St. Regis Chengdu eyes 2014 opening in China

The St. Regis Chengdu is set to open in July 2014. The hotel will be the 32nd St. Regis hotel worldwide, and the sixth in the Greater China region, following recent openings in Tianjin, Sanya, Lhasa and Shenzhen.

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 towers offering venues for residences, business, entertainment and shopping.

The St. Regis Chengdu’s design style infuses the Art Deco styling of the 1920s – when the flagship St. Regis opened its doors in New York City – with traditional elements of Szechuan culture and the dynamism of Chengdu. The Art Deco styling is augmented with traditional Sichuanese accents, modern architecture elements and 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.

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The St. Regis Chengdu will offer 279 guestrooms and suites ranging from 213 square feet to 1,066 square feet – 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, the 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 a selection of fine wine labels, liquors and aged cigars; Vantage XXVII, an outdoor sky bar with views of the city skyline; and Then Drawing Room, offering St. Regis rituals.

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.

Chengdu is the capital of Sichuan province in Southwest China – a region known as "the Country of Heaven." 

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