World hospitality group Accor further strengthens its portfolio in Romania and the Balkans with the announcement of a new hotel joining the network. The Group has signed a management agreement with Next Hospitality S.R.L. for a new Mercure hotel and MICE in Cozieni, Ilfov. The 75-room facility will welcome first guests by Q3 2022, following major refurbishment and additional development.
Mercure Conacul Cozieni Retreat Resort and MICE will offer 75 exquisitely designed rooms and suites, a restaurant and bar, an events hall in the old mansion and a conference meeting venue. The place will also include an outdoor kids’ playground, relaxing areas, and an outdoor parking. The hotel is located only 19 kilometers away from Bucharest, nearby Cernica lake, Pasărea Monastery and Pustnicu forest. It has great accessibility from Bucharest and the Henry Coandă International Airport by car and by bus.
“We, at Accor, are happy and grateful for the opportunity to contribute to bringing back to life an architectural jewel and an actual piece of history. Mercure Conacul Cozieni Retreat Resort and MICE is a spectacular property which ideally complements the portfolio of Accor in Bucharest and surroundings and brings a diverse offering, for both individual travelers seeking the charm of a private retreat and business guests, in pursuit of a unique destination for conferences, cocktails or private events. The partnership with Next Hospitality S.R.L., who have an impressive background in the MICE area, ensures the performance of the future hotel and pins a new destination to the map of must-see places around the capital,” says Maria Drăgulin, Accor Development Director for Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova and the Czech Republic.
“Giving a new purpose and a brand-new face to Conacul Cozieni is a mission which honors us and brings us great satisfaction. Joining hands with Accor to bring it to the market gives us the confidence that the project will be a success. Our passion, perseverance and in-depth knowledge of the events business is complemented by Accor’s iconic brand, excellence in operations and great marketing and distribution channels,” adds Claudia Badiu, representative of Next Hospitality S.R.L.
Through the Mercure brand, Accor promises a completely new hotel experience. Each facility has its own unique style and personality inspired by the local environment and culture. According to the brand’s DNA, Mercure hotels are rooted in their local community, providing full experience of authenticity of the region, with its cuisine, crafts, and traditions.