China World Hotel, Beijing
Hospitality, luxury and central location make this an award-winning hotel in the heart of the Chinese capital
China World Hotel, the iconic 716-room property by Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, is located in the very heart of Beijing’s business district, minutes from the Forbidden City, on one of Beijing's most prestigious avenues. Relax in the hotel’s dramatic Chinese imperial palace-inspired Lobby, a worthy prelude to one of the superbly-appointed rooms and suites which feature contemporary Asian art. The Executive Suite offers luxurious living and sleeping accommodation, with bathrooms in magnificent Italian marble. The Hotel comprises some of Beijing's finest restaurants, such as Aria with its chic atmosphere and menu based on European cuisine, and Summer Palace, offering a combination of classic Cantonese and light, creative Huaiyang cuisine.
The sommelier will recommend the ideal vintage Bordeaux. The Fitness Centre is superb, with a heated indoor pool and a state-of-the-art gym, plus more indulgent treatments such as traditional Chinese massage or the city's only Oxygen Room. Connected to the prestigious China World Trade Centre and upscale China World Shopping Mall, the award-winning hotel will not disappoint.
Nadaman restaurant has been in operation in Japan since 1830. The China Hotel location of the famed restaurant opened in 1997, and specializes in kaiseki, the traditional Japanese multi-course meal. The offerings from the kaiseki menu are fresh and innovative, and designed to reflect the changing of the seasons. Nadaman offers diners the option to sit in the elegant main dining room, or at the sushi bar or the bar of the Teppanyaki kitchen. Minimally decorated and cozy tatami rooms are available for private dinners.
Luxos Recommended Menu:
Thin slices of beef and vegetables cooked in paper
Green Tea Ice Cream
The Summer Palace
The menu at the Summer Palace is focused on the light and creative food of Huaiyang, the cuisine originating from the southern provinces of Yangzhou, Suzhou and Jiangsu. In addition, the Summer Palace serves a number of traditional Cantonese favorites. The restaurant also places a strong focus on Chinese tea culture, as well as its signature tea cocktails. Also adored by wine aficionados, The Summer Palace features a strong selection of vintage French Bordeaux.
Luxos Recommeded Menu:
Braised White Eel with Garlic in Clay pot
In a light atmosphere of openness and lush greenery let the modest team of the Lobby Lounge open your eyes to Chinese sophistication. If you’re a tea buff, the array of infused flavours provide the perfect end to a busy day in the city. An ideal venue for business, why not choose something from their cocktail list, to make that meeting you just have to have, a little more bearable. Exclusive to the lounge is the magnificent 40-piece orchestra and string quartet playing nightly. A high tea affair is held on Sunday afternoons, with a sublime buffet of finger sandwiches, Chinese savouries and sweet temptations.
Luxos Recommends: The Sunday afternoon high tea