Shangri-La Hotel, Guilin is officially open in Guilin. The hotel headquarters Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, a popular Asia-Pacific luxury hotel group, held a grand opening ceremony for its Guilin branch hotel on March 10, 2010.
Overlooking the scenic Li River, Shangri La Hotel, Guilin boasts the city's, even the province's, largest guestrooms; the largest state-of-the-art meeting and conference facilities; the only hotel to have a wedding pagoda; and the first hotel to feature indoor and outdoor swimming pools. It is proclaimed to be the first, real International Five Star Hotel in Guilin.
Located near the Yushan Bridge, the seven-story Shangri-La Hotel, Guilin is a 35-minute drive from the Guilin Liangjiang International Airport and a 10-minute drive from the city center. Nearby tourist attractions include the renowned Diecai Hill, the Zhengyang Walking Street, Fubo Hill, Elephant Trunk Hill, and Seven Star Scenic Area, which are within 10 minutes drive from the hotel.
The 449-room Shangri-La Hotel, Guilin features the largest rooms in the city starting at 42 square meters. For meetings, incentives, conventions, and exhibitions, the 1,800-square-metre Grand Ballroom, the largest ballroom in Guilin, is the perfect venue for hosting high-profile events of up to 2,000 people.
Dining facilities include Shang Palace Chinese restaurant, which offers Cantonese, Hunanese and Huaiyang cuisines as well as local Guilin specialties, Li Café which features live food action stations showcasing both Western and Asian cuisine and U Bar which offers an assortment of grills, beverages, and beers.
Guilin is situated in the north-eastern corner of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in Southwestern China. Considered one of China's most beautiful and scenic destinations, the city is said to have the "finest mountains and rivers under heaven." The city name, Guilin, literally means "forest of sweet osmanthus", owing to a large number of fragrant sweet osmanthus trees that scatter all over the city.
Li River, the soul of the city, is famed as the second enchanting river in China, only after the Yangtze River. Yangshuo, often referred to as the Eden on earth, attracts people from all over the world, to set their homes in such a small serene & picturesque town.
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