Hotel Preview: St. Regis Chengdu
The St. Regis Chengdu is not the first five star hotel in the booming Chinese metropolis. There are several five star hotels already, but the renowned St. Regis chain decided to try fighting for market shares in the luxury hotel industry in Chengdu nevertheless. With amazing and large rooms, an indoor and an outdoor pool, the newest luxury hotel in the city has a good chance.
St. Regis is known for offering its guests several luxury properties all over the world. Rooms are usually furnished with high quality ingredients, but designed with a classic fashion nevertheless. The public areas are opulent and the service is more than just amazing.
Not to forget about great food and stunning spa areas in the booming metropolises of the world. Does the St. Regis Chengdu step up to this standard? Judging from the hotel’s website and the first guest reviews, it definitely does!
Luxurious and extremely spacious rooms
In Europe, St. Regis is known for having classic properties in the center of cities like Rome. That means that the rooms are usually not too big. In Chengdu, this is completely different.
The lowest category named “Deluxe Rooms” is extremely spacious, offering guests 65 square meters to spread out. All materials in the room are of highest quality.
They are including a 46 inch flat screen TV, a Bose sound system, a rain shower and designer furniture. Whoever needs more may opt for a “Grand Deluxe Room” that is offering an even better view.
The different suites at the St. Regis Chengdu got 110 square meters (Lafayette Suites) to 325 square meters (Presidential Suite).
Indoor and outdoor pool at the St. Regis Chengdu
The St. Regis Chengdu is not only a unique luxury hotel because of the generously sized rooms, but also because of its large spa area. The St. Regis is the only hotel in the city which has an indoor and an outdoor pool with both being big enough for lap swimming.
Moreover, there are several loungers in the indoor and outdoor area, so there is enough space to just enjoy the tranquility of the spa area. Self-evident, the St. Regis Chengdu also offers massages and all kinds of spa treatments that guests may be looking for.
Moreover, “The St. Regis Athletic Club” invites all those who want to work-out in the morning, during the day or in the evening. State-of-the-art machines and personal trainers make the sports experience a great one.
Regional, international or just classy
Good food is a key quality of St. Regis hotels all over the world. The luxury hotel in Chengdu does not only have one, but three restaurants offering Chinese delights (Yan Ting), international and regional dishes (Yun Fu) and food from all over the world in a buffet style (Social).
After lunch or dinner, guests of the St. Regis Chengdu are invited to either enjoy a good glass of wine in the “Decanter” bar or a glass of champagne or a high quality cocktail in the “Vantage XXVII” rooftop bar.
In the afternoon, hotel guests may also enjoy some quality time in the “Drawing Room”, a unique and private location to either have a good drink or a classic afternoon tea.
Butler service at the St. Regis Chengdu
Whoever is about to visit Chengdu should definitely have a look at the St. Regis Chengdu. The facilities of the hotel look more than amazing. The famous St. Regis quality found its way to Chengdu, but everything looks even better than in the luxury hotels of the chain in America and Europe. With the personalized butler service, high quality food and enormously large rooms, guests of the hotel definitely won’t like to leave the St. Regis Chengdu again.
The only down side may the price as the St. Regis is one of the most expensive hotels in the city. Room rates start at 1.390 CNY (~ 195 Euro / ~ 225 US-Dollar) a night excluding breakfast and taxes. Flexible rates including breakfast and taxes are available starting at 1.950 CNY (~ 275 Euro / 310 US-Dollar).
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