In line with the hotel's consistent level of world-class quality and attentive service, the Valley Wing of Shangri-La Hotel, Beijing pampers prestigious guests with the best of luxury. The Valley Wing, a Rmb400 million (US$50 million) expansion programme, houses 142 rooms and suites, a grand ballroom and conference facilities, an exclusive French restaurant, a health club and Shangri-La's iconic CHI, The Spa. The Valley Wing is designed to create an address that is the ultimate in luxury and exclusivity.
With a chauffeur-driven limousine service, a private driveway and an exclusive check-in lounge, guests of the Valley Wing enjoy an unparalleled level of service, including concierge and purser services. Complimentary breakfast, snacks, canapés and beverages, including free-flowing champagne and wine, are available throughout the day in the grand Valley Wing Lounge, one of the largest executive lounges in the Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts group anywhere in the world. Guests also have complimentary access to meeting rooms and computers with broadband and wireless Internet connections.
Located in a 17-storey modern glass tower, the additional 142 guestrooms increase the hotel’s total room count to 670. Tasteful and elegant with Chinese design elements, each room benefits from a spacious lounge area, a walk-in wardrobe, a luxurious bathroom and state-of-the-art technology. With a minimum size of 50 square metres, the guestrooms are among the largest in the city. The Valley Wing also offers a selection of suites, including 20 Diplomat Suites, one speciality suite and a majestic 245-square-metre Presidential Suite complete with a personal butler service.
The Valley Wing is also home to the exclusive French restaurant S.T.A.Y., created by Michelin-Starred Chef Yannick Alléno. S.T.A.Y. (Simple Table Alléno Yannick) is a brand new restaurant concept where one can experience and enjoy an original way of tasting simple French cuisine using fresh, seasonal local produce.
Meanwhile, Shangri-La’s exclusive spa, CHI, brings some of the largest and most luxurious private treatment suites to the city, offering guests their very own “spa within a spa.” Each CHI suite features a changing area and rain shower, in addition to heat treatments, bathing and relaxation spaces.
Dominating the second floor, the 1,350-square-metre Grand Ballroom features an eight-metre-high ceiling set with dramatic crystal chandeliers. Seating up to 1,400 guests, the Grand Ballroom caters to events ranging from grand banquets and receptions to formal conferences. With direct access via a large lift, it has the capacity to be transformed into a car showroom for model launches. For occasions that are more intimate, a selection of 13 function rooms is available, each with state-of-the-art audiovisual technology and serviced by an attentive and professional team.
Health, relaxation and well-being are the core principles at Shangri-La Hotel, Beijing’s health club. State-of-the-art equipment caters to a total body workout and conditioning. Guests can also take a refreshing dip in the 25-metre heated indoor swimming pool, and relax in the whirlpool, sauna and steam room. With panoramic city views, the rooftop garden provides a peaceful setting for quiet relaxation amid beautiful scenery.
“The Valley Wing’s luxurious and sophisticated design, along with the most up-to-date facilities and amenities, undoubtedly position us amongst Beijing’s finest hotels,” said Christopher Chia, the area general manager of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts. “We already enjoy a reputation for warm, Asian-style hospitality; the Valley Wing is the highest expression of this type of personalised service, delivered with taste, sophistication and discretion.”