Shangri-La Group Expands Presence in China with New Hotels in Shenzhen and Kunming

The Shangri-La Group has announced the opening of two new properties in China: Shangri-La Nanshan, Shenzhen, and JEN Kunming by Shangri-La. These additions bolster the Group’s renowned portfolio, highlighting Shangri-La’s commitment to the Chinese market and its distinctive brand of heartfelt Asian hospitality.

Shangri-La Nanshan, Shenzhen: Luxury in the Greater Bay Area

Located in the dynamic Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, Shangri-La Nanshan, Shenzhen is the Group’s 91st property globally and its fourth in Shenzhen. The hotel is situated in the Shenzhen Bay Super Headquarters Base, atop the Shenwan Huiyun Center, offering a landmark of luxury.

The hotel benefits from a prime location at the junction of three metro lines (Lines 2, 9, and 11), just two stops from the Futian High-Speed Train Station and a 35-minute drive from Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport. Guests can enjoy proximity to popular tourist spots such as Shenzhen Bay Park, Window of the World, and He Xiang Ning Art Museum. The hotel’s 272 rooms span the top 13 floors of the Shenwan Huiyun Center, providing stunning views of Shenzhen Bay, the Hong Kong skyline, the Overseas Chinese Town Wetland Park, or beautiful sunsets. The Wellness Club on the 77th floor offers a serene retreat with expansive views, while dining options include Café 66, Summer Palace, and more.

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JEN Kunming by Shangri-La: Urban Culture in Yunnan Province

JEN Kunming by Shangri-La, located in Yunnan Province’s capital, Kunming, offers a vibrant “Live New Asia” experience. Positioned in Kunming’s First Ring CBD and connected to Metro Line 3, the hotel is ideal for both international visitors and local residents. It is within a 20-minute drive of key attractions like Kunming Museum, Nanqiang Night Market, and Qianwang Street. The hotel features 274 well-designed rooms, a 2,200-square-metre Wellness Club, and the OpenHouse Café Bar, which serves distinctive Yunnan cuisine, Asian delicacies, and beverages.

JEN Kunming is part of Shangri-La’s innovative dual-brand project, which includes the upcoming Shangri-La Kunming. This approach offers guests the youthful energy of JEN alongside the timeless elegance of Shangri-La, catering to diverse preferences. Shangri-La Kunming is set to open fully in 2025, promising an elevated luxury experience in Kunming.

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