Sofitel is a hotel chain that provides luxurious lodging establishments in many locations around the globe. Managed by Accor, the chain offers well over 100 hotels worldwide, and these hotels can be found in cities, on beaches, and just about anywhere you can imagine. French elegance is at the heart of the decor at every property, and as any good upscale hotel chain should, each Sofitel provides a healthy array of services to go with its inviting amenities.
Sofitel New York
Near Fifth Avenue in the heart of midtown Manhattan is where you will find the Sofitel New York at 45 West 44th Street. A fine example of what Sofitel hotels have to offer, this urban retreat boasts a restaurant with a contemporary bar, and guests can indulge in room service at any time of day. Also among the Sofitel New York facilities is a fitness center, and a healthy amount of event space is available for such happenings as meetings and weddings. There are close to 400 guestrooms and they include both rooms and suites. Marble bathrooms accentuate the appeal of these rooms and suites, and guests should have little trouble filling down time between the satellite TV, the in-room Internet access, and the stocked mini bars.
On the other side of the globe, the Sofitel Melbourne provides travelers with an excellent place to stay while visiting one of Australia's best cities. Situated at 25 Collins Street, this Melbourne hotel certainly enjoys a good location. When guests aren't out working or playing, they can dine at the hotel's restaurant, which is located 35 stories above the city streets. Complementing the restaurant is a lounge that offers high tea in the afternoon and live Jazz on Saturday nights. There's also a bar at the Sofitel Melbourne, and it provides a light menu to go with its selection of beverages. Rounding out the facilities are conference and event venues, and as far as the guest units are concerned, they provide more than enough comfort for most. Some of the 363 total rooms fall into the Club Sofitel category, and they allow for access to a private lounge on the 35th floor.
At 1155 Sherbrooke Quest in the heart of downtown Montreal's Golden Square Mile district is where the five-star Sofitel Montreal resides. Close by are shops, art galleries, and any other number of things that travelers can take advantage of. Also to be taken advantage of are the hotel's facilities, which are typical of Sofitel hotels in general. There is an upscale restaurant where French cuisine is highlighted, a bar that doubles as a café during the daytime hours, and meeting and event space that can be used for a variety of things. Contemporary guest units with a luxurious edge only add to the allure of the Sofitel Montreal, as does the fact that room service is available around the clock.
The Sofitel Manila is more akin to a beach resort than a city hotel, this oasis in a busy city features tropical gardens, a mini golf course, a jogging trail, petanque courts, a 24-hour fitness center, and a lagoon-style pool area that is dotted with palms and overlooks Manila Bay. Also among the hotel's offerings are a restaurant that features multiple cuisine options, a poolside bar that puts on nightly seafood barbecues as long as the weather permits, a 24-hour pub/sports bar, a bistro that doubles as a music lounge, and a snack bar where musical entertainment is also offered.