Apparently a luxury memo was sent out and Beijing was the first to receive it. The luxury sphere has been atwitter lately with haute happenings from one of China’s major metropolises. First to make its grand debut will be the Rosewood Beijing, slated to open in October. This will be the first China hotel for Rosewood Hotels & Resorts.
The ultra-luxe hotel will be in a prime downtown position. Passing between the towering “Sons of Dragon” statues guarding the entrance and arriving at a foliage-filled courtyard, visitors will feel like they have entered a private mansion tucked away from the highways and hutongs of Beijing.
Rooms will start at 538 square feet. There will be 283 rooms, including 109 Deluxe Rooms, 106 Premier Rooms, 16 Grand Studios, 31 Manor Suites, five Spa Suites, 15 Rosewood Suites and a Presidential Suite. Dining options span six restaurants and lounges.
Other amenities will include a Sense spa with six treatment rooms and five spa suites for overnight stays. Posh touch: Treatment rooms will have balconies. There will also be a swimming pool, gym and yoga studio.
Also to come: Mandarin Oriental will open a Beijing property soon.