Felicity Long
Felicity Long

Travelers eager to get to Denmark can now go regardless of vaccination status, as long as they can present proof of vaccination or a negative Covid test on arrival.

With that in mind -- and since nothing says optimism for the tourism sector like new hotels -- here are a few that visitors can get excited about:

• Brochner Hotels opened BOOK1 May 6 in Aarhus, Denmark's second-largest city.

The property features 24 double rooms and four suites, as well as 444 dorm-style accommodations. The stand-out feature is its location in the city's design-forward former library, which has presided over town center since 1934.

Amenities include free high-speed WiFi, a food court with restaurants and bars a sauna -- this is Scandinavia, after all -- and laundry facilities. 

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• The four-star Green Solutions House on the island of Bornholm is set to open its ecofriendly, 24-room new wing in September. 

The project is the work of Danish architecture firm 3XN and will feature a rooftop spa and conference facilities.

The property is located on Strandvejen, less than a mile from the city of Ronne and near the beach. Amenities include parking, WiFi and a restaurant featuring organic, locally sourced ingredients.

Scandic Norreport is poised to open in September in Copenhagen's Norreport train station.

The 100-room property will offer direct metro service to the airport and is near the city's food halls and the Copenhagen Botanical Garden. Amenities will include a rooftop terrace, restaurant and sky bar with views of the city.

• Also in September, NH Collection Copenhagen will open on the harbor in the Christianshavn neighborhood.

The 394-room hotel will be located in a mid-century building originally designed by Danish architect Palle Suenson. Many of the guestrooms overlook the harbor, and connecting rooms are available for families.

• In October, A Place To in Esbjerg is poised to open on the west coast of Denmark. The 117-room property will be located on the top nine floors of a three-building residential complex and will offer a cafe and rooftop terrace, a laundromat, a bicycle workshop and electric-car rental outlet.

Each guestroom will offer a kitchenette and a private balcony overlooking the North Sea. The property was designed by BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) architectural firm, based in Denmark and New York, and the HAY design group

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