The 88th Four Seasons Hotel opens up in Guangzhou, China


Located on the top 30 floors of the of the 103-storey Guangzhou International Finance Center, the Four Seasons Guangzhou is the 88th property in the growing international portfolio of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. With 302 guest rooms and 42 suites, the hotel opened its doors to patrons on July 23rd, 2012. Dedicated express elevators take guests up to the naturally lit 70th floor lobby, where a dramatic three-meter (ten foot) red steel sculpture by Australian artist Matthew Harding appears to float on a sea of watery glass, reflecting the astounding ceiling window 30 floors above.


Throughout the Hotel, a carefully curated collection of paintings, prints and sculptures by contemporary international artists enhances the sleek modern interiors created by HBA/Hirsch Bedner and Associates. Highlights include glass sculptures in Yu Yue Heen restaurant by Australian Clare Belfrage; a wood sculpture in Tian Bar by Richard Hutton of the Netherlands; mixed media sculptures by the American team of Jeremy Newman and Allison Ciancibelli in Caffe Mondo; paintings by Korean artist Yun Hee Toh in the Executive Club Lounge; nine sculptures by Yang Don Dong throughout the Hotel; and Lee Man Seng’s unique Chinese seal-inspired timber sculptures in Yu Yue Heen.
Yu Yue Heen Restaurant –
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On the 97th floor, the sumptuous Presidential Suite’s contemporary look is enhanced by original artworks throughout 253 square meters (2,725 square feet) of living space that includes a central living room and dining area with adjacent butler’s pantry and bedrooms on either side. Just below on the 96th floor, a traditional Chinese palette, also accented by original artworks inspires the Royal Suite’s design.
Presidential Suite –
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Four Seasons Guangzhou is the city’s newest location for gourmet cuisine, impeccable service and see-and-be-seen atmosphere. The 6 dining and entertainment venues include Yu Yue Heen – the Hotel’s stylish Cantonese restaurant overlooking the 70th floor atrium lobby. Chef Law’s signature dishes includes whole Yoshihama dried abalone in supreme oyster sauce; braised egg noodles with shredded fish maw and spring onions in abalone sauce; crispy duck, Peking style; crispy marinated Japanese pork in red bean curd crust; double boiled liao sea cucumber soup with cordyceps; and roast goose with plum sauce. Other menu standouts include several bird’s nest soups and a dim sum selection, all accompanied by fine Chinese teas, scotches, cognacs, Chinese and international beers, and wine.
70th Floor Main Lobby –
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Introduced by a Saki bar made of natural stone, Kumoi, the completely glass-enclosed restaurant is a showcase of expertly prepared teppenyaki, yakitori, sushi and other contemporary Japanese dishes, mostly prepared in view of guests. Topping Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou on the 100th floor, Catch is a spectacular seafood restaurant with a demonstration kitchen at the heart of the action. A menu of exquisite preparations of the freshest internationally sourced seafood, including Russian caviar, Norwegian salmon, Australian rock oysters and New England lobster, as well as choice cuts of meat including the show stopping grain-fed tomahawk beef steak. The beverage list at Catch and Tian Bar one floor below offers ideal wine pairings and liquors, including an extensive list of scotches, bourbons and whiskies. Other dining options include the 72nd floor Caffe Mondo for Italian-inspired all day dining, and The Atrium in the 70th floor Hotel lobby, perfect for light fare, tea and cocktails throughout the day.
Kumoi Resraurant –
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The Atrium Bar –
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The Hua Spa is softly lit, gently perfumed retreat where guests can relax, rejuvenate, and simply be pampered. The 1,070 square meter (11,517 square foot) Hua Spa also offers a water-based treatment area with Vichy-style shower, rhassoul mud chamber, crystal steam room and laconium in the women’s area, plus herbal steam bath, Swedish and Finnish sauna and ice fountain in the men’s area. The signature Flowers of the Four Seasons treatment is a 150 minute journey perfumed by mu mian (spring), lotus (summer), Chinese rose (autumn) and peony (winter) that includes a foot bath, body scrub, face and body mask and finally a luxurious massage.
The Hua Spa –
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With 3,585 square metres (38,585 square feet) of formal event space, the hotel can accommodate banquets from ten to 720 in three ballrooms: Pearl Ballroom, Grand Ballroom, and Onyx Ballroom.
To welcome the first guests to the new Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou, the Hotel is offering a special Have It All Introductory Package, including luxurious accommodations, daily buffet breakfast, daily dining and entertainment credit, daily Spa treatment and premium Internet service, available August 15 to October 15, 2012 which is the perfect time to book a trip to Guangzhou, in advance of the fall Canton Fair.
Private Dining –
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Guestroom –
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Bathroom –
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Hotel Reservations
86 20 8883 3881
86 20 8883 3888
Hotel Address
5 Zhujiang West Road
Pearl River New City, Tianhe District Guangzhou China 510623
Guest Fax
86 20 8883 3999
Reservation Fax
86 20 8883 3991
http://www.fourseasons.com/guangzhou/
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