The BayArena is a football stadium in Leverkusen, Germany. The stadium was opened in 1958 and has been the home base of Bayer 04 Leverkusen ever since. The current capacity is 30,210. The stadium was opened with a capacity of only 20,000; it has been renovated several times.
In 1999, a hotel was built into the North Curve of the BayArena, the Lidner Hotel BayArena. From the restaurant, conference room and even some hotel rooms, the hotel offers an amazing view over the football field.