Renaissance Hotels announced the opening of the 348-room Renaissance Chengdu Hotel in Southwest China. The opening represents the debut of Renaissance Hotel in Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan Province known as the “Storehouse of Heaven” due to its abundance of natural, economic and cultural resources. The hotel is operated under a management agreement with Sichuan Master Investment Group.
The hotel is located nearby to the city’s main commercial, entertainment and shopping areas, and north of the Tianfu Interchange Bridge, providing quick and easy access to Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport.
“Marriott International’s portfolio in China continues to expand and we’re thrilled to open our first Renaissance Hotel to open in the heart of Chengdu. Renaissance Hotels is known for embracing the spirit of each destination, making it a perfect fit for travelers visiting this exciting city,” said Henry Lee, chief operations officer of greater China for Marriott International. “I would like to express our gratitude to our owning partner Sichuan Master Investment Group for its trust and enormous support of Marriott International and Renaissance Hotels.”
“Chengdu is a major economic hub in southwest China renowned for its rich cultural heritage. The experiences offered here in the city match perfectly with Renaissance Hotels’ motto of ‘Live Life to Discover,’ created to inspire guests during every stay,” added Erica Loh, general manager of the hotel.
Featuring an artistic and contemporary interior with touches of whimsy in warm and vibrant colors, the hotel offers 348 bright and spacious high-ceiling rooms that feature panoramic city views, including 29 suites and two luxurious Presidential and Chief Executive Officer suites. The hotel features seven club floors which offer an exclusive array of amenities via the 29th floor club lounge including a daily buffet breakfast with live cooking stations, afternoon high tea and specialty cocktails in the evening. Club members may also enjoy luxury business services including complimentary use of executive meeting space.
Renaissance Chengdu Hotel offers guests with a variety of opportunities for culinary discovery including BLD Café which features buffet and a la carte culinary delights; upscale Chinese restaurant, Wan Li, featuring a menu of authentic Cantonese and Sichuanese cuisine. The R Bar is the centerpiece of the lobby where guests may enjoy an energizing cup of coffee, Chinese afternoon tea, fine wines or a specialty “R” cocktail in the evenings.
The hotel will proudly offer 24-hour Renaissance Hotels Navigator service. Navigator is Renaissance Hotel’s lifestyle hospitality concierge service which comes to life through Ambassadors on property specially trained to bring the local destination to life in a meaningful way for hotel guests.
Renaissance Chengdu Hotel features 1,322 square meters of meeting space across nine rooms, including a grand ballroom with a nearly seven meter ceiling. The meeting space offers a range of space configuration, making the hotel a perfect fit for all kinds of gatherings, conferences and special events. All meeting rooms are equipped with the very latest in state-of-the-art audio visual technologies. A host of other amenities can be found at the hotel including a full service business center, a 24-hour fitness center and an outdoor swimming pool.
Nearing 170 hotels in 40 countries by the end of 2014, Renaissance Hotels is a lifestyle brand within the Luxury/Lifestyle division of Marriott International’s global portfolio of 18 brands. Renaissance Hotels, with its proud motto of “Live Life to Discover,” offers today’s lifestyle business traveler a unique guest experience woven through design, service and unique programming inspired by each destination’s locale.
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