Shangri-La Hotel opens up borders

Shangri-La Hotel opens up borders

The opening of the Shangri-La Hotel, Manzhouli marks the Shangri-La Asia Limited’s third hotel in Inner Mongolia and a significant step in the opening of the Chinese border to Russia and Eastern Europe.

Manzhouli, known as ‘the window on Eastern Asia’, is set on the grasslands of Northern China and located close to Hulun Hu, one of the largest freshwater lakes in China. The Shangri-la Hotel has 235 rooms, including 24 suites, with views of Xiaobei Lake and the city just beyond.

Designed by Eva Wan Studio to reflect the cultural mix of the region, the hotel blends architecture and decorative pieces such as Russian motif lamps, Mongolian rugs and Chinese bed runners. A total of 235 rooms, including 24 suites, offer guests views of Xiaobei Lake and the city just beyond.

Guests have three choices when it comes to dining options. Cafe 99 offers an all-day international menu while the Shang Palace, Shangri-La’s signature Chinese restaurant, serves Cantonese cuisine. And Salt and Bread, which will be opening in June 2011, will serve as a nod to the hotels Slavic neighbours with a Russian menu.

Other notable features of the hotel include the Grand Ballroom which can accommodate up to 1,500 guests and the city’s largest health club, with a 25-meter indoor swimming pool with views of the lake and mountains.

Shangri-La Hotel, Manzhouli is offering an introductory rate of Rmb 688 (approx. ?64) in a Superior room until June 30, 2011. To book, call 0800 028 3337 or visit

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