Sofitel opens in Lion City


SINGAPORE, 13 September 2017 – AccorHotels has confirmed its latest property, Sofitel Singapore City Centre will open its doors this October and will be the group’s landmark 800th hotel in Asia Pacific.

Located in Tanjong Pagar, a district famous for its historic shop houses, the 223-room hotel is elegantly designed, reflecting Singapore’s rich cultural heritage with French flair.

“The unveiling of Sofitel Singapore City Centre marks an important milestone for AccorHotels as we continue to strengthen our presence in the region,” explains AccorHotels Asia Pacific chairman & CEO, Michael Issenberg. “I am pleased to announce that this flagship hotel is our 800th property in Asia-Pacific and opens at a time when we are focused on strengthening our luxury credentials globally.”

The hotel is  situated just 20 minute drive from Singapore’s Changi Airport.

It will be AccorHotels’ 13th hotel in Singapore and will be shortly followed by a combined 782-room Novotel and Mercure complex which will open on Stevens Road and affirm the group’s position as the largest hotel operator in Singapore.

The 223 rooms and suites feature floor to ceiling windows; complimentary minibars serviced by the hotel’s very own droid butler – Sophie The Robot; Sofitel’s luxurious MyBed; a Handy Phone which provides access to free local and international calls to 10 countries and Wi-Fi.

Sofitel Singapore City Centre will offer 20,000 square feet of meeting spaces across 10 flexible venues including the 600 sqm Wallich Ballroom, named after Nathaniel Wallich, the founding father of the Singapore Botanical Gardens. The hotel has partnered with the award-winning Imperial Treasure to provide premium wedding and banqueting menus.

To celebrate the opening of Sofitel’s flagship property in Singapore, the hotel is offering a special opening rate of SGD800++ per room for two nights, to mark the fact that Sofitel Singapore City Centre is the 800th Accor Hotel in Asia Pacific.