Sofitel has confirmed the opening of its first address in Guangzhou with the Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich, taking its network to 20 addresses in China.
Ideally located in the heart of Tianhe, Guangzhou’s dynamic financial and business district, the Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich is less than one kilometre from the emblematic skyscraper CITIC Plaza and a few minutes from the East Railway Station, a veritable hub that connects Guangzhou to Dongguan, Shenzhen and Hong Kong.
“Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich is going to breathe a little of the unique French culture into Guangzhou,” said Robert Gaymer-Jones, chief executive Sofitel Worldwide.
“The goal of this address is to become the meeting place for the city’s cultural events and especially through all forms of Art.”
The hotel offers 493 rooms and suites, whose decor elegantly blends contemporary Asian design and Parisian chic.
Among the five bars and restaurants, the fine dining-restaurant ‘Robata Grill & Bar’, which combines a classy steakhouse with modern Japanese Izakaya, features an authentic Robatayaki, a sushi bar with en extensive elegant walk-through wine cellar.
The Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich has 17 meeting rooms that can be adapted and personalised as well as a 900sqm conference room offering the best of multimedia technology and equipment.
The InspiredMeetings Planner becomes the unique contact to design a tailor-made project while creating memorable experiences for the participants; a personalized service for unique, inspired and inspiring meetings.
At So SPA with L’Occitane, the original olfactory signature, the exclusive rituals and the technically advanced care given by highly qualified personnel help create a sense of total well being, for a harmony of body and mind.
The fitness area, So FIT, offers fitness and well-being equipment at the leading edge of technology and design and an indoor pool with a sub-aquatic music broadcaster.
Guangzhou is the capital of southern China and has a rich history and cultural heritage.
It also hosts one of the world’s largest commercial trade shows: The Canton Fair. If its gastronomy is famous around the world, Guangzhou is also known for the Pearl River landscapes and the luxurious Bai Yun Mountain.
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