Sofitel Opens Resorts in Dubai and Bali
Thursday December 12th, 2013 - 9:53AM BPC
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PARIS, FRANCE—Sofitel Luxury Hotels has expanded its network with the Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, a Polynesian-themed resort, and Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort. This is the group’s first Indonesian property and is set to open later this month.
Located in the Palm Jumeirah, Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa opened in July and offers a kid's club, seven signature restaurants, a nightclub, the SoFit and SoSpa, as well as state-of-the-art conference facilities that accommodate up to 700 guests.
Styled with elements of Polynesian culture, the resort features organic architecture and lush vertical gardens by Patrick Blanc. The resort's 361 rooms and suites feature onyx-laden bathroom features, deluxe French amenities such as Lanvin and Hermes, along with Sofitel's MyBed concept and private balconies.
Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort, designed by Wilson Associates, comprises 415 rooms and suites including 17 private villas, 22 prestige suites, and 376 luxury rooms. Conceptualized by Blue Plates in Singapore, the resort presents three restaurants spanning Pan Asian and Indonesian cuisine, seafood and Italian fare, along with two bars and a club lounge. Other offerings include Sofitel Luxury Hotels' signature SoFit and SoSpa concepts; meetings and function facilities to welcome groups of up to 600 guests; and a Kids Club.
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