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Accor Signs 5 New Mercure Hotels in Asia

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Accor has expanded its portfolio of Mercure hotels in Asia with the signing of 5 more Mercures. These new hotels are located in China, Thailand, South Korea and India.


Mercure Beijing Downtown – will be a new 357 room hotel (including 97 apartments) situated near the centre of Beijing’s central business district south of Chang’an - Jianguo Avenue. Facilities will include 2 restaurants, fitness centre, business centre, 3 meeting rooms, ballroom and indoor swimming pool. The hotel is scheduled to open in mid 2010.

Grand Mercure HNA Beijing Central Apartments – will consist of 472 keys in a mixed use development which includes a shopping mall and offices, in the heart of Beijing. The hotel is located in Chongwen and is 2 blocks from the railway station and less than 10 minutes to Tiananmen Square, Palace Museum and National Theatre. The hotel will offer a combination of studio accommodation and one, two and three bedroom apartments.


Mercure Lavasa – will be a new 130 room hotel situated in the picturesque Lavasa, India’s first and largest hill station. Facilities will include an all day dining restaurant and bar as well as a business centre. The hotel is located close to Lavasa Lakes Convention Centre.

South Korea

Mercure Ambassador Seoul Dongdaemun – will be located in the fashion district of Seoul – Dongdaemun and connected to the Design Plaza and Park. The hotel which is a new construction, will have 150 guest rooms.


Mercure Krabi Ao Nang – will be a new 213 guest room hotel located on Ao Nang Beach, one of Krabi’s most popular beaches. Facilities will include a restaurant, two bars, four swimming pools, spa and fitness centre.

Gaurav Bhushan – Senior Vice President, Accor Asia Pacific said, “The Mercure brand is enjoying a bumper year for development with several milestones being achieved for the brand throughout Asia in 2009. A record number of 11 Mercure hotels will open this year in Asia, and an additional 18 are committed to development in the region. The appeal of the Mercure brand includes a number of factors including the expertise and platforms of Accor, the might of one of the worlds largest mid scale hotel brands and the ability of the hotels to express localised design elements.”

Three Mercure hotels will open in September 2009 – Mercure Hanoi La Gare and Mercure Hue Gerbera in Vietnam and Mercure Pontianak in Indonesia.

The Mercure network consists of almost 700 hotels throughout 51 countries, of which 24 hotels are located in Asia.

Other recently announced developments in Asia include Mercure Bali Harvestland, Mercure Solo, Mercure Manado, Mercure Zhangiajie Resort, Mercure Prime Chengdu and Mercure Hanoi Hado.

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