On Wednesday it was in The Panne, the first stone of the Plopsa Hotel, the first hotel of the Plopsa Group, are laid. This happened in the presence of the Flemish minister for Tourism Ben Weyts, mayor of De Panne Bram Degrieck, alderman of Tourism of The Panne Cindy Verbrugge, Gert Verhulst and CEO of the Plopsa Group Steve Van den Kerkhof. The opening of the first Plopsa Hotel is planned in the summer of 2020 and will be located right next to Plopsaland and Plopsaqua The Breakdown might be. On a total area of 12,000 m2 will be the hotel’s 117 rooms, a spacious buffet restaurant with adjoining outdoor terrace, two bars and three meeting rooms to count.
With the construction of the Plopsa Hotel sets the Plopsa Group, the themaparkdivisie within Studio 100, her first steps in the hotel industry. “We have already seven successful theme parks in Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and Poland that we have an average of three million visitors per year welcome, but a hotel was missing on the list. The start of construction of a private hotel fits in perfectly with our growth ambitions. With a private hotel on the site of The Breakdown, we wish to grow to be an all-weather multi-day destination.”, said Steve Van den Kerkhof, CEO of Plopsa Group.
Plopsa is known for its extensive theming and originality and this is, of course, in the first hotel. This gives the hotel a lobby that full of theatre-/opera hall will be decorated and where the characters of Studio 100, a central role. The rooms will also to the world of the figures decorated. Of the 117 rooms and there will be 11 suites has a theme of, among others, Maya the bee, Kabouter Plop, Bumba, K3 and Mega Mindy. In addition, there are 14 luxury suites provide all the space, luxury and comfort. The other 92 standard rooms get a more neutral theaterthema.