Hefei, China – Marriott International, Inc. announced the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Hefei, Baohe. The new hotel is the second Four Points in the ancient city, with a storied history that can be traced back to the 2nd century BC Han dynasty. The opening of this hotel strengthens the Four Points by Sheraton brand presence in Hefei, gaining higher market penetration for Marriott International in second-tier cities across Greater China.
"With more than 200 hotels in dynamic markets around the world, we are proud to witness the rapid development of Four Points in the Asia-Pacific region," said Mike Fulkerson, Vice President, Brand & Marketing Asia-Pacific, Marriott International. "The opening of Four Points by Sheraton Hefei, Baohe demonstrates the brand's strong positioning in emerging cities across China by providing guests with uncomplicated and comfortable travel experiences they've come to expect from this international brand."
"The new Four Points by Sheraton Hefei, Baohe offers both international and domestic travelers more choices when traveling to Hefei for business or for leisure," said Emily Wei, General Manager of Four Points by Sheraton Hefei, Baohe. "We will provide guests with everything they need in order to find balance whilst travelling -- from the streamlined, modern interior design to comfortable facilities and sincere service -- essentials that matter most to our independent guests."
The hotel offers 271 spacious and modern guestrooms and suites equipped with simple, pared-back design equipped with modern comforts such as a 43-inch flat TV and High Speed Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.
The hotel also features three stylish restaurants and bars that serve a choice of local cuisine as well as international favorites. The Eatery, is an all-day dining venue that offers a sumptuous buffet, meanwhile authentic Cantonese cuisine can be enjoyed at China Spice which features 16 private dining rooms. The Lobby Lounge showcases the brand's signature Best BrewsTM program with a wide selection of local beers served in a convivial atmosphere for guests to kick back and relax.
For guests who want to maintain their fitness routine while on the road, the hotel offers various modern amenities, including a fully-equipped fitness center, heated indoor swimming pool and customized massage service and exclusive spa treatments.
More than 2,400 square meters of flexible, multi-functional meeting spaces includes a 780sqm Grand Ballroom and 9 separate function rooms furnished with advanced visual-audio equipment. Four Points by Sheraton Hefei, Baohe caters to a wide range of special events and meetings, from large gala banquets, weddings, and conferences, to intimate social events and private parties, expertly executed by the professional banquet services team.
Four Points by Sheraton Hefei, Baohe is conveniently located in Hefei Baohe Industrial District, 15 minutes by car away from Hefei South Railway Station, and reachable to Hefei Xinqiao International Airport in under 1 hour.