Swire Hotels opened EAST, Beijing this week, its second property in the Chinese capital after The Opposite House in Sanlitun Village.
Located in the Chaoyang District, the hotel offers 369 rooms, including 23 suites, equipped with an iPod Touch and docking station, multi-scene lighting, and a built-in array of international power points.
Rooms and suites on the two uppermost levels enjoy complimentary access to the Upstairs Lounge which offers VIP check-in, full breakfast, all-day refreshments, and Happy Hour drinks and free-to-borrow iPads. Elsewhere, the hotel has two restaurants serving international and Japanese cuisine, a live music lounge and a café.
Other facilities include Beast (Body by EAST), which features a fully equipped gym, indoor swimming pool and outdoor splash pool. For business travellers, the Workshop is EAST, Beijing’s meeting and events space on the third floor, offering four meeting rooms.
Complimentary WiFi broadband Internet access is also available in-room and throughout the hotel.