Avani Hotels & Resorts Makes a Double Debut in Europe
Introducing Avani Alonso Martínez in Madrid, Spain and Avani Palazzo Moscova in Milan, Italy.
Avani Hotels & Resorts, the upscale lifestyle brand of Minor Hotels, announces its debut in Spain and Italy with the opening of Avani Alonso Martínez and Avani Palazzo Moscova. Situated in the vibrant cities of Madrid and Milan respectively, these remarkable properties embody Avani’s modern and functional approach. Featuring meticulously designed spaces that are smart, flexible and social, Avani’s entrance into these cosmopolitan destinations marks an exciting new chapter for the brand.
Introducing the First Avani Hotel in Spain: Avani Alonso Martínez
Situated just steps away from the iconic central square that shares its name, this architectural gem dates back to 1919, featuring a captivating century-old façade adorned with wrought-iron balconies. Following renovation, this upscale hotel seamlessly combines its historic elegance with a fresh and contemporary design.
Every detail of Avani Alonso Martínez’s interior draws inspiration from the vibrant city of Madrid. As guests enter, they are greeted by a magnificent sculpture of a yellow cat, an emblematic animal associated with the locals. The walls of the colourful lobby are enhanced with signs displaying typical Madrileño expressions, immersing visitors in the city’s unique culture. The stairwell pays homage to the region’s traditional dress with a series of elaborate Manila shawls hand-painted on the walls, adding a touch of artistry and charm.
Avani Alonso Martínez Madrid offers 101 rooms that integrate modern technology with unrivalled comfort. Reflecting the essence of the Spanish capital, the décor showcases distinctive elements honouring the city’s heritage. The bedcovers feature a stylish houndstooth pattern, reminiscent of the iconic print worn by traditional Madrileños known as chulapos. Headboards feature captivating cat designs, while vintage-style paintings depict local festivities like San Isidro. Lampshades elegantly display vintage maps of the city centre, immersing guests in the rich tapestry of Madrid’s history and culture.
A neoclassical building for Avani in Milan: Avani Palazzo Moscova
Avani makes its Italian debut in the vibrant city of Milan, perfectly positioned between two bustling districts: Porta Nuova, celebrated for its futuristic skyscrapers, and Corso Como, renowned for its nightlife. Housed within a neoclassical building that once stood as the city’s first railway station, envisioned by the esteemed engineer Giulio Sarti, Avani Palazzo Moscova exudes timeless charm.
Avani Palazzo Moscova presents a collection of 65 thoughtfully designed rooms and suites, blending modern aesthetics with a minimalist touch in a palette of soothing white and beige tones. Each space within the hotel has been created to provide a haven of comfort and tranquillity, allowing guests to unwind and rejuvenate in style. every room and suite at Avani Palazzo Moscova ensures the utmost convenience and a seamless experience for discerning travellers.
In addition to The Pantry and AvaniFit gym, Avani Palazzo Moscova is home to the AmaTi Spa. Located within the captivating confines of the original vaults of the former railway station.
These exciting new openings mark Avani’s expansion in the European market, with additional properties set to launch in key cities across Italy and Germany in the coming months, and the Netherlands next year. In addition, Avani will make its entrance into South and Central America later this year with upcoming hotels in Colombia and Mexico. These milestones underscore Avani’s commitment to global expansion and its dedication to diversify its hotel offering in the upscale segment providing exceptional hospitality experiences worldwide.
Avani Alonso Martinez
Avani Palazzo Moscova
About Avani Hotels & Resorts
Avani Hotels & Resorts, part of Minor Hotels, was launched in 2011 and designed for the millennial-minded traveller whose priorities are style, value and comfort. The brand is an upbeat and contemporary hotel concept that delivers the perfect balance, with a focus on good sleep, designed social spaces, locally inspired sustenance and friendly service. Avani welcomes guests to over 35 hotels located in Asia, Australia, the Indian Ocean, the Middle East, Africa and Europe, with an exciting pipeline of properties to come.