Pangu Hotel in Beijing describes itself as a ‘New Dragon Rising’, which is no surprise due to its colossal ranking as a 7-star hotel. Consisting of five adjoining towers connected by a 411-metre-long Dragon Corridor, resembling the mythic creature both in shape and light. The hotel boasts views of Beijing’s Olympic Park from its prime location in the Pangu Plaza near the Water Cube.
Design is the hotel’s key feature, with Italian-Brazilian designer Ricardo Bello Dias responsible for the hotel’s decadent, European style. Pangu Hotel is also the only hotel in China to be granted permission to recreate the Tang, Ming and Qing dynasty artwork of the Forbidden City within its walls.
Each of the hotel’s 234 rooms exude spaciousness and luxury with 3.5-metre ceilings and marble faux-fireplaces. Guests can enjoy a private butler, a choice of five lounges and restaurants, business and event facilities as well as a Spa and Fitness Centre new to 2013.
The Wenqi Chinese deluxe restaurant serves Chiu Chow and Cantonese cuisine at its very best, with its 26 private and uniquely designed dining rooms to provide intimacy and exclusivity to customers. For corporate clientèle, Pangu offers a ballroom, VIP Room and Business Centre Boardroom.