Ascott has opened its third Citadines serviced
residence in Xi’an, China.
The 138-unit Citadines Xingqing Palace Xi’an is a five-minute walk to
the historic Xingqing Palace Park, a popular tourist attraction
built on the ruins of the palace dating back to the Tang
dynasty. The serviced residence is also close to many shopping
and entertainment outlets such as the Lifeng International
Shopping Square, Jiaoda Computer Mall and Hongye Cinema.
Each of the studios to
two-bedroom apartments has a fully-equipped kitchen, an ensuite
bathroom and separate work and sleeping areas.
residence offers 24-hour reception, 24-hour security, meeting
rooms, WiFi zones and business support services
recreation, guests can make use of the fully equipped gymnasium,
sauna, steam room or yoga room.
Residents also have the flexibility to choose from services including grocery shopping,
laundry, dry cleaning and meal delivery to customise their stay experience.
To celebrate the opening of Citadines Xingqing
Palace Xi’an, Ascott is offering introductory rates which start
from RMB 350 for a studio. The rates are valid until 31 December
2011. Terms and conditions apply.
Mr Lee Chee Koon, Ascott’s
Managing Director for North Asia, said, “Xi’an has immense
potential for serviced residences. As a key economic hub in
Central West China, foreign direct investments have been growing
with many multinational companies such as IBM, Intel, Fujitsu and
NEC setting up their national R&D centres in the city. Xi’an is
also a famous tourist destination attracting millions of foreign and domestic travellers every year with its many
historic sites. The opening of our third Citadines in Xi’an
will enable us to cater to the strong demand for accommodation
from business and leisure travellers. Moving forward, high growth
cities such as Xi’an will remain an important market for Ascott
as we seek to expand our China portfolio to 12,000 units by
Ascott currently also operates Citadines Central Xi’an (162 units)
and Citadines Gaoxin Xi’an (251 units) while Somerset Gaoxin Xi’an
(233 units) is expected to open in 2013. All four properties are
in prime locations in the Hi-Tech Development Zone or the
business district of Xi’an and are close to many tourist spots.
In China, Ascott has about 7,000 apartment units
in 38 properties across 16 cities.
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