HANGZHOU, China – Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc, today announced the opening of Sheraton Grand Hangzhou Binjiang Hotel, located in the heart of bustling business district of Hangzhou, China.
The hotel is the first new-build property to join the brand’s premier tier of hotels, selected for their enticing destinations, distinguished designs, and excellence in service and guest experiences. Owned by China Yintai Holdings Co., Ltd, Sheraton Grand Hangzhou Binjiang Hotel is recognized for its spectacular views of the city and the Qiantang River and its premium location. Sheraton Grand is one of many initiatives currently underway for Sheraton 2020, a comprehensive plan designed to solidify Sheraton as a leading global hotel brand of choice, everywhere.
“With all eyes on Hangzhou this year as the host of the 2016 G20 summit, China continues to be an extremely important growth market for Sheraton,” said Vincent Ong, Senior Brand Director, Asia Pacific Brand Management, Starwood Hotels & Resorts. “Sheraton Grand Hangzhou Binjiang Hotel is a true representation of our Sheraton Grand tier and a valued asset to the portfolio.”
“With a rise in corporate and leisure travel, we are strategically positioned in the core of Binjiang district, offering vast views of the picturesque Qiangtang River,” said John Sheng, General Manager of Sheraton Grand Hangzhou Binjiang Hotel. “We are looking forward to creating memorable experiences and effortless travel as the hotel powers through the Hangzhou hospitality industry scene.”
Situated in the heart of a bustling business district just 12km away from downtown Hangzhou, the Sheraton Grand Hangzhou Binjiang Hotel is a short drive away from the renowned West Lake and Xiang Lake. The hotel is approximately 23 kilometers from Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport (HGH) and 10 minute drive to Hangzhou railway station; and only one hour to Shanghai by high-speed train.
Hangzhou is the capital and largest city of Zhejiang Province in Eastern China and situated between Shanghai and Ningbo. Known for its historic relics and natural beauty, the city’s tourist attractions include the scenic West Lake, the world’s largest tidal bore at Qiantang River, Xixi National Wetland Park, as well as Xianghu Lake.