Located in Western China’s gateway city of Chengdu, the 289-room Waldorf Astoria Chengdu has opened to guests.
The property is housed within the high-end 99 Plaza, a 190,000 square meter mixed-use development comprising a retail mall, office towers, and apartment towers.
“As Hilton’s 200th hotel in Asia Pacific, Waldorf Astoria Chengdu marks a key milestone in our company’s growth in this region in spectacular style,” said Martin Rinck, president, Asia Pacific, Hilton.
“Our ambition is to be everywhere our customers want to be, as the most hospitable company in the world.
“With more destinations than ever before in Asia Pacific, including nearly 400 hotels in the pipeline, we are on our way to achieving that.”
A 52-storey, art deco inspired landmark that weaves classic elegance with modern luxury, Waldorf Astoria Chengdu offers guests an inspirational environment in the new financial district of Chengdu Hi-Tech Zone.
The hotel also enjoys easy access to the city, with the nearest Metro station located just 600 metres, or an eight-minute walk, from the hotel.
The Southern Railway Station, New Century Global Centre, and New International Exhibition & Convention Centre are also nearby.
“Waldorf Astoria Chengdu joins a rapidly growing luxury portfolio in Asia Pacific,” said John Vanderslice, global head, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts.
“As we continue to debut iconic properties in the world’s most sought-after destinations, it is an honour to introduce our brand to such a vital city in China’s past, present and future.
“We look forward to showcasing our signature True Waldorf Service and offering guests the unforgettable experiences that are synonymous with our luxury brand.”
Guest rooms at Waldorf Astoria Chengdu start from a spacious 50 square meters, each elegantly-furnished and featuring the signature Waldorf Astoria bed, a walk-in closet, marble bathrooms with double vanities, and modern entertainment amenities.
A personal concierge cabinet at the entryway of each room ensures convenience and allows for discreet service at all times.
For pampering and relaxation, the Waldorf Astoria Spa offers private treatment suites and premium products from June Jacobs and Valmont.
Other wellness options include a 24-hour fitness centre with personal TV displays and music docking stations, as well as a steam room, sauna, ice shower, salt rooms, and 25-meter heated indoor pool offering views of the skyline from the 48th floor.