31 May 2017
VILLA KENNEDY WINS THIRD PLACE IN THE READERS' TRAVEL AWARDS 2017
Frankfurt, May 2017 – Villa Kennedy, the Rocco Forte hotel in Frankfurt, is delighted to announce that it has won third place in one of the most important hotel rankings in the world – the VIP International Traveller Magazine Readers' Travel Awards. The awards celebrates the best of luxury hotels across with the excellence of these properties assessed across wellbeing, culinary, service, ambience amongst many others.
Approximately 4,000 readers individually voted for Villa Kennedy, which took third place in one of the 12 categories "Chicest City Hotel" and referred to the unique architecture, the luxuriously designed rooms and the impressive "Villa Spa" as decisive factors. Guests visiting the Villa Kennedy can enjoy the 1,000 square metre Villa Spa, set over four flours, incuding a 15 metres indoor pool, a variety of treatments in addiiton to a fitness studio, whirlpool and sauna. At the Italian restaurant "Gusto" with its grandiose courtyard or at the "JFK Bar" with over 120 cocktail creations and live entertainment, hotel guests and Frankfurt locals can enjoy a delicious meal or a drink to wind down after a day of city exploring.
Georg Plesser, General Manager of the Villa Kennedy, is extremely pleased with the prize: "We are thrilled and would like to thank all of our guests that make Villa Kennedy such a special place and inspire us to do our best every day!"
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Designed by Martin Brudnizki, Villa Kennedy with its 163-bedrooms was the first of the three Rocco Forte Hotels in Germany. Villa Kennedy was converted from the historic and imposing family home „Villa Speyer“ built in 1901 and is located in the heart of Frankfurt, at short distance from the International Airport. Reflecting the style of the mansion, three new wings were added and created a tranquil inner garden courtyard, the perfect spot for dining and relaxing. Guests and locals alike enjoy the buzzy JFK Bar as well as the Italian cuisine of the restaurant „Gusto“. Villa Kennedy also features excellent meeting facilities holding up to 270 people and the four-level Villa Spa including swimming-pool and fully-equipped gym.
Rocco Forte Hotels
Established by Sir Rocco Forte and sister, Olga Polizzi in 1996, Rocco Forte Hotels is a family of 11 individual hotels and resorts. All of the hotels are landmarks, both old and new, occupying magnificent buildings in exceptional locations. Led by a family who has been in hospitality for four generations, the hotels are united by their distinctive approach to service ensuring guests to experience the best of the cities and surrounding areas.
Rocco Forte Hotels comprises: Hotel de Russie, Rome; Hotel Savoy, Florence; Verdura Resort, Sicily; The Balmoral, Edinburgh; Brown’s Hotel, London; The Charles Hotel, Munich; Villa Kennedy, Frankfurt; Hotel de Rome, Berlin; Hotel Amigo, Brussels; Hotel Astoria, St Petersburg; Assila Hotel, Jeddah.
Future opening: Rome in 2018, Shanghai in 2018
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Villa Kennedy, a Rocco Forte Hotel
60596 Frankfurt am Main
Telephone: +49 69 717 121 401
www.roccofortehotels.de · www.villakennedy.com