Thu, 7 January 2016

AccorHotels Signs Sofitel Hotel in KL and Singapore

AccorHotels has signed a deal with GuocoLand for the management of the groups two new-build hotels at Tanjong Pagar Centre, Singapore and Damansara City, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The Sofitel Singapore City Centre and the Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara, will add a total of 534 rooms to the Sofitels portfolio.

We are very excited that GuocoLand has entrusted us to manage these two flagship hotels under our luxury Sofitel brand in what will be very prestigious lifestyle and business hubs, said Michael Issenberg, Chairman and CEO AccorHotels Asia Pacific. These two new hotels are set to become icons in their respective cities, being at the centrepiece of landmark developments that will reinvent urban living in two of Asias most dynamic destinations.

The 222-room Sofitel Singapore City Centre will be part of the upcoming multi-billion dollar Tanjong Pagar Centre, which will open in the fourth quarter of 2016.

Located between historic Chinatown and the vibrant Central Business District, Tanjong Pagar Centre will feature Singapores tallest building at 290 metres, a residential and office tower, premier retail and event spaces and the Sofitel hotel, all set around landscaped parklands and with direct MRT access.

In neighbouring Malaysia, the 312-room Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara is an integral part of a new 8.5 acre integrated development in the upmarket Damansara Heights enclave called Damansara City, which will feature two Grade A office towers, two luxury high-rise residences, and a Food and Beverage-centric lifestyle mall in addition to the luxury hotel.

Set to open in the second half of 2016, the Sofitel will be part of the Damansara Heights precinct.

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