Singapore, 13 May 2015 – Accor will this year launch a new trendy lifestyle brand to Singapore with the opening of Ibis Styles Singapore on MacPherson, set to open in Q4 2015. Strategically located on the corner of MacPherson and Aljunied Road, the ibis Styles hotel complex will enhance the newest development project in MacPherson.
Described as one of the most exciting developments for the Lion City this year, the fun, funky and colourful ibis Styles hotel will be complemented by the MacPherson shopping mall which is part of the same complex.
Ibis Styles will showcase a magnificent 25m free-form swimming pool on the fourth floor overlooking the greenery of MacPherson Road, where guests will be able to enjoy a chilled drink in a serene resort-type setting.
The owners of the hotel are proud to have created innovative designer furniture, custom-built to fit a range of room styles while ensuring guest comfort. The bright interior, funky colours, young look and feel of ibis Styles will feature 298 rooms, a restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating, a pool bar, modern gym and a welcoming water feature to ensure everyone who arrives will feel instantly relaxed.
This stylish and fun hotel, with a sleek ship-like exterior, is ideally located just 20 minutes’ drive from Changi Airport and will provide a free shuttle service for easy access to Singapore’s best shopping, nightlife and attractions.
The hotel’s opening will be great news for residents and businesses located in the MacPherson area, providing affordable accommodation for visiting colleagues and friends and the perfect place to chill-out or enjoy a meal or drink.
“We are very excited to bring the ibis Styles brand to Singapore,” said Shamila Rolfe, General Manager of the hotel. “This is the perfect brand for Singapore today because it offers modern interiors, affordable comfort and a bright and energetic design that matches the vibrancy of the Lion City.
“Accor recognises the increasing demand for international-standard accommodation with premium facilities and unique design, and this hotel is set to revolutionise the way people think about economy accommodation.”
The hotel is owned by LVND Hotels, a consortium made up of Lian Huat Group, Nobel Design Holdings and 2E Capital, who chose the ibis Styles brand because of its strong design appeal and affordable offering.
“We are confident that Accor will bring strong international experience to this hotel and feel that ibis Styles is the perfect fit for this vibrant and upcoming location,” said Mr Patrick Kho, Group Managing Director of Lian Huat Group. “The ibis Styles MacPherson hotel complex will be a game-changer for the MacPherson area, as we will bring the newest and freshest hotel brand in the area.
“Ibis Syles is an inspired brand that will come alive with its vibrant colours, relaxing resort-type setting and central freeform pool,” he said. “It will be a great place for locals and hotel guests to chill-out amidst a calming ambience of poolside breezes and lush greenery while enjoying casual delights and tapas, innovative beverages and signature cocktails and mocktails.”
“We are delighted to introduce the fun and funky ibis Styles renowned hospitality to Singapore,” said Shamila Rolfe. “Our hotel is set to become the region’s most desirable address. The strategic location, modern architecture and stylish furniture and fittings are all underpinned by ibis Styles quality service.”
About ibis Styles
Ibis Styles is the ‘all inclusive’ Accor brand, with a package that includes the room + all-you-can-eat breakfast + broadband internet connection, and hotels that resonate simplicity, generosity, quality and conviviality. Located in city centres or activity centres, each establishment has its own personality while sharing a common colourful, bright, energetic decor and humorous brand spirit. Today, the network represents more than 210 hotels in 18 countries.
More information on ibis Styles hotels is available at ibisstyles.com.
Accor, is the world’s leading hotel operator, with 470,000 rooms in 3,600 hotels across 14 trusted brands in
92 countries. The company is organized around two distinct divisions, HotelServices, which operates and franchises the hotels and HotelInvest, which is a hotel owner and investor. The Accor hotels sit in three segments from budget to luxury which are constantly reinventing their concept to satisfy the needs of business and leisure customers around the globe. Accor brands include in luxury-upscale; Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery and Grand Mercure, The Sebel, midscale; Novotel, Suite Novotel, Mercure and Adagio and economy; ibis, ibis Styles, ibis budget, adagio access and hotelF1. The Group boasts a powerful digital ecosystem, notably its booking portal accorhotels.com, its brand websites and its loyalty program Le Club Accorhotels.
The Group’s 170,000 employees benefit from working for a company that believes in progression and has an industry leading training program, the Accor Académie. Since its creation 45 years ago, Accor is making innovation and sustainable hospitality the focus of its strategic vision as well as of its customer-centric approach development and innovation process.
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