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Is There A Four Seasons In Xi’an, China?


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Four Seasons is one of the most luxurious hotel brands in the world, and it is natural to ask the question, is there a Four Seasons in Xi’an, China? After all, there are two Four Seasons hotels in Shanghai and one in Shenzhen, so surely there must be a Four Seasons on Xi’an for easy access to the terra-cotta warriors?

Wherever you are in the world, Four Seasons hotels are consistently one of the best hotels in that city or resort. This means that most Four Seasons hotel room rates generally start at $500 – $1000 USD per night and because they don’t have a Four Seasons loyalty program, you will never be able to book a free stay by racking up and redeeming points, or by collecting points on your credit card and spending them on a Four Seasons hotel stay. It can’t be done. But you can get discounts at Four Seasons hotels and benefit from special rewards at Four Seasons hotels for no extra cost by booking your next stay via our luxury travel concierge.

Xi’an is a large city and capital of Shaanxi Province in central China. With a history dating back 3,100 years, the ancient city of Xi’an offers the opportunity to experience the birthplace of Chinese culture. Most tourists come to see the terra-cotta warriors, which is around 70km away, but this city has a huge amount of history.

Xi’an (inside the wall) is actually rather nice. It’s worth taking time to wander around. The Shanxi Art Museum is large and very interesting, and outside the wall is the Big Wild Goose Pagoda which was a rather nice area to see, and is where the Westin, which is one of the best Marriotts in Xi’an is located.

Is There A Four Seasons In Xi’an, China?

The answer is no. There is not a Four Seasons Xi’an, China, which is a real shame. Although they are not a cheap brand of hotel to stay in, their reliably expensive room rates mean that their rooms are reliably excellent, and a Four Seasons hotel would be a blissfully peaceful retreat in this ancient city. But don’t worry, there are some beautiful alternative and similarly luxurious hotels that you can book into.

Where Should I Stay?

There are two really excellent hotels in Xi’an, China and both have the best club lounge in Xi’an, China.

Set within the city’s central business district, The Ritz-Carlton, Xi’an is one of the best luxury hotels in Xian. This beautiful hotel merges traditional elements with modern luxury. The hotel has Teppanyaki, Chinese and buffet restaurants, Flair rooftop bar with a city view, offering cocktails and tapas, more than 30,000 sq. ft. of meeting and wedding space, a full-floor spa with a Zen garden, complete with couple’s suites and a pool, 283 guest rooms, and suites with views across Xi’an and an excellent Club Lounge with exclusive services and a terrace.

The Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge, located on the 23rd floor and is accessible to guests who pay to stay on the Club Floor. There, guests can experience dedicated service and watch culinary presentations throughout the day while looking out to downtown Xi’an. Continuous culinary offerings are provided throughout the day, including breakfast, light snacks, hor d’ouvres, beverages, and sweets.

Platinum Marriott Bonvoy members do not get access to this excellent club lounge for free, although they can book a club-level room to gain access.

The other great option in Xi’an, China, is the Shangri-La Hotel, Xian. The stylish guestrooms of Shangri-La Hotel, Xian feature floor-to-ceiling views of Xian and the hotel’s exquisitely landscaped gardens, complimentary broadband Internet, an executive writing desk and rainforest shower.

The Shangri-La Chi Spa, offering six private Spa Suites and indulgent treatments, is a great place to revitalize after a day of touring Xian’s famed sights, including the city walls, ancient Buddhist Wild Goose Pagodas, and Great Mosque.

Reserve a Horizon Club Room and enjoy access to the Horizon Club Lounge, offering private check-in / check-out, personal concierge service, and complimentary perks like evening cocktails.

When booking a Horizon Club Room, you get access to the super Horizon Club. Here, they serve a daily buffet breakfast, evening cocktails and canapés, all-day beverages, free Wi-Fi, and the option of a late 4:00 pm check-out if needed (depending on availability). Another special feature of the clubrooms/lounge is that you will also receive a hot beverage such as a coffee or tea to help you start your day when booking a wake-up call.

Once you have spotted the hotel and room you would like to book, contact our concierge and ask for a quote with our free benefits.

Photo above was from my visit to Four Seasons Cap Ferrat.

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