Kempinski opens Yanqi Lake Beijing, its largest hotel in China
Kempinski Hotels & Resorts unveils its largest property in China the Yanqi Lake Kempinski Hotel Beijing, in May 2014. The development is set on 14 square kilometre grounds in the heart of scenic Yanqi Lake, Beijing. It includes a total of 595 guestrooms and suites with 306 rooms at the Yanqi Lake Kempinski Hotel Beijing located on the main land. The new complex is located approximately 45 kilometres north of Beijing Capital International airport, 60 kilometres north of Beijing’s city centre and 25 kilometres from Mutianyu Great Wall.
A set of additional 111 rooms are located at the State Guest House and 178 rooms spread across 12 Boutique Hotels are situated on a
private island. 14,069 square metres of meeting space, including a 8,277 – square metre Conference Centre, and an outdoor event space set amidst natural gardens offers a fully integrated MICE destination in Beijing.
Leisure facilities include a marina, a Gary Player designed 18-hole golf course, Kempsinki The Spa, fitness facilities, and a Kid’s Club. Providing a culinary hub of 14 food and beverage establishments, guests can choose from a range of Chinese and authentic European recipes.
Surrounded by views of Mutianyu Great Wall and Yanshan Mountain, guests can experience an environment conceived by a team of world renowned designers DiLeonardo, Wilson Associates, Rockwellgroup and Hirsch Bedner Associates, where sustainability and ecological values remain their core consideration when choosing materials and construction techniques,’ says General Manager Brice Péan. ‘Electricity is supplied from green hydroelectric power, lighting consists of LED systems and eco-friendly products are used throughout our resort.’
The 12 Boutique Hotels blend contemporary and traditional design with thematic decor, such as the Chinese Imperial Gardens of Beijing and ‘Siheyuan – a traditional courtyard combined with modern elements.
‘In February 2014, we will begin our mass recruitment where our project will offer employment opportunities to over 1,000 employees in Beijing,’ added Péan.