Sofitel Luxury Hotels has announced the opening of a new 325-room hotel in Foshan in 2014, which, at 236 meters tall, will become the tallest building in the city.
Foshan is a centuries-old but fast-growing city in China’s Guangdong Province and has long been famous for its furniture, porcelain and martial arts industries.
The towering Sofitel Foshan will become a focal point of the 2nd phase of the Foshan Louvre International Furniture Exhibition Center – 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 ballroom, ten meeting rooms of various sizes, the group’s signature So SPA, a fitness centre, a yoga room and an indoor swimming pool.
It will also have an executive lounge, which is complemented by a fully equipped business centre, and 280 parking spaces.
The stunning skyscraper will offer the first onsite luxury accommodation to Lecong’s huge amount of daily furniture customers, as well as tourists and business travellers.
Chen Gui Fang, general manager of Louvre International Furniture Group commended:
“Louvre International Furniture Group is one of the largest furniture wholesale and retail companies in China with customers from all over the world.
“Proving that high-end furniture shopping is big business in Foshan, Guangdong Louvre International Furniture Exhibition Center is committed to its first international brand hotel, the Sofitel Foshan, and the unparalleled convenience it offers in this bustling district.”