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Strand, also offers outdoor seating during the summer, and the sea view has made it a popular venue to enjoy a cold beer and a light café lunch in the sun. Dragør Strandhotel also comprises a number of function rooms in different sizes, suitable for parties of up to 150 people. “Our romantic settings make us very popular for weddings, but we also cater for many other family celebrations as well as conferences and meetings of all kinds,” says Helgstrand.

old town of Dragør and enjoy the atmosphere,” Helgstrand explains. The hotel part of the business is still run by Helgstrand’s father, Per Helgstrand, and guests are also likely to run into his mother, who helps him set up the café for breakfast in the morning. Meanwhile, when she is not busy looking after the couple’s four kids, Helgstrand’s wife Susanne Karsbek Helgstrand heads up the popular Café Strand. Guests might even

run into the third generation, as Helgstrand’s eight-year-old daughter, Helena, is also often seen helping out at the hotel. She is, hopes the owner, set to carry on the traditions of Dragør Strandhotel. For more information, please visit: Restaurant: www.dragørstrandhotel.dk Hotel: www.dragorstrandhotel.dk

Taking a weekend away If you are really looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city, expanding the dinner with a couple of days or more in one of Dragør Strandhotel’s comfortable holiday apartments might be an idea. The hotel houses eight newly refurbished apartments, fully equipped with dishwasher, kitchen and washing machine. “Most of our overnight guests come here just to relax, take a couple of walks by the water or through the small streets of the

Facts: Dragør Strandhotel is located 12 kilometres from the centre of Copenhagen and 7 kilometres from Copenhagen Airport. The hotel is located in the centre of the old fishing harbour of Dragør on Amager (island part of Copenhagen). The hotel comprises eight two- and fourbed holiday apartments available on short- and long-term basis.

Attractions in the nearby area include the popular The Blue Planet (Den Blå Planet), Northern Europe’s largest aquarium, which is located just 7 kilometres from the hotel. Café Strand and Dragør Strandhotel Restaurant are open from March until the end of December. The hotel is open all year round.

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Scan Magazine | Issue 66 | July 2014  

Promoting Brand Scandinavia. Featuring interview with Lars Mikkelsen.

Scan Magazine | Issue 66 | July 2014  

Promoting Brand Scandinavia. Featuring interview with Lars Mikkelsen.