Sofitel’s Newest Luxury Hotel Opens In Singapore

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SOFITEL’S NEWEST LUXURY HOTEL OPENS IN SINGAPORE
Featuring the world’s largest So SPA, four F&B options and newly revamped state-of-the-art MICE facilities

Singapore, November 5, 2015 – Sofitel today opened the doors of its second property in Singapore, Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa. Located in one of Asia’s most renowned leisure destinations, Sentosa, the Sofitel’s design reflects a bold and elegant style that cleverly integrates the surrounding nature within the hotel’s various buildings, with exacting attention to detail that brings Sofitel’s art de vivre to life.

“We are delighted to open a new luxury resort hotel in Singapore and look forward to bringing Sofitel’s renowned levels of culinary delights and hospitality to our guests,” says Vincent Lelay, Cluster General Manager of Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa and Sofitel So Singapore. “The Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa represents a significant step for Sofitel in further increasing its presence in Southeast Asia, and bringing French elegance and sophistication to the increasingly discerning travellers in this region.”

“The Sofitel brand brings to Sentosa its distinctive French flair embodied in the resort’s artful decor, quality of service and culinary expertise. We are pleased to see how Sofitel has managed to blend the historical architectural accents of the colonial buildings with its contemporary interiors and lush landscape, making it an endearing sanctuary for our guests,” says Susan Ang, Divisional Director, Island Investment & Branding, Sentosa Development Corporation.

With 211 rooms and suites, plus four villas, the hotel also features the world’s largest So SPA, four F&B options, over 1,300 sqm of MICE facilities, a 33-metre swimming pool and more than 27 acres of tropical woodlands, offering guests a sense of relaxed sophistication and urban resort living. As the only hotel at Sentosa that overlooks the South China Sea, the resort also offers easy access to Tanjong Beach.

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Dining in Paradise

Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa offers some of the finest dining options in the Lion City. Kwee Zeen is a casual, yet upscale all-day dining restaurant with open kitchen counters that creates an innovative dining experience for unforgettable memories. Serving a wide selection of Asian, Western and French cuisines, guests can indulge in the best gourmet dining while enjoying spectacular views of the sparkling sea and landscaped gardens, along with fresh, cooling sea breezes.

To celebrate the opening of the hotel, Kwee Zeen has launched its Magnifique Sunday Champagne Brunch, offering a wide range of fine quality dishes paired with premium Taittinger Champagne. Select from 16 different ateliers ranging from Live Seafood, Gallery of Foie Gras, Fromage & Charcuteries, Tandoor & Chinese, and a sumptuous dessert trolley, plus handcrafted truffles from the Chocolaterie. Diners will be also delighted by the especially flown-in lobsters from Boston, Alaskan king crabs, sea urchin, caviar and fresh oysters.

The Magnifique Sunday Champagne Brunch is available on Sundays from 12.30pm to 3.30pm from SGD 58 ++ to SGD 168 ++.

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Meeting in Paradise

The newly revamped Conference Centre is designed to merge with the natural elements surrounding the venue. Boasting two ballrooms, 15 meeting rooms, outdoor verandas and a bridal suite, the pillar-less meeting rooms allow natural light to illuminate the space and stretches out to the outdoor lawn, making it an ideal venue for corporate brainstorming sessions, team building, leadership training, cocktail receptions or wedding solemnisations.

In addition, the hotel is collaborating with DirectStreams, a long-standing technology partner of Sofitel, to offer the latest fully-connected innovative lifestyle technology through DirectStreams’ LG Smart TV Guest solution, allowing guests the best technology experience to meet the needs of a diverse audience, from young tech-savvy and business travellers, to leisure and resort vacationers.

Relaxation in Paradise

The world’s largest So SPA is highly regarded by the industry as setting the definitive standards for world-class spa experiences. It has already won major awards such as Best Luxury Resort Spa 2015 by World Luxury Spa Awards, Best Luxurious Facial by Singapore Women’s Weekly, as well as Style’s Best Beauty Treats 2015.

With 20 treatment rooms, a Jacuzzi section, and a dedicated females-only area, the spa offers rejuvenation, refreshment and renewal through its wide range of treatments. Available only in Singapore, one of the key features of So SPA is the Mud Pool, where guests can purify and renew their skin with New Zealand volcanic mud, rich in mineral content, giving a dewy and lustrous glow to even the driest of skins. Adjacent to So SPA is The Garden restaurant for wellness-conscious guests to enjoy a healthy meal.

Guests can also take their health regime to the next level, with the state-of-the-art fitness centre and expert trainers onsite. A special ‘Mini GlamFit Experience’ (SGD 240 ++) which features a 60-minute personal training session followed by a 30-minute massage to release tension, is available from now till December 31, 2016.

