Marriott International is set to bring its luxury Ritz-Carlton brand to Ningbo in China’s eastern Zhejiang province in 2025.

The Ritz-Carlton Ningbo will occupy floors 62-80 of the 409-meter-tall Ningbo Central Plaza tower, which has not yet been completed. The property will include 257 rooms and suites, a Club Lounge, three restaurants, a bar, and 1,700 sqm of events space. Interiors will be designed by G.A. Design, and the hotel will offer views of the city skyline and coast.

The hotel group has signed an agreement with the Ningbo Central Plaza Construction and Development Co. Ltd. to open the hotel, which will be developed by Shanghai Construction Group Co. Ltd, Shanshan Group Co., Ltd. China, and Greentown China Holdings Limited.

Gavin Yu, Senior Vice President of Development, Greater China, Marriott International, commented:

“We are pleased to announce the signing of The Ritz-Carlton, Ningbo. This hotel will redefine the luxury hotel experience in the vibrant coastal city through The Ritz-Carlton brand’s refined style and legendary services.

“As a key urban hub along the southern tip of the Yangtze River Delta, Ningbo has demonstrated strong economic development and boasts solid potential for high-end business and leisure hotels.”

Bao Xiaohua, President of Shanshan Group, shareholder of the Ningbo Central Plaza Construction and Development Co. Ltd, added:

“The Ningbo Central Plaza aspires to be a high-end landmark for the city, combining hotel, offices, commercial and residential space with apartments and other offerings.

“The Ritz-Carlton, Ningbo will be one of the highlights of Ningbo Central Plaza and we look forward to working with Marriott International to create a world-class luxury experience.”