Source: eKapija | Thursday, 11.12.2014.| 15:55
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Old mill for new memories - Belgrade welcomes opening of the Radisson Blu Old Mill hotel totaling EUR 55 m (PHOTO)

As of today, December 10, 2014, Belgrade will have another luxurious hotel, Radisson Blu Old Mill which officially hosts its guests,

Austrian Soravia Group implemented the project and it will be a part of famous Carlson Rezidor hotel group, operating in 108 countries and has 1.352 hotels.

Hotel at Bulevar vojvode Misica street was last night visited by Austrian businessmen, Austrian Business Circle members, the mayor of Belgrade, Sinisa Mali and other representatives of local authorities, managers of Soravia Group and many other guests..

Managers of Soravia group, Clemens Schranc and Bernhard Ebner as well as the hotel GM, Thomas Swieca, who delivered a key of one of the rooms to the mayor of Belgrade, represented the Radisson Blu Old Mill.

The hotel knows as "Old mill", on 25.000 m2, located between BIGZ and Mostarska petlja. It offers 236 rooms for guests, a restaurant, a bar, a meeting hall, a conference hall, a parking (indoor and outdoor), a spa center, etc.

Radisson Blu Old Mill, comprising the "old part" (building of the Old Mill) and the "new" part (newly-built building), has 236 accommodation units (rooms and suites).

New Belgrade’s hotel offer five room categories– standard rooms, business class rooms, executive rooms, executive rooms and "old mill" suites.

Journalists of eKapija last night had the chance to tour one part of rooms, peep into a part of the hotel offer and make sure that every detail is carefully selected.

Radisson Blu Old Mill in figures

These are only a few interesting details about the "Radisson Blu" project:

- A total of EUR 55 m was poured in the hotel
- 370.085 pieces of brick was cleaned and used again

- 1.320.000 kg of iron were installed
- 13.110 m2 of concrete paved space
- 48 trees were planted

- 19.400 pieces of furniture and interior details were used in equipping

Steam mill of bread makers’ association

Thomas Swieca and Sinisa Mali

In Bulevar vojvode Misica 15 street, there used to be a steam mill which was the biggest and most developed mill in Serbia in the period between two world wars. It was set up in 1901, at former Topcider road, called Steam automatic mill of the bread makers’ association for processing and sale of food at the Kingdom of Serbia.

The Old mill building has a specific architecture, adapted to industrial purpose of the facility. The mill itself today is a cultural monument, protected by the state. During the previous decades, the people call it the the Old mill, and old Belgrade citizens called this part "at the Old mill".

New Mill

A part of the "Old mill" complex is a business building "New Mill", located next to the Radisson Blu Old Mill hotel. Together, these two buildings make a unique unit of historical and modern design.


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