April 5, 2020

Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich

Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich

Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich (广州圣丰索菲特大酒店) is a five-star hotel in the Tianhe District of Guangzhou, China. It stands along Guangzhou Middle Avenue, one of the major thoroughfares of Guangzhou that connects Tianhe District to the Zhujiang New Town CBD. Sofitel is a French luxury hotel brand of the Accor Group.

Lobby of Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich

Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich caters to business and leisure travelers in Guangzhou, delivering its signature French-style of hospitality. The magnifique experience begins as soon as you enter the hotel's grand lobby. The centerpiece is an impressive flower-shaped chandelier inspired by Guangzhou's nickname as the City of Flowers.

Reception of Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich

Sofitel is present in more than 20 destinations around China, making it one of the most popular luxury hotel brands in the country. Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich, in particular, receives a very high approval rating from its guests, especially among members of the ALL Accor Live Limitless loyalty program.



With six front desk agents on duty, checking-in at Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich is quick and efficient even during the busiest time of the day. There is also a dedicated Priority Welcome Desk reserved for ALL Silver, ALL Gold, and ALL Platinum members. The following benefits are accorded to ALL members upon check-in:

ALL Silver Members
  • welcome drink
  • late check-out (subject to room availability 

ALL Gold Members
  • welcome drink
  • early check-in or late check-out (subject to room availability)
  • upgrade to the next room category

ALL Platinum Members
  • welcome drink
  • early check-in and late check-out (subject to room availability)
  • upgrade to the next room category
  • complimentary access to the Club Millésime Lounge
  • complimentary daily breakfast available in two venues 

Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich has a total of 493 luxurious guestrooms and suites. Guests who booked a Club Millésime Room or Suite will also enjoy access to the Club Millésime Lounge for the whole duration of their stay.

Room Category Room Size
(sqm)
Bed
Configuration
Club Millésime
Lounge Access
Superior Room 45 King or Twin no access
Magnifique Room 45 King or Twin no access
Luxury Room 60 King no access
Premium Luxury Room 60 King no access
Superior Room Club Millésime 45 King with access
Luxury Room Club Millésime ► 60 King with access
Junior Suite 75 King with access
Prestige Suite 100 King with access
Opera Suite 135 King with access
Presidential Suite 377 King with access




► FEATURED ROOM: LUXURY ROOM CLUB MILLESIME



The Luxury Room Club Millésime is the highest non-suite, room category of Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich. It features a spacious bedroom with a separate living area and sleeping area. Guests staying in a Luxury Room Club Millésime also enjoy complimentary access to the Club Millésime Lounge.



Below are the key features of the Luxury Room Club Millésime:

  • measures 60 square meters
  • located on the 29th floor, the same floor as the Club Millésime Lounge
  • welcome amenities upon arrival
  • 40-inch flatscreen television with local and international channels
  • Nespresso machine and coffee capsules; premium teabags by TWG
  • separate walk-in shower and bathtub
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► FEATURED: CLUB MILLESIME LOUNGE AT SOFITEL GUANGZHOU SUNRICH



Arriving guests with a confirmed reservation for a Club Millésime Room or Suite will be assisted to the Club Millésime Lounge for their private check-in. ALL Platinum members, regardless of the room category they booked, can also enjoy the private check-in at the Club Millésime Lounge.



The Club Millésime Lounge is located on the 29th floor and is open daily from 6:00am to 11:00pm. During its operation hours, Club Millésime Lounge guests (up to two registered adults per room) can enjoy all the facilities and benefits of the lounge, including:

  • private check-in and check-out at the Club Millésime Lounge
  • daily breakfast (available in two venues) from 6:30am to 10:30am 
  • Le Goûter (afternoon tea) from 3:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Apéro Chic (evening cocktails) from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
  • all-day refreshments from 6:00am to 11:00pm
  • late check-out until 4:00pm (subject to room availability)
  • complimentary use of the private meeting room for one (1) hour per stay
  • exclusive in-room benefits
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► DINING OUTLETS AT SOFITEL GUANGZHOU SUNRICH



There are five dining outlets at Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich ranging from casual dining to fine dining, from classic dishes and drinks to innovative and upscale specialties, from Western to Asian, and from French to Cantonese cuisines.

Restaurant Dining Experience
2 ON 988 Café ► all-day dining restaurant serving local and international buffets
Le Chinois premier Chinese restaurant service classic and innovative Cantonese cuisine
Le Grill fine dining restaurant serving premium steaks from around the world, paired with fine wines from Europe 
Mar-Tea-Ni Lounge lobby lounge and bar serving coffee, tea, and light snacks, also serves cocktails in the evening 
8 Faubourg Bar & Terrace an upscale bar serving innovative cocktails in a French-style garden terrace setting


Accor Plus members also enjoy the following benefits when dining at any of the restaurants and bars of Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich.

Number of Dining Guests Discount on
Food
Discount on
Drinks
1 - Accor Plus member 25% 15 %
2 - Accor Plus member plus 1 guest 50% 15 %
3 - Accor Plus member plus 2 guests 33% 15 %
4 - Accor Plus member plus 3 guests 25% 15 %

Please note that the Accor Plus dining discounts do not apply during holidays and block-out dates, and may not be combined with other promos.




► FEATURED RESTAURANT: 2 ON 988 CAFE AT SOFITEL GUANGZHOU SUNRICH



2 ON 988 Café is the all-day dining restaurant of Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich serving French, Western, Asian, and local Chinese dishes. It features interactive open kitchens where dishes are freshly prepared by the restaurant's culinary team. 2 ON 988 Café serves international buffets for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can also order from its a la carte menu. Read more ►




► BREAKFAST VENUES AT SOFITEL GUANGZHOU SUNRICH



Whether you are in Guangzhou for business or leisure, there is a breakfast venue that will suit your preference and itinerary.

