|Description||Location. Positioned atop the China World Trade Center in Beijing, China, the Shangri la China World Hotel stands one kilometer from the famed Silk Market. Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City are located eight kilometers away. |
Hotel Features. The Shangri la China World Hotel's lobby features grand, crimson lacquered pillars, a sweeping staircase, and banks of glittering chandeliers. The property adjoins a shopping mall that houses designer boutiques and an ice skating rink. Dining options include Scene a Café where international and vegetarian cuisine is prepared in an open kitchen. Aria features modern décor and hosts live jazz performances. This restaurant serves modern European cuisine and offers a comprehensive wine list. Aria has won many awards including "Award of Excellence," Wine Spectator (USA), 2007 and "10 Best Restaurants in Beijing," Modern Weekly magazine, 2005 2006. Other dining choices include an authentic Japanese restaurant, a gourmet deli and the Summer Palace that serves Cantonese dim sum and Beijing cuisine. A business center offers fax, photocopy, print, binding and courier services. Complimentary high speed wired and wireless Internet access is available in public areas. Function facilities include 11 halls and rooms, the largest of which seats 2,000 people. A fully equipped health club offers aerobics and yoga classes, and houses an indoor pool, a sunroom, spa tubs, steam rooms, squash and tennis courts, and a massage center.
Guestrooms. This 21 story hotel offers 716 Beijing view guestrooms decorated in modern Western style with fabric wall panels and Asian accents. All guestrooms are furnished with executive desks and upholstered lounge chairs. Premium white cotton bed linens offer hypoallergenic options. The Horizon Club, Premier and Executive Floor rooms offer private check in and check out, complimentary continental buffet style breakfasts, butler service and complimentary beverages.
Expert Tip. Hotel guests may request Airport Butler service, for a fee, prior to arrival at Beijing Capital International Airport. Airport Butlers assist with visa procedures, luggage collection and transportation to the hotel.