Luxury Collection Opens The Castle Hotel in Dalian, China
The Luxury Collection, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, announces the opening of The Castle Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Dalian.
Owned by the Dalian Yifang Group and managed by Starwood Hotels & Resorts, The Castle Hotel marks The Luxury Collection’s first hotel in Liaoning, China, offering the brand’s signature concierge service and indigenous cultural experiences in a majestic urban retreat.
The Castle Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Dalian commands an imposing presence as a palatial Bavarian-style castle set amid lush foliage on Lotus Mountain in Dalian, Northeast China. Overlooking Xinghai Square as well as Xinghai Bay and the Yellow Sea, The Castle Hotel offers 292 luxurious guestrooms and suites as well as 67 residences, offering stunning ocean views with meticulous interior designs. Reimagined by HBA Interior Design, the hotel boasts an opulent, contemporary design where each detail – from the wall decorations and furniture to the ornaments and art collections – tells a story.Following the hotel’s extensive renovation, the exterior of the hotel remains true to the original European-inspired architecture with hand-selected stones gracing the façade of the castle.
The Castle Hotel features three restaurants with creative and authentic cuisine options unique to Dalian. Zhen Bao restaurant offers authentic gourmet Cantonese fare featuring fresh “sea-to-table” seafood from Dalian and “farm-to-table” meats and produce; Collections is an all-day dining restaurant with an international menu; and the Royal Cellar features home-brewed German beer and northern European specialties. In addition, guests can choose from two lounge areas – The Lobby Lounge is an elegant bar offering the classic high tea; while the Aristocrat Lounge is the perfect venue for wines and cigars.
As part of the opulent experience, guests can enjoy the hotel’s spacious indoor swimming pool, state-of-the-art fitness centre and luxurious Kaiser Spa. The Fitness Center features a multi-functional yoga room while the indoor heated swimming pool offers guests a stunning ocean view. For guests looking to unwind, the Kaiser Spa is an oasis for relaxation and features sauna baths, massage services and three entertainment rooms for family and friends to gather.
As part of The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts, The Castle Hotel will offer The Luxury Collection Concierge service to help discerning guests explore and unlock the very best of the destination. Signature experiences include a tour of Fisherman’s Wharf and the Coastal Road; a memorable visit to historic Lvshun, site of the main battlefield of the Russo-Japanese War; as well as a day trip to Jinshi Bay to explore Golden Pebble Beach and the Jinshi Golf Club, an 18-hole championship golf course designed by famed golf course designer Peter Thomson.
Known for its fresh air and temperate coastal weather and situated at the tip of China’s Liaodong Peninsula, Dalian is a trading and financial centre in north-eastern Asia and has gained the reputation as the Hong Kong of Northern China. With its spectacular scenery and moderate climate, Dalian is also known as ‘The City of Romance’ and as well as China’s most liveable city. Dalian offers a unique blend of European, Russian, Japanese and traditional Chinese architecture reflecting the city’s fascinating history when its ports were used as an international trading hub during ancient times.
As a nod to its European heritage, Dalian is a vibrant centre for fashion, football, craft beer and an abundance of green spaces. Each year, the city hosts European-inspired events that attract visitors from the region and around the globe, like the Dalian International Beer Festival and the Dalian International Fashion Festival. Dalian is also the sixth city in Mainland China and one of the first north-eastern cities to introduce a 72-hour visa-free stay.
For more information, please visit www.luxurycollection.com/castle.