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Accor opens new Sofitel in Kunming

11 May 2016 by Clement Huang
Accorhotels has opened a new 400-room property in Kunming, Yunnan province, under its luxury Sofitel brand. Sofitel Kunming is located in the new business district and occupies the 27th to 52nd floors of a high-rise tower, making it the highest hotel in the city. The luxury hotel is likely to attract MICE travellers, being located close to the Kunming International Convention & Exhibition Centre and New Kunming Dianchi International Convention & Exhibition Centre. It is also a 35-minute drive from Kunming Changshui International Airport. Superior room The interior décor of the guestrooms features a peacock design, a symbol of Yunnan’s Dai ethnic minority. All rooms boast amenities such as a wireless audio system, free wifi and the brand’s signature Sofitel MyBed. There are three F&B options: the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant Kwee Zeen, located on the 49th floor and offering 360-degree panoramic views of the city; the Parisian Voyage Bar on the 50th floor that serves signature cocktails and wine; and Le Chinois restaurant, which specialises in Yunnanese and Cantonese cuisine. Kwee Zeen all-day dining restaurant Recreational facilities include Sofitel’s signature So Spa, which offers treatments combining ancient wellness techniques with modern French cosmetology. There is also a fitness centre and heated indoor pool. Sofitel Kunming is also home to a number of event spaces, including a pillarless ballroom and eight meeting rooms – a total space of 2,100 sqm. To commemorate the opening, the hotel is offering a deal starting at RMB899 (US$138) nett for a one-night stay in a Superior room. The promotion is valid until June 30. For more information, visit accorhotels.com Clement Huang
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