(21 Apr 2021)
Hyatt has expanded its portfolio of hotels in China
with the opening of Commune by the Great Wall in the Yangqing
District of Beijing, the sixth property in China to be part of The
Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand.
The 176-room hotel is located just over an hour’s
drive from downtown Beijing in the foothills of the
peaceful Shuiguan Mountains amid an intensely beautiful landscape
of undulating hills and valleys.
“We are delighted to expand The Unbound Collection
by Hyatt brand in China with Commune by the Great Wall, a unique
retreat blending the natural beauty of the surroundings with
modern architecture,” said Stephen Ho, president of growth and
operations for Asia Pacific, Hyatt. “We look forward to the hotel
welcoming guests to a peaceful escape where they can indulge in
story-worthy experiences next to one of China’s most celebrated
UNESCO World Heritage sites.”
Originally conceived as a private collection of
contemporary architecture designed by 12 Asian architects, Commune
by the Great Wall was bestowed a special prize at the 2002 La
Biennale di Venezia and, in 2005, was hailed by Business Week as a
“New Architectural Wonder of China”.
Today, the hotel has 176 rooms and suites spread
across 36 villas, including Cantilever House, Bamboo Wall
House, Forest House, and a collection of resort-inspired villas
where most rooms feature a private terrace.
Each villa has its own
unique design theme, from the Japanese-inspired Bamboo Wall, which
offers five bedrooms and a tea room, to Forest House, a cozy
six-bedroom hideaway designed to reflect the woods that surround
Guests can enjoy mountain views from every room and
access to the villas’ shared living spaces.
An entire villa can
also be booked for the ultimate private retreat with family or
Facilities at the hotel include a variety of F&B
outlets, a spa with 15 treatment rooms, fitness centre, kids club,
and a myriad of different event spaces.
“We are thrilled to invite guests to experience a
one-of-a-kind retreat at Commune by the Great Wall,” said Ivan
Seet, general manager of the hotel. “Here guests can find their
own sanctuary in our stunning villas and discover adventure for
all the senses amid the majesty of the landscape all within
walking distance of one of the most remarkable sites in the
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