Nikko Hotels International announced that in November it will open Hotel Nikko Guangzhou, its new luxury hotel in Guangzhou, the capital city of China’s Guangdong Province. The hotel will be the ninth Nikko Hotels International property in China.
Hotel Nikko Guangzhou is located in the Software Park of the Guangzhou Tianhe Intelligence City in the city’s Tianhe District. With easy access to Guangzhou Science City, one of China’s leading technology centers, it will be an ideal base for business travelers. It is a 20-minute drive to the Guangzhou International Exhibition Center where the Guangzhou Fair, China’s biggest trade fair, is held every year; a 10-minute drive to the Guangzhou Olympic Center; and a 50-minute drive to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport.
The brand new 15-story building will offer 400 guest rooms, including multiple types of suites and an apartment. Facilities will include banquet rooms; business center; spa and fitness club; and six dining facilities, including elegant Japanese and Chinese eateries. The all-day dining restaurant and some guest rooms opened on September 25th.
Guangzhou is China’s third largest city after Beijing and Shanghai, and its southern manufacturing hub, site of numerous major international companies. Hotel Nikko Guangzhou will cater to both business and leisure clientele. The city’s many attractions include Guangzhou's historical sites, such as Temple of the Six Banyan Trees, a sixth-century pagoda; Shamian Island on the Pearl River, with splendid European architecture; and the second-century-B.C. tomb of the Han Dynasty Nanyue King, discovered/excavated in the 1980s.
The hotel currently offers a special opening package through December 31, 2014.
JAL Hotels Co., Ltd., an international hospitality company, is a subsidiary of Hotel Okura Co., Ltd., which has extensive business operations in hospitality and related industries and also manages Okura Hotels & Resorts, a network of 25 hotels in and outside Japan. JAL Hotels manages 48 hotels with a total of 15,157 guest rooms in two groups: Nikko Hotels International, an international luxury hotel group with properties on three continents; and Hotel JAL City, mid-priced business hotels in Japan. The company will open its 10th property in China this year, also, the 478-room Hotel Nikko Suzhou.
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