The Britannia hotel in Trondheim, Norway, reopens Wednesday, April, 29, at eleven a.m. soon after forty four days of closure as a outcome of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The Britannia was shuttered on March 16 since of the pandemic.
“This hotel has seen a good deal in its 150-calendar year record,” suggests Mikael Forselius, the Britannia’s controlling director. “It has survived two Planet Wars, the influenza pandemic of 1918-19 and now COVID-19 we are thrilled to be reopening our doors as spring brightens up Norway’s third-biggest metropolis.”
There will be constraints and controls in spot, the Britannia suggests all company ought to pre-book lodging, cafe reservations and spa solutions. In the in the vicinity of term, the hotel will only be open from Wednesday morning to Sunday afternoon. Dining establishments and bars on property will have shortened open several hours, even though the spa will only be open to pre-booked solutions. See the hotel’s internet site for additional facts on specific several hours of procedure.
The hotel opened in 1870, a haven for British aristocrats coming to Trondheim for salmon fishing. The 257-room Britannia debuted a new look in April 2019 soon after a four-calendar year, $160 million renovation. During our go to very last April, we observed that the renovation was decidedly glamorous, and the hotel was ready to take a new technology of affluent travelers.
In February 2020, the hotel’s Speilsalen cafe (1 of the hotel’s six places to eat) and its chef, Christopher Davidsen, gained a Michelin star for its multi-course tasting menu.
In other sections of Norway, as noted by our sister publication Travel Agent, Resort Union Øye, positioned in the smaller, remote village of Øye by the Norangsfjord, opened very last week.
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