9 August 2017

Sofitel debuts in Foshan, China

The Sofitel Foshan, launched in July 2017, is the brand’s first property to debut in Foshan and the 23rd property in the Greater China network. Located in China's Furniture City – Lecong in Shunde – the new 62-storey Sofitel Foshan is the tallest hotel in the city with a 360 degree view of the city.

Source: Sofitel. Exterior of the Sofitel Foshan, night view.
Source: Sofitel. Exterior of the Sofitel Foshan, night view. 
Architecture, furniture and design are the key themes for the Sofitel Foshan, which is connected to the 200,000 sq m Louvre International Exhibition Centre, a destination hub for design aficionados.

Featuring an interior designed by Cheng Chung Design from Hong Kong (CCD), Sofitel Foshan blends Chinese and French design furnishing and décor to showcase the best of Lingnan rich culture with iconic French monuments and art. “Sofitel Foshan offers the perfect blend of the city’s charm with a touch of French and Chinese “Art de Vivre” for travellers seeking modern refinement and a luxury escape in the historical and cultural city,” said Olivier Larcher, GM, Sofitel Foshan.

Architectural fittings, furnishings and décor are environmentally friendly designed and constructed in line with AccorHotels’ Planet 21 initiative that aims to offer travellers a unique sustainable hospitality experience. Boasting 325 modern guest rooms with four themes: modern, post-modern, neo-Chinese, and Classic French, the hotel also features an in-house furniture gallery display on the 9th and 10th floor that offer unique art pieces and designer furniture. Bespoke furniture pieces are also available for purchase at Sofitel Foshan.

“It gives us great opportunity to partner with Guangdong Louvre Furnishings Group on the development of Sofitel Foshan,” said Michel Molliet, COO, AccorHotels Greater China. “With a long history of fine ceramic production, Foshan has morphed into a furniture and accessories hub in recent years. The city’s enriched culture blends perfectly with the design and architecture of Sofitel’s DNA. Sofitel is AccorHotels’ authentic luxury brand that aims to create magnificent moments for travellers seeking an indulgent experience.”

Dining outlets include an all-day dining restaurant Kwee Zeen and an Italian restaurant, Allegria offering authentic Mediterranean food. The city’s first French executive chef Mikael Robin oversees the entire culinary operations at Sofitel Foshan.

For meetings and events, the hotel features a state-of-the art 3,000 sq m of function spaces including a Napoleon III's Grand Salon Apartment-inspired grand ballroom, six meeting rooms, an outdoor terrace. Fitness facilities including a panoramic indoor swimming pool and the SoFIT 24-hour fitness centre with Life Fitness equipment.

With more than 120 hotels worldwide, Sofitel continues to expand globally. Over the coming years, Sofitel will introduce Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara, Sofitel Singapore City Centre (opening September 2017), and Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour. 


Enjoy a city getaway inclusive of one breakfast starting from CNY788* nett from now until August 31, 2017. For reservations or inquiries, please email H8719-re at sofitel.com or call +86 757 2881 2222.

*Additional breakfast is chargeable at CNY100 nett. Terms and conditions apply.

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