Credit: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide
STARWOOD Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has announced the debut of its eco-conscious Element brand in Asia-Pacific with the opening of Element Suzhou Science and Technology Town.
The hotel is 30 minutes from Sunan Shuofang International Airport and close by tourist sites such as Jiangsu Dayangshan National Forest Park.
Owned by Suzhou Science and Technology Town Kexin Cultural Tourism Development, the new hotel features 188 rooms and suites, all offering oversized windows for natural light, fully equipped energy-efficient kitchens, spa-inspired baths and rain showers.
Each room also features a workspace and high-tech office and entertainment equipment, where guests can hook up portable electronics to the in-room TV.
The hotel also utilises SPF Keyless Check-In, a mobile entry system that allows guests to use their smartphone as a key.
Guests can dine at Salon, an all-day dining restaurant that serves local, Huaiyang and Cantonese cuisine, or have a drink at Relax, the lobby lounge, while the self-serve pantry Restore is open 24/7.
The hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness centre, an indoor saline swimming pool and free bikes for rent. Events can be held in over 1,200m2 of flexible meeting space and free Wi-Fi is available throughout.
Element Suzhou Science and Technology Town is having a special opening package starting from RMB558 (US$90) for one night in a Standard Room, including daily breakfast for one.
SPG members will receive double Starpoints as part of the package and a 20 per cent discount at Salon.