Opened in 1953 this iconic building is a harmonious blend of French flair and Chinese hospitality set on 40,000 square metres of beautifully landscaped gardens.
Timeless elegance and luxurious comfort is at the heart of the hotel’s décor and the 71 rooms and suites come with king beds, goose-down duvets and individual butler services. Recent renovations to the interior make the most of the hotel’s spacious rooms, lofty ceilings and art deco features.
Dolce Vita, the hotel’s restaurant, serves authentic Italian cuisine while the comfortable residential feel of 1953 lobby lounge makes for a luxurious surroundings, ideal for cocktails, afternoon tea, and light snacks. The rooftop bar serves rare Louis XIII Fortress Cognac along with a number of other special editions, premium spirits and Champagne.
Guests can indulge in traditional Chinese foot massage in the serene spa and a dip in the hotel pool. The landscaped garden is home to 12,000 trees and 4,000 birds – the ideal setting for a rejuvenating wander away from the city.
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I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad.George Bernard Shaw