Sheraton Guilin Hotel, China
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Located on the beautiful banks of the Li River in the city centre of Guilin, is your accommodation, Guilin Sheraton Hotel. Its fantastic riverbank setting is made even more impressive by its close proximity to many of the region’s attractions. These include Elephant Trunk Hill, Guilin Museum, Seven Star Park, West Hill Park, Night Market, Two River and Four Lakes Cruises, Fu Bo Mountain, Folded Brocade Hill, Solitary Beauty Peak and more. So whether you want to spend your free time enjoying a leisurely cruise, embarking on your own expeditions in the many parks, hiking the hills and mountains or simply indulging in a little shopping, there is plenty to do, right on your doorstep.
Guilin Sheraton Hotel, its lobby, club lounge and guest rooms have all been renovated to a fantastic standard. Each guest room boasts a plasma flat screen TV and Sheraton Signature Bed to ensure you enjoy the most comfortable stay possible. When you’re not relaxing in your room, you could always work up an appetite swimming laps in the hotel’s outdoor pool. Or, you could busy yourself working up a sweat at the hotel’s fitness centre, complete with all the facilities and equipment you could need. For a more relaxing day, you could spend a little time in the sauna, or lazing by the pool, enjoying the occasional dip.
Dining at Bene on 7
A fantastic dining experience thanks to its open kitchen, Bene on 7 is a true treat for the senses. Here you can watch the chefs work their magic creating delicious Italian cuisine. Not only does dining inside the restaurant offer great views, but you can also opt to dine on the outdoor terrace, where you can enjoy a delicious meal with exceptional views of the Li River and the mountains beyond.
Dining at Cathay Chinese Restaurant
If you’d like to sample local specialties, Cathay Chinese Restaurant is a great place to start. Here, an array of Cantonese and Sichuan dishes make up the mouth-watering menu.
Alternatively you can grab a quick bite to eat at the Atrium Coffee Shop which serves international and Asian cuisine beneath a 60-foot roof with sparkling skylights. The Lobby Lounge is a cosy setting for an afternoon tea or evening cocktails. Plus if the weather is warm, it has a lovely outdoor garden seating area too. Or, if you’re lazing by the pool, snacks and drinks are also often available.