Hyatt Hotels has announced today the opening of Hyatt Centric Gaoxin Xi’an, a lifestyle hotel located in the Xi’an Hi-Tech Zone.

The hotel – featuring 231 guestrooms including 11 spacious suites with balconies – is located within walking proximity to the central business district and positions itself as a launchpad for savvy, adventurous leisure and business travelers looking to explore all that the historic capital has to offer.

Many of Xi’an’s legendary historical landmarks are a short drive away, including UNESCO World Heritage sites built during the city’s ancient reign as the capital of China’s Tang Dynasty.

The hotel offers bicycles for guests to borrow and explore the city.

Hyatt Centric Gaoxin Xi’an’s best room is the Hospitality Suite, which offers 3,692-square-feet (343-square-metres) of space with separate living and dining rooms, an open kitchen, and an elliptical bathtub for a relaxing soak.

Guests may Guests dine day or night at Zhangba No2 Restaurant & Bar, a chic Chinese bistro and relaxed social spot in the lobby, featuring a lounge and bar, exclusive private dining rooms and a bamboo-filled terrace.

“Xi’an is a destination packed with history and must-see sights. We are excited to provide guests a central starting point to entice exploration of the city’s rich history, local customs, traditions, and cuisines,” said Mariano Silvestri, General Manager, Hyatt Centric Gaoxin Xi’an. “With our modern guestrooms, passionately engaged service, and dynamic dining and social spaces, guests can also look forward to a comfortable stay combined with shareworthy experiences.”