The apartment hotel is located in the Hotels and Tourism Sector North, on Paranoá Lake and next to the Palácio da Alvorada, the official residence of the President of Brazil. The residence ensures easy access to the city centre (10 minutes) and airport (15 minutes). The apartment hotel with its luxurious and cosmopolitan architecture designed by Ruy Ohtake offers 395 apartments and suites. The hotel also has a variety of facilities and services that are guaranteed to meet the needs of both business and leisure travellers which include meeting facilities with a capacity to accommodate up to 1,200 people, an internationally award-winning restaurant, two bars, 24-hour room service, a convenience store and a business centre. Guests are welcomed to the air-conditioned establishment in a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out services, a hotel safe, currency exchange facilities, a cloakroom and lift access. The hotel also comprises a hairdressing salon, auditorium, games room, kids' club and café. Furthermore, WLAN Internet access, a laundry service, car park and garage are provided. The rooms are equipped with an en suite bathroom with a shower and bath, a hairdryer, double or king-size bed, direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, hi-fi and Internet access. In addition to this, each room has a safe, minibar, individually regulated air conditioning and heating and a balcony or terrace. The hotel features a spa offering treatments and massages, one children's and two adult swimming pools including those outdoors and heated, a pier, nautical sports, three tennis courts, Cooper facilities, a fitness centre with a gym and both dry and steam saunas. Guests can conveniently grab refreshments from the poolside snack bar. Sun loungers and parasols have been laid out for use. Further sport facilities include aerobics classes, table tennis and pool/snooker.