Luxury Hotels in China

From the traditional lattice-ridden Jing’s Residence in the ancient town of Pingyao and the Temple Hotel in Chengdu (built inside a real restored temple) to a luxurious retreat in the grounds of the majestic Summer Palace, once used by royal guests, we have a wide range of luxury hotels, lodges and resorts for every type of traveller.

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Jing's Residence

Location: Beijing & Northern China | China

Jing’s Residence is a boutique hotel in the heart of historic Pingyao, surrounded by curio shops and restaurants. A stay here offers the perfect opportunity to take in the character, tradition and history of this ancient city in style and comfort.

Best for: History & Heritage, Cultural Immersion, Peace & Quiet, Couples

The Peninsula Shanghai

Location: Shanghai, Hangzhou & Eastern China | China

Breathe in this beautiful 1920s inspired Art Deco gem and embrace the bygone era, when Shanghai was known as the ‘Paris of the East’. With a lobby bedazzled with soaring pillars topped by glittering chandeliers, hallways lined by black marble and such intricately patterned carpets that you might experience vertigo for a second, this hotel oozes decadence and grandeur.

Best for: Chic Design, History & Heritage, Food & Wine, City Hotel

Aman Summer Palace

Location: Beijing & Northern China | China

A beautiful luxury hotel side-by-side with Beijing’s iconic Summer Palace, this is truly a property fit for royalty. Its collection of traditional pavilion-style accommodations, set in bamboo-shaded gardens, combine modern luxury with a stately history. 

Best for: Luxury Hotel, City Hotel, Chic Design, Setting & Views

Alila Yangshuo

Location: Southern China | China

Alila Yangshuo is a luxury hotel which combines comfort, style, and a fantastic location surrounded by the beautiful countryside of Yangshuo. Housed in a historic former sugar mill, it has combined its heritage features with modern design touches.

Best for: Couples, First-timers, Landscapes & Scenery, Setting & Views

LUX* Tea Horse Road

Location: Yunnan | China

Taking its name from the ancient tea route between Burma and Tibet, LUX* Tea Horse Road distils the ancient history and natural beauty of Yunnan Province while providing all the comfort of a modern luxury hotel.

Best for: Landscapes & Scenery, History & Heritage, Cultural Immersion, Walking & Trekking

Rosewood Beijing

Location: Beijing & Northern China | China

The Rosewood is a sanctuary of peace and comfort in the heart of one of the world’s most exciting cities: Beijing. Sitting in the glitzy neighbourhood of Chaoyang, famed for its shops and bars, the hotel combines a fantastic location with a world-class hotel experience. 

Best for: City Hotel, Luxury Hotel, Chic Design, Spa & Wellness


Location: Yunnan | China

Amandayan is a luxury hotel in Lijiang in China’s southwestern Yunnan Province. This region is famous for its natural beauty and for its traditional Nakhi culture, which blends Chinese, Tibetan and Himalayan elements.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Romantic, Seriously special, Service & Hospitality

Banyan Tree Yangshuo

Location: Southern China | China

Banyan Tree Yangshuo is a luxury hotel in Yangshuo County in southern China, a region famed for its natural beauty. An elegant, palatial building surrounded by soaring karst rock formations and forest-covered hills, inside you’ll find a stylish contemporary property with luxurious accommodations.

Best for: Couples, Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Landscapes & Scenery

Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer

Location: Xi'an, Sichuan & Central China | China

The Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer is an ultra-luxurious ship which runs cruises along China’s Yangtze River. Smaller than other cruise ships of its type, carrying just 124 passengers, the ship combines attentive service with the comfort of a luxury hotel, complete with a spa and even a theatre, alongside a wide-ranging programme of activities. 

Best for: Cruise, Setting & Views, Seriously special, Wildlife & Nature

Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain

Location: Xi'an, Sichuan & Central China | China

With the enthralling Qing Cheng mountains as a backdrop, the 256 BC Dujiangyan water irrigation system on its doorstep and pandas just minutes away, the Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain is a winner when it comes to nature and wildlife.

Best for: Wildlife & Nature, Walking & Trekking, Setting & Views, Landscapes & Scenery

Shangri-La Guilin

Location: Southern China | China

The elegant Shangri-La incorporates traditional Chinese architecture and intricate artworks with contemporary luxury and impeccable hospitality.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Landscapes & Scenery, Setting & Views, Wildlife & Nature


Location: Shanghai, Hangzhou & Eastern China | China

Amanfayun is a unique luxury hotel in the forested mountains outside the city of Hangzhou. This one-of-a-kind hotel was once a mountain village home to monks and tea farmers, and centuries of history echo through its beautifully preserved corridors and rooms.

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Hideaway, Seriously special

Sofitel Legend People's Grand Hotel

Location: Xi'an, Sichuan & Central China | China

Standing proud and tall in historic Xi’an with its in-your-face French Art Deco architecture, the Sofitel Legend People's Grand Hotel certainly stands out from the ancient city walls and traditional pagodas and offers something a little different.

