Top-tier Platinum cardholders in the Le Club AccorHotels loyalty scheme can now relax and unwind at the Sofitel Brisbane’s ‘Sofitel Club’ executive lounge even when booked in the most basic room type.
Touted by the property as Australia’s largest hotel executive lounge, it’s open from 6:30am until 10pm daily – offering a selection of all-day refreshments, wireless Internet access and two different zones that can be screened off for private meetings as needed.
That also means Platinum members can devour the Sofitel Club breakfast at no extra charge: served daily from 6:30am until 10am, extended until 10:30am on weekends when Champagne is also available. Pre-dinner canapés arrive at 5:30pm with dessert plated up from 8:30pm.
Sofitel Brisbane formally joined the Le Club program in July last year, but initially took the lead of the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth and Sofitel Melbourne on Collins hotels in denying lounge access to Platinum-grade members unless booking a room type that included this perk.
An AccorHotels spokesperson confirmed to Australian Business Traveller that the restriction still applies at these Sydney and Melbourne properties, although access to hotel lounges continues to be offered as standard across the globe to Le Club Platinum members.
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