Suite of the week: The splendid Royal Suite at the Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou

Set between floors 74 and 98 of the 103-storey Guangzhou International Finance Center, the Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou soars above the Pearl River and is one of the highest hotels in the world. The hotel is adjacent to the Zaha Hadid-designed Guangzhou Opera House.

Lobby
Lobby
The Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou is architecturally dramatic for its triangular tower, diagonal lattice and 30-floor-high atrium. The incredible naturally-lit atrium, surrounded by restaurants and rooms above, is higher than the top of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London and New York’s Statue of Liberty.

Royal Suite – Living Room
Royal Suite – Living Room
The hotel offers 344 guest rooms, including 42 suites offering unobstructed views of the Pearl River Delta. Located on the 96th floor of the Hotel is the Royal Suite boasts impressive views of cosmopolitan Guangzhou, framed by floor-to-ceiling windows. This suite includes a large, comfortable living room with twin sofas and chairs, as well as a dining area for six with an adjacent butler’s pantry.

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Royal Suite – Bedroom
Royal Suite – Bedroom
The suite offers welcoming décor inspired by a traditional Chinese palette and accented by original artwork, warm wood tones and natural daylight. The bedroom connects with an oversized marble bathroom equipped with an extra-large soaking tub and separate walk-in rain shower, a separate WC with telephone, dual basins, and a television embedded in the mirror.

Yu Yue Heen Restaurant
Yu Yue Heen Restaurant
Whether you want to savor Cantonese cuisine at ‘Yu Yue Heen’, seafood in an open-air kitchen at ‘Catch’ or enjoy tea and freshly muddled cocktails in ‘The Atrium’ skylit bar, each restaurant presents an exquisite culinary experience. Other dining options include Kumoi, Caffee Mondo, Taste and Tian Bar,

Spa
Spa
Spa, located on the 69th floors features six luxurious treatment rooms offering an extensive menu of treatments ranging from traditional Chinese massage, aromatherapy and hot-stone techniques to hydrotherapy, salt scrubs and mud wraps. The hotel also features a unique horizon-edge lap pool and a fitness centre equipped with state-of-the-art cardio and weight-training facilities.

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Cost: RMB 50,000 (approx. $8,075)
Size: 253-square-metre (2,725-square-foot)
Occupancy: 3

Why should you splurge on it?
One of China’s most multicultural cities, Guangzhou is the country’s third-largest urban area and the economic engine of South China. Located in the heart of the city,
The Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou is a picture of success, excess and every tabloid headline in between. A bird’s eye view to the Pearl River is just the beginning on why this magnificent property is a must visit.
The Royal Suite has a charming modern décor while keeping the Oriental aesthetics intact. The suite offers a home away from home for you and your vacation-mates. It has a butler’s pantry, dining room and plenty of living room space. The Royal Suite is as luxurious a suite as you’ll ever visit.

Address:
Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou
5 Zhujiang West Road Pearl River New City
Tianhe District Guangzhou, Guangdong 510000, China
www.fourseasons.com/guangzhou