Sofitel opens landmark property in China
[Mon 21/11/2011 09:51:59]
Sofitel Luxury Hotels recently announced the opening of a new 325-room hotel in the booming city of Foshan in 2014, which, at 236 meters tall, will become the city’s tallest building.
Sofitel has opened a new hotel in Foshan, a fast-growing city in China’s Guangdong Province
The towering Sofitel Foshan is set to become a focal point of the 2nd phase of the Foshan Louvre International Furniture Exhibition Center deemed to be the biggest furniture exhibition mall in China.
The Sofitel Foshan will feature 325 spacious hotel rooms and suites, four restaurants and three bars, a large pillar-free ballroom, ten meeting rooms of various sizes, the group’s signature So SPA, a fitness center, a yoga room, a beauty salon and an indoor swimming pool. It will also have an executive lounge, which is complemented by a fully equipped business center, and 280 parking stalls.
Developed by Guangdong Louvre International Furniture Exhibition Center Co., Ltd, the skyscraper will offer the first onsite luxury accommodation to Lecong’s huge amount of daily furniture customers, as well as tourists and business travelers.
For those wishing to visit the city’s many cultural sites, the popular urban hub Dong Ping New Town is just five minutes away, downtown Foshan is a 15 minute drive and, for business, the Nanhai Financial District is 25 minutes away.
“Louvre International Furniture Group is one of the largest furniture wholesale and retail companies in China with customers from all over the world," said Chen Gui Fang, general manager of Louvre International Furniture Group.
"Proving that high-end furniture shopping is big business in Foshan, Guangdong Louvre International Furniture Exhibition Center Co., Ltd. is committed to its first international brand hotel, the Sofitel Foshan, and the unparalleled convenience it offers in this bustling district.”
“Sofitel Foshan will be an inspiring project in Foshan, the fast growing city in Guangdong Province. With its latest address Sofitel Luxury Hotels will further reinforce its strong presence in the Pearl River Delta with hotels and resorts already established in Dongguan, Macau and most recently in Guangzhou,” said Markland Blaiklock, Senior Vice President of Sofitel Asia Pacific.