Shangri-La Hotel, Guilin offers guests an exclusive cruise experience along the Li River – the only luxury hotel in the city to provide this waterborne journey. From now until 31 December 2012, guests can book the Luxury Suite Cruise package and enjoy two nights in an Executive Suite, a 90-minute morning or afternoon guided tour, a gourmet four-course meal prepared on-board by the hotel’s executive chef, daily breakfast for two, a dining credit of RMB350 per stay, one bottle of house wine on arrival and Horizon Club access and privileges.
The Suite Cruise package is offered at Rmb9,999 for two and includes round-trip airport and jetty transfers by Mercedes-Benz limousine. The rate quoted excludes tax and service charge and is subject to availability. For reservations and enquiries, please contact Shangri-La Hotel, Guilin on (86 773) 269 8888 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Two weeks advance reservation is required. The cruise is subject to weather conditions and availability.
Sailing from Long Chuan Ping Jetty to Die Cai Mountain, guests can enjoy a classical Chinese guzheng (a Chinese plucked zither) performance as the boat journeys across a 10‑kilometre natural river gallery, passing 10 of Guilin’s most famous mountains such as Elephant Trunk Hill, Fubo Hill, Seven Star Hill and Laoren Hill. The waterborne trip is the perfect cruise from which to enjoy China’s famed “finest mountains and rivers under heaven.” The sheer rock formations of the Li River, the series of mountains shrouded in mist and the old villages that the cruise passes have inspired many poets and painters through the centuries.
A stay in an Executive Suite overlooking the Li River and karst mountains completes the journey.
Shangri-La Hotel, Guilin is located on the banks of the Li River and features many of the city’s firsts. These include the city’s largest guestrooms, the largest state of the art meeting and conference facilities, the only hotel to have a wedding pagoda and the first hotel to feature indoor and outdoor swimming pools.
Situated near Yushan Bridge, the seven-storey Shangri-La Hotel, Guilin is a 35-minute drive from Guilin Liangjiang International Airport and a 10-minute drive from the city centre. Leading tourist attractions are all easily accessible, including Die Cai Mountain and the city’s largest walking street.