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MGallery debuts in Sapa with Hotel De La Coupole

Designed by renowned luxury resort designer Bill Bensley with sweeping views of Sapa Valley and serene rice paddy fields, the newly opened MGallery Hotel de la Coupole integrates the sparkling colours, patterns and textures of the region’s minority tribes with the sophistication of haute couture in the 1920s and 1930s French Indochine era.

Featuring 249 modern rooms with six room types that overlook the legendary Sapa valley and mountain views, the names and design of each room category represents a French style icon inspired by the local minority tribes surrounding Sapa. The resort’s design is inspired by the French Indochine era of the 1920s and 1930s reflected in the design and style of its architectural surrounds

“This year marks the 27th anniversary celebration of AccorHotels’ presence in Vietnam and the opening of Hotel de la Coupole Sapa is our latest addition in the luxury and upscale segment that signifies our continuous growth in the country. As for each MGallery, this hotel is an ideal hideaway inspired by its own story echoed by its artful design” said Patrick Basset, Chief Operating Officer for AccorHotels Upper Southeast and Northeast Asia.

MGallery is a collection of storied boutique hotels offering guests unique experiences inspired by the destination. Each MGallery hotel stands as a gateway into another world – be it a bygone era, a hidden haven or a spectacular natural landscape. The collection is comprised of historic luxury hotels, many of which have hosted historic figures or iconic poets and authors. Others are stunningly modern design hotels inspired by the cities they are located in.

Food and beverage is the heart and soul of MGallery Hotel de la Coupole. The resort boasts one restaurant, a bar and a patisserie. The all-day dining restaurant Chic, a French restaurant with Haute Couture inspiration where customers can dine in a grand yet intimate setting, with refined French dishes infused with local ingredients and a carefully-curated wine list, comprising specially procured French labels. Featuring a cozy fireplace with views of the mountains, Absinthe lounge offers a selection of high tea favourites, tapas, delicious desserts, wines and locally inspired cocktails while Cacao café features a variety of freshly baked breads, handmade macaroons and specialty coffees, teas and smoothies.

Leisure facilities include a heated pool named La Grand Bassin, fitness centre, NUAGE spa and a kids club where the young ones are kept entertained with a range of kids program. As the only luxury hotel in Sapa, the resort offers a 435 sqm ballroom that can host up to 570 guests in theater style, six meeting rooms and four board rooms for small meetings and conferences.

For a glimpse into the local way of life, the hustle and bustle of Sapa market offers a range handicrafts and souvenirs for guest to shop for locally made goods while the Sapa Love Market is where the Mong and Dao ethnic groups meet for dates on Saturdays as the distance between both villages do not allow for frequent interaction thus the Love Market provides a space for people from both ethnic groups to meet one another. The ladies will don their colourful dresses and decorative ornaments and the gents dress in traditional costumes to interact, sing and play games with each other. Visitors are welcome to join in the long-standing tradition of merry-making.

Located in close proximity to several tourist attractions, the hotel offers direct access to Fansipan cable car station. Recognized by the Guinness World Records Organisation as the longest non-stop three-rope cable car, guests taking the Fansipan Legend Cable Car can enjoy breathtaking views of the mountainous landscape, iconic rice paddies and forest treks

Enjoy a weekend getaway in a Classic Room with breakfast for two at USD162++ per room night from now until 30 June 2019 when you book from 1 Dec 2018 to 31 March 2019. The offer also includes a Fansipan cable car and funicular ride for two.

For more information, visit http://www.accorhotels.com

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