Stayed at The Shangri-La for one night after having been dissapointed at The Westin close by. What a major difference! Its like comparing a one star hotel to a five star hotel. The service is impeccable and faultless. The rooms are nice, plush and very well maintained. The beds are very comfortable with very nice duvet. Air conditioning is stable and housekeeping stocks a very good humidifier if you find the weather too dry! Housekeeping does a very good job to keep you pleased. In general, the staff has very good english skills and a very strong service mind. Together this makes Shangri-La a true luxury hotel.
We also had lunch at the Chinese restaurant and the quality of the food served is spectacular. Staffs are very attentive and informative about the menu unlike other restaurants in the other hotel.
Overall, if you are doing business in the Pazhou area or attending an exhibition, staying at The Shangri-la will surely keeps you refreshed and perfectly relaxed for the next day not like some other bad western chain hotel nearby!
- 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