Tony Chi & Associates designs interiors of Grand Hyatt in China

Grand Hyatt Chengdu
The interiors of Grand Hyatt Chengdu were inspired by country houses in Chengdu and in France.

Hyatt Hotels Corporation opened Grand Hyatt Chengdu in the capital of Sichuan province in Southwest China. This is the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Sichuan, spanning floors 10 to 39 of the 545-foot high Chicony Square. Grand Hyatt Chengdu is situated on the Chunxi Road (a.k.a. “Hundred Year Gold Street”) in the heart of Jinjiang district

The interiors of Grand Hyatt Chengdu were designed by the New York-based Tony Chi & Associates, which was inspired by aristocratic country houses found in Chengdu and in France. The hotel has garden spaces, inspired by the landscape of Sichuan province and France.

Grand Hyatt Chengdu has 390 guestrooms, measuring between 430 square feet and 2,045 square feet, all with panoramic view of downtown Chengdu through floor-to-ceiling windows. A minimalist Tang-Dynasty aesthetic is accompanied by Chinese touches, from ceramic horse lamp bases, kang-leg coffee tables and ink-brush paintings of monkeys and goldfish.

For dining, the property has seven bars and restaurants. These include: Nougat, a jeweler-store style patisserie beneath a 25-foot high ceiling and classic arched molding, surrounded by hand-painted and embroidered Chinoiserie wallpaper; Putao, which has a courtyard; Xi·Mi, a cabaret-style venue; Asian-style outdoor BBQ; Grand Café, which has a show kitchen; and Tea House, a secluded spot inspired by the Sichuan tea culture.

There are two additional drinking and dining spaces on the 16th floor: No.8 and Steak House.

For events, the property has more than 32,000 square feet of space on the 10th and 12th floors. Palais, a 7,664 square foot ballroom, has high ceilings and angled mirror panels. It is currently the only ballroom in the city center with a fully equipped lighting system. Complementing Palais is the French Garden, a 14,500 square foot Versailles-style outdoor terrace surrounded by sculptural red-bean cedar hedging and flowerbeds, box topiary and fountains. Meanwhile, Peng is available on the 13th floor. Five separate private rooms, each with tile-mixing tables and its own bathroom, surround a central bar area.

In addition, Grand Hyatt Chengdu has nine separate residences, which are residential-style meeting spaces measuring between 870 square feet and 3,300 square feet. Seven of them have separate living rooms and two with direct access to open kitchens.

Amenities located on the 13th floor include the fitness center, heated swimming pool and whirlpool, and Huan Spa that has five private spa suites and 12-foot massagers, alongside steam rooms and saunas in the changing rooms.

Grand Hyatt Chengdu