Ruby Lodges publicizes second Italy location

Italy: Munich-based hotel group Ruby Lodges has introduced it would launch a property in Rome following its Italian debut in Florence subsequent yr.

Situated inside a former workplace constructing close to the Spanish Steps, the Rome resort will function 165 rooms and a 24/7 bar with cafe and a rooftop terrace.

Interiors of the brand new property can be overseen by Ruby Lodges’ design staff led by Matthew Balon.

The conversion of the workplace web site is being carried out by developer and proprietor ECE Work & Dwell, with long-standing associate of Ruby, ECE Group, the resort’s landlord. The household workplace of ECE Group invested a 25 per cent stake in Ruby Lodges in 2019.

Catherine Hilt, group senior supervisor of improvement at Ruby, mentioned: “Inside Rome’s market, which is demonstrating steady progress, reasonably priced luxurious is an over proportionately rising, albeit underserved, area of interest section. With our Lean Luxurious idea, we goal to deal with this particular demand. This challenge suits completely, and we’re notably blissful to be creating it collectively with our long-time associate ECE.”

Torsten Kuttig, director of resort improvement at ECE Work & Dwell, added: “Our first resort challenge in Italy combines the important thing goals of our technique within the resort section: to broaden our worldwide actions and lengthen them to enticing markets corresponding to Italy, to take a position extra within the conversion of present properties, and to focus totally on lodges with a leisure and enterprise focus.

“We’re subsequently very happy to have recognized an appropriate present property within the coronary heart of Rome, which we are able to convert into a contemporary resort constructing along with Ruby Lodges as our associate.”

Based in 2013, Ruby Lodges operates 15 properties up to now with an extra 21 lodges below building or within the planning part. The corporate is led by CEO Michael Struck.

The Rome resort is scheduled to open in 2025.