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Langham Xintiandi unveils 23 new suites

13 Aug 2012

The Langham Xintiandi in Shanghai has just unveiled 23 suites, completing the opening of the hotel which has taken place in stages since the end of last year.

There are 18 two-room parlour suites with flat-screen televisions in both rooms, along with a marble bathroom with separate rain shower and oversized bath. The suites all include a spacious work desk, a feature that serves the needs of business travellers.  

There are also three Langham Suites, each featuring 90 sqm of floor space and designed with an emphasis on luxury. There are separate living area and lounge, along with a large marble bathroom that has a walk-in shower and separate sunken bath.

The hotel’s highest floor, level 28, houses the super-posh Chairman and Presidential Suites which are served from ground floor parking by their own private elevator to offer guests additional privacy. 

The Chairman Suite has two floors connected by a light bamboo atrium with a two-storey glass wall on one side offering a stunning view of Shanghai. The lower floor has a lounge with Bang & Olufsen surround-sound stereo and television, together with a separate dining room and kitchen. The upper floor has a bedroom with outdoor terrace and Jacuzzi. The suite costs RMB6000 (US$940) a night. 

The Chairman Suite’s study

The Chairman Suite’s dining room

Adjacent to this is the one-bedroom Presidential suite, which offers 180 sqm of floor space. The large lounge has a two-storey glass wall offering stunning views over the Xintiandi area. Stairs lead up from here to a seperate mezzanine and then to the bedroom on the second floor. The lounge and bedroom each have individual DVD players and flat-screen televisions, while the bedroom has an outdoor terrace and jacuzzi. There is also a full kitchen and dining room seating eight. The suite costs RMB4000 (US$630) a night.

Both the Presidential and Chairman Suites come with 24-hour butler service.  

Presidential Suite

The Langham Xintiandi first opened to guests in October 2011. Facilities at the 357-room hotel include a grand ballroom and three restaurants and bars, with a Martini bar on a yacht suspended above its Cachet restaurant. The hotel also has a Chuan Spa, indoor heated swimming pool and health club (read a review of the hotel here).

In January this year, the hotel opened a club lounge on the 27th floor for guests staying in club rooms or suites (see story here).

For more information visit langhamhotels.com.

Nicholas Olczak 

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