Sofitel is accelerating its development with the signature of three new management contracts in Wellington (New Zealand), Bali (Indonesia) and Shenyang (China), bringing the network in the Asia Pacific region to a total of 43 properties by mid-2014.
Scheduled to open in September 2013, Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort will be located 40 miles from Denpasar, the provincial capital of Bali, and will have 415 rooms including 17 private villas. The hotel will also have a ballroom, five meeting rooms, a multi-function room, three restaurants, a bar and lounge, as well as wellness facilities. Similarly, there will be an infinity pool, So FIT fitness center and So SPA, Sofitel's spa concept.
Sofitel Wellington will open in 2014, the third Sofitel in New Zealand and the first in the nation's capital. Located on Bolton Street, in the center of the city, Sofitel Wellington is within walking distance of Parliament House, The Papa Museum of New Zealand and the harbor. The Sofitel Wellington will boast a ground-floor restaurant and function and meeting rooms.
As a luxury hotel in Shenyang, Sofitel Shenyang Lido has 590 hotel rooms and suites, four restaurants, two bars, two ballrooms, five meeting rooms, a spa, a fitness center, a swimming pool, a table tennis room, a squash court and 30 parking stalls. It will also have an executive lounge, which will be complemented by a fully equipped business center. This year, the hotel will be closed for renovation and brought into line with Sofitel standards, including the hotel exterior, guest rooms, restaurants, as well as MICE facilities. All renovation work is targeted to be completed in early 2014.