Starwood Hotels & Resorts have opened Four Points by Sheraton Penghu, marking the first internationally branded hotel in Magong City, Penghu Island, and the second Four Points hotel in Taiwan, joining Four Points by Sheraton Taipei, Zhonghe. The opening represents the Four Points brand’s robust expansion plans in the region, fueled by mid-market traveler demand for timeless style and comfort all over the world.
“Having recently crossed the 200th hotel milestone, we’re continuing the Four Points brand’s bullish expansion in diverse and dynamic markets across the globe,” said Vincent Ong, Senior Brand Director, Asia Pacific Brand Management, Starwood Hotels & Resorts. “The opening of Four Points by Sheraton Penghu underscores the brand’s strong growth in Greater China with 23 operating hotels and more than 30 hotels in pipeline throughout the country.”
Four Points Penghu offers 308 stylish guestrooms and 23 suites with private balconies, providing everything guests need to stay comfortable during their travels, including the plush Four Points signature bed, 48-inch flat screen TV, soothing rainforest shower, and all the extras that guests love, such as complimentary bottled water and fast and free WiFi throughout the hotel. Dining options include The Eatery, the brand’s signature restaurant, offering a range of delicious international cuisines, and China Spice, serving authentic Taiwanese dishes using the island’s freshest seafood. At Apatite lobby lounge, guests can enjoy authentic local brews as part of the signature Best Brews program, or enjoy live music at the lower level Swave bar.
The hotel perfectly blends business and pleasure. Guests can go for a swim or soak up the sun at the hotel’s zero edge swimming pool overlooking Magong Harbor #3, work out in the state-of-the-art fitness center, or enjoy an invigorating sauna or steam session. The hotel also boasts an ideal space for any meeting or social gathering, with an 810 square meter expansive and pillar-less Grand Ballroom and several multifunction rooms.
Strategically located in Magong City— the largest city in Penghu— the hotel is just minutes from various shopping, dining and entertainment venues. Additionally, Magong International Airport (MZG) is a convenient 15-minute drive.
Penghu Island is made up of ninety small isles also known as the Prescadores (Fisherman) Islands, named by Portuguese explorers. It is famed for its rich natural resources, including great beaches and more than 200 different bird species. Visitor highlights include the Fenggui area, Hsiaomen Whale Caves and Tongliang Great Banyan Tree, which is said to be 200 years old. In Penghu, fishing and snorkeling serve as popular activities. The island also offers an abundance of seafood, such as groupers, abalone, lobsters, clams and shellfish.