Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts announced Shangri-La Hotel, Jinan, its third hotel in Shangdong Province, soft opened earlier this month. Considered to be one of the origins of Chinese civilization, Shandong has emerged as one of the biggest industrial producers and among the top manufacturing provinces in China since its storied history began over 5,000 years ago.
In celebration, Shangri-La Hotel, Jinan is offering an introductory rate from RMB760 for a Deluxe Room. Valid from now until 31 March 2018, the offer includes breakfast buffet for two persons and is subject to 10 per cent service charge and Value Added Tax.
Located within Jinan’s central business district, the 20-storey Shangri-La Hotel, Jinan is part of a multi-use complex opening in Q1 of 2018 that will feature an office tower and shopping mall. Beyond the hotel, guests can explore Jinan’s natural beauty which has earned the city the reputation of a ‘Spring City’. With no less than 72 artesian springs, the Baotu Spring is revered as the “Number One Spring under the Heaven” and a short walk from Shangri-La Hotel, Jinan.
Other popular attractions nearby include the Five-Dragon Pond, Black Tiger Spring, Daming Lake and shopping at Kuan Hou Li. The Jinan Station and Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport is 20 minutes and 40 minutes away by car respectively.
Known for creating a sense of place, Shangri-La drew design inspiration for the hotel from the Baotou Spring Park to illustrate the times when Jinan city developed around the lake and surrounding gardens, infusing public spaces with a blend of traditional elements and modern Chinese architecture.
A total of 364 rooms and 32 serviced apartments overlook Jinan’s landmark Quancheng Square or the Daming Lake. All guestrooms are adorned with impressions of the lotus flower – the symbolic flower of Jinan – and equipped with an air purification system, complimentary Wi-Fi, a pillow menu, and a deluxe bathroom with luxury amenities. Each apartment is fully furnished with a kitchen.
Shangri-La Hotel, Jinan offers two distinctive dining outlets. Café Spring – an all-day-dining restaurant featuring an a la carte menu and buffet stations, as well as local and Shandong specialities – is outfitted in curved timber panels and ripple-like patterns in honour of the namesake city.
At the Lobby Lounge, guests pass through a moon gate and Chinese garden to be welcomed by expansive 13-metre tall windows overlooking Quancheng Square. Here, diners can indulge in light refreshments, themed afternoon tea sets, signature dishes, cocktails and tea.
The Health Club and Spa located on the fifth floor provides impressive health and wellness facilities, including a state-of-the-art fitness centre, a 25-metre indoor heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam bath and spa.
Shangri-La Hotel, Jinan’s extensive meeting and banqueting facilities encompass over 3,200 square meters. The eight-metre-high, pillarless Qilu Grand Ballroom accommodates 1,000 guests for a reception and spans 1,368 square metres. It is divisible into three smaller ballrooms and accesses an outdoor terrace. A second ballroom, at 480 square metres, and 10 function rooms are equipped with state-of-the-art technology. In addition, the hotel provides couples with one-stop wedding experiences through Shangri-La’s Signature Weddings programme.
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