Select Your Home Region
Europe, Middle East & Africa
Australia, NZ and Southeast Asia
Shangri-La Hotel Chengdu
Why we like it
- Landmark luxury hotel situated in the vibrant city of Chengdu within the Sichuan Province.
- Iconic high rise build offering magnificent views overlooking the glowing Chengdu cityscape and glistening Jinjiang River.
- Spacious guestrooms and suites display an elegant, chic décor with modern furnishings and amenities.
- Three delectable restaurants serve some of the finest international and traditional cuisine in the city.
- Facilities include state-of-the-art fitness centre, indoor swimming pool and the luxury CHI, The Spa.
- Close to Tianfu Square, Du Fu's Cottage and the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base.
Dive into Chengdu's subculture and witness the city's latest urban craze of fixed-gear cycling. Hip young cyclists whizz about the city on these popular bikes, recognised by their simple design and bright colours.
Thank you for helping us organise our trip to Cambodia and Beijing. We had an incredible time! We were amazed that despite the pace we felt very relaxed. It was also wonderful only having the responsibility of deciding what to eat! Thank you again for putting together such a wonderful itinerary. We are new fans of A&K!
- BM, London
It's just a short drive past picturesque rivers, grand bridges and streets full of hibiscus flowers and gingko trees, until you arrive at the resplendent Shangri-La Hotel in the history-rich city of Chengdu. As you step into the majestic lobby, you are welcomed into a higher class by the gracious concierge. The stunning high rise building comprises of 593 guestrooms and expansive suites with refined interior design and floor-to-ceiling windows framing striking views of the Jinjiang River or bustling city centre.
Dining presents itself in the form of Shangri-La's signature restaurant, the Shang Palace serving traditional Cantonese-style dishes and the bold, piquant flavours of Sichuan specialities. Witness the talented chefs skillfully prepare a wide array of international cuisines in one of the nine open food theatres at the exuberant Café Z, before heading into the lively atmosphere of Mooney's Bar to enjoy classic cocktails and the live nightly entertainment.
After an exhausting day of business or pleasure, retreat to the CHI Spa with 11 luxurious private spa suites and herbal steam facilities. Here you can experience holistic treatments, deriving from traditional Asian therapies, to relax the mind and renew the body.
This Shangri-La Hotel is ideally placed to explore the vibrant streets, colourful markets, unique museums and religious temples of this laid-back city.
Best time to be there
While there are differences in the climate according to the region in China, it is best to travel in Spring and Autumn when the weather is not too hot nor freezing cold. But we also pay attention to festival periods and special occasions.
Beijing/Shanghai/Hong Kong (British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Virgin)
11 hours 20 minutes non-stop
GMT +7 hours
Visa required for UK passport holders
Yellow Fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area
Create a brochure
Suggested itineraries in China
A Hosted Journey - The Ancient Silk Road
Nights: 9 | from £6,395pp
The ancient Silk Road was a network of overland trade routes that linked China with the Mediterranean. For a thousand years or so, merchants made the journey with caravans of camels loaded with rubies, jade, metals, amber, musk and of course silk.
Nights: 10 | from £4,945pp
Tibet feels like a real-life Shangri-La, a time-warp realm hid-den in the Himalaya and swirled by incense and an air of mystery. In ten days you can explore its palaces, monaster-ies and backstreets, as well as adding quick visits to two of China’s greatest cities.
Wings Over China
Nights: 11 | from £25,380pp
From the timeless Great Wall near Beijing to the modern Hong Kong skyline, immerse yourself in the essence of China, exploring vibrant Shanghai, picturesque wings-o and ancient Xian, home of the spectacular Terra Cotta Warriors.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises – Beijing to Bangkok
Nights: 18 | from £6,250pp
Uncover Asia’s rich tapestry of varying cultures and dynasties. From the ancient and modern wonders of China’s frenetic cities to the scenic beauty of Vietnam’s Halong Bay and the busy streets and bustling markets of Bangkok.
Landscapes of Yunnan
Nights: 11 | from £4,735pp
Get under the skin of the beautiful mountainous province of Yunnan on this 11 night itinerary which uncovers the province’s key sights and cultural highlights.
Nights: 13 | from £4,995pp
Six dynamic cities, a dramatic river cruise and heaps of fun – this supremely child-friendly journey showcases the culture and variety of China, with activities as diverse as learning calligraphy to tobog-ganing down the Great Wall!
Luxury Small Group Journeys - China & The Yangzi 2017
Nights: 9 | from £4,800pp
Stay at two of the finest hotels in China — Four Seasons Hotel Beijing and the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund
The Silk Road
Nights: 14 | from £6,595pp
Traverse this vast hinterland of Asia, the rugged and desolate landscapes and once-flourishing oasis cities and trading outposts. Visit sites important to both the Buddhist and Uighur culture and explore the cities of Urumqi, Turfan and Kashgar - names that have captured the imagination for centuries.
Nights: 13 | from £4,760pp
China is so vast and varied it’ll blow you away. There’s no way to see it all in one trip. But in a well-paced fortnight you can hit its Big 5 – Beijing, Shanghai, stone warriors, giant pandas and the mighty Yangtze River – packing in plenty of food and culture en route too.
Cycling through China
Nights: 14 | from £5,895pp
A tour of China which involves walking, cycling, rafting and even a motorcycle sidecar, enabling you to fully appreciate both its world-famous landmarks and its traditional countryside and customs.
Highlights of China
Nights: 9 | from £3,895pp
From frenetic cities to romantic landscapes, this trip show-cases the best of China, old and new. Start in Beijing, finish in Shanghai and pack in archaeological treasures, pearl markets, mighty walls and tiny villages in between.
The Search for Shangri-La
Nights: 11 | from £5,455pp
Wedged between Tibet and Southeast Asia, Yunnan Province affords an insight into Tibetan culture. Here you’ll discover spectacular, monasteries that seem to float in the clouds, sacred snow-capped mountains, golden stupas and fluttering prayer flags, lush terraces, ancient forest and traditional villages untouched by time.