HONG KONG – Sofitel Luxury Hotels is delighted to present new hotel facilities and features of seven properties in Greater China, bringing distinguished guests a new and refreshing look to welcome the year of 2013, featuring enhancements of the dining, accommodation and MICE facilities.
Sofitel Macau At Ponte 16
A new upscale boutique fine dining French restaurant, Privé was launched in September, offering an ultimate luxury dining experience with French flair designed by Chef Yannick Ehrsam. Importing the freshest ingredients directly from France, Chef Yannick focuses on flavours and balance while allowing the dishes’ natural components express themselves.
The hotel also proudly presents the So SPA with L’Occitane that will open in March 2013. The first worldwide So SPA with L’Occitane offers rejuvenating world traditions combined with French Cosmetology in the privacy of an intimate setting.
One more new setup for the Hotel will be the Chinese restaurant that will be opened in quarter one 2013.
Sofitel Wanda Beijing
Sofitel Wanda Beijing’s new French restaurant, Héritage, continues to bring the French “art de vivre” to the heart of Beijing. Opened earlier this month, the most exclusive and luxurious French restaurant offers diners refined traditional French cuisine that infuses culinary innovations and creative approaches, while paired with exquisite wines from the renowned cellars, including Bordeaux, the Loire and Rhone Valley.
Another culinary outlet Yipin Chinese Restaurant is also launched in May this year, led by award-winning Chef Oscar Jiang, the intimate boutique restaurant offers delicate Huai Yang cuisine, a type of the Jiangsu cuisine that is widely seen in Chinese culinary circles as the most popular and prestigious cuisine.
Sofitel Forebase Chongqing
Business travellers can now enjoy spacious and unparalleled meeting facilities at Liang Jiang, the Grand Ballroom of Sofitel Forebase Chongqing. The 1,400sqm Ballroom, newly opened in October, can accommodate up to 1,100 people. The professional conference team also offer tailor-made meeting packages and personalised service to cater for guests’ different requirements. It is also one of the best wedding venues in town.
To accomplish the opening of the Grand Ballroom, Sofitel Forebase Chongqing also debuted a new Chinese restaurant, Jin Yao Xuan in October. There are 12 private dining rooms offering diners the most exclusive and premium culinary experience – all the ingredients used are natural and unique with great medical values and health benefits.
Sofitel Xian On Renmin Square
Sofitel Xian On Renmin Square is proud to present the first authentic Churrasco Brazilian BBQ Restaurant in Xian, offering renowned Brazilian classical dishes and trendy sophisticated “Avant Garde” Brazilian cuisine. This Brazilian steakhouse opened in late September and is headed by a young, creative and dynamic Brazilian Chef who serves the freshest meat grilled on a charcoal fire, preserving its succulent qualities to keep its original authentic taste.
Sofitel Wanda Harbin
Travelling up to the Northeast part of China, travellers can savour the superb Italian gastronomy at the newly opened Italian restaurant, Farfalla. This elegantly furnished restaurant is the first fine dining Italian restaurant in Harbin, with ingredients and species imported directly from Italy to ensure the best quality and originality of each dish.
Sofitel Galaxy Nanjing
After six years of successful operation, Sofitel Galaxy Nanjing decided to have a full renovation to further upgrade the hotel’s facilities and services in June, providing a new level of luxury to guests. The opening of Le Bar in November also signified the re-launch of the hotel, with the number of rooms increasing from 278 to 352, and the upgrade of the Western and Chinese restaurants. All renovation works are expected to be completed by early January 2013, where there will be a new upscale Italian restaurant, upgrade of banquet halls equipped with more advanced technology features, and also the new Club Millesime offering a more prestigious service to the guests.
Sofitel Jinan Silver Plaza
Sofitel Jinan Silver Plaza is also going to have its renovation completed by quarter one 2013, with a new level of luxury standard and facilities presented to guests. The guestroom numbers will be reduced from 410 to 354 to have more spacious rooms, with L’Occitane amenities offering guests true luxury French elegance. There will also be Club Millesime, a new executive lounge featuring a library lounge, wine showcase and dining, reception and meeting space inspired by the French Art de recevoir.
The re-opening of the highest restaurant in town, Silver Sky revolving restaurant will continue to offer guests sumptuous delicacy surrounded by a splendid view of the skyline.