Giant panda resting in a tree, Chengdu
Shangri-La Hotel, Chengdu
- Attentive, world-class service
- A choice of excellent restaurants
- Floor-to-ceiling windows in every room to admire the Chengdu cityscape
If you’re looking for one of the best hotels that Chengdu has to offer, call off your search. Step forward Shangri-La Chengdu. This shimmering hotel is crammed with luxury and decadence from the lobby all the way to the top of this imposing high-rise.
The rooms are sophisticated and elegant with enormous windows that frame captivating views of the city or the Jinjiang River. Those familiar with Shangri-La hotels will already know the high-standards of the furnishings and the attentive staff that attend to guests. Those who are trying Shangri-La for the first time are in for an unforgettably luxurious treat.
The spa is a celebrated sanctuary in the hotel, offering all manner of pampering therapies and a range of herbal steam treatments. An indoor pool, Jacuzzi, tennis courts and gym complete the roster of health and fitness facilities at the hotel.
The Shangri-La’s signature restaurant, Shang Palace, is the place to sample the best of Cantonese and spicy Sichuan dishes. But if you’re looking for a fix of western food, you won’t be disappointed with the selection at Mooney’s Restaurant, that serves burgers and steaks alongside a drinks menu of draft beer and whiskies. Café Z offers international dining with food stations serving cuisine from South America, the Middle East and Asia.
Gliding through the opulent lobby of this decadent high-rise makes us feel super-swish. And we always get a blissful sleep in the cosy beds at the Shangri-La awaking to a sweeping city view over Chengdu.