Best for: Chic Design, Service & Hospitality, Cultural Immersion, History & Heritage

Banyan Tree Huangshan

Location: Shanghai, Hangzhou & Eastern China | China

For peaceful rural luxury in the Chinese mountains, look no further than Banyan Tree Huangshan, a high-end resort set in the incredible landscapes of Huangshan. Enjoy the exotic delights of Anhui cuisine, relax in an Asian spa, and explore the forested mountains of one of China’s most beautiful regions.

Best for: Landscapes & Scenery, Off the Beaten Track, Walking & Trekking, Cultural Immersion

Four Seasons Beijing

Location: Beijing & Northern China | China

A luxurious contemporary hotel with a fantastic location in central Beijing, the Four Seasons Beijing brings together the luxury, style and attentive service that we’ve come to expect from the Four Seasons brand.

Best for: Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, City Hotel

Ritz-Carlton Chengdu

Location: Xi'an, Sichuan & Central China | China

Overlooking Tianfu Square, the thriving business centre at the heart of Chengdu, the Ritz Carlton is the city's premier hotel for luxury travel, providing impeccable service and sleek style throughout.

Best for: Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, City Hotel, Spa & Wellness

The PuLi Hotel & Spa

Location: Shanghai, Hangzhou & Eastern China | China

The PuLi Hotel & Spa is an oasis of urban luxuries, soothing décor and Oriental accents. With Michelin-starred French cuisine, a 32-metre long bar and the opulent Anantara spa, this property is the height of luxury in the thriving Jing’An district.

Best for: Chic Design, City Hotel, Food & Wine, Spa & Wellness

Capella Shanghai

Location: Shanghai, Hangzhou & Eastern China | China

Capella Shanghai sits in the city's glamorous Xuhui district, within the historic Jian Ye Li estate, which dates back to the 1930s, and this luxury hotel exhibits both the traditional Shanghainese shikumen style and the French-influenced architecture popular in the city at the time. The French theme continues in the hotel's restaurants, most notably the high-end Le Comptoire de Pierre Gagnaire.

Best for: Boutique Hotel, History & Heritage, Cultural Immersion, Food & Wine

The Temple House

Location: Xi'an, Sichuan & Central China | China

Set in the historic quarter of Chengdu, The Temple House, named after the nearby Daci temple and featuring traditional Chinese architecture, is a boutique hotel built in a restored courtyard building of the Qing dynasty.

Best for: Seriously special, Unusual, Cultural Immersion, History & Heritage

Chaptel Hangzhou

Location: Shanghai, Hangzhou & Eastern China | China

Overlooking the serene shores of the famously picturesque West Lake, Chaptel Hangzhou is a luxurious property perfect for enjoying the natural beauty of Hangzhou. Built in the 19th-century Shikumen style, everything about this hotel is a meeting of the Orient and the West, from its architecture to its gourmet cuisine. 

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, City Hotel, Setting & Views

The Opposite House

Location: Beijing & Northern China | China

With its striking emerald glass façade created by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, Beijing's Opposite House is named after its contrasting designs – a unique fusion of extreme contemporary style and ancient Chinese traditions.

Best for: Chic Design, City Hotel, Boutique Hotel, History & Heritage

Li-An Lodge

Location: Southern China | China

A remote countryside lodge set amid the photogenic rice fields of Longsheng County, Li-An Lodge is a charming hotel which allows guests to experience rural village life.

Best for: Setting & Views, Village Life, Service & Hospitality, Seriously special

Diaoyutai Hotel

Location: Xi'an, Sichuan & Central China | China

Hotels don’t come much more historic than Diaoyutai, which has been welcoming guests for over 800 years as an Imperial guesthouse and, now, a luxury hotel.

Best for: City Hotel, Boutique Hotel, Setting & Views, Service & Hospitality

Tonino Lamborghini Suzhou

Location: Shanghai, Hangzhou & Eastern China | China

Tonino Lamborghini is a luxury hotel in the city of Suzhou which effortlessly blends deluxe contemporary Italian design with historic Chinese traditions. It combines sleek interiors with traditional gardens dotted with pagodas, guardian lions at the entrance and classical artwork on the walls.

Best for: Chic Design, Cultural Immersion, History & Heritage, Setting & Views

The Middle House

Location: Shanghai, Hangzhou & Eastern China | China

An impossibly photogenic hotel in central Shanghai, The Middle House is a great choice if you’re looking to experience China’s biggest city in the ultimate style. Designed by acclaimed architect Piero Lissoni, the hotel has a striking colour scheme which extends to its luxurious rooms and residences, to the Chinese, Italian and international restaurants, and to the opulent spa.

Best for: Chic Design, City Hotel, Cultural Immersion, Luxury Hotel


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