Japanese hospitality company Okura Nikko Hotel is set to open its first property in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province, in October 2022.

Hotel Nikko Chengdu Yixin Lake will be located in the Tianfu Yixin Lake development area in the Shuangliu district, about 20 km from the centre of Chengdu and about 10 km from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, according to the company.

Part of an urban development project, the 8.4 square km plot of land will be divided into four areas with residential, educational, medical, commercial, sports and office facilities surrounded by greenery and lakes, said the company.

The new 24-floor hotel will have 303 guest rooms. Floors five to 13 will be offices. In addition to Japanese and Chinese cuisine, all-day dining and a lobby bar lounge, the hotel will also have  banquet halls, conference rooms, fitness facilities and an indoor swimming pool.

“The new hotel is aimed at strengthening the company’s network of properties in China. We hope to further raise awareness of our Okura Nikko Hotels brand in China,” said Toshihiro Ogita, president, Okura Nikko Hotel.

Okura Nikko Hotel is a subsidiary of Hotel Okura, a Japan-based hotel chain. Okura Nikko Hotel has 78 properties (52 in Japan and 26 overseas) under the following three hotel brands: Okura Hotels & Resorts, Nikko Hotels International and Hotel JAL City.