Set amidst the finger-like, limestone karsts overlooking the placid waters of the Li River, the Shangri-La Guilin offers unparalleled comfort in one of China’s most scenic cities. Each room features complimentary Internet access, tasteful furnishings and décor, and a view of either the surreal scenery of the Li River or the hotel’s verdant, expansive grounds. Dining options include the signature Shang Palace, featuring various regional specialties from Cantonese, Hunan, and Guilin cuisines; the elegant Li Café, which features a modern take on Asian cuisine; and finally, U Bar, which offers authentic western food and a view of the surrounding countryside. Drinks can also be had at the tasteful Lobby Lounge, or at the leisurely, relaxing poolside bar. Amenities include a comprehensive spa, as well as a health club with exercise facilities, swimming pools, and massage services. Nearby lies the famous Diecai Mountain, an iconic landmark that has long occupied many a Chinese painting, while steps away, guests can find bustling street markets packed with products of silk, crystal, and jade. The Shangri-La Guilin is about thirty five minutes away from Guilin’s Liangjiang International Airport (KWL).
Why We Love This Hotel
Location: The limestone mountains of Guilin form one of China’s most magical landscapes.
History: The Shangri-La’s traditional Chinese-style architecture allows guests to immerse themselves in the history and culture of Guilin.
Service: Round the clock service is provided to all guests, with suite guests and Horizon Club guests assigned a personal butler.
- Guilin & Yangshuo, China
- Hotel Type
- Location Type
- Banquet Facilities
- Business Center
- Coffee Shop
- Cribs/infant Beds Available
- Disabled Facilities
- Indoor Pool
- Multilingual Staff
- Outdoor Pool
- Poolside Bar
- Safety Deposit Boxes
- Shuttle Service
- Wi-Fi In Public Areas
Reflecting the gentle pastels of the surrounding countryside, the Shangri-La’s elegantly decorated rooms feature Chinese antiquities and watercolors inspired by the landscape. Views encompass the Li River and the otherworldly terrain of Guilin.
Deluxe River View Room
These rooms offer 452 square feet of space, providing stunning views of the Li River and Guilin's karst formation. Bathrooms have a deep tub and separate shower, with premium Shangri-La toiletries, and each room comes equipped with LCD TV, satellite channels, a multi-media hub, free WiFi, a large work desk, safe, IDD phone, hairdryer, ironing board and iron, tea and coffee-making facilities and minibar.
These spacious rooms offer 452 square feet of space, with wide anti-fog windows showcasing the mountains of Guilin. Bathrooms have a deep tub and separate shower, with premium Shangri-La toiletries, and each room comes equipped with LCD TV, satellite channels, a multi-media hub, free WiFi, a large work desk, safe, IDD phone, hairdryer, ironing board and iron, tea and coffee-making facilities and minibar.
Executive River View Room
Located on level 3, these rooms offer 452 square feet of space, and include a private outdoor terrace with Li River and mountain views. Bathrooms have a deep tub and separate shower, with premium Shangri-La toiletries, and each room comes equipped with LCD TV, satellite channels, a multi-media hub, free WiFi, a large work desk, safe, IDD phone, hairdryer, ironing board and iron, tea and coffee-making facilities and minibar.
Horizon Club Room
Offering guests the full benefits of the Horizon Club, these luxurious rooms are 452 square feet, with garden courtyard views. Bedrooms feature feather duvet and pillows, with pillow menu and marble-floored bathrooms have a deep tub and separate shower, with premium Shangri-La toiletries. Each room comes equipped with LCD TV, satellite channels, a multi-media hub, free WiFi, a large work desk, safe, IDD phone, hairdryer, ironing board and iron, tea and coffee-making facilities and minibar.
Though most visitors to Guilin are leisure travelers, the Shangri-La offers the full spectrum of business services. The world-class CHI spa is also on-hand to revive and invigorate guests, with an indoor pool and an outdoor freeform swimming pool for ultimate relaxation.
CHI, The Spa
Offering techniques that help the flow of chi energy through the body, the CHI spa is open from noon to midnight. Signature therapies, facials, wellness massages, Chinese traditional medicine-inspired rituals and wraps are all provided in a calm and soothing environment.
A spacious and modern gym offers all new exercise equipment, personal trainers, LCD TVs and fresh green views. There's a sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi onsite and massage services are offered until 2am.
Horizon Club Room
Open to all Horizon Club guests, this lounge provides complimentary snacks and drinks all day, plus evening cocktails, private check-in and late check-out, personalized butler service, meeting facilities and airport limousine.
The resort's meeting and event facilities are fantastic - with a grand ballroom that can hold up to 1,000 guests, and eight other function rooms and a board room. A professional event planning team is there to help guests ensure their events run smoothly, and state-of-the-art conference and meeting facilities will be both useful and impressive.
Guests have the use of an indoor heated swimming pool. and outdoor freeform pool and a children's pool. Towels are provided.
Breakfast and dinner buffets are served in this vibrant venue, with live cooking stations offering everything from tandoori to teppanyaki. Guests can enjoy local and international cuisine in the dining room or in-room with 24/7 room service offered.
Guests can relax with coffee, tea or an evening cocktail in this elegant lobby space. Floor-to-ceiling windows showcase the property's landscaped gardens and well as Guilin's undulating terrain.
Open from 10.30am to 6pm, poolside dining is available to guests wanting to enjoy Guilin's tropical climate. Juices, light snacks and alcoholic beverages are served.
The signature restaurant of Shangri-La, this venue offers authentic Cantonese, Hunan, Guilin and Huaiyang cuisine in an elegant setting. Fine dining creations are offered by executive chef Cheng Hong Yeng. Shang Palace is open for lunch and dinner.
This pub-style restaurant offers Western grills and a wide range of beers in a relaxed casual setting. Guests can unwind with a game of pool with their evening drinks.
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