Langham Hospitality Group announced today, the opening of the Langham Hefei, marking another milestone for the group's continued expansion in China.
Hefei is the capital and largest city of Anhui Province in China, known for its rich history and multicultural influences. Strategically located in the city's new administration and cultural centre, The Langham, Hefei is in the heart of the dynamic business, shopping and entertainment districts.
"We are honoured to bring our luxury brand to Hefei and introduce The Langham's renowned experiences like our excellent Chinese cuisine, Michelin starred restaurant, T'ang Court and elegant Afternoon Tea to our guests and the local community in Anhui," says Stefan Leser, chief executive officer, Langham Hospitality Group.
Designed by Bilkey Llinas Design, one of the top international hotel design firms, the 339 guestrooms and suites are private sanctuaries with panoramic views over the city. The interiors are sophisticated with a warm colour palette and specially designed contemporary furnishings. Ranging from a spacious 45 square metres for the Deluxe Room to a luxurious and generous space of 247 square metres for the Presidential Suite, stays at The Langham, Hefei are the epitome of luxury.
"We are delighted to partner with Langham Hospitality Group to bring the legendary hospitality and heritage of Europe's first grand hotel and impeccable service to Hefei," says Zhou Qi, chairman of Anhui Land.
Positioned to be the social centre of Hefei's community and preferred venue to host key events, weddings and conferences in the city, the luxurious Grand Ballroom spans 1,380 square metres and can accommodate up to 910 guests. Equipped with today's high technology facilities, the individual meeting and function rooms range from 33 up to 450 square metres and each room can be flexibly configured for smaller gatherings, business meetings or private celebrations.
The hotel offers four unique dining concepts. Seasons, a vibrant all-day restaurant, offers a wide spread of buffet selection and à la carte menu featuring international cuisine. Guests can indulge in authentic Cantonese cuisine and local delicacies at T'ang Court, presenting signature and award-winning dishes from the Michelin-starred namesake restaurants in Hong Kong and Shanghai.
The specialty lobby lounge, Palm Court overlooks the beautiful courtyard garden, a perfect setting where Afternoon Tea will be served. A mid-day indulgence first served at The Langham, London since 1865, specialty teas, delicate savoury and sweet pastries will be served in fine, exquisite "Langham Rose" Wedgwood china specially created for The Langham hotels globally.
The Bar at the hotel offers a wide selection of wines, premium spirits and unique cocktails and is the perfect gathering place.
Chuan Spa will also feature at The Langham, Hefei. The award-winning spa and wellness brand will focus on holistic treatments through integrating the principles of traditional Chinese medicine using the five elemental forces of wood, fire, earth, metal and water to relax and invigorate the body, mind and soul.
The hotel also boasts of a state of the art fitness facilities at the health club and a 25.8 metre swimming pool so guests can continue with their fitness regime during their travels.
Located in the city's new administration and culture centre, The Langham, Hefei is located in the city's business, shopping and entertainment district. It takes only 40 minutes by car to Hefei Xinqiao International Airport and 15 minutes to the Hefei South Railway Station. Private havens of exceptional quality, all 339 guestrooms and suites welcome guests with stylish interiors of a warm neutral colour palatte. Ranging in size from a spacious 45 square metres for the Deluxe Room to a luxurious 247 square metres for the Presidential Suite, accommodation at The Langham, Hefei is designed to inspire.
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