Welcome to The Mayfair Hotel. A unique and personal â€?all-inclusiveâ€? hotel at the heart of Vesterbro in Copenhagen. On the next pages, you can learn more about the many facilities and free services at the hotel as well as get the best insider tips to the vibrant Vesterbro. Enjoy
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Table of contents 4 HOTEL MAYFAIR - Almost like home − By Thomas Skov, Hotel Manager
8 All-inclusive – easy and convenient Amenities − A list of the free services at the hotel 12 Amenities − All rooms include 14 An insider’s guide to Vesterbro − Tips to the best restaurants, cafes and cultural spots at Vesterbro 23 MAP Mayfair Hotel 3
Almost like home
At the Mayfair Hotel in Copenhagen, we put personalized service first. All of our guests should feel welcome and at ease, and this ambition pierces through the entire concept.
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he Mayfair Hotel in Copenhagen is part of the Clarion Collection Group which consists of small, individual hotels, each with their separate history and distinctive mark. Our ambition is to separate ourselves from the large, concept-driven hotels, and we wish to accommodate travellers who seek a smaller and more personal hotel. Our wish is to provide all of our guests with a good and individual service that makes them feel welcome and recognized as soon as they step in the door. Our guests should feel at home and as if among friends.
All-inclusive The entire concept of the Clarion Collection hotels is based on the ambition to make everything as easy and comfortable as possible for our guests. This is why we offer an allinclusive solution where our guests can use all of the hotel services without additional costs. For instance, this means that you can enjoy our morning and evening buffet which is served in relaxed surroundings, making you – whether you travel as a couple or alone – feel at ease.
Business and pleasure The Mayfair Hotel addresses itself to everyone who likes the personal, ”all-inclusive” concept, whether you are in Copenhagen on business or vacation. We have a wide scope, but we are especially well-suited for business travellers, who want a high level of quality and service.
Environment and ecology At Mayfair, we are very conscious of the environment. We are actively working with an environment programme called Penguin which is an internal certification, and also, Hotel Mayfair 5
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we have an ISO 14001 certification. Finally, we strive to serve ecological food in the hotel restaurant to the extent possible.
Unique and central location At the Mayfair Hotel, you live in the heart of Copenhagen, only a two-minute-walk from the Central Station (Hovedbaneg책rden) and a five-minute-walk from Tivoli. Vesterbro is without comparison the most vibrant neighbourhood in Copenhagen, and restaurants and cafes are shooting up in the area at an unprecedented speed. The hotel is located in a side street to Istedgade which is known as the street that never sleeps. At first glance, the rough setting can seem overwhelming, but all of the different types of people from all walks of life provide a unique atmosphere which in itself is worth experiencing.
Beautiful surroundings The hotel is located in an old building from the twentieth century and was renovated in its entirety in 2008. The furnishing is Scandinavian, but has a look of British living room. We have especially been inspired by the Soho hotels in London which are small hotels furnished as homes. All rooms are individually designed, with bright colours on carpets and wallpaper. Also, we have original artwork in the common areas from both Danish, Italian and Asian artists. Kind regards, Thomas Skov, Hotel Manager Hotel Mayfair 7
All-inclusive â€“ easy and convenient As soon as you have booked a room at The Mayfair Hotel in Copenhagen, you need not worry about any additional costs, since everything is included in the price, from breakfast and dinner buffet to afternoon coffee and internet access. If you travel frequently, this is a simple and unique solution. Below, you can read about the different services free of charge:
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Fresh fruit, coffee and tea
Every morning, we serve a delicious morning buffet, from 6:30 a.m. â€“ 10:00 a.m. on weekdays and from 7:30 a.m. - 11.00 a.m. on weekends. The kitchen strives to buy ecologically, and it is actually possible to enjoy a one hundred percent ecological meal in the morning.
24 hours a day, you can help yourself to fresh, ecological fruit, coffee and tea in the hotel lounge area.
Afternoon coffee Every afternoon, from 3:00 p.m., you can help yourself to freshly brewed coffee and tea as well as scones, muffins or some other homemade pastry. Hotel Mayfair 9
Arrival sandwich If you arrive later than 9:00 p.m., the hotel serves a free, freshly-made sandwich.
Evening buffet Between 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m., there is an evening buffet in the laid-back and cosy restaurant.
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Wireless internet & guest PCs The hotel offers wireless internet access available throughout the hotel, at free disposal. Also, the reception offers PCs for you to use.
