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  • By the Book: 2016 Accommodations


    08/21/09

    Up to 120,000 hotel rooms are included in plans for 2016 accommodations. In this installment of By the Book, Around the Rings presents a look at plans of Chicago, Madrid, Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo for the 2016 accommodations.

    Chicago
    Chicago has plans to build more than 100 hotels by 2016. (Chicago 2016)


    • More than 55,000 secured hotel rooms
    • 20,000 beds in university residences, 33,000 rooms within an 8 km radius of Games center, more than 115,000 hotel rooms in Chicago metropolitan area
    • Number of five star, four star, three star, two star hotels: 300
    • More than 75,000 hotel rooms, 13,000 beds in university housing available for spectators
    • More than 100 hotels with 23,000 rooms are planned for to be constructed by 2016

    Madrid
    Madrid will have 403 five star, four star, three star and two star hotels. (Madrid 2016)


    • 51,000 hotel rooms
    • 6,800 rooms in the Halls of Residence of the Madrid Universities, 23,000 rooms within a 50 km radius of Olympic Stadium
    • Number of five star, four star, three star, two star hotels: 403
    • About 10,000 rooms within 10 km of the Games center, 1,400 rooms within 50 km of Madrid, 16,000 rooms within 50 km of the Games center available for spectators

    Rio de Janeiro
    Rio's accommodations will include cabins on cruise ships and apart-hotels. (Rio 2016)


    • More than 13,000 secured hotel rooms, hotel capacity is approximately 20,000 rooms
    • More than 8,500 cabins on cruise ships, nearly 1,700 rooms in apart-hotels
    • Number of five star, four star, three star, two star hotels: 157
    • Rooms will be available in Teresopolis (63 km from Rio) and Frigurgo (about 100 km from Rio) for spectators
    • Five planned hotels include 1,528 rooms

    Tokyo
    Tokyo will have over 120,000 rooms within 50 km. (Tokyo 2016)


    • More than 45,000 secured hotel rooms
    • About 80,000 rooms within 10 km of the Games center, and over 120,000 rooms within 50 km
    • Number of five star, four star, three star, two star hotels: 279
    • 80,000 rooms within 50 km of the Olympic Stadium will be available for spectators
    • 7,000 additional hotel rooms are planned to be constructed by 2016

    By the Book is a series of reports on the 2016 candidate cities, using information provided in the candidate file of each city.

    Edited by Isia Reaves

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