Mercure Timișoara opens on October 5th
Accor has announced the opening of Mercure Timișoara, its first hotel in the Western city of Romania. With an unrivalled location, close to the city’s historical and business center, the hotel offers 60 rooms, a rooftop penthouse, a Winestone restaurant with terrace and a bar. The hotel marks several premieres that positions it as the new standard in hospitality, not just in Romania, but across Europe.
Mercure Timișoara is the first Romanian hotel and fourth in Europe with BREEAM OUTSTANDING certification – the highest level of classification for GREEN buildings. It is the first Accor hotel with special air ventilation facility which monitors and manages humidity, VOC pressure, CO2 level and permanently replaces the used air with fresh, filtered and UV disinfected air. More so, the brand-new Mercure Timișoara is the first Romanian smart hotel which integrates ALL processes via phone & tablet starting with reservation, check in, mobile access, lights, temperature, curtains control, room service, room status and online check out.
Mercure Timișoara is built in a city with great tourist potential, future European Capital of Culture. The undisputed advantage of Mercure Timișoara hotel is its location, on 10, Cetății Blvd. Positioned within 10 minutes from the historical center of Timișoara, it makes a perfect starting point to explore the city, either for leisure or for business.
The hotel has a total of 60 comfortable and well-equipped rooms, including one spacious penthouse located on the roof of the hotel. The design theme successfully combines modern, contemporary design with folk motifs, encouraging interest in Romanian local art. The eclectic decor is bound to be perceived as enticing, elegant and aesthetically pleasing to all visitors from all over the world.
In order to “Discover Local” guests may enjoy their meals in the elegant and cozy Winestone restaurant, where they will find regional and international specialties prepared by the best chefs. Winestone is a F&B concept aimed at creating a fresh and attractive culinary experience provided by a focused menu composed of the basic, locally sourced ingredients of a delicious cuisine and served in an original way. The food is accompanied by a signature selection of excellent wine, an outstanding overall design, as well as dedicated and knowledgeable service. With focus on stimulating sense of place, hotel cuisine will take its’ guest to a journey from roots to contemporary Timisoara. The restaurant has a capacity of 60 seats indoors and a 26 seats terrace. The hotel includes a 100 sq m conference area, to be delivered in February 2021.
In accordance with the passion of the Mercure brand, the hotel is locally inspired with the history and culture of its region. This can be seen in the design of the place – where many Romanian folk art adaptations have been set in a modern and interesting way. References to locality are also visible, among others, on the hotel’s façade, fully decorated with Baroque details which blends perfectly with the city’s landscape. In the same time, the interiors also feature innovative elements, which make the hotel an ideal destination for modern travelers.
Mercure Timișoara complies with all the safety standards and regulations required to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Accor has committed to the safety of guests, employees and partners by implementing ALLSAFE label, ensuring elevated hygiene and cleanliness protocols are met in the hotels. Specific health and safety measures include reinforced cleaning program in public areas, with frequent disinfection of all high touch areas, contactless check-in, check-out and payments carried out whenever possible. Social distancing is enforced in all common areas, and employees have been given comprehensive safety and hygiene training.