Shangri-La Hotel Suzhou [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
Shangri-La Hotel Suzhou has earned a good reputation for its complete facilities, meticulous services and favorable location, all of which make it a perfect choice for business trips or holiday-making.
The hotel is the first luxurious international hotel in the Suzhou New District. It is located on the 28th to the 51st floors of the city’s landmark “Metropolitan Towers”. It is conveniently close to Suzhou by the Shanghai-Nanjing Expressway and it takes only 15 minutes to travel to the railway station, 30 minutes to Shuofang International Airport, and 1 hour to Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport. It’s an hour’s drive away from Shanghai by the Shanghai-Nanjing Expressway, and 24 minutes’ away by the Shanghai-Nanjing high-speed rail line.
There are 390 rooms and suites available, the smallest of which is over 42 square meters. All of them ensure a bird’s eye view of the gorgeous city. The rooms are well laid out and equipped with a 42-inch LCD television, a free broadband network, and separate shower and bath areas, making customers feel at home.
There are 93 rooms in the Horizon Club of the hotel where guests enjoys the most desirable conditions and a range of privileges such as a full-time butler and concierge service, exclusive check-in and check-out, the option of a late check-out, complimentary L'Occitane products, a DVD entertainment system, and free broadband and Wi-Fi Internet access. Horizon Club guests may access a private lounge on the 48th floor, with daily breakfast, evening cocktails and canapés, and beverages served all day for free. The spacious Horizon Club: truly a paradise on earth.
The six restaurants and bars at the Shangri-La Hotel offer a variety of dining and entertainment choices. The Shang Palace is a premier place for savoring Huaiyang, Cantonese and local cuisines. Café Soo serves dishes from around the world, and features excellent Asian food. The Nishimura offers authentic Japanese cuisine made of fresh ingredients. The bar is an ideal place to enjoy music, karaoke and wine, while the Lobby Lounge is a good place to have a business meeting and meet with friends.
The hotel boasts meeting facilities catering to a wide range of event types and sizes. The pillar-less Grand Ballroom of 1,310 square meters and an 8-meter-high ceiling (one of the largest banquet halls in Suzhou) accommodates 1,200 people for cocktail parties or 800 people for dinner. The Metropolitan Ballroom of 478 square meters accommodates 350 people for cocktail parties or 220 people for dinner. There are also a lecture hall and five multi-functional rooms. What’s more, large cargo elevators area ready to transport large pieces of equipment and enable large-scale exhibitions such as new car launches.
Address: No 168, Tayuan Road, Suzhou New District