The hotel which is owned by the former German weightlifting world champion and Olympic medallist Rolf Milser has been equipped with a three-piece wide PergoTex pergola awning from weinor. The weather-proof construction allows for the outdoor area to be used permanently.
Landhaus Milser between Duisburg and Düsseldorf is not just owned by a winner but its guests have already included many winners too – for example the Italian football team, which was accommodated here for six weeks during the 2006 Football World Cup. Also a whole load of famous people such as the Prince of Monaco and numerous German politicians have been drawn to here.
A green oasis in the metropolitan Rhine-Ruhr region
There are plenty of reasons to spend time in the commuter belt of North Rhine-Westphalia's regional capital. First of all there's the exceptional hospitality from Rolf Milser and his business partner Antonio Pelle, who runs the hotel. The qualified restaurateur is responsible, among other things, for the outstanding traditional Italian cuisine. The location is also superb: despite the proximity to the metropolitan region of Düsseldorf and the Ruhr region, the accommodation with its 57 rooms and three suites in cosy country house style is an oasis of tranquillity – including a lake on its doorstep. You can nevertheless reach the exhibition centre, airport and various city centres quickly.
Pergola awning with reliable weather protection
There has been one more reason why it is worth taking a break south of Duisburg for quite some time. Rolf Milser has upgraded his vast patio with lake view by a 23.5 metre wide Pergola awning construction. It offers reliable weather protection but can also be opened fully so that the guests can enjoy the sunshine and fresh air. "We wanted to offer our guests the option of being able to be outdoors in bad weather and enjoy the view. The Pergola awning is just the right thing for this", says owner Rolf Milser. He should know as he had the PergoTex from weinor installed at home beforehand, as a kind of test version. He was so hugely impressed that he also wanted to use it for his hotel.
Value added for the client
Christian Kroll gave him the idea. The master carpenter had specialised in the installation of weather protection solutions for patios and balconies, alongside classic interior construction. He is a long-standing weinor partner and convinced about the advantages of the pergola awning. "The flexible construction gives the patio real value added which enlarges the dining area that can be used permanently. PergoTex also has an elegant look and is incredibly wind-resistant and weather-proof," knows the patio expert Kroll.
Complete solution with glass construction, vertical awnings and heating system
So that the hotel guests are protected all round, the construction was also provided with weinor glazing elements. They prevent it from becoming uncomfortable due to driving rain and wind from the side. Once the sun shines again, the glazing can be opened up again easily. If the highly stable PVC awning material is then opened fully using the hand transmitter, it provides a total open air feeling. No hotel guests have to sit in the dark in the evenings as the integrated LED lighting takes care of this. Even at cooler times of the year, the exterior area can be used with the weinor Tempura heating system. The construction is also fitted with the VertiTex vertical awnings. They avert the glare of the low lying sun for guests. Light, heating and vertical awnings and the Pergola awning are remote controlled and in fact the light and heating can even be dimmed.
Besides all the functional advantages, the design aspect also played an important part in the choice of the patio construction. Rolf Milser knows how important outer appearance is, he was elected as the most elegant weightlifter in the world by the Soviet magazine Sputnik in 1983 after all. Clear frame shapes and the aluminium material give the pergola awning a high-quality look. All personal tastes can also be catered for from a number of frame and awning material colours.
weinor partner involved in this project: Tischlermontagen Kroll / Duisburg