DiLeonardo, Wilson Associates, Rockwell Group & Hirsch Bedner Associates collaborate for Yanqi Lake Kempinski Hotel Beijing

European luxury hotel company Kempinski announced that its largest property in China, the Yanqi Lake Kempinski Hotel Beijing, will be unveiled in May this year.

Surrounded by views of Mutianyu Great Wall and Yanshan Mountain, the property was designed by DiLeonardo, Wilson Associates, Rockwell Group and Hirsch Bedner Associates.

The development is set in the heart of Yanqi Lake, Beijing. It includes a total of 595 guestrooms and suites, with 306 rooms at the Yanqi Lake Kempinski Hotel Beijing located on the main land. A further 111 rooms at the State Guest House and 178 rooms spread across 12 Boutique Hotels are situated on a private island.

The property will have 151,437 square feet of meeting space, including a 89,093-square-foot conference center and an outdoor event space set amid natural gardens. Leisure facilities include a marina, a Gary Player designed 18-hole golf course, Kempsinki The Spa, fitness facilities and a Kid’s Club. The resort will also have 14 food and beverage establishments

When completed, Yanqi Lake Kempinski Hotel Beijing will have the shape of the rising sun. The 12 Boutique Hotels blend contemporary and traditional design with thematic decor, such as the Chinese Imperial Gardens of Beijing and “Siheyuan”, a traditional courtyard combined with modern elements.

The development is located approximately 45 kilometers north of Beijing Capital International airport, 60 kilometers north of Beijing’s city center and 25 kilometers from Mutianyu Great Wall.

Yanqi Lake, meaning “Swans Dwell on Lake” in Chinese, is located at the foot of Yanshan Mountains, eight kilometers north of Huairou County. Spanning 162.5 acres, Yanqi Lake is surrounded by a variety of trees including pine, poplar and willow. The island is also a natural habitat for rare birds.

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