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Radisson SAS Royal Hotel

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Identification

Radisson SAS Royal Hotel
109004

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
concrete
aluminum
curtain wall
light green
international style

Usages

hotel
service branch(es)

Facts

  • First hotel in the worldwide Radisson SAS chain.
  • Tallest high-rise building in Denmark from 1960 to 1969; surpassed by Domus Vista in Frederiksberg.
  • Radisson SAS Royal Hotel is known as the "world’s first designer hotel" because the architect, Arne Jacobsen, designed everything from the strong lines of the building to the smallest details, including furniture, fittings, and textiles.
  • The architect got inspiration for this building from Lever House in New York City.
  • The Radisson SAS Royal Hotel Copenhagen is located in the exciting heart of old Copenhagen. The 5 star luxury hotel is a monument to Danish Modern design and extraordinary service.
  • In 1999-2000 the hotel underwent extensive renovation and alterations, except for room 606 which appears today exactly as Arne Jacobsen designed it.
  • The facade was the first curtain wall used on any Danish high-rise.
  • Two of Arne Jacobsen's most famous furniture designs, the Swan and Egg chairs, were originally designed for this hotel.
  • Was built with an airport terminal in the lobby, but this was later converted to a travel agency.
  • One of 3 Radisson SAS high-rise hotels in the Copenhagen area, the 2 others being Radisson SAS Scandinavia in Copehagen and Radisson SAS Falconer Hotel in Frederiksberg.
  • The Alberto K restaurant on the 20th floor offers some of the best available views of Copenhagen.

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Location

Hammerichsgade 1-5
Vesterbrogade 6A
Hammerichsgade 1-5
1611
Indre by
Copenhagen
Denmark

Technical Data

228.35 ft
222.44 ft
8.69 ft
122.44 ft
54.72 ft
22
2
1956
1960
2001
4

Involved Companies

Arne Jacobsen

Arne Jacobsen

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Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
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