Sofitel Announces The Opening Of Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche
Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche An Ode To Contemporary Casablanca
30 January, 2013: Sofitel Luxury Hotels announces the opening of it’s first address in Casablanca, the Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche. The hotel is located in the centre of the business district, in the shade of the magnificent Hassan II Mosque.
Fascinated by the huge variety of architectural styles Casablanca contains, the Belgian architect Patrick Génard was keen to produce a worthy tribute to the White City. Decorated with stylised zellij, the hotel’s distinctive glass facades surround an establishment which is both transparent yet protective and luxurious, with interior decor carefully planned by Marc Hertrich and Nicolas Adnet. Displaying a high degree of ingenuity, they successfully combined pure styling and Moorish ornamentation.
The Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche offers three culinary experiences. The restaurant l’Arabesque is based on the wish to combine the sheer generosity of Moroccan flavours with the skill of French cuisine. L’ Atelier d’Orient is a table d’hôtes, like an invitation to discover the most authentic and refined Moroccan traditions. The bar Casart is a night & day lounge dedicated to art, in which the paintings and sculpture blend in perfectly with the decor, including the huge fresco of René Caussanel’s piece “Jaune Soleil”.
The Penthouse helps the Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche blend into Casablanca’s night-time landscape. Located on the roof of the Tour Blanche, the Penthouse is a prestigious villa with private, protected access, just like the apartments on the rooftops of New York’s skyscrapers. A 120m2 teak terrace, a huge outdoor Jacuzzi, a private dining room, an enormous carved wooden table near the fireplace, a butler and private chef are all guarantees of great evenings admiring the incredible view. The Penthouse is the very essence of the legendary casaoui nocturnal lifestyle.
A trendy spa club, the So SPA, offers outstanding experiences combining all the refinement of French cosmetics with state-of-the-art beauty treatment techniques from Morocco and elsewhere in the world. This 600m2 facility devoted to well-being spans two floors in the very heart of the city dedicated to health and beauty. The So Fit proposes cardio training, weight training and coaching, in the form of “low impact” sessions. Two qualified coaches provide tailored sessions, particularly in the pool including: aqua-weight training, counter-current swimming or aqua-relaxation, in addition to an introduction to healthy eating.
Galerie 01 combines art and business for a touch of added flair. Working with the town’s two best galleries, Galerie 01 features artists from Casablanca who can give your meetings, coffee breaks or events a very special atmosphere. Galerie 01 includes an open, semi-circular Ball Room of 500m2 and three cosy private rooms, which can welcome up to 20 people.
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Sofitel is the only French luxury hotel brand with a presence on five continents with 120 addresses, in almost 40 countries (more than 30,000 rooms). Sofitel offers contemporary hotels and resorts adapted to today’s more demanding and more versatile consumers who expect and appreciate beauty, quality and excellence. Whether situated in the heart of a major city like Paris, London, New York, Shanghai or Beijing, or nestled away in a country landscape in Morocco, Egypt, French Polynesia or Thailand, each Sofitel property offers a genuine experience of the French “art de vivre”.
Sofitel Legend and & Sofitel So are two labels that come to enrich Sofitel Luxury Hotels
Sofitel Legend hotels are iconic and mythical; they are often centuries-old listed heritage buildings: Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam and Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan. Sofitel So hotels are new boutique hotels characterised by a stylish focus on contemporary design by famous architects and/or embellished by international celebrities from the world of fashion, design or art: Sofitel So Mauritius Bel Ombre, Sofitel So Bangkok and Sofitel So Singapore (2013).
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