How to pick the right hotel for your stay in Guangzhou

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On a business trip or traveling in Guangzhou for a few days, and wonder what the best options are for your brief stay? Don’t worry, Peng Qing will show you how to choose the best hotel services for your stay in the city.

Who is Peng Qing? Peng is a professor of the School of Tourism Management, Sun Yat-sen University and also a leading expert in hotel industry in China. According to Peng, the hotel industry in Guangzhou is pretty mature now after decades of development.

Not only can you stay in a luxury hotel or a business hotel, you can also choose a boutique hotel or a bed and breakfast.

Luxury Hotel

◎ White Swan Hotel

Majestically overlooking the scenic Pearl River from its location on the historic Shamian Island, the White Swan Hotel is an oasis of tranquility amid the hustle and bustle of the city. First opened in 1983, the White Swan Guangzhou is one of the most recognized five star luxury hotels in China and a member of the ‘World Luxury Collection’ by Worldhotels. Over the years, the hotel has received many heads of states, including Queen Elizabeth II, and is renowned for extending exceptional service to every guest.

◎ LN Garden Hotel, Guangzhou

LN Garden Hotel, Guangzhou is the first landmark 5-star luxury hotel and one of the three platinum five-star hotels in China. It showcases a perfect blend of Cantonese heritage and contemporary sophistication. It offers welcoming ambience, memorable experience and classic culinary tour. It boasts 828 guest rooms suites, 151 apartments, 8 multi-function rooms, 1 Grand Ballroom and 9 dining venues. It is one of the perfect choices for your stay in Guangzhou!

Business Hotel

◎ Lavande Hotel

Lavande is a brand of mid-range chain-hotel and enjoys its member growth from more than 80 million upon its establishment to over 100 million today. It perfectly combines lavender element, fragrance culture and hospitality, and promotes the living philosophy of “More than comfort”, aiming to create a relaxing and comfortable living atmosphere and provide new friendly service and living experience that is more intimate for customers on journey.

Boutique Hotel

◎ LN Hotel Five

Presiding over the River Pearl, LN Hotel Five is Guangzhou’s answer to contemporary luxury. A sleek exterior gives way to beautifully crafted, boutique spaces. Relax in the private library or reinvigorate in the rooftop fitness studio. Then watch the sun set over the city from the elegant lounge bar. Traditional touches are brought up to date with dramatic black accents. Designed to balance the senses and soothe the soul, LN Hotel Five is the pitch-perfect retreat.

Bed and Breakfast

◎ Dongshan Courtyard

Located in the genteel Dongshankou area which is home to the largest collection of Western-style architecture in Guangzhou, Dongshan Courtyard offers comfy guestrooms decorated with traditional Chinese decor in an elegant Western-style mansion. Each of these historic buildings including Dongshan Courtyard has its unique story of honorable families or well-to-do politicians.

Budget Hotel

◎ 7 Days, Hanting Hotel, Home Inn, Jinjiang Inn …

These hotels are affordable, clean, safe, and conveniently located around the city.

Hotel Apartment

◎ Ascott the Residence

Whether on a business or leisure trip, Ascott The Residence will take care of your every need. You can just enjoy the relaxation you have earned in its exclusive residential spaces. Admire the modern surroundings of your new home and enjoy the quality service from the residence.

Reported by Monica Liu

Edited by Wing Zhang