St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, signed an agreement with Qingdao Conson Haitian Centre Co., a subsidiary of Qingdao Conson Development Group, to debut the St. Regis brand in Qingdao, China. Scheduled for completion in 2021, The St. Regis Qingdao will be located in the city’s business district.
Located on West Hong Kong Road, The St. Regis Qingdao will offer access to the Qingdao Olympic Sailing Centre, Wusi Square Coastal Plaza and Badaguan (Eight Great Passes) old town. It will also be near the coastal seashore boardwalks. In addition, the hotel will be near the Qingdao Railway Station and 16 miles from Qingdao Liuting International Airport. The city’s second airport will be completed in 2018.
Spanning the 1st, 3rd, 4th and 52nd to 70th floors of a mixed-use development, The St. Regis Qingdao will be part of the city’s tallest building, offering views of the Yellow Sea. It will feature approximately 242 guestrooms with a minimum room size of 600 square feet, including 43 suites. There will be five restaurants and bars, as well as over 18,000 square feet of meeting space.
Other amenities will include wellness facilities such as a heated indoor swimming pool, fitness center and luxury spa.
St. Regis currently manages six properties in Greater China including hotels in Beijing, Chengdu, Lhasa, Sanya Yalong Bay, Shenzhen and Tianjin. Nine additional St. Regis hotels are set to debut across the region in locations including Macau, Changsha, Lijiang, Nanjing, Zhuhai, Haikou, Haitang Bay and Qingshui Bay in Hainan, as well as Guiyang. Starwood currently operates 10 hotels in the Shandong area under its Sheraton, Westin, Le Méridien, Aloft and Four Points by Sheraton brands, and has seven hotels in the pipeline.