EAST, Beijing by Swire Hotels opens

East, Beijing opened in the Chinese capital. This follows the opening of East, Hong Kong in 2010. It will be Swire Hotels’ second property in Beijing after The Opposite House in Sanlitun Village.

East, Beijing is located at Indigo in Jiangtai in the Chaoyang District. The new destination between the 4th and 5th Ring Roads consists of a shopping mall, the 369-room business hotel East, Beijing, the 25-storey Grade-A office tower One Indigo, as well a 17 hectare park in development.

East, Beijing has 369 rooms, including 23 suites, divided into Urban View rooms overlooking Beijing’s downtown, and Park View rooms with panoramic views to the east. From 322 square feet to 753 square feet, all rooms come equipped with an iPod Touch and docking station, multi-scene lighting and a built-in array of international power points. Complimentary WiFi broadband Internet access is also available in-room and throughout the hotel.

As well as bath amenities by Elemis, rooms and suites on the two uppermost levels enjoy complimentary access to the Upstairs Lounge on 24-25/F. This social business lounge offers VIP check-in, full breakfast, all-day refreshments, and Happy Hour drinks from the cocktail bar and Enomatic wine dispenser. iPads are also on hand, and a meeting room is also available.

The hotel has two restaurants, a live music lounge and a café. Feast (Food by East) is an all-day restaurant; Hagaki is a Californian-inspired Japanese restaurant; and multi-element bar Xian melds a pub, a whiskey bar, a live music venue and a games room.

Other facilities include Beast (Body by East), which features a gym, indoor swimming pool and outdoor splash pool. The Workshop is East, Beijing’s meeting and events space on the third floor, offering four meeting rooms.

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