JZ Hotel Emei

Emei, Sichuan and Yangtze Cruises, China

At a Glance

  • Luxury hotel at the foot of the Mount Emei, one of China’s four sacred Buddhist mountains
  • Unique Chuanxi tribal style pervades the architecture and décor
  • Relaxing JZ Spa that combines luxurious treatments with the ancient tea culture of Emei
  • Fully equipped Kids Club

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The vast province of Sichuan has a diverse and varied climate. The eastern lowlands of the Sichuan Basin have a tropical monsoon climate, characterised by humidity and fog. Winters are mild, summers are scorching, autumn is wet, and spring is dry and pleasant. The cities of Chengdu is famed for its fog, with the weather often likened to a damp day in London. The mountainous gorges and forested plains along the Yangtze River make autumn and spring the prime time for a Yangtze Cruise, with clear skies and pleasant temperatures making ideal sightseeing weather. Winter can be spectacular, despite the cold, when the water level is lower in the Three Gorges and the soaring cliffs even more dramatic.

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Description

A luxury retreat hidden away in the eastern Himalayan highlands, JZ Emei Hotel is the perfect location for exploring the UNESCO-listed Mount Emei and the surrounding forests with their unique flora and fauna, hot springs and wild landscapes.

Spread over 159 acres of stunning countryside in southern Sichuan, close to the UNESCO-listed Emei Shan mountain and the giant Buddha at Leshan, JZ Emei is a luxurious sanctuary amongst some of the most arresting natural beauty of Sichuan province. With over 150 rooms spread across the hotel’s landscaped gardens designed in the indigenous Chuanxi tribal style combined with elegant, modern touches, it is a tranquil retreat with every conceivable modern comfort. Rooms range from the stylish Deluxe Rooms through to the larger villas with private pools, each with views across to the hotel’s own lake or to the countryside beyond. Opulent en-suite facilities, Wi-Fi and satellite televisions feature throughout, and families can request the special themed family rooms for an extra special stay. 
 
Enjoy delicious Cantonese and Sichuan cuisine at the Jinyixuan Chinese restaurant or opt for European-style all day dining at Cultivar. Cocktails and light bites can be enjoyed at the Xueji Lounge and the Yunshang Wine & Cigar Bar is the place to be after the sun goes down.   After a long day exploring Emei Mountain, rest your weary muscles at the JZ Spa, with its extensive treatment menu that combines traditional techniques with ancient tea rituals, drawing on Emei Shan’s deeply embedded tea culture. For more active pursuits, visit the outdoor swimming pool, fully equipped fitness centre or the tennis court, whilst outdoor yoga and Tai Chi offer a more sedate way to unwind.
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Accommodation

The collection of 150 guest rooms and villas are scattered throughout the grounds, some with beautiful lake and mountain views. Decorated in the local Chuanxi tribal style, with comfortable beds and luxurious en-suite bathrooms, the rooms at the JZ Emei boast all the modern conveniences you’d expect from a luxury hotel, including high speed Wi-Fi and satellite television.

Childcare

Children are welcomed with open arms at the JZ Emei hotel, with a fantastic Kids Club and a dedicated children’s pool. Special Family Rooms are available upon request, each decorated with a different theme, with plenty of facilities for families travelling with young children.

Facilities

Despite the natural wonderland that exists so close to the hotel, the JZ Emei has no shortage of facilities to keep you entertained. Visit the fitness centre or the large outdoor pool, enjoy some outdoor yoga or a game of tennis and try your hand at Sichuan cuisine at the hotel’s cookery school. The JZ Spa also offers a wide array of relaxing treatments. Sample some of the finest Szechuan and Cantonese cuisine at the Jinyixuan Chinese Restaurant, whilst European dishes and and local delicacies are served at Cultivar.

Experiences

  • Baoguo & Wannian Temples

    Today, we will visit two key temples of the Emei Mountain: Baoguo Temple and Wannian Temple.

  • Discover Leshan Giant Buddha & Mount Emei

    Visit The Grand Buddha, the largest in the world and Mount Emei. Located in Leshan, south of Chengdu, The Grand Buddha measures 71m in height. From there, onto the sacred Buddhist Mount Emei, sacred to Buddhist people.

  • Scenic trip of Emei Mountains by Cable Car

    Embark on a cable car ride to the Golden Summit of Emei Mountains and enjoy the scenic view.

Holiday Ideas

  • Essential Sichuan

    Chengdu, Mt. Qingcheng, Leshan & Emei

    from £2000 pp inc flights & transfers for 5 nights

    • Mingle with the adorable giant pandas!
    • Insight into the birthplace of Taoism at the picturesquely quaint Mount Qing Cheng
    • An evening performance and backstage visit of the Bian Lian opera

Location & directions

Emei, Sichuan and Yangtze Cruises, China

JZ Emei hotel is located a 90-minute drive from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport and a 15-minute drive from Emei Railway Station. Set at the foot of the sacred Emei Mountain, the hotel is only an 8-minute drive from Baoguo Temple and approximately an hour’s drive from the famous Leshan Buddha.

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