AccorHotels to open first Sofitel with branded residences in Europe


04 Oct 2018



Sofitel Limassol Hotel and Residences coming to Cyprus in 2022

CYPRUS, 02/10/2018 – Oxley Planetvision Properties has appointed global hotel leader AccorHotels and its luxurious Sofitel brand to manage a new 245-room resort in Limassol, Cyprus. Bringing the best of modern French luxury to this up-and-coming destination is Sofitel Limassol Hotel and Residences, which is expected to open in 2022.

Oxley and Planetvision, two of the world’s most innovative developers, have come together to elevate luxury living to new heights. With their experience, proven expertise and global portfolio of award-winning developments, Oxley and Planetvision will redefine the landscape of Limassol by ushering in a new era of prestigious beachfront living and providing an unprecedented lifestyle experience.

Oxley Planetvision Properties signed the agreement with Sofitel, the leading AccorHotels’ brand that encourages guests to “Live the French Way”, to manage the new project which will feature Sofitel’s first lifestyle branded residences in Europe.

Offering breathtaking views of the Mediterranean, the new Sofitel property is being developed in a coastal area at the eastern edge of Limassol in one of the most awe-inspiring seafront locations of the city.

“We are pleased to work with AccorHotels and its prestigious Sofitel brand to design a hotel and residences project of the highest quality,” said Angelos Pieri, Director of the Joint Venture, Oxley Planetvision Properties Ltd. “We believe that Sofitel, with its chic, refined style and fashionable experiences, will bring added value and attraction to Limassol’s reputation as a growing tourism destination. In years to come, we are confident that the venue will be a luxury benchmark on the island. AccorHotels brings 50 years of expertise to the project, an international base of loyal guests and a guarantee of unsurpassed quality and service.”

The hotel facilities will include four inspired food and beverage outlets, an exquisite pool with deck and terrace, So Fit gym, So Spa, signature Club Millesime Lounge, business centre and several function and event spaces.

The branded residences will feature a lounge, large-scale gym with studio and yoga room, adults-only pool, games room, kids’ playground, function room, and lush gardens where residents may host their guests for barbecues while soaking in the fantastic Limassol sea views. Residents will have the privilege of enjoying a la carte services including housekeeping, room service, laundry services and concierge services provided by the adjacent Sofitel hotel.

“We are delighted to partner with Oxley Planetvision Properties to develop the Sofitel Limassol Hotel and Residences,” said Francois Baudin, SVP Development Luxury Hotels EMEA of AccorHotels. “Oxley has a reputation for building quality projects and we are pleased they have entrusted us with this landmark development after working with us on Novotel and Mercure projects in Singapore as well as the SO/ Kuala Lumpur which is currently under construction.”



About Oxley Planetvision Properties Ltd

Oxley Holdings, a world-class property group listed on Singapore’s stock exchange, with a diversified portfolio of prime development projects, catering to desirable lifestyle features in more than twelve markets, entered into a Joint venture with Planetvision Properties, led by industry veterans specializing in implementing and elevating large scale property projects to the pinnacle of quality throughout Europe. The companies enhance each other, enabling Oxley Planetvision to function effectively to create exceptional developments providing unprecedented lifestyle experiences. Oxley Planetvision announced its first Cyprus property development, a market-changing venture which raises the bar on lifestyle experiences, to satisfy customers’ demand for world-class value and usher in a new era of prestigious beachfront living with Sofitel Limassol Resort & Residences.

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About Oxley Holdings Limited

Oxley Holdings Limited (“Oxley” or “the Group”) is a Singaporean property developer. Oxley is principally engaged in the business of property development and property investment. Since its inception, the Group’s accelerated growth has resulted in a burgeoning presence both locally and overseas. It now has a presence across twelve geographical markets.

The Group has a diversified portfolio comprising development and investment projects in Singapore, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Cyprus, Cambodia, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Myanmar, Australia, Japan and Vietnam. Oxley’s expertise does not lie solely in property development; the Group also renders project management and consultancy expertise in Myanmar.

Oxley’s property development portfolio encompasses choice residential, commercial and industrial projects. As part of its strategic expansion, the Group has also entered into partnerships with reputable local and overseas developers as well as business partners. In 2013, the Group acquired a 20% stake in Galliard (Group) Limited, a leading property developer in the United Kingdom. Galliard (Group) is a property development, hospitality and management group overseeing a wide variety of developments across London and Southern England. Since then, Oxley has also acquired a 40% stake in Pindan Group Pty Ltd, an integrated project group based in Western Australia, and a 15% stake in United Engineers, a Singaporean property development and engineering company that was founded in 1912.

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About AccorHotels

AccorHotels is a world-leading travel & lifestyle group and digital innovator offering unique experiences in more than 4,500 hotels, resorts and residences across 100 different countries.
With an unrivaled portfolio of internationally renowned hotel brands encompassing the entire range from luxury to economy, from upscale to lifestyle and midscale brands, AccorHotels has been providing savoir-faire and expertise for more than 50 years.

In addition to its core hospitality business, AccorHotels has successfully expanded its range of services, becoming the world leader in luxury private residence rental with more than 10,000 stunning properties around the world. The Group is also active in the fields of concierge services, co-working, dining, events management and digital solutions.

Relying on its global team of more than 250,000 dedicated staff, AccorHotels is committed to fulfilling its primary mission: to make every guest Feel Welcome. Guests have access to one of the world’s most attractive hotel loyalty programs – Le Club AccorHotels.

AccorHotels plays an active role in its local communities and is committed to promoting sustainable development and solidarity through PLANET 21 Acting Here, a comprehensive program that brings together employees, guests and partners to drive sustainable growth.

From 2008, the AccorHotels Solidarity Endowment Fund has acted as a natural extension of the Group’s activities and values, helping to combat the social and financial exclusion experienced by the most disadvantaged members of society.

Accor SA is publicly listed on the Euronext Paris Stock Exchange (ISIN code: FR0000120404) and on the OTC Market (Ticker: ACRFY) in the United States.

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About Sofitel

Sofitel Hotels & Resorts is an ambassador of modern French style, culture and art-de-vivre around the world. Established in 1964, Sofitel is the first international luxury hotel brand to originate from France with over 120 chic and remarkable hotels in the world’s most sought after destinations. Sofitel exudes a refined and understated sense of modern luxury, always blending a touch of French decadence with the very best of the locale. The Sofitel collection includes such notable hotels as Sofitel Paris Le Faubourg, Sofitel London St James, Sofitel Munich Bayerpost, Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Ipanema, Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square, Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour and Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort. Sofitel is part of AccorHotels, a world-leading travel and lifestyle group which invites travelers to feel welcome at more than 4,500 hotels, resorts and residences, along with some 10,000 of the finest private homes around the globe.