Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts is celebrating the
grand opening of the Shangri-La Hotel, Wenzhou, with an opening
rate of RMB888 per night for a deluxe room.
Valid until 28 February 2010, the opening
rate includes daily breakfast and marks the completion of all
facilities at the hotel, which is one of three Shangri-La
properties in China's southern Zhejiang province.
The Shangri-La Hotel, Wenzhou is next to the
Wenzhou International Convention and Exhibition Centre,
approximately three kilometres from government offices, and a
25-minute drive from Wenzhou Yongqiang Airport.
guestrooms and suites offer panoramic river
and mountain views with amenities including complimentary
broadband Internet access, a 37-inch high-definition television
with satellite and cable programmes, an executive writing desk
with international multi-plug sockets, and a spacious marble
Guestrooms start at 42 square metres, while the
presidential suite covers 252 square metres. In addition, 10
serviced apartments with fully-equipped kitchens cater to the
needs of long-stay guests.
The Horizon Club, occupying
floors 21 to 25, offers travellers a higher calibre of
personalised service. The host of special privileges and amenities
of the concierge level include express check-in and check-out,
complimentary daily breakfast, afternoon tea and evening cocktails
in the Horizon Club Lounge and complimentary use of a meeting
room for two hours.
The hotel's restaurants and lounges
include O Café serving international cuisine from live theatre
kitchens, Shang Palace serving the Zhejiang province's Ou cuisine
and Cantonese specialities in a main dining room and 17 private
dining rooms, as well as a spacious Lobby Lounge.
Facilities at the
hotel also include a fully equipped fitness centre, sauna,
floodlit outdoor tennis court, and a 25 metre indoor heated
For events, Shangri-La Hotel, Wenzhou
features a 1,700-square-metre pillarless Grand Ballroom with a
ceiling height of nine metres, capable of accommodating up to
2,000 guests for cocktail receptions or 1,200 for dinner banquets
– the largest in the city. The comprehensive range of meeting and
banquet facilities at the hotel also includes 11 function rooms
and a Junior Ballroom.
“Shangri-La Hotel, Wenzhou, the
city's first international hotel, opened with select facilities at
the beginning of the year to welcome guests from around the world
to this thriving business and commercial hub,” said James Xi,
general manager, Shangri-La Hotel, Wenzhou. “We are now fully
operational, and alongside our sister Shangri-La hotels in
Hangzhou and Ningbo, deliver Shangri-La's signature hospitality to travellers to the Zhejiang Province.”
Located on the southeast coast of China, between
the two economic zones of the Pearl River and Yangtze River
deltas, Wenzhou is the economic, cultural and communications
centre of the province. It has been a principal trading port in
China since the Tang Dynasty and is also well known for the
production of small commodities and crafts including boxwood
carving and embroidery. The area surrounding Wenzhou is renowned
for its natural beauty including the landscapes of the Yadang
Mountain and Nanxi River.
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