Hilton Xi'an

Xian, China

At a Glance

  • Located inside Xian’s old city walls, opposite the bustling Dongxin Street Night Market
  • Large landscaped roof garden with city views
  • Tang Dynasty artwork dotted throughout the hotel

  • Elegant and comfortable guest rooms and suites, with a wealth of facilities

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Xian and the surrounding regions experience four distinct seasons and a continental climate. Summers are hot and humid, with maximum temperatures often above 40°C, however the monsoon season brings plenty of rainfall to temper the scorching heat. Winters are cool and dry, and not unpleasant for exploring the sights of the region, but cold weather clothing and layers are advisable as temperatures drop to freezing. Spring is pleasantly warm, with gentle breezes and long sunny days, making March through to May the best times to visit Xian. Autumn temperatures are similarly mild; however, September and October often bring frequent rain showers.

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Situated inside Xian’s Ming-era city walls, the elegant Hilton Xian is a contemporary hotel with abundant facilities and a superb location for exploring the many highlights of this ancient city.

The Hilton Xian is a modern hotel set at the heart of this historic city, within the 600-year-old city walls. A short walk from the ancient Bell Tower and a wealth of cultural attractions, shops, restaurants and bars, it is the perfect location to discover the secrets of this hallowed city.

The Hilton Xian effortlessly blends contemporary style with traditional Oriental touches, including the Tang-era artwork that hangs throughout the hotel. The spacious rooms and suites are decorated in peaceful, muted tones and feature the Hilton's signature Serenity Beds, ensuring a comfortable night’s sleep after exploring Xian’s many sights.

Within the hotel you’ll find three restaurants to choose from, from the international fare and sumptuous breakfasts at Café Xi’an and the laid back T Lounge with its extensive tea selection and cocktail menu, to the  elegant surroundings of the China Club, offering Cantonese cuisine and  Shaanxi specialities. Alongside the array of dining options, the Hilton Xian is home to a beauty salon, barber shop, business centre, fitness studio and indoor heated pool.

Families are well catered for, with a choice of rooms available that interconnect or feature multiple bedrooms and the 24-hour concierge can arrange babysitting, high chairs, cribs and a child-friendly room service menu.

From your central base at the Hilton Xian, you are a few moments from some of the city’s best shopping, restaurants and nightlife. The ancient city walls are a short drive away, along with Muslim Street and Luomashi Pedestrian Street, home to some of the best restaurants in Xian. The infamous vaults of the Terracotta Warriors are 45 minutes by road from the hotel.

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The Hilton Xian is a very family friendly property, with babysitting, children’s menus, cribs, highchairs and kids’ movies all available. Interconnecting rooms are available upon request and children will love the indoor heated pool after a long day of sightseeing.


The Hilton Xian offers 3 in-house restaurants, ranging from international cuisine to traditional Cantonese specialities. A fitness centre and indoor pool, alongside a barber shop and beauty salon, ensure that self-care and pampering can remain top of the list during your stay.


Excursions to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, the vaults of the Terracotta Warriors or cycling trips along Xian’s city walls can all be arranged from the hotel.


  • 'The Song of Everlasting Sorrow' Outdoor Night Show

    Be delighted by a splendid outdoor night show, The Song of Everlasting Sorrow which tells the sad love story of Emperor Xuanzong and his beloved concubine. With nature as the backdrop and impressive visual effects, this is a performance not to be missed!

  • Bike the Ancient City Wall

    Cycle round the ancient Xian City Wall, taking approximately 1.5-2 hours.

  • Evening Shadow Play & Puppet Show

    Enjoy an evening of Shadow Play & Puppet Show, a live theatre performance that is performed in an beautiful traditional Chinese architectural house which was also the former residence of Gao Yue Song, an official during the Ming Dynasty.

  • Full Day Tour of Xian

    Enjoy a full day tour of Xian and a visit to some of the city's most important landmarks. Start with a tour of the Muslim Quarter and visit The Great Mosque before heading on to visit the Terracotta Warriors, an archaeological wonder.

  • Hanyang Tomb Tour

    Explore the Hanyang Tomb, a joint tomb of Liu Qi while experiencing the underground integrated museum. You have the option toparticipate in demonstration of relic restoration, or join a family-friendly simulated excavation as an archaeological trainee.

  • Historical Xian Tour

    Explore the remarkable Shaanxi Provincial History Museum before setting off to visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a famous well-preserved Buddhist pagoda built in the 652 during the Tang Dynasty.

  • Hua Shan by Cable Car

    Enjoy a tour of the North Hill by cable car at Hua Shan, one of the Five Great Mountains in China.

  • Magnificient Terra Cotta Warriors

    Be amazed by thousands of life-sized soldiers that were constructed to accompany Emperor Qin Shihuang, the first emperor of China, into the afterlife. Spend some time to explore the museum and gain an insight into the Terra Cotta Warriors.

  • Muslim Street Food Walking Tour

    Walk through the Muslim quarters rich with historic Islamic culture and embark on a street food walking tour. Try out their local delicacies such as their famous Liangpi “cold skin” noodles or mutton soup with flour cake.

  • Old City of Xian and The Big Goose Pagoda

    Enjoy historic Xian with your guide, learning about its city walls and visit the world famous Wild Goose Pagoda.

  • Tang Dynasty Performance with Dinner

    Be treated to a Tang Dynasty show and enjoy its melodious music, live classical Chinese orchestra and intriguing historical stories. Dinner is included with delicious Cantonese delicacies provided at the Tang Dynasty Palace.

  • Terracotta Warriors of the Qin Dynasty

    The Terracotta Warriors of the Qin Dynasty was a hugely significant discovery in the 1970s. The warriors are fascinating and well worth exploring with a private guide.

  • Walk the Ancient City Wall

    Enjoy a walk along the top of Xian's ancient wall with a magnificent view of the old city.

  • Xi’an by Jeep

    Uncover the secrets of two of Xi’an’s most enigmatic sites as you explore the mysterious cave dwellings of the loess rock formations and the extraordinary Terracotta Warriors.

Location & directions

Xian, China

Situated within the city walls, the Hilton Xian is 45 minutes by car from Xianyang Airport. Xian Railways station is a short 10-minute walk away, whilst the Wulukou metro station is a 5-minute walk away. The famous Terracotta Army is 45 minutes’ drive from the hotel, whilst Big Wild Goose Pagoda can be reached within 25 minutes. The shops, restaurants and nightlife of Bell Tower, Muslim Street and Luomashi Pedestrian Street are 5 minutes away by car.

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