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Aloft brand to move into Korea

Aloft brand to move into Korea

Starwood will debut the Aloft brand in South Korea in late 2014.

The hotel, Aloft Suwon, is located in Yeongtong-dong in the heart of historical Suwon, the provincial capital of Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.

Suwon is a major industrial centre, housing Samsung Electronics’ digital city and a large factory complex; it is also home to 14 university campuses.

Located about 60 kilometers from Incheon International Airport and 30 kilometers from Seoul, the hotel is well connected by various modes of transportation.

It offers easy access to numerous sights, including the impressive UNESCO World Heritage site of Hwaseong Fortress, the Suwon business district, and local government offices.

Slated to open in October 2014, Aloft Suwon is part of a mixed use development that also consists of retail and residential spaces.

The hotel occupies the fourth to 11th floors, and will feature 120 guest rooms, including 114 standard rooms and six suites.

It also boasts a 404 square meter meeting and function space, and two food and beverage facilities, including the buzzing signature lounge and bar, and an all-day dining restaurant.

Other amenities include a 275 square meter recreational facility, with a well equipped gym, and it is situated adjacent to an 854 square meter spa that provides signature rejuvenating treatments.