From Barcelona to Vienna and Beyond
SEPTEMBER 29, 2017 - Almanac Hotels is destined to be a new hospitality tastemaker recognized for developing iconic hotels in landmark locations that are rooted in rich histories. All of the properties are architecturally significant and located in the heart of each city where the cultural junction meets the urban landscape. This dynamic brand is inspired by locals yet determined to entice the wanderlust of travelers everywhere.
The Almanac Group wholly owns and operates each and every property in the current portfolio allowing them the freedom to develop and create visionary projects that are entirely bespoke in nature. The commonality in each hotel is the delivery of exemplary hospitality services - maintaining the highest standards across the entire brand - while respecting the individuality of each hotel and every guest.
As a brand, Almanac Hotels understands and strives to enhance the elements of travel that make up your personal journey. Those components are comprised of Scent, Taste, Light, and Touch. When all of those things come together in an exciting way your heart may skip a Beat or it may beat faster - in either case you will know that we got it right. Awaken your senses to a new kind of hospitality experience and unlock the essence of Almanac Hotels.
The first hotel to launch was Almanac Barcelona (91 rooms and suites) opened December 1, 2017, ideally located on Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 619-621. A stylish restaurant and bar along with a panoramic rooftop terrace, pool and lounge has made this property a standout.
Almanac Vienna, a culturally rich hotel is located on the Ringstrasse, which is arguably the most beautiful boulevard in the world. The hotel consists of 122 accommodations, of which more than two thirds are suites. A restaurant and bar will be the main center of gathering for Vienna’s Who’s Who and hotel guests. Currently undergoing a complete renovation, the hotel will open with a sophisticated spa, concept store, coffee shop, business and conference center in early 2019.
Almanac Prague is located on the Vlatva River and offers 203 rooms with views overlooking the castle. Located in the heart of the city it is incorporated into a ‘Vital Centrum’ - a combined wellness and medical center - dedicated to promoting a healthy lifestyle. Carrying on the tradition from the building’s historic past, this project will highlight the inclusion and benefits of an Ayurveda center offering a holistic healing approach that includes massages, meditation, and nutritional guidelines.
Almanac Budapest is located in the heart of the city and is only a few meters from the Chain Bridge, Hungarian Parliament, and the Roosevelt Square. As a result of an international competition, the acclaimed London designer Lynne Hunt was selected for designing the hotel. The hotel’s 152 accommodations are of exceptional quality and size with none less than 40 m2. There will be 38 suites which will features rooms no less than 45 m2. Additional amenities include a multi-functional private conference center of approximately 800 m2 and an outstanding wellness oasis (330m2) designed to meet the highest demands. The lobby, lounge, bar, and restaurant are also generously and creatively designed.
The Almanac Fingerprint
Created with a timeless design and respecting the history and architecture of the buildings, each Almanac hotel will be as unique as a fingerprint. Totally immersed in the flow of their modern cities, the hotels will offer dynamic restaurants and bars inspired by and frequented by locals as much as travelers. Additional amenities may include meeting and conference capabilities and special event venues catering to the needs of both local clientele and international businesses. From the leisure perspective, the hotels will offer a range of spa or wellness facilities for their guests.