Five Most Expected New Hotels in 2014 in China

1. Waldorf Astoria Hotel Beijing

Centrally located in Wangfujing, the dramatic copper building has become a new icon in the downtown business district of Beijing. It is within walking distance to Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City, major banks and governmental buildings. The opulent hotel in Beijing offers 171 spacious and sumptuously appointed guest rooms and suites, some of them featuring courtyard view and furnished terraces. It has fabulous leisure facilities, including indoor swimming pool, Fitness Center and a luxury Spa. There are 2 lavish restaurants, a stylish brasserie and an elegant Chinese restaurant. The sophisticated Peacock Lounge provides a welcoming space to savor gourmet Waldorf Astoria dishes and an extensive selection of premium beverages.

It has started to accept reservations from April 2014.

2. W Beijing – Chang’an

Steps from vibrant Silk Market and Ancient Observatory, W Beijing- Chang’an is lighting up bustling downtown’s exclusive Diplomatic District with a remix of exhilarating history and pulsating nightlife. The hotel building is 21-storeyed with 340 lavish guest rooms. It has three featured restaurants, elegant Spa centre and an indoor heated swimming pool. It is expected to open in June 2014.

3. The St. Regis Chengdu

Centrally positioned in Chengdu’s business district, home to prestigious corporations and Chunxi Road boutiques, The St. Regis Chengdu is an iconic property in the vibrant city. From world-class dining experiences to the state-of-the-art health club and magnificently-appointed spa, our hotel is the epitome of uncompromising hospitality. Choose from more than 1,700 square meters of preeminent meeting and conference spaces. The 279 superb guest rooms and suites are meticulously decorated, with custom furnishings and modern amenities creating a sense of inimitable grace and style. The St. Regis Chengdu is going to open in May 2014.

4. Shangri-la Hotel, Tianjin

The hotel faces the Bohai Sea and is within 5 minutes walking distance from the nearest metro station. Shangri-La Hotel, Tianjin will offer 343 guestrooms, suites and serviced apartments that will all be situated on the Haihe River and boast river views. The design of the rooms will reflect Tianjin’s rich cultural heritage and diverse architecture that comes from being a historic port city and modern commercial hub. It offers a wide selection of dining venues, health and leisure facilities, stunning features and services for meetings and events, all promising an unforgettable experience at the hotel.

5. Shangri-la Hotel, Lhasa

The hotel comprises 262 contemporary guestrooms and 17 suites, as well as the exclusive Horizon Club Lounge. Rooms are spacious with a minimum size of 43 square metres and suites provide up to 250 square metres of luxurious space.  Guests can enjoy stunning views of Potala Palace or the breathtaking mountains and relax among traditional Tibetan architecture and interior design. The hotel offers  Shangri-La’s signature dining concepts with Shang Palace and the all-day dining restaurant, Altitude. Lodgers Lounge and Shambala are ideal for a relaxing drink and light meal. All dining outlets draw from Tibetan culture and Lhasa’s unique landscape, and provide seasonal outdoor seating. Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa is the first in the city to offer comprehensive Health and Leisure facilities and services under one roof. These include a fully-equipped gym, swimming pool, oxygen lounge and relaxation pavilion, as well as Shangri-La’s signature CHI, The Spa. Shangri-la Hotel, Lhasa is about to open on 17th April, 2014.