Accor has opened its 23rd Sofitel Hotel in China. The
Sofitel Shanghai Sheshan Huanghe officially opened on 31 March 2000.
The resort style hotel is located in Sheshan National Tourism
Resort, just 35 minutes’ drive from Shanghai city centre, surrounded by
lush gardens and blue lagoons. The striking
classical Mediterranean architecture provides the perfect backdrop for
both leisure and business travellers.
Upon entering the split level
lobby, one can feel the influence of the outside surroundings, through
the intelligent use of natural looking materials that adorn the area. A
fireplace, high backed chairs and interesting sculptures and “objects
d’art” give a clear sense of place that is in harmony with the outdoor ambience.
Sofitel Shanghai Sheshan Huanghe is a meetings,
incentives, conventions and exhibitions (MICE) resort that specializes
in inspired creative events, with 12 reception rooms and an opulent
grand ballroom that can host up to 900 guests seated in banquet style.
The hotel architecture is designed by renowned architects Smallwood,
Reynolds, Stewart, Stewart & Associates Pte. Ltd. (SRSS) which is based
in Atlanta Georgia, USA.
Renowned interior designer, Cheng Chung
Design (CCD), from Hong Kong, has created three different room themes;
Mediterranean, Chinese and Southeast Asian, ensuring each guest can have
a unique experience in their preferred style of surroundings.
The beautifully landscaping around the hotel was created by leading
landscape architecture firm, Belt Collins, whilst the lighting is
designed by Brandston Partnership inc. (BBI) based in New York.
The Sofitel Shanghai Sheshan Huanghe has 368 rooms
including 53 Luxury Suites and an Imperial Suite. There are also seven
luxury villas specially designed for international and local government
officials as well as business delegations.
The rooms and suites, all with private
balconies, feature Sofitel’s MyBed concept, an all
feather bed and extra light down duvet combined to promise a perfect
night’s sleep, a pillow menu, L’Occitane and Hermes room amenities, free
broadband internet access and many other attributes.
The hotel has a diverse range of
- Vie All
Day Dining features fresh seafood and international cuisine
Mediterranean Restaurant is inspired by countries around the
- Fukami Restaurant proposes creative Japanese
dishes using live seafood, grain-fed beef, freshly-made sushi and
- Prince Restaurant specializes in abalone, seafood and
authentic regional Cantonese cuisines
- Link Lounge Bar features
exotic cocktails and a rich selection of high quality champagnes which
can be enjoyed whilst looking out over the beautiful and soothing
lagoons, waterfalls and the lush landscaping in the lush gardens
- The Poolside Bar serves all day refreshments, while the
Health Bar has light meals and healthy drinks, with a spectacular lagoon
- Club Millésime and Cigar Bar provide a wide selection of
cigars as well as an array of cognacs, spirits and aperitifs.
The hotel has 12 multi-function rooms of total 2100 sqm, all
located in a custom, built conference centre. The 1200 sqm
pillar-less Grand Ballroom can be separated into three, which can be
configured according to clients’ requirements. All inspired meeting
rooms are fully equipped with the latest technology and services
required for today's executives.
Shanghai Sheshan Huanghe’s “So Spa” creates a unique luxury sanctuary,
for body and soul reconnection, blending Chinese and
French natural roots. So Spa blends its natural
surroundings into its 15 treatment rooms, where guests
can enjoy a selection of signature treatments and
refined French cosmetology.
Sofitel Shanghai Sheshan Huanghe also offers a wide variety of leisure
activities including the SOFIT Health Club, 3400 sqm outdoor swimming
pools and indoor swimming pools, tennis and squash courts, an indoor
golf driving range, an outdoor mini golf and a night club.
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