Green Key Denmark starts 2019 with seven new establishments

At the Green Key Danish Jury meeting in December 2018, seven establishments have been awarded with the Green Key for its environmental efforts


Two of the new Green Key establishments belong to Arp Hansen Group’s budget hotels: Wakeup Aarhus and the chain’s brand new Wakeup Bernstorffsgade located by the Central Station in Copenhagen. They join the other two labeled hotels Wakeup Borgergade and Wakeup Carsten Niebuhrs Gade. The Wakeup concept is environmentally improved with LED lighting everywhere, improved waste separation, reduction of plastic tableware and – products and an increased purchase of eco-friendly products.  Read more about their environmental efforts here.  

 Kompas Aalborg Hotel joins a number of green hotels in the city of Aalborg. The former sailors’ home has just been restored with a range of environmental upgrades as well as a new reception area and an expansion of the number of rooms to 111. 

In the center of Copenhagen you will find a smaller, family owned hotel Hotel Christian IV which has also been Green Key awarded . The 42-room hotel has a motivated management having launched a procedure where the environment is incorporated in all processes.

There are also two additional conference centres with the Green Key: Roskilde Kongrescenter – is a modern venue with room for all kinds of events e.g. workshops, conferences and fairs to shows and parties. The conference centre in Roskilde has initiated a lot of of environmental initiatives which became very clear in their application for Green Key where they documented their many plans for the future.

Another conference and music venue Hotel Cecil, has been rebuilt and renovated with a focus on water and energy saving. The establishment has also reused the previous interior and extended the use of LED concert lightning.

The cosy Dronning Louises Tehus located north of Copenhagen is likewise Green Key awarded. The tea house is situated at the edge of Bernstoffsparken in the middle of a fragrant rose garden. Even though the old tea house is preserved, the building has been environmentally improved in cooperation with the local authorities and the agency for culture and palaces.