[Sponsored Report] Luxury, convenience at Citadines’ global branches

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[Sponsored Report] Luxury, convenience at Citadines’ global branches


Top to above:1. The ribbon cutting ceremony taking place on opening night, Oct. 13 2. Citadines Haeundae lit up at night 3. Mr. Lee Chee Koon, chief executive officer for The Ascott Limited 4. Mr. Ohn Ki Sun, chief investment officer for Tongyang Asset Management 5. Mr. Lai Seng Tan, The Ascott Limited’s regional general manager for Japan and Korea 6. Mr. Kevin Goh greets important guests at the ceremony 7. Ambassadors visits the ceremony to celebrate the opening 8. Mr. Kevin Goh, The Ascott Limited’s managing director for North Asia

On Aug. 15, The Ascott Limited officially launched Citadines Haeundae Busan, its first Citadines branch in SouthKorea. Along with Somerset Palace Seoul, another serviced residence operated by Ascott, Citadines Haeundae represents the company’s growing presence in South Korea.

Citadines Haeundae is the largest in size among Ascott’s Citadines branches. Its opening further strengthens the company’s position as the leading international serviced residence chain in North Asia, and the largest operator in the Asia Pacific region and Europe.

Located in the Haeundae Special Tourist Zone, the apart’hotel offers safe and comfortable accommodations for tourists and business travelers alike, whether the purpose of the visit is for a short break or long-term stay. Connected to Busan Haeundae Subway Station (line No. 2) via walk way,

Citadines Haeundae has easy access to downtown and the suburbs. The residence is also near the intercity bus terminal and Gwangan Bridge.

Situated in South Korea’s second-biggest city bustling with tourist attractions, Citadines Haeundae is within walking distance of the Busan Yachting Centre, Jangsan Mountain,

Haeundae Hot Springs, Solbat Art Villige and Gwangan Bridge. The Busan Haeundae Subway Station, Gwangan Bridge, Wondong Interchange and Jangsan tunnel enhance the accessibility of the property.

Guests can choose between a studio and a one-bedroom apartment, which is fully furnished with a separate living room, an equipped kitchen and laundry facilities.

The 468-unit apart’hotel includes high-speed broadband internet and the latest home entertainment systems. Residents can select from a variety of rooms ranging in size between 25 square meters (270 square feet) and 56 square meters. The rooms, with their stylish- yet-homey interiors, are all fully furnished and contain modern amenities.

Designed to meet the needs of discerning international executives and expatriates, each unit is tastefully furnished and well-equipped. Residents are provided with a wide range of services and can choose the options that fit their budget and lifestyle.

Overall, Citadines Haeundae offers guests the spaciousness of an apartment and hotel-quality services. An affiliate of The Ascott Limited, Citadines runs a global network of fully equipped serviced apartments across Europe and the Asia Pacific region, offering clients the freedom to navigate the world for business, pleasure or spontaneous travel. Its goal is to help maintain a consistent living environment for those who constantly move around the world from city to city.

Citadines Apart’hotels offer carefully designed spaces and a flexible services menu through which each resident can customize their stay. In this way, Citadines branches offer the privacy of a personal apartment and the convenience of a hotel.

A perfect abode for extended stays, Citadines’ serviced apartments ensure guests are placed in home-like comfort
while also experiencing chic, urban living in exotic cities.

For travelers or businesspeople who plan to spend a month or more in a new city, finding a place to “call their own” is a crucial factor that can decide their overseas experience.

Citadines’ serviced apartments offer such a location. Centrally located amid bustling downtowns, Citadines’ residential-style living spaces and amenities are designed for independent travelers who value home comfort and convenience as much as new experiences. Whether a client is visiting for work or pleasure, Citadines takes charge of every minute in detail so that customers can focus on experiencing life abroad to the fullest.

At the same time, Citadines makes sure their guests don’t miss out on warmth and familiarity. Citadines welcomes
residents to live the way they want, and stay for as long as they wish. For extended stays, Citadines offers special
long stay rates of 30 days or more.

Citadines have cleverly configured apartments that accommodate well-defined spaces for work, entertainment,
and fitness around the residence. The apartments are designed to help residents balance work commitments with
social engagements and personal fulfillment. For the independent traveler, Citadines Apart’hotel is
the ideal home in the city offering comfortable spaces and flexible services to suit a global lifestyle. With Citadines’
flexible services menu, guests can feel free to customize their stay, just as they can at any Citadines Apart’hotel around the

With WiFi, a television with satellite or cable channels and a telephone with international direct dialing, residents
can easily stay well-connected for work and play.

Well-organized home offices along with comfortable beds make Citadine’s rooms perfect for both work and quiet

Citadines values the importance of individualizing each client’s stay, which is why it offers a wide range of optional services from which customers can choose based on their schedule, lifestyle and budget. Whether it’s breakfast for tomorrow or dry cleaning by tonight, clients can enjoy the services they want and drop the rest.

With comfort and flexibility built into clients’ stay, they will be settled and out the door in no time, ready to discover the latest entertainment, cultural, shopping and culinary wonders in whichever city they find themselves in.

The breathtaking Louvre Museum, cosmopolitan Shanghai Bund and bustling night bazaars of Bangkok are just a few of the attractions right within Citadines neighborhoods.

With most branches situated in the heart of a city and the center of transportation, the location of Citadines. Apart’hotels is enough to attract fashionable world travelers.

Business travelers especially appreciate the convenient access to subways and monorails in metropolitan cities, which ensure they reach their appointments around town on time.
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