Newspapers, books & movies Every day, the reception receives the latest Danish and international newspapers. Also, there is a small selection of books in each room as well as it is possible to borrow DVD-movies at the reception.
Business If you wish to have a meeting, Mayfair offers a conference room that fits 18 people. The room is equipped with audio/ video equipment and wireless internet.
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All 106 rooms include: • Cooling and ventilation system • Wireless high speed internet access (free) • All rooms are non smoking rooms • In-room movies • Mini bar • Cd player • Digital television signal • DVD player • Private bath room • Hair dryer • Shower or bathtub • Satellite television • LCD television • Wake-up call • Iron/ironing board • Two-line telephone • Cradles (children’s beds) available • Alarm clock Mayfair Hotel 13
An insider’s guide to Vesterbro
The Mayfair Hotel is centrally located at Vesterbro which during the last couple of years has grown into the most hip and colourful neighbourhood in Copenhagen. The main artery is Istedgade, almost a sight in itself. The first part of the street is filled with strip clubs and sex shops, but as soon as you have passed the side street Gasværksvej, they are replaced by cool clothing shops, little, quirky design shops, cosy cafes and lots of coffee shops and wine bars. It is also at Vesterbro that you find Kødbyen, the Copenhagen equivalent to the Meat Packing District in New York, housing galleries, restaurants and alternative club concepts. These are our insider tips to the best of Vesterbro
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Restaurants Burgers and milkshakes
Behind the small, new burger bar, Burger and Bun, is Michelin chef Henrik Yde who has spent a year developing the perfect burger. It comes in four variants – American Classic, Mexican, Italian and Barbeque, all of which come with an order of homemade, crispy fries. Are you merely in need of a snack or a dessert, Burger and Bun also offers delicious eco-milkshakes. You can either choose to take the food to go or consume it from one of the 12 seats in the restaurant. Burger & Bun, Istedgade 60, Copenhagen V, + 45 35 35 75 50. burgerbun.dk
If you like fish and shellfish, you should pay Kødbyens Fiskebar a visit. A funky and informal restaurant, where you can have a glass of champagne and a round of fresh oysters in the bar, enjoy a delicious dinner by the ready laid tables or explore the well-stocked drinks and wine menu. Kødbyens Fiskebar has just 16 Mayfair Hotel
been selected best new restaurant of 2010. Monday closed. Tuesday-Thursday 06:00 p.m. 12:00 a.m. (midnight), Friday -Saturday 06:00 p.m. – 03:00 a.m., Sunday closed. Kitchen opening hours 06:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. Kødbyens Fiskebar, Flæsketorvet 100, Copenhagen V, + 45 32 15 56 56, fiskebaren.dk
In the cosy street Værnedamsvej between Vesterbro and Frederiksberg, you find Les Trois Cochons, a trendy and rustic restaurant inspired by the kitchen of Southern France. Les Trois Cochons offers lunch as well as an evening menu with different dishes and well-suited wines at a reasonable price. Reservations are necessary. Lunch Monday - Saturday 12:00 p.m. - 02:30 p.m. Dinner Monday - Sunday 05:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. (midnight), Kitchen 05:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Les Trois Cochons, Værnedamsvej 10, Copenhagen V, + 45 33 31 70 55, cofoco.dk
Sushi with ambience
Sticks’n’sushi is a sushi chain with restaurants spread out all over Copenhagen. In Istedgade, one of the more ambience-filled ones is located, with good music and good-humoured waiters. The seats are made out of four large, square tables fitted for 10-12 guests. As the name implies, the menu offers sticks as well as sushi, and you can choose to either put together your own meal or enjoy one of the many different menus. Sticks’n’sushi offers take away and also has a nice, small shop where you can buy Japanese delicacies and knick-knacks. Sticks’n’sushi, Istedgade 62, Copenhagen V, +45 33 23 73 04, sushi.dk Mayfair Hotel 17
An authentic Vesterbro café
Bang & Jensen is one of the coziest and most laid-back cafes in Copenhagen, and a lot of people regard this place as their home away from home. The place is almost always full, from the moment they open the door at 8:00 a.m. until they close at 2:00 a.m. The kitchen offers breakfast, brunch and different lighter meals at a reasonable prize, but of course it is also possible to just stop by and have a coffee or a beer. Monday – Friday 08:00 a.m. – 02:00 a.m., Saturday 10.00 a.m. – 02:00 a.m., Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 12.00 a.m. (midnight) Bang & Jensen, Istedgade 130, Copenhagen V, + 45 33 25 53 18, bangogjensen.dk
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Romantic wine bar
