24 December 2015

Sofitel Kunming offers easy access to city centre

A view of the lobby at the Sofitel Kunming.
Sofitel, the luxury hotel brand of AccorHotels, has announced the opening of Sofitel Kunming, the only international luxury hotel in Kunming city centre.

Located in the central business district of Kunming, the 400-room hotel, located from the 27th to 52nd floors, incorporates French elegance and art de vivre combined with distinctive elements of Yunnan’s colourful ethnic cultures and traditions.

"The opening of Sofitel Kunming marks a period of swift expansion in China for AccorHotels, as we continue to strengthen our commitment to bringing world-renowned, exquisite French hospitality to discerning Chinese travellers," said Paul Richardson, Chief Operating Officer, AccorHotels Greater China. "Set to become the luxury benchmark in the gateway city of Kunming, the hotel is an ideal choice for travellers who enjoy world-class hospitality with an authentic French experience."

A view of the lobby at the Sofitel Kunming.

Sofitel Kunming is located within the precinct of various popular tourist attraction sites such as Nanping Walking Street, East and West Pagodas, Green Lake, Dianchi Lake and shopping district. The hotel is also easily accessible to both Kunming International Convention & Exhibition Centre and New Kunming Dianchi International Convention & Exhibition Centre. It is a 35-minute drive from Kunming Changshui International Airport.
A view of the interior at the Sofitel Kunming.

The guest rooms are furnished with the Sofitel MyBed, an exclusive bedding concept designed to foster restorative sleep, a wireless audio system, a large-screen TV, and Wi-Fi access. The rooms feature unique designs inspired by the peacock, which symbolises Yunnan’s Dai minority, and handcrafted leather wall coverings.

The hotel is also home to three restaurants. Le Chinois Chinese Restaurant which serves Yunnan, Cantonese and Sichuan dishes; Kwee Zeen which showcases a selection of Chinese, international and French favourites with live cooking stations, and Lan Pan Asian Restaurant for Southeast Asian and Japanese cuisines.

For corporate events and meetings, the hotel boasts a pillarless grand ballroom which can accommodate up to 800 guests, plus eight meeting rooms. An outdoor garden and rooftop venue on the 52nd floor offers mountain and lake views.


To celebrate Sofitel Kunming’s opening, from now until 17 April 2016 guests can enjoy one night stay in a Superior Room for RMB999 nett including up to two buffet breakfasts, and RMB100 credit for food and beverages at the hotel's outlets. Terms and conditions apply. For reservations call the reservation team at +86 871 6863 9888.

*Images from AccorHotels.