At the far end of the pier in the climate-smart district of Oceanhamnen, Scandic is pleased to announce the opening of its second hotel in Helsingborg, Scandic Oceanhamnen. The hotel, which has 184 rooms on 13 floors as well as a relaxation area and roof terrace, is located by the water overlooking the Sound. Scandic Oceanhamnen has been designed according to the Sweden Green Building Council Gold standard and has been certified by the Nordic Ecolabel, the official Nordic Ecolabel.
On May 23, Scandic Oceanhamnen became a new landmark in Helsingborg. Located at the end of the quay in the new climate-smart district of Oceanhamnen, Scandic Oceanhamnen is nestled in a fast-growing residential and commercial area just minutes from the city center. The hotel is also strategically located next to where the electric ferries operate between Helsingborg and Helsingör, which strengthens Helsingborg as a hub in southern Sweden.
The hotel is eco-labeled according to the Nordic Ecolabel’s tough new criteria where, among other things, eco-labeled products and chemicals, 100 percent renewable electricity, absence of disposable packaging, low water consumption and a food & beverage range with sustainability in focus are provided. the basis for certification.
At Scandic Oceanhamnen, guests can step directly from the pier into a welcoming hotel environment dominated by the panoramic views of the strait. The restaurant has locally produced seasonal ingredients and dishes on the menu are available as half and whole portions to reduce food waste. The climate impact of each law is stated. All wine and beer served at the hotel is organic, with plenty on tap to reduce the use of bottles and jars.
Sustainability plays a central role at Scandic Oceanhamnen and this is reflected in the circular thinking in the construction of the building and the use of recycled materials in parts of the interior, from public spaces to hotel rooms. The building also has a unique three-pipe system for food waste, waste and water from toilets, baths and showers as well as wastewater from the hotel’s washing facilities which is transported directly to the new treatment plant in the area where it is used as a raw material to produce biofuel and nutrients.
Scandic Oceanhamnen will offer new opportunities for Swedish and Danish businessmen to meet. With its proximity to Denmark, Helsingborg is an important hub for southern Sweden and Scandic’s new hotel will add 184 hotel rooms and more conference and meeting rooms to a city where entrepreneurship and population grow. Unique to the hotel is Studio Ocean, a glazed space on the roof terrace and an idyllic venue for any meeting or private event.
- We had long considered expanding in Helsingborg and when Oceanhamnen and our real estate partner Granitor appeared on our radar, we felt that it fit perfectly. Helsingborg is an important driving force in one of the Nordic region’s largest labor market regions and we see a positive dynamic in the constellation of leisure and business travelers who travel to or pass Helsingborg every year, says Peter Jangbratt, Sweden manager at Scandic Hotels.
Now that Scandic Oceanhamnen has opened, Scandic operates a total of 424 hotel rooms in Helsingborg.
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