Starwood has continued its expansion in China with the launch of a new Luxury Collection property in Hangzhou.
Situated on the banks of the Qiantang River, the Azure Qiantang hotel features 205 rooms and suites, all overlooking the river. Facilities include a swimming pool, 24-hour fitness centre and a spa with seven treatment rooms and three massage rooms.
F&B options include the Lan Ting Chinese Restaurant which features 14 private dining rooms, plus the Panorama Restaurant & Bar overlooking the Qiantang River and 22nd floor Riverview Terrace. And for the MICE market, the Azure Qiantang offers seven function rooms, all with floor-to-ceiling windows, and a 650m² ballroom.
“2014 marks a milestone year for Starwood’s Luxury Collection brand in China, with two exceptional hotels joining a glittering ensemble of 88 hotels around the world,” said Paul James, global brand leader of the Luxury Collection, St Regis, and W Hotels.
“With the expert guidance of The Luxury Collection Concierge, global explorers are set to experience the beauty of Hangzhou and its incredible natural water features of this unique destination.”
The Azure Qiantang becomes Starwood’s sixth Luxury Collection hotel in China.