Mama Shelter, the bold and cutting-edge hotel collection offering affordable hospitality, has announced its expansion plans for 2023 and 2024. The brand is adding six new Mamas to its collection by the end of 2024. Each hotel will pay homage to the local culture while maintaining the fun and creative characteristics Mama prides itself on. The lifestyle hospitality brand is as popular as ever in France and abroad thanks to its offbeat, warm, and truly authentic concept.
Mama Shelter Rennes, France – opening March 2023
This property will be the ninth Mama in France, the 17th worldwide, and home to the first-ever Mama Skin Spa. It will disrupt Rennes’ hospitality scene with an entirely new offering, including the city’s first rooftop bar with sweeping views of medieval towers. The hotel will be centrally located just a few steps from Place des Lices and the famous rue de la Soif, a five-minute walk to the Sainte Anne metro station, and only 20-minutes to the TGV train station connecting Paris Montparnasse to Rennes in 1 hour and 30 minutes. Mama Shelter always seeks to open in cities and neighborhoods that are on the rise. The hotel will also have 119 bedrooms, five workshops, a restaurant, a swimming pool, and several karaoke rooms.
Mama Shelter Dijon, France – opening in June 2023
Home to 120 rooms across five floors, there will also be a restaurant serving up a typical Mama menu: a mix of local flavours and signature dishes. A highlight will be the CineMama, the hotel’s very-own private cinema, and a petanque court allowing guests to enjoy memorable moments with family or friends.
Mama Shelter Dubai – opening in late 2023
Mama Shelter is travelling to the Middle East for the first time. It will be a new offering for visitors to Dubai, with its affordable and energetic personality. It will be home to 197 rooms and 204 apartments, a range of dining outlets, a terrace with four swimming pools, an outdoor CineMama, and more. It will be a larger-than-life Mama that embodies the idea of a resort in the heart of the city, recalling the origins of the Trigano family who founded the Mama Shelter group and co-founded Club Med.
Mama Medellín, Colombia – opening in early 2024
Mama Medellín will be located in the heart of the El Poblado district. The first Colombian Mama will have 150 rooms, a restaurant, a bar, more than 3,000 m² of coworking space, 500 m² of meeting rooms, and a swimming pool located on the first floor of the rooftop.
Mama Shelter Nice, France – opening in June 2024
Mama Shelter will head to the French Riviera for the opening of Mama Shelter Nice, which will be located only 600 metres from the city’s mythical Old Port, in the central district of Riquier. The property will be connected to the rest of the city by tram and train and which has many local shops, and will have 102 colourful rooms.
Mama Shelter Zurich, Switzerland – opening November 2024
Mama Shelter will open for the first time in Switzerland with the forthcoming property Mama Zurich. With 178 stylish and design rooms, it will be located in the lively shopping district of Oerlikon known for the Hallenstadion, where concerts and major sporting events take place, the Messe Zürich exhibition centre and the Theatre 11 Zürich, known for hosting Broadway shows.