Aloft Hotels to debut in South Korea with 120-room Aloft Suwon

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., plans to debut the Aloft brand in South Korea in late 2014, signing an agreement with development partner Youngshin HRD. Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of OKHOW Co.

The hotel, Aloft Suwon, will be the first Aloft hotel in South Korea.

Aloft Suwon is located in Yeongtong-dong in the heart of Suwon, the provincial capital of Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. Located approximately 60 kilometers from Incheon International Airport and 30 kilometers from Seoul, the hotel offers access to numerous sights, including the UNESCO World Heritage site of Hwaseong Fortress, the Suwon business district, and local government offices.

Slated to open in October 2014, Aloft Suwon is part of a mixed use development that also consists of retail and residential spaces. The hotel occupies the 4th to 11th floors, featuring 120 guestrooms, including 114 standard rooms and six suites, in a modern setting. It also boasts approximately 4,348 square feet of meeting and function space and two food and beverage facilities, including a signature lounge and bar, and an all-day dining restaurant. Other amenities include an approximately 2,960 square foot recreational facility with a gym, which is situated adjacent to an approximately 9,192 square foot spa that provides signature treatments.

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