The legend of Beijing

The legend of Beijing

The luxury Legendale Hotel Beijing boasts all the hallmarks of a landmark hotel - an incredible sense of style, a prime position in the heart of the Chinese capital, and great food. No wonder it was voted “China’s Leading Luxury Hotel” at the World Travel Awards. Breaking Travel News finds out more about this Oriental palace.

The platinum five-star Legendale Hotel Beijing is the epitome of European elegance and luxury. Occupying a prime position in the heart of China’s capital city, the 390-room hotel is ideally located between old and new Beijing.

A number of China’s most significant landmarks and historical sites are within walking distance, including Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Drum and Bell Towers.

(Above: The lobby, Legendale Hotel Beijing)

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The hotel is also a few minutes by foot from world-class shopping precincts including Wangfujing and Oriental Plaza, as well as being surrounded by some of Beijing’s best preserved hutong alleyways, brimming with colour and activity.

Set to inspire with some of the finest dining and entertainment outlets in the city, there are seven outlets which include an exclusive Portuguese restaurant, serving delectable Macanese and Portuguese cuisine; a French restaurant; a Chinese restaurant that serves delicate Cantonese specialties and mouth-watering dim sum. L Café, the three meal restaurant, serves Continental and Southeast Asian cuisine.

(Right: Camoes Portuguese restaurant)

Adjoining the property are 79 opulent serviced apartments and 126 private residential apartments.

Guest room sizes are a minimum of 49 square metres, and are decorated in European style with exquisite carvings, numerous century-old authentic antique relics, and classical furniture, guaranteeing you the highest luxury and comfort.

(Left: Grand Deluxe suite)

There are also 81 suites of various sizes, including the Presidential Suite and the Chairman’s Suite. The bathrooms feature gilded Kohler fixtures, complete with L’Occitane products.

All rooms come with free ADSL connection, DVD player, plasma TV, mini-bar, and safe. A relaxing indoor pool, sauna, steam room, gym and spa with a variety of oriental massages complete the luxury offerings. The hotel’s luxuriously designed meeting facilities include a 746 square metres ballroom, and several breakout rooms to handle MICE groups of various sizes. There are also a host of excellent dining options.

(Right: The Versailles Ballroom)

Whether you are on a business trip, attending a meeting, or you are sightseeing in Beijing, Legendale Hotel Beijing offers a superb location, in addition to ultimate luxury accommodations and unparalleled high quality service.

Prominently situated on the famous Jinbao Street with world-class shopping and brand name stores, this magnificent landmark will satisfy any discerning guest looking for fun and excitement close to the hotel.

(Left: Petrus French Restaurant)

The unique 18th Century French Classic beauty is unmatched in the Beijing capital. Billed as “the preferred meeting place in Beijing”, business and leisure travellers alike would bask in luxury and ultimate pampering.

Legendale Hotel Beijing has also successfully hosted 22 country Heads-of-States and 34 country Ministers of Sports’ during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

For more information and reservations visit www.legendalehotel.com