in Hannover, Germany
or Hannover, on the river Leine, is the capital of the federal state
of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany and was once by personal union
the family seat of the Hanoverian Kings of Great Britain, in their dignities
as the dukes of Brunswick-Lüneburg (which title was later called the
Elector of Hanover at the end of the historical period known as Early Modern
Europe). After the Napoleonic Wars ended, the Electorate was enlarged and
made into the capital of the Kingdom of Hanover.
to being the capital of Lower Saxony, Hanover was the capital of the administrative
area Regierungsbezirk Hannover (Hanover region) until Lower Saxony's administrative
regions were disbanded at the beginning of 2005. It is, however, still
part of the Hanover district (Region Hannover), which is a municipal body
made up from the former district and city of Hanover.
The city is
a major center of northern Germany, known for hosting annual commercial
expositions such as the Hanover Fair and the CeBIT.
year Hanover hosts the Schützenfest Hannover, the world's largest
Marksmen's Fun Fair, and the Oktoberfest Hannover, which is the second
largest Oktoberfest in the world.
In 2000, Hanover
hosted the world fair Expo 2000. The Hanover fairground, due to numerous
extensions especially for the Expo 2000, is the largest in the world. Hanover
also has regional importance because of its universities and medical school,
its international airport, and its large zoo. The city is also a major
crossing point of railway lines and highways (Autobahnen), connecting European
main lines in east-west-direction (Berlin - Ruhr area) and north-south-direction
(Hamburg - Munich et al.).
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Plaza Schweizerhof Hannover
Situated in the Lower Saxony
capital of Hannover, Germany, the Crowne Plaza Hotel Hannover is 300 metres
from Hannover train station, 2.5 kilometres from Maschsee Lake, and four
kilometres from the Baroque Gardens. Housed in a red brick, pinnacle-shaped
building, the Crowne Plaza Hannover features a wellness centre that offers
massages, Thalasso treatment, Sanshui Asian spa day, and facial treatments.
Complimentary use of the fitness centre is available, and guests can use
the sauna and steam bath for a surcharge. There are two parking decks at
the hotel for self-parking and valet-parking, both available for a surcharge.
In Bistro im Schweizerhof guests can enjoy Mediterranean cuisine and a
selection of wines, and during the summer a terrace opens for outside dining.
Snacks and drinks are served in the hotel bar, and a large screen television
broadcasts sports events.
Hotel Hannover Mitte
The Mercure Hotel Hannover
Mitte is a modern, six-floor property centrally located in the city of
Hannover, two kilometres from Lake Maschsee and six kilometres from Hannover
Zoo. This business and leisure hotel's facilities include a bar,
a restaurant serving Italian, French and German fusion cuisine and featuring
stylish and contemporary decor, wireless Internet connections throughout
the hotel for those with laptops, a dry cleaning service, currency exchange,
garage parking, and conference facilities which can accommodate up to 176
people. The hotel is in an excellent position to explore the city; shopping
is available 200 metres away, as is the street art project, Sculpture Mile.
The Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen are four kilometres away, and Lake Maschsee,
a large artificial lake used for swimming, water sports and as the venue
for the annual Maschsee Festival, is one kilometre from the hotel.
Novotel Hannover is located
in Hannover, Germany, one kilometre from both the city centre and the Zoo.
Sprengel Art Museum is three kilometres away. This modern hotel features
15 meeting rooms, and wireless Internet is accessible in the public areas
of the hotel, all of which are air- conditioned. There is also an indoor
playground for children on site. Novotel Hannover's Intermezzo restaurant
serves a number of international dishes for lunch and dinner, and the Tete
a Tete bar offers drinks. The hotel's 206 guestrooms all include satellite
television, wireless Internet access, climate control, minibars, tea and
coffee facilities, and hair dryers.
Pelikan Hotel Hannover
Set amongst trees, the Sheraton
Pelikan Hannover is situated in Hannover, three kilometres from the city
centre and 500 metres from the forest. The 147 guestrooms have feature
strong colours and contemporary furniture. Guests can enjoy a work
out in the fitness suite, and then relax in the sauna or steam room. At
the 5th Avenue Restaurant, diners can enjoy regional dishes and international
specialities in a modern setting, and in fine weather, meals can be taken
on the terrace. Before or after dinner, guests can chat over drinks or
cocktails in Harry's New-York Bar, where live piano music is on offer.
Room service is available round the clock, and multilingual staff at the
24-hour front desk can help with a range of services from dry cleaning
to currency exchange; parents will appreciate the babysitting service.
Garage parking is available for drivers and those interested in sightseeing
can use the Internet to plan an itinerary. Herrenhauser Royal Gardens are
five kilometres away, and Hannover Airport is approximately 15 kilometres
and a 20-minute drive from the hotel.
Hotel Britannia Hannover
The Ramada Hotel Britannia
Hannover is located in Hannover, Germany, 800 metres from the Hannover
trade centre, 1.5 kilometres from the TUI concert hall and 10 kilometres
from the centre of Hannover. The hotel is within 800 metres of Eichstrabe
metro station. The Ramada Hotel Britannia Hannover is a modern hotel
surrounded by gardens. The hotel's sports centre includes a sauna, steam
bath and solarium, badminton and tennis courts. Multilingual staff can
arrange currency exchange, express check-in and check-out and limited-hours
room service. Other hotel amenities include complimentary parking, laundry
services and wireless Internet access. The Ramada restaurants have
classic decor with pale-green painted walls and art-nouveau style decorative
lighting. They both serve international and seasonal specialities.
Mini-golf, tennis, badminton and boules can be played at the hotel. There
is a park 200 yards from the hotel for jogging and walking.
Hotel Hannover - a Partner of Sorat Hotels
The Vahrenwalder Hannover
Hotel is a bright and modern property with lots of natural daylight, set
two kilometres from Hannover City Centre on the main tram line. This four-floor
hotel features 92 simply furnished, modern guestrooms set across four buildings.
All include complimentary wireless Internet access, desks and private bathrooms.
After a buffet breakfast, guests can unwind in the Finnish sauna. Wireless
Internet access is free of charge and available throughout the hotel for
guests to plan sightseeing itineraries of keep in touch with friends and
family. The modern bar is open round the clock and serves drinks and light
snacks. Business guests can enjoy access to three meeting rooms able to
accommodate up to 35 people. Audio-visual equipment and additional break
out rooms are available. Guests arriving by car will find free car parking
on site. Hannover Airport is 8 kilometres away with an approximate driving
time of 25 minutes.
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