President Trump Couldn’t Get a Hotel For the G20 Conference

Jul 6, 2017

This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. Terms apply to the offers listed on this page. For an explanation of our Advertising Policy, visit this page.

Sometimes even the most powerful man in the world can’t get the simple things in life. Apparently President Donald Trump wasn’t able to find a hotel for the upcoming G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany.

According to the Hamburger AbendblattPresident Trump tried to book the Fairmont Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten, but the property was already full. The US delegation was so late to the party that they couldn’t find one luxury hotel for the president, and presumably the US delegation, to stay at. President Trump, also a billionaire hotel and real estate mogul, doesn’t own any properties in the city of 1.7 million people.

The G20, or Group of 20, is a gathering of 20 countries with major economies from around the world. The location of the 2017 conference was announced in February 2016 and according to BuzzFeed News 9,000 hotel rooms are needed to house all the world leaders and their sizable staffs.

BuzzFeed News called some of the hotels in Hamburg and found that the Fairmont was booked by the massive Saudi Arabian delegation before Trump could get to it. Russian President Vladimir Putin will reside at the The Park Hyatt Hamburg during the conference.

Trump will be staying at the official Senate guesthouse in Hamburg, Germany. Image courtesy of P. Piel via Ullstein Bild.
Trump will be staying at the official Senate guesthouse in Hamburg, Germany. Image courtesy of P. Piel via Ullstein Bild.

Luckily for the President, the AP is reporting that he will be staying at the city’s official Senate guesthouse (above) while his staff will stay at the US Consulate General, also located in Hamburg.

H/T: BuzzFeed

Featured image courtesy of Joe Raedle via Getty Images.

Editorial Disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, airlines or hotel chain, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.

Disclaimer: The responses below are not provided or commissioned by the bank advertiser. Responses have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by the bank advertiser. It is not the bank advertiser’s responsibility to ensure all posts and/or questions are answered.