  • Breakfast Buffet at 2 ON 988 Café - Guests who booked a breakfast-inclusive room rate can enjoy the breakfast buffet from 06:30am to 10:30am (until 11:00am on weekends and public holidays). The breakfast buffet spread includes a wide selection of French, Western and Asian breakfast items. Free-flowing coffee, espresso, tea, and chilled fruit juices are also included in the buffet. Read more ►
  • Semi-Buffet Breakfast at the Club Millésime Lounge - Guests who booked a Club Millésime Room or Suite can enjoy the semi-buffet breakfast at the Club Millésime Lounge from 6:30am to 10:30am. Guests can order from the Breakfast a la Carte Menu and enjoy Continental breakfast items from the buffet. Club Millésime Lounge guests also enjoy the option to have the breakfast buffet at 2 ON 988 Café. Read more ►




► EXCLUSIVE BREAKFAST BENEFIT FOR ALL PLATINUM MEMBERS

Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich

ALL Platinum members enjoy complimentary daily breakfast during their stay at Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich. This is regardless of the room category and room package they booked. ALL Platinum members can choose between these two breakfast venues:


ALL Platinum members can, for example, have their breakfast today at 2 ON 988 Café, and then try the breakfast at the Club Millésime Lounge on the next day. Or they can choose to have their breakfast at the Club Millésime Lounge for the whole duration of their stay at Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich.




► FITNESS & WELLNESS FACILITIES AT SOFITEL GUANGZHOU SUNRICH

Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich

It is important that you take care of your well-being while on a trip abroad. Here at Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich, they help you keep yourself physically and mentally fit through a host of wellness facilities available for you during your stay.



Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich features a 30-meter indoor swimming pool which is perfect for morning laps. The water temperature is regulated so that guests can use the swimming pool even during winter.

swimming pool of Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich

Guests staying at Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich also enjoy complimentary access to the hotel's 24-hour fitness center. It features state-of-the-art treadmills, exercise bikes, weight training machines, and free weights. The fitness center also has studios perfect for group work-out and yoga.

fitness center gym at Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich

After a long day of meetings and exploring in Guangzhou, a rejuvenating retreat awaits you at So SPA. Relax both your body and mind from a wide range of body massage and treatments that combine Chinese techniques with French refinement. So SPA uses spa amenities by L'Occitane.

So Spa at Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich




Lobby of Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich

Overall, I did enjoy my stay here at Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich. Many thanks to Mr. Albert Li for his very attentive level of service at the Club Millésime Lounge. Thanks also to the concierge team for helping me get a train ticket despite the short notice. Lastly, many thanks to the members of the ALL - Accor Live Limitless who have recommended the Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich to me. This property is indeed a gem. I will definitely stay here again.




► SOFITEL GUANGZHOU SUNRICH: TRANSPORTATION & LOCATION



Distance from Transportation Hubs in Guangzhou
  • Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (~37 km)
  • Guangzhou East Railway Station (~3 km)
  • Guangzhou South Railway Station (~25 km)
  • Guangzhou Metro Line 3 - Linhexi (Linhe West) Station (~1.5 km)

Airport Transfers
  • The most convenient way to get to the hotel from the airport is to book the hotel's Limousine Service. For guests arriving at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, rates start at CNY700 net per way (Mercedes Benz/Audi up to three passengers).
  • The limousine service shall be booked at least 24 hours before your arrival date. To book, you can contact the concierge team at 020-38190955 or email them at h6318-CR@sofitel.com.
  • A less expensive option is to take a Taxi from the airport's arrival area. The fare will range between CNY150.00 to CNY200.00 and travel time is 30-45mins.
  • The most affordable way to get to the hotel is to take the Guangzhou Metro - Line 3 from the airport. Fare is only CNY7.00 and travel time is around 45 minutes.
    • Take Line 3 from the airport: Airport North Station (Terminal 2) or Airport South Station (Terminal 1)
    • Get off at Linhexi Station (Linhe West) and take Exit D.
    • From Linhexi Station, you can take a taxi going to the hotel (~CNY15.00).



Railway Transfers
  • From Guangzhou East Railway Station, guests can take a Taxi at the arrival area. Taxi fare is around CNY15.00.
  • From Guangzhou South Railway Station, guests can take a Taxi at the arrival area. Taxi fare is between CNY100 to CNY120.
  • From Guangzhou South Railway Station, guests can also take the Guangzhou Metro. Fare is CNY6.00.
    • Take Line 2 at the Guangzhou South Railway Station
    • Transfer to Line 6 at Haizhu Square Station and take the train bound for Xiangxue Station
    • Transfer to Line 3 at Yantang Station and take the train bound for Tiyuxi Lu (Tiyu West Road) Station
    • Get off at Linhexi Station (Linhe West) and take Exit D.
    • From Linhexi Station, you can take a taxi going to the hotel (~CNY15.00).

Moving Around
  • For shorter distances, I recommend taking a Taxi. For destinations within Tianhe District, taxi fare will range between CNY15.00 to CNY30.00. 
  • For longer distances, I recommend taking the Guangzhou Metro. Fare ranges from CNY2.00 to CNY15.00 depending on the distance. The nearest station from the hotel is Linhexi Staton. You can check the exact fare here.
  • For a more comfortable ride, you can book the hotel's limousine service for a minimum fee of CNY300.00 which is good for a one-hour trip within Guangzhou.



广州圣丰索菲特大酒店
988 广州大道中 天河区 广州市 中国






Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich
988 Guangzhou Da Dao Zhong Tianhe District
Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China
Contact: +86-20-38838888
Email: H6318@sofitel.com
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