Xi’an, China – Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc. today announced the opening of Le Méridien Xi’an, Chanba, marking the first in Xi’an and the brand’s 14th hotel in Greater China. Le Méridien Xi’an, Chanba presents an impressive structure of modern development, helping guests unlock their destination in this ancient capital city through the brand’s three filters: culture, coordinates and cuisine.
“The opening of Le Meridien Xi’an Chanba, and another 22 hotels in the pipeline signals an immense growth of the brand especially in Greater China,” said Stephen Ho, Chief Executive Officer, Greater China, Marriott International. “Today, Xi’an is more than a destination for rich cultural heritage, Xi’an as the key city of ‘One Belt One Road’, the central governmental initiative focuses on cooperation between Eurasian countries, leads the economy development of West China. We are confident that the debut of Le Méridien Xi’an, Chanba will fuel the local tourism market, attracting more curious and creative-minded travelers for a myriad of discovery opportunities.”
As a brand, Le Méridien was born by Air France in the late 1960s / early 1970s, during the most glamorous era of travel. Inspired by this French sensibility, the brand’s aesthetic is rooted in a contemporary, mid-century modern style, bringing in elements of the locale and inviting guests to unlock the destination. Le Méridien Xi’an, Chanba offers 291 contemporary and chic guest rooms and suites. Each room features the signature Le Méridien bed, Malin+Goetz bathroom amenities, floor-to-ceiling windows with an unobstructed view of the river and the lush park-like atmosphere created by generous landscaping. It also features the Le Méridien Hub™, a reinterpretation of the traditional hotel lobby into a social gathering place built on the brand’s award-winning arrival experience and coffee culture. In line with the brand’s European lifestyle positioning, the hotel features programming around signature éclairs, “petite plates” and illy coffee, expertly prepared by the hotel’s creative Master Barista.
For impressive settings and gourmet delights, Le Méridien Xi’an, Chanba offers four dynamic restaurants and lounges. Latest Recipe, the interactive all-day-dining restaurant offers an extensive selection of international cuisines, while Le Mei features unique Yunan cuisine, offering enriching flavorful and sensorial experiences for curious and creative-minded guests. Hangang Korean Grill features Korean barbecue with a twist by incorporating surprising ingredients and presentations. Guests may experience a unique illy coffee experience by day in Latitude 34, the hotel’s lobby lounge. By night, Latitude 34 stimulates guests to enjoy signature Le Méridien Sparkling cocktails inspired by Europe’s evening aperitif hour, creating an experience that brings curious and creative-minded guests and locals together.
“We are thrilled to unveil Le Méridien in such a culturally rich hub of China. A perfect fit for the environment, Le Méridien’s focus on culture, art and unlocking the destination for travelers from the region and abroad will set a new standard of hospitality,” said Brian Povinelli, Senior Vice President for the Le Méridien brand.
Stimulating meetings and functions are hosted in Le Méridien Xi’an, Chanba’s 1,500-square-meter indoor function space, which includes six meeting rooms and a 700-squaremeter Grand Ballroom. The hotel is also equipped with a state-of-the-art health club, an indoor swimming pool, as well as an outdoor riverside jogging track. While perfectly designed and suited for the most selective business travelers, Le Méridien Xi’an, Chanba further prides itself to offer a resort environment in a business focused setting.
Xi’an Unlocked: A Modern Take on Tradition
Located in Xi’an Chanba’s ecological district, Le Méridien Xi’an, Chanba is set on a peninsula between two rivers, surrounded by nature’s beautiful landscapes. With its strategic location, Le Méridien Xi’an, Chanba is set to be an ideal choice for guests looking to discover history. Xi’an plays a significant role in Chinese history, being the ancient capital of 13 dynasties and the birthplace of Chinese civilization. Today, it is highly regarded as a city of economical, educational and industrial importance in Western China. Easily accessible by car, the hotel is approximately a 30 minute drive from Xi’an Xianyang International Airport and the famous Terracotta Warriors, or a 20 minute drive to the Bell Tower and Muslim Street.
“Exclusive Moment” Opening Offer
To celebrate the hotel’s grand opening, enjoy the special “Exclusive Moment” opening package starting from RMB 718 net per night in a Deluxe Room with breakfast for two, a daily F&B credit voucher of RMB 100 per room (can be used in Latest Recipe or Le Mei) and high-speed Internet access.
For more information, please call +86 29 6879 8888, or visit lemeridien.com/xianchanba.
Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts
With more than 100 Hotels & Resorts in nearly 40 countries and territories, and the strongest, most globally diverse portfolio in its history, The Paris-born Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, Inc., connects curious and creative-minded travelers to unexpected and engaging experiences within their destination. With its brand promise of “Destination Unlocked,” Le Méridien has transformed numerous guest touch points through global partnerships with creative minds such as illy, Johnny Iuzzini, Gray Malin, and Nouvelle Vague. Plans call for dynamic portfolio expansion within the next five years in some of the world’s most exciting destinations. Le Méridien is proud to participate in the industry’s award-winning loyalty program, Starwood Preferred Guest®. Members can now link accounts with Marriott Rewards®, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® at members.marriott.com for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer. For more information, please visit LeMéridien.com or follow us on social media – Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
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