TORONTO — Accord has opened its first Sofitel branded property in Mexico – Sofitel Mexico City Reforma.
Located on Paseo de la Reforma, considered one of the most iconic avenues in the world, the hotel is the first luxury property to open in Mexico City in more than a decade, adding 275 ultra-luxe guestrooms to the city’s growing portfolio.
At the base of the hotel sits a restored house originally built in 1983; the historic structure was incorporated into the modern design of the 40-storey building, resulting in a dramatic exterior that blends both contemporary and classic architecture.
As the tallest hotel in the Paseo de la Reforma corridor, the Sofitel offers sweeping views of the entire city from the lobby level located on the 14th floor. From there guests can proceed to the next floor via an impressive sculptural staircase.
The guestrooms, comprised of 219 Superior & Luxury Rooms and 56 Suites, come equipped with Nespresso coffee machines, an extensive pillow menu, L’Occitane bath products and Bluetooth connectivity to automate window curtains.
For dining, guests have five venues to choose from: Bajel, an ode to Mexican cuisine; Balta, a fusion of Mediterranean and Mexican flavours; Cityzen, offering 180-degree views and creative cocktails; Freehouse, the hotel’s speakeasy-inspired bar and lounge; and the Lobby Bar, considered a work of art where guests can enjoy an exquisite selection of classic cocktails.
Sofitel Mexico City Reforma will also be home to the first L’Occitane Spa within a hotel in Mexico. Here, guests are treated to exclusive treatments, including body massages and facials that are specially designed with music and fragrances. An indoor swimming pool surrounded by living green walls and a 24-hour fitness centre round out the spa offerings.
Lastly, the new hotel is home to approximately 5,000 square feet of meetings and events space on the 40th floor, and over 1,900 square feet of meeting rooms on the 13th floor that can accommodate a variety of social events and business meetings for up to 400 people.
“The newest Sofitel is a striking flagship for the brand, a one-of-a-kind destination in Mexico City that will undoubtedly charm the most discerning luxury travellers and chic locals,” said Heather McCrory, CEO of Accor North & Central America. “Mexico has seen tremendous opportunity in the travel and tourism sector. With the opening of Sofitel Mexico City Reforma, we are thrilled to further expand our regional footprint and welcome our 27th hotel in Mexico, with more exciting openings to come.”