Waldorf Astoria opens second hotel in Beijing
Located in the heart of the city on the former site of Xianliang Temple, Waldorf Astoria Beijing features 176 luxuriously appointed guest rooms and suites, three unique restaurants, including Peacock Alley, Brasserie 1893 and Zijin Mansion, 796 square meters of function meeting space, a spa and fitness center with heated indoor swimming pool. The hotel is operated by Hilton Worldwide and owned by China Oil & Foodstuffs Corporation (COFCO).
The hotel is just 27 kilometers from Beijing International Airport, 2.5 kilometers from Beijing Railway Station and is within walking distance of the Dengshikou Subway Station. Guests of the hotel have convenient access to the shopping malls, central business district and historic landmarks, such as the world renowned Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.
Local splendor blends with timeless elegance at Waldorf Astoria Beijing. With interior designs crafted by top architectural and engineering talents at Yabu Pushelberg Landscape, the Waldorf Astoria Beijing premises embody both modern and traditional elements. The multi-million dollar art collection also adds a touch of beauty and culture that is unparalleled. Guest rooms include 38 suites in the main hotel tower and the Waldorf Hutong Villa, three Hutong studios and a room housed in two villas with private entrances located in a garden Courtyard.
Waldorf Astoria Beijing is comprised of two magnificent buildings with varying styles. The main tower is an elegant bronze building which will transform its color as it ages. The surrounding Hutong Villas bear the elements of ancient Imperial China, providing a breathtaking scene to behold.
From arrival to departure, guests are not only embraced by the striking design, but also welcomed by True Waldorf Service. This service initiative assigns a personal concierge, acting as a primary contact, to every guest ensuring that each request is fulfilled. From assisting with culinary preferences and arranging the fine details for special occasions to delivering anticipatory, genuine and personalized attention from the moment they make their reservation until after they return home,Waldorf Astoria Beijing’s personal concierges are committed to providing highly anticipatory and personalized service before, during and after a guest’s stay.
The hotel joins Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund as the brand’s portfolio expands in China.