Here at Reichshof Hamburg, we invite our guests to experience a truly authentic North German experience. Environmental commitment and social engagement are deeply rooted in our ethos; by integrating sustainability in our daily operations within this hotel, we are committed to reducing our environmental footprint.
To enhance the understanding of our staffs, guests and other stakeholders as well as empower them on sustainability matters.
Information on our sustainable practices is shared with our stakeholders on our website and hotel factsheets.
Our people are regularly trained on environmental topics.
Environmentally friendly modes of transport are offered to our guests.
Due to the direct location to the main station the guests have the best transport possibilities and a sustainable travel.
We offer Special Conditions for Public transport to our guest. (Hamburg Card and Deutsche Bahn Tickets)
Bicycle rental in the hotel Electric charging station near the hotel.
Sustainability concept is presented to our guests through various activities.
Naming of all suppliers and detailed information of origin Hotel for Trees – a tree will planted each time when guest choose to skip the daily room cleaning.
Committed towards achieving efficient use of energy and reducing our carbon footprint.
Energy efficient lighting systems have been installed.
Hotel rooms are equipped with a system to cut off electricity when guests leave their room.
Motion detectors in the public toilets and hallways and back offices.
100% Green electricity The hotel controls energy systematically once per month.
The hotel uses heating energy from a resource-efficient source to improve its carbon footprint – combined heat and power plant.
Use of shading systems – curtains.
No minibar in the room – available on request.
Temperature settings reduced to outside temperature Sauna turned on upon request.
To manage our water resources responsibly.
Water reducing devices are fitted at point of use to save water.
Guests are encouraged to keep their bedsheets and towels during their stay.
Bedding nylon 50% – lighter therefore less transportation costs and less and water in the wash cycle.
Water Reduction of 10% by 2024.
Toilets and showers have water saving flow controls installed.
The hotel provides data on water consumption once a month.
The hotel ensures that all water installations and equipment are regularly serviced.
The hotel ensures that the quality of water in all areas of the hotel is regularly checked (eg legionella).
To handle and reduce waste going to landfill.
E-payslips are given to our staffs to reduce paper consumption.
Surplus food All recyclable waste (paper, PET plastic containers, glases etc.) is recycled separately from garbage
No single-use plastic products for food and beverage on buffet are used.
Soap, shampoo and shower gel are provided in dispensers.
Wooden key cards and door hangers.
No guest folder in the rooms, but available via Login to WLAN.
Printed matter – we keep low and in smallest editions like hotel brochure and rather use
the digital way of information
The hotel ensures that suppliers
take back and reuse packaging
(e.g. cartons, pallets).
Suppliers deliver in sustainable
carriers/ rental boxes.
recycled paper for flipchart and
To preserve our local surroundings.
We source our ingredients locally and seasonally.
We honour the historic preservation of our building.
Support of a regional beekeeper – Altes Land.
Plants for outdoor and indoor decoration are selected with consideration of the current season and weather.
To collaborate with our suppliers in setting sustainable procurement practices with regards to the environment and society.
Suppliers are selected based on their environmental and social engagement.
Eco-labelled and eco-friendly products are preferred during the sourcing process.
Communication with suppliers is undertaken regularly to find alternative solutions to single-use plastic packaging.
Locally available fruits, vegetables and other supplies are offered to our guests.
The F&B options contain at least 80% seasonal products and at least 20% vegetarian or vegan products.
Regional Supplier (< 50 km) of F&B products.
Outsourced laundry located in Hamburg.
To assist vulnerable people of our communities.
Partnering with local community Support of the refugee home Sophienterrasse.
HilfMahl – Support for the homeless.
Hamburger Tafel – biweekly on Sunday we provide a warm meal for 60 people and donate to the church in the neighbourhood.
Joblinge – Programme to integrate young refugees with work permits for a job or Apprenticeship in hospitality.
Employees also call for donations and support different organisations.
Employee team, promotion, development and trainings, fairness.
Employee events at least 2 times a year.
SUSTAINABLE POST-COVID INITIATIVES
To provide a safe environment for our people and guests.
Towards self-sufficiency provisions through partnership with fellow companies.
Increasing selection of locally produced goods and suppliers.
Providing environmentally safe protective materials to our people and guests.
Implementing safe disposal measures for used sanitary equipment and products.