The first Novotel Sofia, a high-class accommodation and office venue, has been opened in the Bulgarian capital.
Novotel Sofia is part of the world's leading hotel operator Accor, and is said to be providing its customers with the same high level of comfort as everywhere in the world.
The Bulgarian investment company MHQ Ltd. is Accor's partner for the project, the organizers said. The building combines two uses – hotel accommodation and office.
The hotel's major facilities are situated on the first two levels of the building, the Class A office space of 7500 sq.m. on the next six levels, and the hotel guest rooms on the top seven levels up to the 15th floor.
„Novotel Sofia is the first hotel of the Accor family in Sofia and the only international 4* hotel built fully in line with the latest brand's standards. We trust that its excellent location will be a valuable asset for the business society in Bulgaria and that the hotel will become the preferred choice for foreigners to stay, dine and work while visiting the country", said Vincent Dujardin, General Manager of Novotel Sofia.
Novotel Sofia offers 178 contemporary rooms with natural light and open spaces, 4 of which handicap-accessible. All rooms are supplied with free WIFI and hi-speed Internet access, latest connectivity technology, programmable air-conditioning, flat screen LED TV with satellite channels, mini bar, tea & coffee facilities and laptop-sized safe.
Based on the global experience, Novotel Sofia provides expertise in planning business events with structured, state-of-the-art equipment, conference guidance, etc.
With its 6 meeting halls, the hotel can accommodate up to 280 participants and the biggest wedding capacity is 160 seats. Novotel Sofia also features the innovative Eureka concept meeting room designed for today's idea driven and creative meetings.
A large selection of international wines and a healthy balanced cuisine find their place at the Nouveau Sens restaurant, the management said.
Novotel is mid-scale hotel of Accor group, the first hotel operator worldwide, with nearly 3,500 hotels and 160,000 employees in 92 countries.
The Novotel group is a pioneer in the area of sustainable development, and all Novotel hotels participate in the EarthCheck worldwide environmental certification program.
Novotel offers close to 400 hotels and resorts in 60 countries, situated in the center of major international cities from business districts to tourist destinations.
MHQ Ltd. is a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for the realization and operation of the mixed-use building. It is a daughter company of Markan Ltd. established in 1993. Markan is one of the top rated construction companies in Bulgaria, providing high quality of work performedby delivering modern design, precise, safe and environmentally friendly execution on schedule.