The building was constructed in 1850 and completely renovated in 1990. Formerly a city palace, the basic structure and noble classical style of the building have been completely preserved. Spread over 6 floors, the hotel has a total of 182 rooms, of which 159 are doubles and 23 are suites. There is a considerably large lobby with lifts, a charming glass roofed patio, hotel safes, a currency exchange desk, a cloakroom and a 24-hour reception. In addition the hotel has a cafÃ©, a homely bar, a pub and an air-conditioned a la carte restaurant with a separate non-smoking area. There are conference rooms and Internet connection for those travelling on business. Room and laundry services are also available. In addition the hotel has a car park which is available against an additional fee. All of the hotel#39s debonair en suite guestrooms are furnished with impeccable taste. They are equipped with a hairdryer, a telephone, satellite/cable TV, a radio, Internet access, a cosy lounge area, individually controllable air conditioning and heating, a minibar, a comfortable double bed and a safe. All rooms also contain high quality carpet and are partially tiled.