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Sofitel Marseille Vieux: The Mediterranean's Nautically-Chic Hotel With a Provençal Palette

Oct 17, 2014  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

An upside-down metallic stag out front represents a most unexpected introduction to the Sofitel Marseille Vieux Port, but its relevance in terms of perspective, becomes clearer upon entering the five-star property. Located beside the Palais du Pharo, a 19th century imperial residence with widespread gardens, and the city’s 2,600-year-old horseshoe harbor a five-minute walk away, the Sofitel certainly offers visual and historical perspectives in abundance.

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Sofitel So Singapore Steps Onto the Hotel Scene With Karl Lagerfeld Graphic Touches

Jun 3, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

The head designer breathing life into the infamous Chanel brand, Karl Lagerfeld has been tapped to work with the new Sofitel So Singapore to add his magic with stylish graphic touches positioned around the property. In addition to Lagerfeld's impressive fashion and aesthetic fixtures, the hotel teamed with MIAJA Design Group to decorate and design interior elements.

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Sofitel Golfe d'Ajaccio Thalassa: Sea Therapy in Southern Corsica

Dec 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Leave your door ajar and the rhythmic ebb and flow of the sea over the rocks outside your bedroom provides the perfect accompaniment to sleep—the ideal location of Sofitel Golfe d'Ajaccio Thalassa Sea & Spa snug along Corsica’s southern shore allows for this every night. With sliding glass doors, guests have a picture perfect view out to nearby rocky ledges licked by rolling waves of surf, a mesh of green forest beyond, and a long slim arm of a promontory pointing its fingers out to the Mediterranean.

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Health and Wellness Center Comes to Sofitel Philippine Plaza

Apr 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

As French luxury brand Sofitel continues its expansion into Asian markets, the Sofitel Philippine Plaza has gone one step further by offering the first health and wellness treatment center located inside a hotel in Asia. With medical tourism on... Read More

Sofitel New York Offers French Style in The Big Apple

Apr 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Sofitel, a French brand, has taken quiet but sure steps to elevate itself from business stopover to luxury standby over the past few years…and it’s worked. Once upon a time it may have been the European businessman’s home-away-from-home, but over time it’s become a true luxury bastion…and in no property is that more apparent than the heart of Manhattan.... Read More

Leading Hotel Operator to Transform Sofitel Hotel in Dubai

Oct 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Accor has appointed Philippe Bittencourt, the general manager of Pullman Deira City Centre Dubai to transform a Sofitel property in UAE into a modern five-star resort. The new hotel will feature Wi-Fi, an executive lounge and an interactive kitchen amongst other luxury amenities and conveniences. Bittencourt will be rebranding the hotel, including a refurbishment of the 317-room property launched September 1. Accor owns the Pullman and Sofitel brands and plans to double its number of hotels by 2020.... Read More

Morocco Travel | Where to Stay, Eat & Discover Hidden Gems

Jul 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Christine Kirk  |  1 Comment

Things are not always what they seem, and Morocco is a luxurious travel destination that has been branded in a way that doesn’t do it justice. Morocco is always billed as a destination with sand dunes as far as the eye can see, and camel rides to dinners in the desert. The Real Housewives TV show and The Sex and the City movie release did little to dispel such images—and instead, simply added Manolo Blahniks to the mix.... Read More

Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square

Jul 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Around the corner from The White House, blocks from the historic monuments, and just a short Metro ride to the Georgetown shopping district sits a little piece of France in downtown Washington, DC. Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square is tucked into the heart of the nation’s capital, offering four-star accommodations, fine dining, and impeccable service all with a modern French flair that the Sofitel brand has become synonymous with.... Read More

Sofitel Washington DC: French Hospitality in the Nation's Capital

Jul 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Around the corner from The White House, blocks from the historic monuments, and just a short Metro ride to the Georgetown shopping district sits a little piece of France in downtown Washington, DC. Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square is tucked into the heart of the nation’s capital, offering four-star accommodations, fine dining, and impeccable service all with a modern French flair that the brand has become synonymous with.

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Sofitel So Mauritius Lets Guests Escape to a Natural Island Oasis

Jul 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

For an exotic dream vacation away from the ordinary, head to the Sofitel So Mauritius. Located in the midst of a deep blue lagoon and enveloped by lush vegetation, there is no other place in the world quite like it.

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Sofitel Launches Brigitte Bardot Exhibit at its Luxury Hotels

Feb 28, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The Sofitel Los Angeles recently launched BB Forever - Brigitte Bardot, The Legend. The Legend is a showcase of 30 exclusive photographs of Ms. Bardot taken at various destinations of Sofitel properties. The special exhibition encompasses the life of Bardot, a teenage dreamer to a modern-day star. The show will run throughout 2012 with stops at Sofitel hotels in Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, DC, and New York City. This is the first time an exhibit in the U.S. has featured an international celebrity. Henry-Jean Servat, a famed French journalist and author, is a principal collaborator of the exhibition. BB Forever - Brigitte Bardot, The Legend will run during the year as follows: Sofitel Los Angeles,... Read More

Sofitel's First Hotel in India an Epicurean Delight with Six Restaurants

Feb 23, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The Sofitel Mumbai BKC is the first hotel to open in India for the French luxury hotelier. Located in the center of Mumbai’s business district within the Bandra Kurla Complex, the deluxe hotel will cater to both business and leisure travelers. The new upscale property features six restaurants and bars, including the super chic and spacious Bar Diamantaire, which houses India’s first wine tower. A traditional North Indian cuisine is on the menu at Jyran, while artisanal meats, cheeses, and Parisian chocolates L’Artisan — Epicere, Patisserie, Chocolaterie. There are 302 guestrooms, including 31 suites, at the Mumbai BKC, as well as eight meeting rooms and a full ballroom. The luxury hotel and resort also has a fitness... Read More

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