Leading up to the 2008 Olympics, Beijing went on a hotel building frenzy. Unlike in other Olympic cities, however, long after the medal winners moved on the tourists kept coming.
The newest hotels to hit China’s capital are seen as ambassadors of the new Beijing.
A graphic rendering of Rosewood (left), due to open later this year.
Slated for an autumn opening opposite the CCTV Tower, Rosewood Beijing will be the Texas-based group’s first foray into China.
The 284 apartment-styled guest rooms and suites average a spacious 50 square meters.
Facilities will include seven food outlets, indoor pool, gym and yoga studio. An on-site spa will feature six private treatment rooms, while spa addicts can opt to stay in one of the five spa suites.
The Beijing hotel will feature artworks sourced by curators Arts Influential China.
– By Tina Hsiao & Jules Kay for CNN