At an old liver paté factory by the entrance of Kødbyen, you find PatéPaté. A super cosy wine bar with lots of lit candles and a nice ambience. Besides wine, cava and champagne from own import, PatéPaté offers breakfast, various lunch courses, tapas, various main courses and to-die-for desserts which you can enjoy either inside or outside in the evening sun. It is also possible to buy wine and cook books. Reservations are recommended. Monday – Wednesday 08:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. (midnight), Thursday 08:00 a.m. – 01:00 a.m., Friday 08:00 a.m. – 03:00 a.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 03:00 a.m., Sunday 10.00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. (midnight). The kitchen closes at 11:00 p.m. every day. PatéPaté, Slagterboderne 1, Copenhagen V, + 45 39 69 55 57, vincafeen.dk
Cafes and clubbing Eatery + cocktail bar + night club
The best venue in the city
Vega is a legendary music venue in Copenhagen, located in a protected building from the fifties at Vesterbro. The place is known for its broad musical profile, and the two main stages, able to house 1500 and 500 people respectively, has been paid visits by most of the leading artists in Scandinavia as well as international stars. Besides concerts, Vega houses different club concepts featuring both Danish and international star djs. Vega – Musikkens hus, Enghavevej 40, Copenhagen V, vega.dk
If you want a little bit of everything, then Karrierebar in Kødbyen is the obvious destination. Here, you have eatery, cocktail bar and night club under the same roof – and you can get an art experience as well. Some of the world’s best artists have produced artworks for Karrierebar, functioning as an integral part of the design and functions of the space. Here, a party is almost guaranteed, especially in the summer where the grill is often lit outside at Flæsketorvet. Thursday 04:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. (midnight), Friday – Saturday 04:00 p.m. – 04:00 a.m., restaurant Thursday – Saturday 06:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Karriere Contemporary Art & Social Life, Flæsketorvet 57-67, Copenhagen V, + 45 33 21 55 09, karrierebar.com Mayfair Hotel 19
Danish design at its best
Besides from being the professional knowledge center for design and innovation, each year, The Danish Design Centre has a number of exhibitions on Danish and international design which is always worth a visit. The centre is in a building drawn by the Danish architect Henning Larsen and also houses a cafe with simplistic, modern Nordic dishes as well as a shop carrying a varied selection of design products. Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m.– 05:00 p.m., Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 09:00 p.m., Saturday – Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 04:00 p.m. Danish Design Centre, H.C. Andersens Boulevard 27, Copenhagen V, ddc.dk 20 Mayfair Hotel
Contemporary art in old slaughter houses
During the last couple of years, numerous galleries have opened in the old slaughter houses in Kødbyen, so if you are interested in photo art and contemporary art, you are in for a treat. For instance, visit V1 Gallery which exhibits everything from street art to photo art, Gallery Bo Bjerregaard whose main focus is international contemporary art and photo and video art, and Hans Alf gallery which is a so-called ’event gallery’, meaning that different events continuously take place to support the art. V1 Gallery, Flæsketorvet 69-71, Copenhagen V Galleri Bo Bjerregaard, Flæsketorvet 85 A, Copenhagen V. Hans Alf Gallery, Flæsketorvet 26-28, Copenhagen V
A true Vesterbro movie theater
Art and cake in beautiful surroundings
You can hardly find more beautiful surroundings to look at art than at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Glyptoteket which means ’sculpture’, houses over 10.000 art works in the realm of antique and modern art – both sculpture and painting. Besides the permanent collection, the place continuously runs special exhibitions. If you need a short break from art, Glyptoteket has a wonderful cafe, placed in the middle of the subtropical winter garden, which is also the heart of the building. One of the most beautiful indoor spaces in Copenhagen to have your lunch or a pastry, the latter being something Glyptoteket is especially known for. Monday closed. Tuesday - Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m. Entrance: 60 DKK. Sunday free entrance. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Dantes Plads 7, Copenhagen V, glyptoteket.dk
Vester Vov Vov is a so-called cafe-movie theater which opened back in 1975 by a group of idealists. Here, you are able to
watch various art movies and documentaries as well as movies which have already featured in the larger movie theaters. The theater has two auditoriums which is furnished with flight seats and tables to go with them. Before and after the movie we recommend that you enjoy a drink in the charming and authentic seventies-inspired cafe. Vester Vov Vov, Absalonsgade 5, Copenhagen V, telephone: + 45 33 24 42 00, vestervovvov.dk Mayfair Hotel 21
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