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Check out some of facilities available:

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Kwee Zeen presents an interactive dining experience, whisking you on a culinary journey around the world with a sumptuous assortment of Pan- Asian specialties and classic French fare. Enjoy Sundays as they should be with our Magnifique Sunday Champagne Brunch with an unbeatable selection of 16 different culinary ateliers including Live Seafood, Gallery of Foie Gras, a delightful array of sweet treats including Handcrafted Truffles from Chocolaterie and more! Helmed by Chef Eric Crochetière who has 26 years of invaluable culinary experience

Address: Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa, Lobby Level, 2 Bukit Manis Road Sentosa, Singapore 099891 Tel: +65 6708 8366
Opening Hours: 6.30am – 9.30pm
Cuisine: PanAsian, Western & French
Dress Code: Smart Casual
Seating Capacity: 218
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HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Buffet Breakfast is available: Mon -Fri, from 6.30am to 10.30am | Sat-Sun, from 6.30am to 11.00am S$35* per adult | S$18* per child (5 to 11 years old)
    A la carte menu is also available till 11am daily
  • Semi-Buffet Lunch and Dinner is available: Mon -Thurs, from 12.00pm to 2.30pm | 6.00pm to 9.30pm S$28* per person
    Includes salads, soup, artisanal cheeses, charcuterie counter, freshly baked bread and varieties of French patisseries
  • Buffet Lunch and Dinner is available: Fri-Sat, from 12pm to 2.30pm | 6pm to 9.30pm (Lunch) S$48* per adult | S$24* per child (5 to 11 years old)
    (Dinner) S$68* per adult | S$34* per child (5 to 11 years old)
  • Magnifique Sunday Champagne Brunch is available every Sunday, from 12.30pm to 3.30pm S$168* per adult with free-flow of Tattinger Champagne, wine and non-alcoholic drinks S$138* per adult with free-flow of soft drinks and juices
    S$58* per child (5 to 11 years) with free-flow of soft drinks and juices A la carte menu is also available throughout the day*Prices are subject to service charge and prevailing government taxes.

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LEBAR
Address: Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa, 2 Bukit Manis Road Sentosa, Singapore 099891
Tel: +65 6708 8362
Opening Hours: 9.00am – 1.00am
Cuisine: Afternoon Tea, Bespoke Cocktails and Tapas
Dress Code: Smart Casual
Seating Capacity: 80

An airy gourmet bar nestled within the Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa, LeBar is uniquely designed after 19th century Colonial Pavilion. Overlooking the resort’s 33 meters pool, the sun-washed bar serves as a perfect spot for idle afternoons or for ladies to enjoy a tètè-a-tètè with friends and family. By night, the dark timber furniture set a luxurious atmosphere as LeBar transforms into a glamorous alfresco bar overlooking glistening waters under the stars.

HIGHLIGHT:

  • Afternoon Tea à la Francaise with selection of sweet, scone & savory
    Daily, 12.00pm to 5.30pm S$80* for 2 persons

*Prices are subject to service charge and prevailing government taxes.
 
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Address: Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa, 2 Bukit Manis Road Sentosa, Singapore 099891
Tel: +65 6708 8358
Opening Hours: 10.00am – 9.00pm
Dress Code: Smart Casual
Capacity: 14 Indoor Treatment Rooms and 6 Outdoor Spa Pavilions

A sanctuary cradled in the lush greenery of Sofitel’s extensive grounds, the So Spa is 6,000 sqm of pure pampering heaven. The experience begins from the very moment guests step through its doors; the signature scent of So Spa’s L’Artisan Parfumeur Jatamansi, with notes of the rare flower from the remote valleys of the Himalayas, greets the nose, soothes the senses, and immediately calms the mind.

The spa is based on French cosmetology with a touch of local influences and features a playful menu inspired by another thing the French truly excel at: fine dining. Under Starters are shorter treatments lasting up to 45 minutes; the Mains lists more elaborate facials and massages lasting an hour or more; Desserts are the little things everyone enjoys – such as a shoulder and scalp massage no spa can be complete without.

As the world’s largest So SPA, the facility boasts 14 treatment rooms and six outdoor pavilions as well as the Spa Garden. Here, guests may relax at the Swimming Pool with a good book or loosen the muscles with the rhythmic pressure from the waterfall at the Float Pool. A walk through the spiral in the Labyrinth will clear the mind, while a rub-down with the volcanic mud at the Mud Pool will rid the body of toxins. Ladies who prefer a little more privacy will revel in the ladies only area.

Highlights:

  • So Sparkles: The perfect treatment for Her. The 90-minute treatment includes a 45-minute Tropical Scrub of the Day followed by 45-minute customized Facial and last but not least, a complimentary skin analysis and a wellness product for home care as a gift. Available at $280*.
  • So Noel: He can choose either a 90-minute massage session to de-stress and soothe tensions or a one-on-one 60-minute personal training session followed by a 30-minute massage. After the treatment, he will be treated with a complimentary Construction Salad or a Main Course at The Garden and lastly a wellness product for home care as a gift. Priced at $280*.
  • Movie by the Pool: Kick back and enjoy a cinematic experience like no other at So SPA on Friday and Saturday nights. A new outdoor movie experience under the stars that combines blockbuster hits, gourmet popcorn and tantalizing tapas.

*Prices are subject to service charge and prevailing government taxes.
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THE GARDEN
Address: Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa, 2 Bukit Manis Road Sentosa, Singapore 099891
Tel: +65 6708 8364
Opening Hours: 10.00am – 9.00pm
Cuisine: Conscious Dining
Dress Code: Smart Casual
Seating Capacity: Indoor (35), Alfresco (35)

Located in an elegantly conserved building beside So SPA, The Garden is a lofty restaurant characterized by charming floor to ceiling windows that allow guests to enjoy views of lush forests bathed in sunlight. The talented culinary team behind So SPA whips up nutritious culinary delights which include delectable meats sourced ethically and customized salads. Enjoy within the comfortable interiors as you watch the chefs at work behind open kitchens or indulge in a healthy feast by the spa’s pool in the alfresco garden.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Salad Construction: create your own salad from a variety of gourmet ingredients.
  • Chicken Roulade with wine (free range chicken and sustainable wine)
  • Siam Coconut with Chilled Aloe Vera and Mint Jelly