Pullman, Accor’s upscale hotel brand, announced the opening of Pullman Anshan Time Square, in downtown Anshan, the city dubbed China’s “Capital of Iron and Steel.” This new opening, in the north-eastern Liaoning Province, illustrates Pullman’s expansion in China, which ranks it as the largest country market in the Pullman network. It has 14 hotels in the country, and will open a further 26 there by 2015.
“We’re delighted to introduce the Pullman brand – now 14 hotels strong in Greater China – to Anshan,” says Paul Richardson, chief operating officer of Accor Greater China,in an announcement. “The opening of Pullman Anshan Time Square, the second Accor hotel in the city, is further strengthening Accor’s overall expansion strategy and opening up opportunities in first to third tier cities around the country.”
Pullman Anshan Time Square features 331 guestrooms including 20 suites. The rooms are equipped with 42-inch LCD TV sets, rainforest showers, and complimentary high-speed Internet access. Guests will also find a yoga mat in their rooms, combined with a fitness program developed by Pullman in China.
The hotel contains with three restaurants and a bar: U8 Action Cuisine, the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant; La Brasserie, the first French restaurant in the city; Wangfu Seafood Restaurant, serving classic Cantonese dishes and Chinese cuisine; and Yee Bar, which serves a variety of beverages and snacks day and night.
The property also features the Pullman Co-Meeting concept which includes over 900 square meters of break facilities, dining rooms, terraces, and Pullman Chill out Space. Meeting participants have access to the Pullman Connectivity Lounge, developed in partnership with Microsoft. This area allows guests to connect, print, and work.
Pullman Anshan Time Square also includes the Pullman Fit Lounge, an indoor spring water heated pool, and other amenities such as rooms for yoga practice, table tennis, billiard, and card playing.