Sofitel, the luxury hotel brand of AccorHotels has announced the opening of Sofitel Kunming, the latest addition to its portfolio in Greater China. The 400-room hotel is the only international luxury hotel in Kunming city centre, a dynamic emerging city that serves as a gateway between South East Asia and Yunnan province’s picturesque and culturally diverse destinations that includes Dali, Lijiang, Xishuangbanna and Shangri-La.
Located in the Central Business District of Kunming, the hotel, located from 27th to 52nd floor, offers travellers a unique hospitality experience that 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.”
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 and it is a 35-minute drive from Kunming Changshui International Airport.