29.10.2014

Exemplary design solutions for hotel bathrooms – HANSA in the Oberschleißheim Hotel Centre of Excellence

Exclusive showroom with functioning hotel rooms for hoteliers, architects and designers – concept nominated for the “Gold Key Award 2014”

Stuttgart, October 2014. The Hotel Centre of Excellence in Oberschleißheim is a source of objective information for hoteliers, architects and designers. The exhibition is unique throughout Europe: on the hotel floor, visitors are given insights into a fully functioning hotel and catering business. In the hotel rooms HANSA is represented via bathroom fittings and elegant flush-mounted solutions. Currently, the hotel floor of the Hotel Centre of Excellence is nominated for the internationally renowned “Gold Key Award 2014”.

“The special thing about the Hotel Centre of Excellence is the fact that a conscious effort has been made to dispense with samples and mock-ups”, explains Frank Jentsch, Sales Manager, Projects Germany, Sales Germany at  HANSA. “Visitors can test the product solutions shown there.” On the hotel floor for instance, various types of room, a lobby, a reception area and a hotel bar are waiting to be viewed and tried out. The fact that, to date, over 1,300 visitors have gathered on-the-spot information speaks volumes for the concept of the interactive showroom. “That’s why we’re pleased to be involved as a partner and exhibitor showcasing our designer fittings to visitors”, says Jentsch.

Shower system and washbasin tap fittings from HANSA
For the interior design of the Hotel Centre of Excellence, the internationally renowned interior design studio JOI-Design from Hamburg has applied the latest standards and, in the process, focused, among other things, on quality products from HANSA. “Our Smartshower fits perfectly with the concept of the smart first-class room”, says HANSA Sales Representative, Projects, Sales Germany Manfred Gschlößl. With the HANSASMARTSHOWER shower system, the hotel guest can experience shower luxury at the touch of a button: the body, hand and head shower as well as adjustment between different types of jet can be controlled directly on the front panel.

On the washbasin, the HANSASTELA tap fitting – honoured with the iF Design Award – adds a classy touch. With its distinctively wide, rectangular outlet and joystick lever, the washbasin tap fitting provides exceptional visual appeal.

HANSA products also in the 3 to 4-star category showroom
The stylish HANSASTELA is also used in a model hotel room of the 3 to 4-star category, this time as an elegant wall fitting where the technology is completely concealed behind the wall. The shower and bathtub were also designed as a flush-mounted solution and have been made to retain the linear appearance of the HANSAMATRIX flush-mounted system.

Nomination for the “Gold Key Award 2014”
The hotel floor of the Hotel Centre of Excellence is one of the finalists in the internationally renowned “Gold Key Award 2014”. In the category “Judges’ So Cool”, the concept from Oberschleißheim is now one of the jury’s favourites. The decision will be made on 10 November 2014 at the presentation of the 34th “Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design” in the Mandarin Oriental in New York. There, “Boutique Design” magazine and “HOTELS” magazine will choose the winners of the coveted award. What is extremely remarkable is the fact that the Hotel Centre of Excellence is one of only four finalists from Europe which were able to win through out of over 280 projects submitted.