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Shangri-La Hotel, Chengdu

Chengdu, China

At a Glance

  • City centre location

  • Spacious rooms, suites and service apartments

  • Three restaurants and bars to choose from

  • Indoor swimming pool

  • Fantastic views of the Jinjiang River

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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

Chengdu is the vibrant capital city of the Sichuan ('Four Rivers') Province and the Shangri La is located in the city centre with fantastic views of the Jinjiang River. A visit to Chengdu is a must if you would like to visit the nearby panda sanctuary.

Chengdu is one of the wealthiest cities in China as well as being one of the most important cities in terms of transport links and communication hubs. The city is also near one of the last wild refuges of the legendary pandas. Chengdu is a modern and affluent city as well as being rich in history.

Located just 25 minutes from Shuangliu Airport, the luxurious Shangri - La hotel has 593 guest rooms and suites and there are also 26 serviced apartments. All the rooms are very spacious with large sized bathrooms and the hotel offers a lovely luxurious environment for a stay in Chengdu.

There are a variety of restaurants and bars in the hotel and the facilities on offer are excellent.

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Accommodation

There are 593 spacious guest rooms and suites as well as 26 serviced apartments. The Superior and Deluxe rooms are comfortable with a contemporary décor and views of the elegant city centre of Chengdu. The Executive River View Room have the same contemporary and relaxing style as well as wonderful views of the Jinjiang River. There are five different suites and each vary with their layout. They have a separate living area and some have a kitchenette too. All the suites are extremely spacious and each provide the ultimate luxury for a stay in Chengdu.

Childcare

Children of all ages are welcome to come and stay at the Shangri-La Chengdu and baby sitting can be arranged if required.

Facilities

Shangri-La Chengdu has some excellent dining options including the Shang Palace which serves authentic Cantonese and Sichuanese dishes. Cafe Z has a range of different food from South America, the Middle East, Asia and China. There is also Mooney's and the Lobby Lounge for some different venues for drinks.

Activities

There is a fantastic spa a the Shangri - La in Chengdu. Chi, The Spa at Shangri - La is inspired by Asian healing philosophies and the ethos of the spa is to restore balance and harmony with all treatments working towards this aim. There are 11 private spa suites in the spa that also include herbal steam facilities. There is a varied spa menu with a number of different massages and treatments to chose from.

Experiences

  • Bian Lian (Face Changing) Performing Arts

    Enjoy a Bian Lian performance after dinner today. Get front row seats to view this unique art form of Sichuan Opera and try to guess the trick for the skilled mask changing of the masters! Visit backstage and watch the actors' preparation before the show.

  • 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.

  • Full Day Tour of Chengdu and Panda Experience

    Enjoy a full day tour of Chengdu exploring the wonder of the Wenshu Temple, take a visit to the ancient Jinli Street, and of course spending time at the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base to marvel at these majestic and rare animals.

  • 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.

  • Visit Chengdu's Pandas

    A symbol of China, the giant panda is a national treasure. On this full day tour, learn about these lovable but endangered animals before visiting the Jincheng Bamboo Park, an elegant garden of bamboo built to commemorate one of China's most loved poets.

Location & directions

Chengdu, China

Situated in the city centre of Chengdu, the hotel is 15 minutes from the city's premier shopping, tourist and business destinations.

How to get there

The average flight time from London to Chengdu is 11-hours 10-minutes. Shangri-La Hotel, Chengdu is approximately 30-minutes from Shuangliu International Airport.

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