Curio Collection by Hilton debuts in Jiujiang, introducing an exclusive island experience to Lushan region (China)
Category: Asia Pacific - China - Hotel opening
Press release published on 2020-01-06
Lushan West Sea Resort, Curio Collection by Hilton, opens in Lushan West Sea, Jiujiang, offering a one-of-a-kind destination that connects guest to nature
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of Lushan West Sea Resort, Curio Collection by Hilton, a new resort nestled in a private-owned island of Lushan West Sea. With all 110 rooms boasting lake views and housed within 80 villas, the resort hosts the best of the Lushan West Sea, one of China’s most well-preserved natural landscapes. As the latest addition to the collection, Lushan West Sea Resort is owned by China Overseas Property and managed by Hilton.
“We are proud to introduce the first international branded hotel to the beautiful Lushan West Sea region and elevate the local hospitality experience to yet another level.” said Qian Jin, area president of Greater China and Mongolia, Hilton. “We think Curio Collection’s unique character and sense of discovery is a perfect match to Lushan West Sea, which has abundant natural scenery blended with profound cultural heritage. We are pleased to welcome curious guests from all over the world to explore authentic, off-the-beaten path experiences.”
Situated in the heart of Lushan West Sea in Jiangxi, Lushan West Sea Resort is the first in the region that occupies a private island spanning 150,000 square meters, creating the perfect base for guests to discover unexpected and authentic experiences. Guests will be able to enjoy an adventurous hike around the island, take a contemplative stroll or jog, or challenge themselves to Paile Ball, a local golf-like ball game, with family and friends. The resort is accessible from Nanchang Changbei International Airport, located a 70 minutes’ drive away, and Nanchang West High-Speed Train Station, an 80 minutes’ drive away.
“Lushan West Sea is an increasingly popular leisure destination for family weekend getaways and those who crave a much-needed respite from the bustling city. The resort aims to provide guests with a transformative leisure experience in a stunning natural environment,” said Jenna Hackett, global head, Curio Collection by Hilton. “Curated for curious travelers and nature enthusiasts to relax and unwind in a unique setting, Lushan West Sea is an exciting addition to our collection of one-of-a-kind hotels.”
The 110 expansive guest rooms feature 72 square meters of living space at a minimum, along with a spacious balcony that overlooks breathtaking views of Lushan West Sea. For larger groups such as a family vacation or a team building trip, guests may opt for a villa with two separate deluxe lake view rooms or the freestanding suite, some of which have exclusive courtyards and private swimming pools, ideal for guests who seek added privacy.
Timeless DesignDesigned by world-renowned Cheng Chung Design firm (CCD), which drew inspiration from the surrounding mountains and lakes, the resort showcases the uniqueness of the destination by combining local coastal village culture and the private island concept. Together with the hotel’s distinctive offerings, such as mountain bike cycling or yoga by the sea, guests can restore their body, revive the mind and rejuvenate the spirit while also exploring the hidden gems around the island.
Distinctive DiningLushan West Sea Resort offers remarkable dining experiences at its two signature restaurants and lobby lounge and bar.
Ning DaoEnjoy thoughtfully curated local specialties at Chinese restaurant Ning Dao, which offers traditional Jiangxi, Sichuan and Cantonese cuisine. Ning Dao has five private dining rooms that feature modern Chinese designs, allowing families and friends to enjoy fresh local ingredients and each other's company in a private space.
Archipelago All-Day Dining RestaurantArchipelago boasts a gourmet selection of innovative, contemporary international cuisine within a chic and peaceful atmosphere, elevating Asian gastronomy to a new level of refinement. The restaurant has a total seating capacity of 100 with options for both indoor and al fresco dining, all with spectacular lake views.
Lobby LoungeThe Lobby Lounge offers an enjoyable selection of Chinese and international light bites as well as a scrumptious tiered afternoon tea set comprising both local and western delights.
Fitness and Wellness at Your LeisureThe hotel offers a variety of recreational options, including an infinity outdoor pool and a kids pool overlooking the lake (available during summer months), a heated indoor pool bathed in the glow of natural sunlight through full length glass windows, as well as a cycling center offering bicycles for guests to ride around the island and a 24-hour fitness center outfitted with the latest Life Fitness equipment and free weights. The hotel spa also features an extensive menu of innovative health and beauty treatments.
Memorable Meetings and EventsThe hotel offers up to 600 square meters of function space that features plenty of natural lighting and spectacular views, including a 420-square-meter ballroom, all of which are ideal for memorable, intimate weddings, meetings and special events. Four individual, customizable function rooms are available along with three spacious outdoor terraces that can cater to varied event requirements. All event spaces feature state-of-the-art audio visual and technical equipment to suit every occasion, and flexible layouts allow a wide range of capacities for various needs. Event planning and catering professionals are available to curate meetings and events packages, taking care of every detail to deliver seamless events.
Lushan West Sea Resort is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton's 17 world-class brands. Members who book directly through Hilton’s direct channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Hilton Honors Points and cash to book a stay, free standard Wi-Fi and an exclusive member discount that is only available through this channel. Members can also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key.
To celebrate the hotel’s opening, Hilton Honors members will earn an additional 1,000 Points per night for bookings from Jan 1 to June 30, 2020, when booking directly with Hilton.
Lushan West Sea Resort is located at Lushan West Sea Landscape, Wuning County, Jiujiang, Jiangxi, China.
Curio Collection by Hilton is an upper-upscale, global portfolio of nearly 80 one-of-a-kind hotels and resorts. Curio Collection properties provide travelers authentic, curated experiences through distinctly local offerings and unexpected amenities, while providing the benefits of Hilton and its award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors.
About Curio Collection by Hilton
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 17 world-class brands comprising nearly 6,000 properties with more than 954,000 rooms, in 117 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2019 World’s Best Workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, more than 100 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy, plus enjoy instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room.
With all 110 rooms boasting lake views and housed within 80 villas, the resort hosts the best of the Lushan West Sea, one of China’s most well-preserved natural landscapes.
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