By Don Douloff, July 31, 2008
The St. Regis Beijing has opened, following a $27-million renovation and restoration of its 258 guestrooms, 102 suites, restaurants and public spaces.
On-site are 28 additional suites, featuring cherrywood armoires, Chinese silk upholstery, European tableware, flat-panel LCD televisions and spacious work desks. WiFi service is available throughout the hotel.
Configured in a variety of rooms (and including the hotel’s elaborate gardens), more than 13,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space is available.
Amenities include The St. Regis Spa & Club, a 21,480-sq.-ft. facility drawing natural hot-spring water from nearly 1,500 ft. below the earth’s surface; Danieli’s Italian restaurant, Astor Grill, Wine Lounge and Celestial Court, offering authentic cuisine from Southern China. In addition, the hotel features St. Regis Butler Service.