St. Regis Chengdu set to début in the heart of Sichuan’s capital

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    The St. Regis Chengdu has announced it is set to unveil in July 2014. Following the brand’s legacy and bespoke luxury, the hotel will be the 32nd St. Regis hotel worldwide, and the sixth in the Greater China region, following recent landmark openings in Tianjin, Sanya, Lhasa, and Shenzhen. The St. Regis Chengdu will set a new standard in Southwest China for bespoke service and refined elegance. With an exclusive address in the heart of Chengdu’s business district, the hotel is located just steps away from Tianfu Square and the Chun Xi Road high-end retail area. The 29-story St. Regis Chengdu is part of the new Huazhi Plaza, a mixed-use development comprised of a distinctive and iconic cluster of four elegant towers that will become a hub for residential, business, entertainment and shopping.

    The St. Regis Chengdu creates a home for today’s entrepreneurial world traveler with a design style that infuses the Art Deco styling of the 1920’s – when the flagship St. Regis opened its doors in New York City and set a new hospitality standard – with traditional elements of Szechuan culture and the high-energy dynamism of Chengdu. The Art Deco styling is augmented with traditional Sichuanese accents, modern architecture elements and stunning pieces of art that are both custom-made and curated especially for the hotel. The detailing and styling is a catalyst between eras and cultures, offering East meet West philosophies and the fusion of classic elements with modern day luxury.

    The St. Regis Chengdu will offer 279 sumptuously-appointed guestrooms and suites ranging from 65sqm to 325sqm – among the largest available in the city. In a nod to the city’s epicurean pedigree as UNESCO’s first City of Gastronomy in Asia – The St. Regis Chengdu will feature six distinct restaurants and lounges. These include: Social – signature all-day dining restaurant; Yan Ting –St. Regis’ specialty Chinese restaurant featuring Cantonese and Sichuan cuisine; Yun Fu – four distinct private dining rooms on Level 27; Decanter – Chengdu’s only dedicated wine bar offering an extensive selection of fine wine labels, liquors and aged cigars; Vantage XXVII – an outdoor sky bar with views of the spectacular city skyline; and Then Drawing Room – offering the legendary Bloody Mary and signature St. Regis rituals such as champagne sabering and afternoon tea.

    The St. Regis Chengdu will also offer the signature St. Regis Butler Service for all guests, the first for any hotel in Chengdu. St. Regis Butler will provide 24-hour anticipatory service and stay customizations according to the specific needs, tastes and preferences of guests.

    Daniel Fountain / 05.06.2014

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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