Shangri-la Hotel, Guilin is set in enchanting gardens overlooking the crystal-clear Li River with a breathtaking backdrop of the legendary karst mountains. It is situated near the city of Guilin in southern China. This recently revamped luxury combines traditional oriental charm with modern comforts and features elegant Chinese-style architecture and sophisticated facilities. It will appeal to couples and families seeking a luxurious escape in a spectacular setting.
The hotel provides 449 spacious and stylish rooms and suites all with spectacular views of the river or gardens. Interiors combine contemporary style with traditional Chinese influences and feature dark wood furnishings, sumptuous linens and fabrics, and a rich colour palette of golds, creams and black.
Guilin is famous for its striking landscape of mountains, lakes, rivers and caves, and the hotel makes the ideal base from which to explore. Lightfoot Travel can arrange an array of tailor-made activities and excursions so you can make the most of your stay. Take a cruise along the Li River, visit Reed Flute Cave, go bamboo rafting along the Yulong River or enjoy the dramatic scenery at Longji’s emerald rice terraces.
Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Guilin into a greater Chinese and Asian holiday. Take a look at Guilin and Yangshuo in a Weekend as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.
Shangri-la Guilin Information
- Location and Getting there
The hotel is situated in the Guangxi province in southern China, 10 minutes away from the centre of Guilin and 35 minutes from the international airport.
There are 449 rooms and suites, all with picture windows, king-size beds, marble bathrooms and all-modern amenities. Deluxe Rooms start at 42-sqm while Executive Suites are 84-sqm. Executive River View Rooms come with outdoor terraces. Horizon Club room guests have access to additional privileges such as a private lounge to enhance your stay. Interconnecting rooms are available.
- 5 restaurants and bars
- Indoor and outdoor swimming pools
- Tennis courts
As well as the array of activities available at the hotel, there is plenty more to keep you busy including hiking, river and lake cruises; visiting traditional villages and museums; discovering magnificent caves; and cycling in the countryside.
Children are welcome although facilities for them are limited. There is kids’ pool and dedicated kids’ menus.