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Second Grand Mercure debuts in the coastal city of Qingdao

Press Release   •   Feb 04, 2016 09:00 SGT

AccorHotels announces the opening of Grand Mercure Qingdao Nanshan Resort, an upscale hotel with 508 guest rooms and suites. This is the second property under the Grand Mercure brand to debut in Qingdao following the opening of Grand Mercure Qingdao Airport, and the 14th hotel to join the brand’s network in Greater China.

“Grand Mercure Qingdao Nanshan Resort is an excellent addition to the Grand Mercure network in the beautiful coastal and largest city of Shandong province,” said Michel Molliet, Chief Operating Officer, AccorHotels Greater China. “Grand Mercure is an upscale network of hotels and apartments enriched with local traditions and renowned French touches. The brand is the cultural touchstones that reflect a unique heritage charm.”

Located adjacent to Qingdao International Exhibition Centre, the largest exhibition and convention venue in Shandong province with the central business district and Qingdao Liuting International Airport just a short drive away.

Relax amid traditional upscale and contemporary design

Grand Mercure Qingdao Nanshan Resort features 508 contemporary guest rooms and suites, with modern facilities, including a minibar, complimentary Wi-Fi connection and a flat screen TV.

Tantalize your taste buds with delicious local and international delicacies

The hotel also offers a range of dining options with two restaurants and a bar. Savour the extensive range of local and international cuisines served at Sunshine Global Western Restaurant, or relish authentic Chinese cuisine and fresh seafood served at Linhai Xuan. The Lobby Bar is the perfect place to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city for an evening drink or simply relax and unwind with a cigar and a glass of wine at the Cigar Bar while enjoying the evening sunset at Aoshan Bay.

The facilities and solutions for successful events

Whether it is weddings, corporate events, gala dinners or meetings, the hotel has eight function rooms, two board rooms and two pillar-less Grand Ballrooms that can cater up to 1,000 guests.

Nourish body and soul with complete relaxation

Gym enthusiasts can enjoy a work out at the resort’s fully-equipped gym studio or take a dip at the pool and sauna. The resort’s private beach is located within walking distance, where guests can enjoy relaxing walks and breathtaking scenery.

Room rate at Grand Mercure Qingdao Nanshan Resort starts from CNY498*. For reservations, please email h9964-sm@accor.com or for more information visit www.accorhotels.com / grandmercure.com.

*Terms and conditions apply.

Address: No.46 Wenquan Road, Binhai Road, Jimo Qingdao, Shandong Province, P.R.China

Tel: (86) 532 8505 6888

E-Mail: h9964-sm@accor.com

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About Grand Mercure

Grand Mercure is an upscale network of hotels and apartments combining rich local traditions with renowned French touches to deliver a fresh perspective on world-class service. Grand Mercure is a cultural touchstone in each destination, capturing guests’ imagination and bringing local stories to life. Operating in Asia Pacific for almost 20 years, the Grand Mercure brand is uniquely adapted to each market, launching Grand Mercure Mei Jue in China and Grand Mercure Maha Cipta in Indonesia, with further expansion planned in Latin America and the Middle East – countries where there is a greater demand for hotels that truly understand the different expectations of their guests and can help guests ‘discover a new authentic’. The Grand Mercure network consists of 45 hotels worldwide with 39 hotels in Asia Pacific. Grand Mercure is a brand of AccorHotels, the world’s leading hotel operator with 3800 hotel and over 180,000 employees in 92 countries.

For more information visit www.grandmercure.com

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