AccorHotels and Wanda Group have jointly announced the opening of three new hotels in the Hefei Wanda Cultural Tourism City development, which covers a land area of over 900,000 square metres.
The Pullman, Novotel and Mercure hotels feature a combination of 1,570 guest rooms, 4 restaurants, 3 bars and 2,940 square metres of banquet and meeting space, including an 800-square-metre ballroom in addition to the wellness facilities.
"This is our major project with Wanda Group to date in Greater China. The opening of these three hotels brings our network to 187 operating hotels and resorts in the region," said Michel Molliet, Chief Operating Officer of AccorHotels Greater China. "The project marks another milestone in our commitment in developing China's dynamic tertiary cities. We feel upbeat and excited with this development as the tranquil landscaped surrounds and private lakeside area provide the ideal space for business and leisure travel."
The 404-room Pullman Hefei Wanda features state-of-the-art meetings and events space of over 2,200 square metres including the Grand Ballroom which can accommodate up to 800 guests. Lakeside Restaurant, an all-day dining outlet offers local specialities, and Hui Chinese restaurant offers authentic local cuisine. The hotel also has a lobby bar and deli with leisure facilities that include an indoor swimming pool, Fit Lounge, a private beach, billiard room, table tennis room, jogging track, cycling trail and an outdoor children's playground.
The 589 guestrooms at Novotel Hefei Wanda feature a private balcony. The hotel's three meeting rooms offer natural daylight and are equipped with the latest audiovisual technology.
Featuring 577 guest rooms and suites with a private balcony, Mercure Hefei Wanda offers four meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 140 guests. Dining options include one restaurant and a bar.
Hefei is less than an hour from Nanjing and two hours from Shanghai by high-speed train, and one hour from Shanghai by plane.