Hilton Opens First Hotel in Seaside City of Ningbo, China
Hilton Ningbo Dongqian Lake Resort Offers the Largest Convention Space in Dongqian Lake
NINGBO, China and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Hotels & Resorts today announced the opening of Hilton Ningbo Dongqian Lake Resort, marking Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) debut in Ningbo. Hilton Ningbo Dongqian Lake Resort is owned by Ningbo Huamao Education Culture & Investment Co. Ltd. and managed by Hilton.
"Hilton Ningbo Dongqian Lake Resort is ready to set the standard for hospitality in Ningbo, one of the most important port cities in eastern China," said Sean Wooden, vice president, brand management, Asia Pacific, Hilton. "Guests can expect memorable stay experiences with Hilton's renowned service, while conference and wedding planners alike will find our world-class meeting spaces the perfect choice for their events."
Guests will be able to enjoy the 280-room resort's prime location within Ningbo Dongqian Lake Tourist Resort, surrounded by attractions including Dongqian Lake Water Theme Park, Small Putuo and Youngor Zoo. Within a 14-kilometer radius of Hilton Ningbo Dongqian Lake Resort, guests will find the Qi Xin International Golf Course and Er Ling Shan Hot Spring, as well as the South Business District and retail malls like InCity Shopping Center and InTime Shopping Mall. Located approximately 20 kilometers from Ningbo Lishe International Airport and 16 kilometers from Ningbo Train Station, Hilton Ningbo Dongqian Lake Resort is easily accessible for all travelers.
"As we continue to grow our footprint across China, we are pleased to establish our flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand in another important resort destination that is hugely popular both with leisure travelers and event planners," said Bruce McKenzie, senior vice president, operations, Greater China & Mongolia, Hilton. "With its vast convention space and enviable location, Hilton Ningbo Dongqian Lake Resort is a fantastic addition to our portfolio."
Hilton Ningbo Dongqian Lake Resort boasts its own private beach, and all of its stylish guest rooms offer picturesque lake or courtyard views. Each room is equipped with 49-inch LED TVs, high-speed internet access, generous work spaces and rain showers. Guests who stay in Executive rooms can also expect in-room coffee machines, as well as exclusive access to the Executive Lounge, which serves complimentary breakfast, high tea and happy hour cocktails. Recreational facilities at Hilton Ningbo Dongqian Lake Resort include a heated indoor swimming pool, an outdoor pool overlooking the lake, a spa, a modern 24-hour fitness center, a sports hall and a Kid's Club.
Hilton Ningbo Dongqian Lake Resort's extensive meetings facilities are housed within an independent conference center that is the largest of its kind in the Dongqian Lake area. Offering more than 4,000 square meters of indoor and outdoor meetings space, Hilton Ningbo Dongqian Lake Resort features a 1,170-square-meter pillar-less ballroom, 11 meeting rooms, a 1,000-square-meter patio and a 500-square-meter terrace with lake views. These flexible spaces can be configured for a wide range of events and functions - from weddings to conferences - and all rooms offer high-speed internet access alongside the latest audio-visual technology. In addition, an on-site business center and dedicated hotel team help ensure all events run smoothly.
Guest and locals can enjoy a variety of food and beverage options on-property:
- Lake Shore Café features an open kitchen and offers a refreshing, urban interpretation of Asian and Western food with buffets and an a la carte menu.
- Fortune Pavilion is an elegant, modern Chinese restaurant that serves authentic Ningbo and Cantonese cuisines. With a main dining hall and eight private dining rooms, Fortune Pavilion provides the ideal setting for business events and family gatherings.
- XIU is a specialty restaurant offering a fun and exciting hot-pot restaurant concept where guests can indulge in a wide selection of fresh seafood and meat as well as organic produce.
- Lobby Lounge is a relaxing retreat with stunning views of the lake, where guests can curl up with a good book while enjoying afternoon tea or conduct casual business meetings over cocktails.
- Cool Spot is a chic lounge that offers high-quality entertainment and a fine selection of imported beers, wines and spirits.
Hilton Ningbo Dongqian Lake Resort participates in Hilton HHonors®, the only hotel loyalty program that allows members to earn Points & Miles® on the same stay, with No Blackout Dates on reward stays. To mark the hotel's opening, Hilton HHonors members who stay at Hilton Ningbo Dongqian Lake Resort between November 28, 2016 and May 27, 2017 will earn 1,000 Bonus Points per night. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including an exclusive member discount that can't be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital check-in.
Hilton Ningbo Dongqian Lake Resort is located at No.99 Lianxin Road, Dongqian Lake Tourist Resort, Ningbo, 315122, China. For more information or to make reservations, please call +86 574 2799 9999 or visit www.ningbodongqianlakeresort.hilton.com.
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