Travel services firm, Cox & Kings-owned Meininger Hotels have signed a lease contract with Nelson Canal for a 150-room hotel in Brussels. The hotel is expected to open in the fourth quarter of 2018 and will be Meininger’s second hotel in Brussels, Cox & Kings said in a statement. The company, however, did not provide any financial detail of the contract. The new building with a gross floor area of 6,700 sqm above ground will offer 150 modern and well equipped rooms with 668 beds in total. The room types will range from standard double rooms, to private rooms with multiple beds through to a bed in a dormitory. All public spaces including the reception, lobby, lounge, breakfast room and bar as well as guest kitchen and games room, which are all typical features of a MEININGER hotel, will be located on the ground floor. The basement area will offer 30 private underground parking spaces next to the public parking that is being created. It currently operates 16 hotels in Europe, with a total of 7,025 beds in 10 European cities including Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Cologne, London, Munich, Salzburg and Vienna.