Stayed here for 4 nights to attend a trade show. Very, very convenient. Just a few minutes walk across the road. The hotel had a shuttle bus but this took 10-15 minutes. Booked a Horizon Club room, and was well worth the extra. (total 1600rmb/night). The club floors are well appointed, and the lounge is excellent. Happy hour from 5-7pm every night. The gymnasium was a little crowded first thing in the morning, but ok in the late afternoon. They also have. Large indoor swimming pool. While convenient for the Trade Fair it is out of the centre of town, so your dining choices are limited to offerings in the hotel. The italian restaurant was pretty good. The internet was a little sluggish, and i had a few dropouts while working. I cannot fault the staff or service, but a non smoking floor should be just that, non smoking. The staff seemed to turn a blind eye to smokers on the non smoking floors. Also the beds were too hard, woke up with a sore back and neck every morning.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Shangri-La Hotel, Guangzhou is located adjacent to the Canton Fair with less than 1 minute walking distance to Guangzhou International Convention and Exhibition Center. Surrounded by lush gardens on an island in the Pearl River, the hotel's 704 guestrooms offer amazing views through the floor-to-ceiling windows of the nearby Pearl River and the greenery on the other side. The hotel offers its guest complimentary Wi-Fi and broadband internet access in all guestrooms and public areas. During the Canton Fair period, the hotel offers complimentary shuttle bus services to the fair as well as major hot spots across the city, with Wi-Fi available in the shuttle bus; guests can choose to take a walk or the shuttle between the hotel and the Canton Fair Complex. The Shangri-La offers a variety of dining options from East to West put together by award-winning chefs. Traditional Thai and fusion dishes are cooked up with imported herbs and spices at coolThai. Nadaman offers up the renowned menu of its worldwide Japanese fine dining chain. Guests looking for something more local can check out the regional Chinese offerings at Summer Palace. A selection of Asian favorites and contemporary international cuisine is available from the food-theater-style WOK TOO Cafe which provides both a la carte and buffet. Diners at the WOK TOO Cafe can eat inside the main dining hall, out in the garden or in one of the private dining rooms. Guests looking to eat Western cuisine can also head to il Forno, the hotel's Italian restaurant. Guests relaxing in the lush gardens around the outdoor swimming pool can indulge in a tropical cocktail or a light snack at the Poolside Bar & Grill. Live jazz performances accompany snacks and cocktails, coffee or afternoon tea in the Lobby Lounge. When night falls, guests can roll up to the Lift Bar on the second floor and enjoy drinks and snacks while looking out over the gardens and river. The flowing shape of this Guangzhou hotel's outdoor pool is lined by a tropical garden, giving guests a relaxing getaway from the hustle of bustling "Canton," and an indoor pool is also available. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Shangri La Hotel Guangzhou
- Shangri La Guangzhou