Accor Hotels

Accor Hotels
Accor Hotels

Accor Hotels is the largest hotel operator in Europe. Based in Paris, the company also has a well established presence in other parts of the world. More specifically, there are nearly 3,500 Accor Hotels in no less than 92 countries. These hotels represent a number of different brands and can meet the needs of varying budgets and tastes. With an aim to better manage its properties and to remain at the forefront of the everchanging hospitality industry, Accor Hotels recently announced that it will build two businesses to better manage its numerous properties. Among the main goals of Accor Hotels moving forward is to acquire additional hotels in Europe, where the demand for budget and mid-scale properties is especially high. Occasional purchases are targeted for emerging markets.

Accor Hotels Brands

Accor Hotels Brands
Accor Hotels Brands

Accor Hotels oversees 15 different lodging brands. These brands range from high-end to mid-scale and budget properties, which helps the company reach a wide range of customers. Among the Accor Hotels brands that provide high-end appeal are Sofitel (pictured), Pullman, and MGallery. On the more affordable end of the spectrum are the Ibis Budget and hotelF1 brands. In between are a number of three and four-star Accor Hotels brands, including Mercure and Novotel. For something a little out of the ordinary, Accor Hotels offers 14 thalassotherapy and spa destinations in France, Italy, Morocco, and Bahrain. The company also operates apartment hotels through its Adagio, Grand Mercure, and The Sebel brands.

Accor Hotels Paris

Accor Hotels Paris
Accor Hotels Paris

Wondering where to stay in the French capital? Accor Hotels has its home city of Paris covered, and then some. Around the city, the Ibis and Mercure brands have an especially strong presence, and since Ibis offers three different sub brands of its own, these hotels can satisfy a range of preferences. Several of the high-end Sofitel, Pullman, and MGallery brands of hotels are also found in Paris proper, as are a number of apartment hotels through the Adagio brand. Rounding out the Accor Hotels that are found in and around Paris are several Novotel, Suite Novotel, and hotelF1 properties. Regardless of the brand in question, the rates at the Accor Paris Hotels tend to increase the closer you get to the city center, so staying on the fringes of town can be a good idea if you want to save some money.

Accor Hotels London

Accor Hotels London
Accor Hotels London

London isn’t home to as many Accor Hotels as Paris, but there are still plenty of Accor properties to select from in and around the city. Stay at the Novotel London Waterloo, and you’ll be within easy reach of Big Ben and Parliament, while the Sofitel London St. James puts you especially close to Picadilly Circus and Leicester Square. Maybe you want to find a good lodging deal near the London Euston rail station, in which case the Hotel Ibis London Euston St Pancras can be a great fit. Another Ibis Hotel is found out near Wembley Arena should you be in London for a big time concert or football match, and providing proximity to Heathrow International are an Ibis Hotel, as well as an Ibis Bugdet Hotel and a Sofitel Hotel.  

Accor Hotels Sydney

Accor Hotels Sydney
Accor Hotels Sydney

Plenty of Accor Hotels can serve as excellent travel bases outside of Europe. Take the company’s various brands that are represented in the vibrant Australian city of Sydney. Luxurious Sofitel, Pullman, and MGallery properties are found near such notable Sydney attractions as the Harbour, the Royal Botanic Gardens, and Hyde Park. You can also enjoy considerable comfort when staying at the Novotel Sydney Central near the CBD or at The Sebel Sydney at Manly Beach. If you don’t have your heart set on staying within the Sydney limits, you might consider the MGallery Collection’s Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains. This retreat is just a 90-minute drive from Sydney and enjoys a scenic setting between the UNESCO World Heritage listed Blue Mountains and the Jamison Valley.  

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