The new Novotel Hotel together with the Pullman Hotel provide a full suite of cosmopolitan comforts to meet MICE and leisure travel needs
Accor celebrates the opening of Novotel Shanghai Qingpu Excellence Hotel, the latest debut in the illustrious string of Novotel hotels across Greater China. The launch of the Novotel Shanghai Qingpu Excellence Hotel completes a new phase of a complex which combines the new Novotel and the existing Pullman Hotel, to create an ideal destination with a vast array of offers for MICE events, corporate and leisure travelers. Just steps from the Pullman Shanghai Qingpu Excellence, opened in 2019, the new Novotel Shanghai Qinpgu Excellence Hotel adds a relaxed, comfortable and modern milieu to the district.
Qingpu is a strategically-located Shanghai suburb that is a central convergence point for the city of Shanghai, as well as Jiangsu and Zhejiang Provinces. The area is leading the integrated regional development of the Yangtze River Delta and hosts the important annual China International Import Expo. The district’s strategy is focused on high-quality, modern and eco-friendly development. In harmony with the district’s convenient-living policies the new Novotel hotel embodies these characteristics in the brand’s very DNA. Together the Novotel and Pullman hotels provide a highly varied, multi-functional offer with 524 guestrooms and suites including 300 twin rooms, allowing large corporate and MICE functions to host participants on site.
The total 2300sqm function space offered by the combination of Pullman and Novotel Qingpu Excellence Hotels includes a high-ceilinged, 800sqm pillarless grand ballroom, a one-of-a-kind among the international hotels in the neighborhood, 200sqm of outdoor terrace space connected to the ballroom and 15 breakout rooms with varied configurations and sizes. Business galas, high level meetings, beautiful weddings as well as small corporate events and company trainings, can all be managed within client requirements because the hotel complex can supply such flexibility.
Gary Rosen, CEO with Accor Greater China, affirms, “As the most well-known and reputable brand in its category, the arrival of the Novotel Hotel is perfectly timed to pair with the Pullman Hotel which has already built a strong presence in the heart of the Qingpu District. The Novotel brand focuses on the beauty of simplicity and the modern, cordial comfort the Novotel Hotel adds to the Pullman, a stylish, contemporary brand, within the multi-plex offers the greatest variety for MICE functions, corporate stays as well as family-centered hospitality, all located together at this strategic metro junction.”
The new features at the Novotel Shanghai Qingpu Excellence Hotel are sure to entice visitors from the region and beyond. Interiors are modern and inviting, imbued with sunlight, warm tones and clean, simple design elements. Exploring what’s on offer at both of the two hotels, dining should be a fun and social adventure for guests. Within Novotel, aside from the Gourmet Bar where guests can grab a coffee on the go or sit and relax in the evening over drinks, under a veteran chef, Tang Restaurant brings innovation to classic Japanese cuisine with lunch and dinner as well as offering a daily international buffet breakfast. And just steps away, guests can enjoy a meal at one of the Pullman’s popular dining venues: the Azur Chinese Restaurant, Q Seafood & Grill or Yue Café all-day restaurant.
Family Time by Novotel dedicated spaces and family packages create a real treat for staycationers looking for a weekend away or extending after a corporate event. Among the 240 guestrooms and suites, Novotel Shanghai Qingpu Excellence Hotel has two dedicated family floors with 25 family rooms including four whimsically decorated family suites which can be connected with neighboring family rooms. Parents will appreciate all the distinctive room amenities such as Novotel Live N’Dream bedding, and 24-hour access to InBalance signature fitness center where they can take time to re-energize. And from now until October 20, as Novotel celebrates the release of Disney and Pixar’s new film Luca, children who stay will find special Luca-themed surprises awaiting them.
There are many cultural, commercial, historic and natural points of interest near the Pullman-Novotel hotel complex to be explored, making its location perfect for visitors seeking to fill a weekend. Just twenty minutes away is Zhujiajiao, an ancient water town that traces its history back 1,700 years. Other nearby attractions, all within approximately thirty minutes from the hotel, include the Oriental Land, Shanghai Grand View, Qingpu Museum, and Bailian Outlets Plaza. And the convenience from major transport hubs is a true advantage as the complex is only forty minutes from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport and an hour from downtown Shanghai.
Hanson Xu, Area General Manager adds, “The addition of Novotel to the Pullman Excellence Hotel complex satisfies the high demand coming from expanding business in the Yangtze River Delta region. Whether business is for MICE, extended stays or weekend getaways, guests can enjoy flexible offers and varied solutions from the cooperation of the two hotels. Novotel Shanghai Qingpu Excellence Hotel adds another layer of excellent hospitality service and flexibility in offers to sophisticated guests visiting Shanghai and Qingpu.”