GRODNO, 12 May (BelTA) – Five new hotels will be opened in the historic center of Grodno, BelTA learned from Andrei Boltrik, Deputy Chairman of the Grodno City Executive Committee.
Two of the five hotels are supposed to open by the end of the year. In particular, the hotel in Kalyuchinskaya Street will be located in an old building near Sovetskaya Square. As many as 35 jobs will be created. The hotel in Malaya Troitskaya Street will open in Grodno's historic center by the end of the year, too.
Another hotel will be opened in a historic building in Bolshaya Troitskaya Street not far from a synagogue in 2018. A hotel, which will be built in Budennogo Street, as well as a hotel and healthcare complex to be located in Gorkogo Street are being designed. The implementation of the investment projects will create about 200 new jobs.
A complex made of a car repair station, a hotel, and other consumer service outlets will be commissioned in Suvorova Street within the next few months.
The deputy head of the Grodno city administration noted that the city is part of the visa-free travel zone. The city is getting more and more popular among tourists. Investors are also interested in the sphere of services. The Belarus Hotel in the center of Grodno will be sold. Its shares are owned by the city administration.
Construction work will begin in the former Grodno Hotel in Popovicha Street in summer. The 16-story building has been sold to a Chinese company via an auction. The hotel will be renamed into the Echeng Hotel. The reconstruction project has already gone through the approval procedure. The hotel will offer office space, restaurants, a cafe, a conference hall, a gym, and 110 deluxe rooms. The work is supposed to end in 2020.More about Society