This hotel and spa complex is an integrated destination with spacious accommodation offering a wide range of dining, recreational and sports facilities. The hotel resembles an ancient, mythical royal palace surrounded by a labyrinth of pathways, archways and waterways; with courtyards, lush gardens and natural geothermal hot springs, creating a unique oasis in northern China that commands and dominates the surrounding skyline. The air-conditioned hotel consists of a total of 650 rooms. Guests are welcomed into a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service. Facilities include a hotel safe, currency exchange, cloakroom, lift access, newspaper stand, café, bar and 3 restaurants. Guests may also make use of the conference facilities, WLAN Internet access, room and laundry services, car park and bicycle hire (for a fee).
The hotel is about 60 km or 50 minutes by car from Binhai International Airport.
The comfortable and stylish rooms feature a king-size bed with cotton linen and plush duvet, three-seater sofa, combination work desk and dining table, and an en suite bathroom with walk-in rain shower and bath. The balcony with sun deckchairs offers expansive views of the landscaped grounds. Modern amenities include an LCD TV with satellite/cable and high-speed Internet access. Further features include a hairdryer, direct dial telephone, safe, kitchen, minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, ironing set, air conditioning and central heating.
Within and around the resort there are a wide variety of recreational facilities and fun activities catering to guests of all ages, which include a 10 m-long ski slope with a snow-making machine, skating rink, indoor/outdoor swimming pools, indoor/outdoor hot springs, cycling routes, an eco-trail, a rock climbing wall, eight-lane bowling alley, a gym and squash facilities. Adjacent to the hotel, guests can enjoy horseback riding, indoor/outdoor tennis, badminton and basketball, and a golf driving range is nearby. Further amenities include parasols, a hot tub, sauna, steam room, massage service, spa treatments, table tennis, pool/snooker and biking (some amenities incur additional charges).
Live cooking stations are the main feature of the Glass House buffet restaurant, which is open daily for continental breakfast buffet and Friday/Saturday for dinner only. A variety of cuisine is prepared by the hotel's chefs at various stations while a special children's buffet counter is also available. Both lunch and dinner are served à la carte and from a set menu.