Mercure to Debut on the Pristine Island of Koh Chang, Thailand

Mercure Koh Chang Hideaway offers an extensive selection of rooms to suit the different needs of leisure travellers.

Bangkok, Thailand, October 22, 2011 --( Accor, the largest international hotel operator in Thailand, announced today the opening of Mercure Koh Chang Hideaway on Koh Chang, the second largest island in Thailand. Located on Bai Lan Bay, Mercure Koh Chang Hideaway is the only international hotel chain on Koh Chang. It has 1km of private beach and is just 4km away from the popular Lonely Beach and 3km from Bang Bao fishing village.

Sonya Rossiter, Director of Marketing for Accor Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, the Philippines, South Korea and Japan says, “We are delighted to open our first Accor property in Koh Chang, which is one of the six hotels poised to open in Thailand by the end of this year. With its powdery white beach, Mercure Koh Chang Hideaway is well poised to delight a wide spectrum of leisure travellers.”

Accor’s debut property on the island has 96 rooms, with an elaborate seven room types ranging from standard rooms, to extensive villas and suites which are able to meet the needs of different guests – honeymooners, couples, families with children and those looking for a great value holiday.

Nicolas Josi, the hotel’s General Manager says “Mercure Koh Chang Hideaway is the perfect resort in a destination where guests can ‘switch off’ and enjoy the island’s most beautiful marine protected natural surroundings combined with the hotel’s comfort and retreat nestled between a private beach and impressive backdrop of the hills and rainforest.”

All the rooms are fully equipped with in-room amenities such as LCD flat screen TV with DVD player, personal safe deposit box, minibar, coffee / tea making facilities, hair dryer. Couples and those with families will definitely appreciate the privacy and space offered by the hotel’s 24 exclusive villas, all of which come with either pool or sea views.

Besides its great value and comfortable accommodation, Mercure Koh Chang Hideaway also features four food and beverage outlets - The Bay Restaurant is the main dining area, serving a wide selection for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Reef Bar is located on a 2 story low rise building of the resort, next to the main swimming pool and overlooking the sea, Starfish Lobby Bar offers drinks and snacks in a cosy and intimate setting, while Pool Bar provides refreshment and finger food.

Other hotel facilities include a fitness centre, water sport activity, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, massage, sauna and a meeting room with a capacity of up to 200pax, making it perfect for both leisure and event organisers.

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Sutanita Thavornchak