Two New Hotels To Open In Shanghai's Himalayas Centre

The Zendai group plans to open two new hotels in its CNY2.4 billion development the Himalayas Centre.

The two hotels, Zendai Hotel Yin — a luxury boutique-style hotel — and Zendai Art Hotel — a 5-star business hotel — will open in the Himalayas Centre which is due to open in Pudong in spring 2010, in time for the Shanghai World Expo.

The Himalayas Centre w is located opposite Shanghai's New International Expo Centre and near to the city's main financial district in Pudong. Metro line 7 can be accessed directly from the basement of the Himalayas Centre and the high speed Maglev train, for seven minute transfers to and from Pudong airport, is 10 minutes away.

The Himalayas Centre will incorporate a theater with a multi-functional auditorium seating 1,600, a shopping mall and a creative complex / museum zone, as well as the two luxury hotels.

The 78 room boutique-style Zendai Hotel Yin will occupy the top four floors of the dedicated hotel tower. The guestrooms, will range in size from the 376 square meter presidential suite to 60 square meter luxury suites, which will be accessed via elevators exclusively for use by boutique hotel guests.

All guestrooms will be equipped with a wireless IP phone whereby calls to a guest's room can be transferred directly to their IP phone.

The five-star Zendai Art Hotel occupying the first 14 floors of the hotel tower will offer over 300 rooms and suites.