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14-06-2016

The Peninsula Beijing guestrooms and suites set spectacular new standards for personalised luxury, comfort and convenience

Staying in ultimate style at The Peninsula Beijing means relaxing in classically decorated guestrooms and suites blending Chinese artisanship with international sophistication and flair. The hotel’s previous 525 rooms have been combined to create 230 stunning new rooms (including 61 suites) starting at a spacious 60 square metres, the largest luxury hotel rooms in Beijing and among the most spacious in China. As one of first hotel in China to offer a 24-hour check-in and check-out service to all of its guests, The Peninsula Beijing offers a seamless check-in process personally managed in each guest room or suite without guests having to wait at a reception counter or front desk. With guest comfort and eminence being at the centre of the renovation preference, the 60 square metre standard rooms have been reimagined “suite-style”, with separate bedroom, living room, bathroom and cloakroom.

Seamlessly incorporating proprietary Peninsula technology and design, the new rooms at The Peninsula Beijing are the most personalised in the world. The guest experience is enhanced by fully customised in-room amenities, including bedside and desk tablets that can be pre-set in 11 languages to control all room functions, and gain access to room service menus, at a simple touch. Advice and tips on the finest Beijing dining, shopping and nightlife, the latest openings and special cultural events are also a fingertip away.

Inspired by the interior of a luxury yacht, the new guestrooms are styled in graceful shades of crème. Reflacting Beijing’s status as the nexus of China’s vibrant arts scene, the walls are adorned with specially commissioned works by stellar Chinese artists. Bespoke furnishings designed by Henry Leung and hand-made using sustainable mahogany by Italian luxury furniture maker Cassina add a cultured sense of grace and refinement.

The outsized bathroom styled in black and white veined marble offers a deep-soaking tub, rain-shower and deluxe bath products. An abstract Chinese calligraphy mosaic above the bath depicts the movements of a goldfish, inspired by the hotel’s address on Goldfish Lane in Beijing.

For guests visiting the Chinese capital on business, the new rooms are ideal for both working and relaxing. Innovative “guest room as office” facilities include a printer/scanner and a collection of multi-brand chargers for digital devices to ensure constant connectivity. Complimentary high-speed WiFi makes keeping briefed with colleagues and clients simple, and a portable VoIP phone offers free international calls to connect with family back home. If hunger strikes, the new in-room menu presents a selection of nutritious and healthy dishes to savour while working early or late.

The Peninsula Beijing elevates suite stays to a new level of comfort, elegance and sophistication. The inspired collection of 61 suites, including a beautifully styled portfolio of theme suites, comprises more than 25 percent of the hotel inventory, the highest percentage of any Peninsula hotel, and among the highest ratio for a luxury hotel in Beijing. For the ultimate in residential living, The Peninsula Suite has been designed as a stylish urban update of the traditional courtyard home of a Chinese aristocrat. Perfect for entertaining, and enhanced by an impressive collection of Chinese antiques and artworks, the palatial 660 sq m suite offers a large dining room seating up to 18 with a separate kitchen, living room, study, private gym and a second guest bedroom. Exclusive access is provided by a private elevator direct from the Lobby, and The Peninsula Suite can also connect to an adjacent guest room to create a three-bedroom suite, making it ideal for a business delegation or multigenerational family group.

Combining two original suites to create a modern 165 sq m residence, the 17 re-imagined Beijing Suites feature large living and dining areas, plus an expansive dressing area adjoining the master bedroom. A private cinema room with upholsetered sofas and armchairs offers the possibility of relaxing with the latest movie release or watching an old classic on the 80-inch screen. The study room can be easily converted into a second bedroom for families travelling together. Family guests can also relax together with bespoke in-room amenities and baby products provided through an exclusive partnership with Norwegian baby brand Stokke, adding comfort and convenience for babies, toddlers and parents in a home away from home.

Unique to The Peninsula Beijing, the Loft rooms on the top floor of the hotel provide guests with the fashionable ambience of a private urban apartment in the heart of the Chinese capital. The 74 sq m, two-storey room feature floor-to-ceiling windows affording fine views over Beijing from the master bedroom upstairs, and from the entry lobby and living room downstairs. Extending the sofa bed in the living room creates an improvised second bedroom for family guests.

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