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April 21, 2016

Across the portfolio, AccorHotels unveils stylish new openings in Southeast Asian destinations  

AccorHotels is bringing its distinct French art-de-vivre to Southeast Asia with a series of luxurious new hotel openings in the region. Three strategic and stylish new hotels:

-   Sofitel Luang Prabang in Laos;

-   Veranda Resort Pattaya in Thailand, from the MGallery by Sofitel collection

-   Pullman Vung Tau, fourth Pullman hotel in Vietnam

“These three key hotels collectively represent the luxurious diversity and reach of AccorHotels Luxury & Upscale brands, and individually embody the essence of their respective destination,” said Patrick Basset, COO of Upper Southeast and Northeast Asia. “From Laos to Thailand to Vietnam, our new hotels are an elegant choice at these key destinations.”

Sofitel Luang Prabang: Heritage and French 


Sofitel’s new hotel is located in Luang Prabang, the UNESCO World Heritage site full of color, charm and timeless splendor. The hotel is located in the century-old former governor’s mansion which has been restored to its full

grandeur and majestic grace. The hotel serves as a gallery, housing an array of Indochinese art, a wine cellar and library with one of Luang Prabang’s largest collection of books.

Surrounded by a lush tropical garden, Sofitel Luang Prabang boasts 25 clay-roofed suites, ranging in size from 46 to 120 square meters, each with its own private garden, oversized bathtub or private pool. Shuttered windows, hand-carved poster bed frames and exquisite Lao artefacts nurture a sense of old-world nostalgia, enhanced by 21st-century amenities such as flat-screen televisions, Wi-Fi and the signature plush Sofitel MyBed.

LE SPA offers treatments and therapies that combine ancient Lao healing techniques with local organic products and the latest advances in skin care. The hotel restaurant, Governor’s Grill, offers a delectable blend of fine western gastronomy and traditional Lao cuisine with its distinctive spices and flavours. Sofitel Luang Prabang also offers a memorable setting for events and meetings. The graceful Lao architecture of the private boardroom and lounge, Kaipen, accommodates up to 70 people, while The Garden can host up to 200 guests

Veranda Resort Pattaya: a veranda to the world:


MGallery by Sofitel announces the opening of Veranda Resort Pattaya. Located on Na Jomtien beach, famed for its natural beauty and fishing heritage, this charming boutique hotel combines a stylish modern design with a sense of seafaring life. Thoughtfully designed with a lifestyle-by-the-sea theme, the hotel features 145 rooms and suites boasting the very latest in modern amenities. Gastronomic delights await at the hotel’s restaurants: The Dining Room offers Thai and international cuisine either on the terrace or in air-conditioned luxury, while the rooftop I Sea Sky restaurant and bar, with its magnificent ocean views, is perfect for a creative cocktail and seasonal

Thai and Western dishes. Guests can also enjoy refreshments at the Pool Bar, inspired by the fishing villages that once populated the coast.

The Veranda Spa proposes traditional therapies and signature treatments for an experience guaranteed to rejuvenate and refresh the body and mind. The hotel also offers an array of recreational facilities with its fully-equipped fitness centre, swimming pool and kids club. The hotel’s two meeting rooms offer state-of-the-art equipment and facilities with 300 square metres of conference space that can accommodate up to 220 persons.

Pullman Vung Tau: first 5-star hotel in the seaside destination


The newly-opened Pullman Vung Tau is the first five-star international hotel in this seaside destination. Featuring the largest meeting facilities in Southern Vietnam, and spectacular views of Back Beach and Front Beach, Pullman Vung Tau is especially ideal for leisure and business travelers seeking a quick getaway from Ho Chi Minh city, just a 1.5-hour drive away. The hotel has 356 spacious rooms and suites, and each room category provides breathtaking views of the city and sea, along with complimentary Wi-Fi. These stylish, modern rooms are cocoons of tranquility and privacy designed for rest, work or play. The unique Pullman bedding concept with memory foam pillows promises guests a restful sleep.

Pullman Vung Tau’s all-day dining restaurant Riviera serves a sumptuous buffet spread as well as an international and locally-inspired à la carte menu. At the stylish Corniche Ultra Lounge, guests can relish Pullman Tapastry, the tapas menu concept, or enjoy a selection of international or local wine carefully chosen by a sommelier at Vinoteca. The Lobby Bar provides an intimate yet relaxed ambiance, while Pool Bar promises a delicious selection of cocktails and refreshments.

The hotel also offers 2,036 square metres of flexible meeting and event space. The meeting rooms are equipped with the latest technology, flat screen LCDs, teleconferencing services and high-speed Wi-Fi. Gym fanatics can workout at the 24/7 Fit Lounge, or relax with a dip at the hotel pool.


Sofitel, AccorHotels’ authentic luxury brand, blends local culture and French art de vivre to create magnificent moments for international travellers seeking a uniquely elegant experience.

Guests staying at one of Sofitel’s 121 addresses will enjoy design, culture, gastronomy and wellness. All over the world, Sofitel promises travelers looking for contemporary accommodation, a skillful blend of local culture and French art de vivre. Each address is distinctive, with its own “cousu-main” service, stylish interior, and inspired and creative gastronomy. The brand’s hotels are located in large cities like Paris, London, Berlin, New York, Rio de Janeiro, Dubai, Bangkok, Singapore and Shanghai, or set against wonderful landscapes in destinations like Morocco, Egypt, Thailand and even French Polynesia.


MGallery by Sofitel is AccorHotels’ collection of inimitably enchanting, unique boutique hotelsoffering the excellence of hospitality “à la française”.

MGallery by Sofitel has 82 unique and fascinating addresses in 23 countries around the world, all of which are havens for those who relish off-the-beaten-track experiences. Each address is remarkable for its singular personality and deep-rooted local history.


Pullman Hotels & Resorts, AccorHotels’ new generation of upscale hotels, is a cosmopolitan brand that offers hyper-connected travelers an experience that combines both efficiency and wellness. 

Global nomads are captivated by the brand and appreciate its business, fitness and restaurant facilities as well as its focus on innovative design.  Pullman has over 108 hotels and resorts in 31 countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle-East, Asia Pacific and Latin America.

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