Sofitel’s first Legend hotel in China is a blend of French and Sino-Russian styling; authentic local decorative touches complete the impressive effect. Opened as a State guesthouse in 1953 it has been sumptuously re-imagined to provide elegant accommodation, elaborate mouldings and distinctive Art Deco features. Favoured haunt of many Chinese leaders and royalty it offers an enticing diversity of culinary attractions, the Dolce Vita restaurant having a wood-fired pizza oven and serving fabulous
Italian delights accompanied by Italian cocktails. Meet up on the intimate terrace for a romantic candlelit diner overlooking the gardens. For Asian and Western snacks or timeless afternoon tea, the Lobby Lounge is a popular rendezvous. Enjoy a revitalizing massage after seeing the city’s sights. The hotel is close to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda as well as being a forty five minute drive from the Terracotta Warriors.
Price per night on a bed and breakfast basis. Room upgrades available.
Our pricing aims to give an indication of the prices in low and high season. Low season for China is generally between the months of November to March, high season runs from April to May and from September to October. Prices are based on 2 sharing (unless otherwise indicated) with some including return economy flights from London. Regional departures, child prices and single supplements are available on request. Date restrictions, terms and conditions apply to our special offers, please call for details.
China’s climate varies greatly but is characterised by hot summers and cold winters. The most popular months to visit are April, May, September and October when temperatures are at their most pleasant.
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