Accorhotels has opened the first Novotel-branded property in Xian and Shaanxi Province.

The 275-room Novotel Xian SCPG is located next to the new Xian Incity shopping mall, and is a 30-minute drive from Xiangyang International Airport. The city’s most popular attraction, the Qin Tomb Terracotta Warriors and Horses, is a 45-minute drive away.

Each guestroom features wifi connectivity, an iPod docking station and a pillow menu. Other standard in-room amenities include flat-screen television, work desk and minibar.

The hotel is also home to a restaurant and bar. Food Exchange Buffet Restaurant offers a mix of international and local cuisine while Tang Tea Bar serves up an extensive menu of Chinese tea and drinks.

Other facilities include two private dining rooms, a fitness centre, and 365 sqm of meeting spaces that comprise of four multi-function rooms.

To commemorate the opening, Novotel Xian SCPG is offering a special room rate of RMB 568 (US$85) nett, which includes breakfast for two. The promotion lasts until August 31.

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Clement Huang