(28 Apr 2021)
Langham Hospitality has opened its 13th hotel in China
and 25th globally.
The 295-room Langham Place, Changsha is
located within the expansive Da Wang Shan Resort, southwest of Changsha.
The complex is
surrounded by striking natural landscapes, which include the Da Wang Shan, Xiang River, Tongxi Lake, Baxi Island and Xiangjiang
Within Da Wang Shan Resort and easily
accessible by hotel guests are multiple entertainment and
amusement parks which include one of the world’s largest indoor
ski slopes, Snow World, The Deep Pit Ice, and a water park
featuring a 60 metre high waterfall.
“We are very
proud to introduce Langham Place, Changsha to the city and manage
this new landmark hotel within this dynamic entertainment
complex,” said Stefan Leser, chief executive officer of Langham
Hospitality Group. “The arrival of our brand and the opening of
this stunning hotel will further enhance the guest’s experiences
at Dawang Mountain Resort and this historically rich city of
The property was designed by renowned
international architect Wolf D. Prix of Coop Himmelblau, a
pioneer of contemporary architecture in exploration and deconstructivism, and whose award-winning designs include Musee
des Confluences in Lyon, France; Busan Cinema Centre in South
Korea and BMW Welt – a brand experience centre in Munich, Germany.
Connected to Snow World via a plaza, the iconic hotel tower is
specially designed with a highly economical system providing
state-of-the-art sun shading and natural ventilation.
Rooms range in size from a spacious 36
square meters for the deluxe room to a generous 255 square metres
for the Presidential Suite.
F&B outlets include:
– The Place all-day dining restaurant, offering a
widespread buffet selection and an à la carte menu featuring
– Ming Court is inspired by its Michelin-starred
Cantonese restaurant counterparts in Hong Kong and Shanghai, and
will present diners with a fine-dining experience, featuring the
freshest seasonal ingredients in an elegant setting;
– Peak, the bar
located at the highest level of the hotel offers a panoramic view
of the Xiangjiang Happy City and Changsha’s city skyline. The
destination bar is the ideal menu for pre-dinner drinks,
after-hours cocktail or a gathering with friends; and
– The Salon which will continue a
tradition that started at The Langham, London since 1865 – English
afternoon tea. Guests may
indulge in a bespoke version of the afternoon tea experience where
specialty teas are served, accompanied by delicate savoury and
sweet delicacies created by the talented pastry team.
The hotel also features more than 2,000 square metres of space for
conferences and events, a spa, fitness centre and an indoor
swimming pool with a vast skylight.
“We are honoured to partner with Langham
Hospitality Group, and are delighted to introduce luxury
hospitality to the Da Wang Shan Resort, our landmark tourism
project for this region,” said Mr. Zhao Chunhua, chairman of
Huanian Cultural Tourism under Xiangjiang Group. “Together, I am
confident we will put Changsha on the map as a must-visit
destination for travellers.”
Changsha is the capital city of Hunan
province. It is right at the heart of the transportation hub on
the Yangtze River Economic Belt, connecting Beijing to Guangzhou,
Shanghai to Kunming, and Chongqing to Xiamen railways. The city
plays a vital role in commerce, manufacturing, transportation and
innovation in the region. Changsha has a long, rich history and is
renowned for its hot, spicy Hunan cuisine, as well as stunning
natural landmarks such as Orange Isle and Mount Yuelu.
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