FRHI Hotels & Resorts (FRHI), the parent company of luxury hotel brand Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, and Hengli Management, the subsidiary of Zhong An Real Estate Limited, announced the slated opening of Fairmont Hangzhou. This is a new luxury hotel development in the capital city of Zhejiang province in the heart of Yangtze River Delta region, Eastern China.
Expected to open in 2017, Fairmont Hangzhou will have 300 rooms, five dining outlets, a health club and swimming pool, a Willow Steam Spa, and more than 32,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space. The project will also include 180 Fairmont Serviced Residences, providing access to private concierge services and other exclusive amenities.
Fairmont Hangzhou will be located atop the city's tallest building, enjoying a spot in the heart of Qianjiang Century CBD, an upcoming business center that will house large scale meeting and convention venues, Grade A office towers, residences and commercial and retail spaces.
Hangzhou is home to the West Lake, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which has various temples, pagodas and gardens. The freshwater lake has served as influence to poets and painters over the ages. Other known historical and cultural sites include Solitary Hill, the Tomb of General Yue Fei, the Six Harmonies Pagoda and the Ling Yin Temple. The area is also home to the world's largest tidal bore, which rushes up the Qiantang River.
Fairmont Hangzhou joins the luxury brand's collection of hotels in China, including Fairmont Peace Hotel, Shanghai; Fairmont Beijing; Fairmont Yangcheng Lake; Fairmont Nanjing (2013); Fairmont Chengdu and Residences, China (2014); and Fairmont Taiyuan (2016).