The very first Rosewood hotel in China is
scheduled to open next year.
The 279-room Rosewood Beijing,
designed by Melbourne-based Bar Studio, will be located in the
central business Chaoyang District, opposite the iconic CCTV
The hotel will offer a lot of landscaped outdoor
spaces, with terraces, gardens
and balconies integrated into the design of many of the
restaurants, spa, recreational facilities, meeting and function
areas. Bangkok-based P Landscape, acclaimed for its resort
landscaping, is in charge of this aspect of the hotel.
With their residential-style layouts and floorplans,
guestrooms are designed to evoke sensations of luxury
apartment living and, at 538 square feet (50 square meters), they
will be amongst the largest in the city. The wide proportion of
the rooms will allow maximum window aspect, enhanced by window
seats. Natural finishes and textural overlays, spacious bathrooms
and walk-in closets, and non-traditional, residential components
and accessories with subtle Oriental overtones, will complete the
sophisticated, homelike surroundings.
and lounges will serve international cuisines. The Chinese restaurant will
feature a casual and contemporary lower floor restaurant as well
as nine private dining suites on the floor above. The spacious
dining suites - up to 1,200 square feet (110 square meters) in
size – will be designed for exclusivity and luxury, including
dining area, separate lounge, cloak room, and outdoor terrace.
The Rosewood Sense spa brand, featuring treatments reflecting
the location’s cultural and natural environment, will make its
first appearance in Asia and be accompanied by another Rosewood
first: five spa suites designed for overnight stays.
recreational facilities will include an indoor swimming pool, gym
and yoga studio.
An exclusive access lounge will be a
spacious venue with an open kitchen, free-standing bar, Internet
corner, boardroom and outdoor terrace.
function space will total almost 33,000 square feet (3,048 square
meters.) This will include a pillar-less ballroom of 8,252 square
feet (767 square meters) featuring an adjacent outdoor garden for
weddings and other special occasions.
The Pavilion –
residential-style meeting and function space – will be a first for
the group and debut a signature of all future Asia Rosewood
properties. Occupying the Rosewood Beijing annex, The Pavilion
will include two combinable areas for memorable events, with
dining spaces, bar, lounges and show kitchens, all finished and
accessorized as in an elegant private home.
Brugger has been appointed managing director of Rosewood Beijing.
Beijing is the precursor to fast-paced Asia growth targeted to add
10 properties in operation or in the pipeline in the region to
Rosewood’s portfolio within five years.
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