Hilton debuts first full-service residences in China


JINAN, China and MCLEAN, VA – Hilton today announced the opening of Hilton Jinan South Hotel & Residences, marking the debut of its full-service residences concept in China. Owned by Luneng Group Shandong Luneng Genfu Development Co, Ltd and managed by Hilton Worldwide, Hilton Jinan South Hotel & Residences is also the first international hotel in Jinan South and Hilton’s 37th hotel in China.

“Hilton has proudly welcomed the world’s travelers for nearly 100 years, continuously innovating and redefining what hospitality means,” said Sean Wooden, vice president, brand management, Asia Pacific, Hilton. “With the opening of our first ever full-service residences concept in China, we are bringing an unparalleled experience to travelers seeking best-in class accommodations in the heart of it all. From the contemporary, all-glass design of the hotel, to housing the city’s tallest restaurant, to its integration with the city’s premier retail center, Hilton Jinan South Hotel & Residences is poised to offer a truly exceptional international experience.”

“We are committed to strengthening our footprint within China, specifically in the locations where both our leisure and business guests are traveling,” said Bruce McKenzie, senior vice president, operations, Greater China & Mongolia, Hilton. “A milestone achievement in the growth and evolution of our portfolio, the opening of Hilton Jinan South Hotel & Residences brings our flagship brand to the capital city of Shandong Province, an important economic center for northern China that is increasingly driving leisure tourism, corporate travel and MICE segments.”

Hilton Jinan South Hotel & Residences is situated in the heart of the city, surrounded by some of the most sought after attractions. The hotel has direct access to Grand Height Shopping Mall — Elite City, offering guests several retail and entertainment options right outside their doorstep, including a cinema and a skating rink. The hotel is also within easy reach of various landmarks, with Thousand Buddha Mountain only six kilometers away and Red Valley — South Scenic District about 17 kilometers from the hotel. The hotel is served by Jinan High Speed Railway Station, Jinan Railway Station and Second Ring South Road, which leads to Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport located 34 kilometers away.