Langham Group opens Haining’s first international, five-star hotel

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    The historic Chinese city of Haining has welcomed its first international five-star hotel with the recent opening of Langham Place, Haining.The opening marks the seventh Langham Hospitality Group property in mainland China – following successful openings in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzen, Guangzhou, Ningbo and Xiamen – and its 20th globally.

    Langham Place, Haining is part of an integrated complex comprising of a shopping centre, commercial offices as well as high-end serviced apartments and is a 90-minute drive from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport and railway station.

    The interior design represents the contemporary elegance for which the Langham brand is renowned, but also makes strong references to Chinese culture to perfectly present the dual aesthetic concept.

    The hotel’s distinctive façade is inspired by traditional Chinese windows and lattice screens, complemented by a custom-designed light line and metal skirt, making it a distinctive landmark in the city.

    Langham Place, Haining offers 263 stylish guestrooms and suites across eight different room types, including the 82 square metre Langham Suite on the top floor with expansive views of the surrounding cityscape; and a 104 square metre Residence with spectacular floor-to-ceiling views of Haining.

    All rooms and suites feature Langham signature Blissful Beds, Chuan Spa bath amenities to ensure a relaxing stay. For the comfort of female travellers, Langham Place, Haining is the first hotel in the city to reserve an entire floor exclusively for female guests. Guestrooms on the ‘Ladies Floor’ feature soft pink and champagne tones, luxurious bedding and thoughtful hair and skin-care amenities.

    The historic city of Haining boasts a rich history and culture, as well as picturesque landscapes. It combines this heritage with a modern, prosperous economy and inspiring development plans. Haining is also a prime viewing location for the Qiantang River tidal bore and is renowned as China’s “Leather Town,” which draws travellers from across China and around the world.

    Daniel Fountain / 22.07.2015

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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