Steigenberger to open hotels in China

The Frankfurt-based Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts has announced that it is continuing its expansion plans in China with the planned opening of new hotels by 2016.

The five-star Steigenberger Resort & Spa Haitang Bay in Sanya, which will open its doors in January 2015, is located directly on the Haitang Bay, a sandy beach that stretches over a distance of approximately 43 kilometers. Its exclusive resort facilities will include 102 rooms and suites, a Chinese restaurant, the Café Berlin, a lounge and bar and a health and beauty spa area.

The launch of the Steigenberger Hotel Shaohai in Qingdao is scheduled for the winter of 2015/2016. The hotel, which will provide 280 rooms and suites, a conference area, and a spa and gym facility with its own pool. Three restaurants – a Chinese restaurant, the "Thomas Brauhaus" and the Café Max – bring German and Chinese culture together.

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The five-star Steigenberger Hotel Yubei will open in Chongqing, the largest city in China, in 2016. Its 300 rooms and suites will make it the biggest Steigenberger Hotel in China thus far. There will be two Chinese restaurants, the Café Berlin, the Paulaner Brauhaus, a deli, a Lobby Lounge and a bar. The hotel's conference facilities will include a ballroom. The new Steigenberger Hotel Yubei will also boast a health and beauty spa center.

The Hotel Maximilian managed by Steigenberger in Beijing will become the first Steigenberger establishment to open its doors when it launches on December 1, 2013. The Maximilian is a five-star hotel located on the site of the AUDI World in the north of the city and will offer approximately 286 rooms as well as a conference area.