Starwood opens first Element hotel in Asia Pacific

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Starwood has opened its first eco-conscious Element hotel in Asia Pacific.

The Element Suzhou Science and Technology Town, owned by Suzhou Science and Technology Town Kexin Cultural Tourism Development, is only 30 minutes’ drive from Sunan Shuofang International Airport (WUX) and within easy reach to tourist sites such as Jiangsu Dayangshan National Forest Park, Suzhou Taihu Lake National Wetland Park, Suzhou Amusement Land, Zhenhu Embroidery Street and White Stream Ecological Park.

Element Suzhou Science and Technology Town features 188 rooms and suites. Each room comes with a well-equipped energy-efficient kitchen; and amenities such as the plush signature heavenly beds, spa-inspired baths and separate invigorating rain showers and all natural bath amenities.

As Starwood’s eco-innovation lab, each room also features a work space and high-tech office and entertainment equipment, with complimentary internet access and a one-stop connectivity solution that allows guests to hook up portable electronics to their in-room TV.

SPG Keyless Check-In, a keyless entry system that allows guests to use their smartphone as a key, is also available at Element Suzhou Science and Technology Town.

The hotel has a 24-hour fitness centre, an indoor saline swimming pool as well as complimentary bikes for rent, which encourages guest to explore the nearby sights, while staying healthy and active.

The hotel also offers 1,200 square meters of flexible meeting space with Wi-Fi throughout.

“As Starwood’s eco-innovation lab, the Element brand has redefined the category with its light-filled atmosphere, eco-minded design and commitment to innovation,” said Brian McGuinness, Senior Vice President of Specialty Select Brands for Starwood. “On track to triple its global portfolio by the end of 2017, Element is experiencing tremendous growth momentum and the brand’s debut in Asia Pacific is set to pave the way for more growth opportunities in the region.”