A Rising Star Alongside Rippling Xiayang Lake
--Crowne Plaza Shanghai Xiayang Lake
Alongside the picturesque Xiayang Lake there sits Crowne Plaza Shanghai Xiayang Lake, a rising star of Shanghai hospitality industry. As the first 5-star international hotel in Qingpu District of Shanghai, it was developed by Shanghai International Group and managed by Intercontinental Hospitality Group. Enclosed by Xiayang Lake, the largest artificial lake of Qingpu District that covers an area of 130 acres, the hotel boasts an unrivaled lake view and luxurious vegetation. And the hotel ranks among the best 5-star hotels and resorts of West Shanghai with unique scenic beauty, adjacency to Zhujiajiao ancient town and other cultural resorts, innovatively designed guest rooms and top delicacies prepared with wholesome and truly natural ingredients.
Adjoining Jiangsu Province and Zhenjiang Province, Qingpu District is situated close to the main route of Yangtze River Delta, and enjoys easy traffic in all directions. The Bailian Outlet Plaza has, since its launch, attracted highend consumer groups of East China, ranking among top 3 of Outlet Plazas in China in terms of revenue. Crowne Plaza Shanghai Xiayang Lake is sited according the preferrence of potential customers and offers great convience for business, sight-seeing and shopping: it is 5 minutes’ drive from G50 Hu Yu Highway ramp to downtown Shanghai, and 15 minutes’ drive from Zhujiajiao ancient town, 25 minutes’ drive from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport.
The hotel has 313 cozy and elegant guests rooms, including superior, deluxe, club rooms, Crowne Executive Suite and Crowne President Suite and thematic children rooms, all of which offer free access to high speed wireless internet. Launched in 2011, the hotel has its room designed to cater for the increasingly personalized, technology-oriented needs of hotel guests and simultaneously adhered to the internationally uniform high standards of Crowne Plaza, establising itself as a new benchmark of Qingpu hospitality industry.
Most intriguing of all are the children rooms with 13 unique themes, each of which features a set of cartoon or fairytale characters. Inside these children suites, there are cartoon towels, bathrobes, slippers, and more strikingly, symbolic living spaces painted in dreamy colors. In the main building, children’s suites have dedicated fun area outside the bedroom where children may be pampered with a range of attractions, miniature castles, small sofas, cartoon dolls, minibars, desks and chairs adjusted to children’s height. Inside the affiliated building, the children’s rooms each has an area of 73 square meters, where young babies can be immersed in a dreamy world of their own. Scarcely are there any hotels specially designed to the preferences of children, and Crowne Plaza Shanghai Xiayang Lake is exactly one of this kind that appeal with its cute suites to returning guests who can find hardly enough time for a distant weekend trip out of a packed schedule but still hope to have a good time with their children. Staying at a hotel is a simulated a travel experience for children, while appreciating the scenic beauty of Xiayang Lake and its neighboring area is a perfect getaway from sophisticated urban life. Crowne Plaza Shanghai Xiayang Lake has tailor-made packages for guests staying at the children’s suites, including free morning buffet for 3, educational toys as gifts to children, partial charge waiver for children’s minibar, 3 tickets to Zhujiajiao ancient town, free access to the fitness center and the indoor swimming pool.
Leaning against the balustrade, you may overlook the serene Xiayang Lake that stretches as far as the eye can see. Stepping out of a dreamy guest room, you may linger on in the breaktaking 15000 square meter back garden, immersed in pastoral ambiences of lush grassland and trees against an lyrical rural landscape.
Apart from cozy accomodations, delicacies at the hotel are cooked with dedication and novelty. Green 303, a renowned local Chinese restaurant, is an ideal destination for business banquets and family reunions. It follows traditional Chinese culinary art that emphasizes the careful selection of ingredients and perserves the natual aroma of food material; and incorporates the Cantonese culinary philosophy that adopts a stringent set of criteria when selecting food material and prepares dishes with wholesome cooking precedures so that superb taste and health benefits are perfectly combined. The greatest attraction of Green 303 is that it takes full advantage of the fertile, prolific land of Qingpu District with hotel chefs handpicking best possible local food materials, such as organic vegetables and wild directly from the fields, chicken roaming the grasslands, and aquatic products fished from neighboring rivers every morning. Then these conventional stuff are tranformed into masterpieces of culinary art with some of the most delicate, refined cooking processes----an appeal only Crowne Plaza Shanghai Xiayang Lake has to offer.
On par with its fine dining services, Crowne Plaze Shanghai Xiayang Lake boasts equally competitive meeting facilities. The hotel has some 1200 square meter meeting and banquet space, including a ball room without pillars and 12 well-lit meeting rooms that are harnessed with state-of-the-art meeting equipment, such as audio-visual systems and wireless internet sockets. The stylish and elegant Crowne ball room has an foyer corridor and balcony overlooking the rippling Xiayang Lake. The Chinese restaurant has 11 resplendent, well-lit private rooms complemented by the tranquil natural scenery outside the window. Be it a festive gathering, business meetings, cocktails or a grand banquet, the meeting service team will provide professional services of Crowne meeting standards for a productive and satisfactory meeting experience tailered to various needs.
The hotel has a variety of leisure and recreational amenities, including a fitness center, an indoor swimming pool, tennis courts, a billiard parlor and a chess room, where guests may enjoying Joie de vivre by themselves, or showcase their sports talents before family and friends. With comprehensive facilities and professional services, as well as an unforgettable lake view, Crowne Plaza Shanghai Xiayang Lake create a unique lodging experience for guest engaged in business activities or taking carefree vacation with their family.
A rising star of Shanghai hospitality industry, Crowne Plaza Shanghai Xiayang Lake not only gives full play to premium local resources, offers personalized quality services, but also actively explores business opportunities enabled by the improved connection to major city hubs. For instance, National Exposition and Convention Center in Hongqiao CBD, built by Ministry of Commerce of China and Shanghai Municipal Government, is a global-leading exhibition complex and the world’s largest single block building. Adjacent to Hongqiao traffic hub, it is a massive business center with exhibition halls, conference and event facilities, office buildings, a commercial center and a hotel. Convenient traffic from the hotel to the National Exposition and Convention Center is facilitated by 18 kilometer congestion-free route between G50 ramp and Xujing ramp of Huyu Expressway. And the hotel serves a constant flow of guests who come for exhibition purposes to the National Exposition and Convention Center. With the goal to focus on Shanghai hospitality market, while exploring Yangtze River Delta market and China as as whole, the hotel is bound to reinforce its business with existing advantages, and become the top choice of visitors to Shanghai as well as local guests.