Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts will open a Shangri-La Hotel in Nanchang in the second quarter of 2013.
It will be in a multi-use complex built in two phases in the Honggutan New District, next to the government administration office and the city’s new convention center.
Phase I will include 319 guestrooms with meeting and function spaces and recreation facilities.
Hotel News Resource reports that 65% of all the rooms will overlook the Ganjiang river and surrounding gardens. One of the four famous Chinese superstructures, the Tengwang Pavilion, and the OldCity are located directly across the river.
Nanchang has a population of 4.85 million and is the capital of Jiangxi province in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze river. There are high-speed rail connections to Hangzhou, Changsha and Shanghai.