The Ritz-Carlton opened a luxury hotel in Xi’an, one of China’s most historic cities. Xi’an is home to the legendary 2,000-year-old terracotta warriors. Known as ‘the cradle of Chinese civilization‘, it was the ancient provincial capital of the Shaanxi region.
THE HISTORY OF XI’AN
Xi’an is one of China’s four ancient capitals. It was once home to thirteen imperial Chinese dynasties. The city also marks the eastern end of the ancient Silk Road. Today it is one of the China’s most important trading regions.
ABOUT THE RITZ-CARLTON XI’AN
The new Ritz-Carlton, Xi’an is one of the top luxury hotels in Xi’An. It is ideally located in the business center of the Gao Xin District. This is a central location for access to the most important sightseeing destinations in the city. These included the legendary terracotta warriors, the Great Wild Goose Pagoda and old city walls of Xi’an.
Designed by Remedios Studio, the hotel pays homage to the history and culture of Xi’an. Local artisans have created patterned motifs that reflect the heritage of Xi’an.
The hotel’s 283 guestrooms include 31 contemporary suites. Guests staying on the Club Floor have access to The Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge. Located on the 23rd floor, this lounge offers downtown skyline views. The staff also provide dedicated service and serve drinks and food throughout the day.
THE BEST RESTAURANTS IN XI’AN
The Ritz-Carlton, Xi’an has also prepared five great dining experiences. Xian Kitchen offers guests all-day dining. It serves both local and western cuisine. On the other hand, Tasuro is a Japanese teppanyaki restaurant with six live cooking stations. It features fresh seasonal ingredients and a wide selection of sake.
Jing Xuan serves the most authentic Cantonese cooking in an elegant setting. Meanwhile the Lobby Lounge has an outdoor terrace that’s ideal for business meetings or afternoon tea. The Flair bar has a 180-degree views of the city. It also serves original cocktails created by expert mixologists.
The Ritz-Carlton Spa team created unique treatments based on Chinese traditions. These use local ingredients based on ancient Chinese beauty rituals.
CHINESE BEAUTY RITUALS
The Silk Reviver is a signature treatment that includes a release massage and back exfoliation. It ends with a facial and signature scalp treatment. A silk wrap nourishes the body while easing the mind.
“We are delighted to bring the legendary service of The Ritz-Carlton to Xi’an,” said Lisa Holladay, Global Brand Leader for The Ritz-Carlton.
She added: “The Ritz-Carlton, Xi’an will offer guests and visitors from around the world a truly authentic experience.”
Read more about luxury hotels in Xi’an in Travelife Magazine.