The Sunrise Kempinski Hotel delivers the ‘wow’ factor in its design and imagination
The luxury Sunrise Kempinski Hotel, opened in Beijing on 2nd February 2015, is a striking architectural statement taking the shape of a rising sun.
It’s a soaring curved monolith rising from the ground, tracked with vertical bands and incorporating elements of Chinese culture and wisdom.
Designed by Shanghai Huadu Architect Design Company, the concept is ‘oriental sunrise’, emphasizing the integration of nature and the building, whilst introducing the ‘architectural language’ for the hotel by using 20 vertical warps, representing co-operation and harmony.
The front view is that of the ‘rising sun,’ symbolic of the fast-developing economy of China. The entrance of the hotel is shaped like the mouth of a fish, symbolising prosperity and from a side-angle view, the building is shaped like a scallop, which represents ‘fortune’ in Chinese culture. Other Chinese cultural elements are also employed throughout the design process.
The Kempinski hotel group’s largest development in China, the Sunrise Kempinski Hotel is just an hour’s drive from Beijing city centre and 45km north of Beijing Capital International Airport. It includes 306 guest rooms and suites across 21 floors and has taken over 9,300 construction workers two years to complete.
Located alongside the picturesque Yanqi Lake with spectacular views of the Yan Mountains, it’s surrounded by attractions such as the Mutianyu Great Wall, Hongluo Temple, Qinglong Gorge and Baiquan Mountain.
What to expect from your guest rooms or suites…
The Sunrise Kempinski Hotel guestrooms are designed in a minimal and contemporary style with a relaxing and comfortable setting. Guestrooms include the Deluxe Room and Premier Room with lake or mountain views and king or twin beds available, spacious working area, bath tub and separate shower, private safe, mini bar, flat screen and Wi-Fi access. The 20 Deluxe Suites also benefit from fantastic views of the lake or mountains and lush greenery and feature a separate living and dining area. The Panorama Suite offers an interior design of sophistication and luxury with separate living and dining area and suite guests are also offered Executive Club benefits.
Feeling hungry? Sunrise Kempinski offers a selection of dining options…
The Sunrise Kempinski Hotel offers multiple dining options with nine restaurants and bars. The Elements Restaurant is an all-day dining restaurant with open interactive cooking stations featuring international cuisine. Paulaner Bräuhaus, with a microbrewery, serves freshly-brewed German beer and authentic Bavarian dishes. The View’s Bar, located on the top floor, serves a modern array of canapés, cocktails, premium whiskies, wines and Cuban cigars. Magnolia, a modern, stylish Chinese restaurant incorporates various Chinese cooking techniques, offering Cantonese, Beijing, Huiayang and Sichuan-inspired cuisines.
Kempi Deli, a European bakery, offers traditional freshly-baked cakes and breads as well home-made sausages and cold cuts from the butchery. The Lounge is perfect for savouring a European-style afternoon tea, authentic Chinese tea or to enjoy refreshing cocktails and champagne. The Tea House features traditional, elegantly-decorated semi-private rooms with the finest teas served by Tea Masters. The Sip Juice Bar, located next to the gymnasium, offers well-balanced juices and healthy snacks.
What to do on your trip…
For those looking for simple exercise, increased fitness or defined muscles and trying to achieve sporting excellence, The Fitness Centre features a fully-equipped gymnasium, as well as relaxation areas, hot and cold plunge pools, saunas and steam rooms. The Fitness Centre will be opening soon for guests. Activities available nearby include water sports, golfing, horse riding and skiing.
Brice Péan, General Manager of Sunrise Kempinski Hotel, says: “We are also working in partnership with unique service providers such as helicopter services, e-yacht services and hot air balloon services to offer our guests unique and luxurious experiences.”
A visit to Kempinski The Spa is an experience of ultimate indulgence, relaxation and rejuvenation. The treatments at Kempinski The Spa are a journey inspired by the European cycle of the seasons. Drawing on the elemental wisdom of nature, the uniquely-designed treatments both invoke and restore the body’s natural equilibrium. Guests are pampered with a range of beauty treatments and uniquely-designed spa programmes, ensuring a memorable experience that balances the body and mind.
Looking for some alone time?
The Kempinski Kids Club at Sunrise Kempinski Hotel offers a babysitting service and activities including good morning exercise, pool fun, swimming lessons and face painting.
A stay at the new Sunrise Kempinski Hotel, Beijing & Yanqi Island will allow you to unwind, escape reality and enjoy a truly luxurious and unique stay that you’ll never forget.
Sunrise Kempinski Hotel, Beijing
18, Jia, Yanshui Road, Yanqi Lake
Telephone: +86106961 8888
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