisson Blu Mall of America
is a chic, modern destination for business and leisure travelers alike. The hotel features 500 well-appointed guest rooms and suites, 5 MB complimentary, high-speed internet throughout the hotel, 26,300-square-feet of versatile meeting space, an indoor saline pool, onsite spa and fitness center, and a farm-to-table restaurant, FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar, located on the hotel’s second level. Radisson Blu Mall of America is also conveniently located near the Minneapolis airport and the Metro Transit Light Rail, making the hotel an ideal destination for visitors looking to explore the Twin Cities area. The hotel is also connected to the largest shopping mall in the U.S., Mall of America, via Radisson Blu Mall of America’s Sky Way, giving guests access to over 500 shops and attractions, including America’s largest indoor theme park.
“We’re humbled to receive this recognition from Condé Nast Traveler readers,” says Harry Gorstayn, Regional General Manager of Radisson Blu Mall of America. “Guest service is at the core of Radisson Blu Mall of America’s values, and it’s validation from awards like this that motivate our team day in and day out. There’s nothing quite like Midwestern hospitality, and we’re honored to be named a top hotel in this competitive market by our esteemed guests. Our team is thrilled to continue to build upon this honor moving into 2018.”