Guangzhou, China – 19th June 2012 – Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich was awarded 2012 China's Top 10 Most Popular Newly Opened Hotels at the 9th Golden-Pillow Award ceremony, which was recently held in Hangzhou.
The Golden Pillow Award event was held by Chinese top finance medias <21st Century Business Herald> and since 2004. It is a large-scale hotel industry evaluation dedicated to five-star hotels in China, including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. There are as much as 400-500 five-star hotels applying for the evaluation every year. As a premier award category within the industry, the evaluation of the 9th Golden-Pillow Award has lasted four months during which dozens of feedbacks from specialist (including business media, artistic, judges and hotel investors), and millions of votes from netizens were considered.
Strategically located in Tianhe, the most dynamic financial and commercial district of Guangzhou, Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich is less than a kilometer away from city landmark CITIC Plaza and a five minutes drive from Guangzhou East Railway Station, the transportation hub connecting Guangzhou, Dongguan, Shenzhen and Hong Kong. Two convergent subway stations, upscale shopping malls and luxury vehicle show rooms are all within walking distance.
Facilities include 493 spectacular Paris style décor rooms and suites, all overlooking Tianhe’s trendy skyline, 5 innovative bars and restaurants, 17 state-of-the-art meeting rooms with a 900 square meters Grand Ballroom, and extensive recreational facilities that include SoSpaTM, SoFitTM 24-hour fitness centre and an indoor pool with underwater music and a panoramic view.