Scandic’s largest hotel to date opens in Copenhagen – Nordic spa and Michelin-starred chef


Scandic Spectrum is now open, a vibrant new hotel in Denmark’s capital. The hotel is located in central Copenhagen and with 632 rooms, a spacious wellness area, two restaurants, a rooftop bar and large event spaces, it is the company’s largest hotel to date. . Scandic Spectrum will also host a variety of social events for customers and residents of Copenhagen.

Located on the waterfront in central Copenhagen, Scandic Spectrum is Scandic’s 30th Danish hotel. The hotel offers modern facilities with a Nordic flair as well as sustainable dining experiences at two restaurants and an upscale spa in the large Nordic wellness area.

– As the name suggests, Scandic Spectrum offers a wide variety of experiences. Our vision is to be a dynamic and welcoming hotel inside and out. I am extremely proud today to open this fantastic hotel with my team of 130 people. We look forward to welcoming guests and locals to stay or just hang out with us and perhaps spend the day in our spa, sip a craft cocktail on the rooftop terrace or meet friends for a social dining experience, says Kirsten Glente Grindsted, General Manager at Scandic Spectrum.

Scandic Spectrum was designed by Dissing + Weitling, with Space Copenhagen responsible for interiors inspired by the Nordic lifestyle and referencing both nature and the historic industrial port nearby. This is evident in the choice of materials such as glass, concrete and steel while the natural beauty of the Nordic countries is present in the use of stone, wood and a muted palette and especially on the rooftop terrace and in two lush courtyards on the ground. floor.

Scandic Spectrum aims to deliver a new kind of hotel experience where guests can enjoy a good night’s sleep along with a variety of exciting experiences. For this reason, shared spaces such as the wellness area and the event spaces are also open to the public. Additionally, Scandic Spectrum will host a number of events including social dinners, concerts and quiz nights open to customers and locals alike.

– As the largest hotel operator in the Nordic countries and based on many years of hotel management experience, we see great potential in this new, different hotel. The hotel offers a wide range of experiences, whether you’re on a weekend in Copenhagen, looking for a unique conference venue, or simply want to take advantage of our spa facilities or have a social event, says Søren Faerber, director of Scandic Denmark.

Scandic Spectrum also offers a large wellness area inspired by Nordic forests, fjords and mountains. Here you can enjoy the 25 meter swimming pool, the hammam, a Rasul thermal mud experience and a variety of spa treatments using natural and sustainable products.

The hotel also has nine conference rooms on the top floor, several of which have access to the rooftop terrace, and four event spaces that can accommodate more than 300 people.

Sustainability is an integral part of Scandic Spectrum’s DNA and the hotel is certified to the strict new Nordic Swan Ecolabel requirements, which emphasize climate impact. In practice, this means that Scandic Spectrum will focus on reducing energy consumption and CO2 emissions, increase the use of eco-labeled cleaning products and serve more environmentally friendly food while reducing food waste. Sustainability also plays an important role in the hotel’s two restaurants, Ansvar and Nordbo, both of which focus on high-quality organic ingredients sourced from local suppliers.

– Sustainability has played an important role at Scandic from the start and as the largest hospitality company in the Nordics, we also have a responsibility to constantly grow and set a good example for the whole industry. I am proud that sustainability is integrated into all aspects of Scandic Spectrum, especially in our unique restaurants which demonstrate how we can be part of the solution without compromising on quality, says Søren Faerber.

On the top floor of Restaurant Ansvar – Greenery Lab, chef Martin Sørensen, who previously worked at Michelin-starred restaurant Noma, Copenhagen and Restaurant Amador, Germany, has created a plant-based dining experience based on organic and local ingredients and alternative products. proteins and features vegetables and herbs from the restaurant’s urban garden. With a focus on sustainability, even the drinks menu is organic and the tableware is sourced from sustainable suppliers.

The other more relaxed and informal restaurant, Nordbo, located on the ground floor, is inspired by a Nordic lifestyle and focuses on “hygge”, heat and fire. Nordbo serves seafood, pizza and pasta made from mostly local ingredients as well as its own charcuterie.

Following the opening of Scandic Spectrum, Scandic now operates 14 hotels in Greater Copenhagen with a total of 3,786 rooms.

Scandic Spectrum Facts:

  • 6 floors, roof terrace
  • Hotel space: 42,000 m2 including large parking lot
  • Rooms: 632
  • Accessible rooms: 40
  • Conference rooms: 9
  • Seating at the Nordbo restaurant and bar: 150
  • Seating at the lobby bar: 80
  • Seats at the Responsible restaurant: 120
  • Places in the responsibility bar: 60
  • Wellness area
  • Coffee
  • Event spaces
  • Architect, building: Dissing+Weitling Arkitektfirma A/S
  • Architect, interior: Space Copenhagen
  • Owner: Havfonn AS and Hathon Holding AS
  • Year of construction: 2019–2022
  • Environmental certification: Nordic Swan Ecolabel

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