Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. earlier this week, opened its first dual-branded ski resort complex in China in Changbaishan. The opening marks Starwood’s first ski resorts in Asia Pacific, and further strengthens the company’s footprint in China. Owned by Dalian Wanda Group, The 262-room Westin Changbaishan Resort and 297-room Sheraton Changbaishan Resort are adjacent to the slopes of the Changbai Mountains, one of China’s leading ski areas and famed resort destinations. This resort complex in closed to Yingfu expressway and six miles away from Changbai Shan airport. The Changbhai mountain range extends to several countries and is known for its natural beauty. Guest will enjoy downhill skiing on trails surrounded by unspoiled pine forest as well as ice skating and ice fishing.
The Westin Changbaishan Resort offers a Westin Kids Club, the signature Heavenly Spa, and an indoor swimming pool. All guestrooms are equipped with the Westin Heavenly Ò Bed, among others. Seasonal Tastes is the hotel’s signature restaurant.
Sheraton Changbaishan Resort offers Sheraton Club lounge and Sheraton Club rooms with upgraded amenities. All guest rooms are equipped with an oversized work desk, custom-designed ergonomic chair, high speed Internet, LCD flat panel television, iPhone/iPad docking station, etc.Starwood opens first dual-branded ski resort complex in Asia-Pacific
Additional amenities include full service restaurants and lounge, fully equipped fitness facilities, to name a few. The open kitchens at the property serve A La Carte while Yue offers traditional Chinese favourites, with an emphasis on Cantonese cuisine.
The two resorts are joined by a bridge, and guests staying at any of the two resorts enjoy access to the public areas of the other. They also can use both resorts’ facilities, such as lobby lounges and swimming pool. The complex provides a very unique and convenient way to enjoy both brands, which is certain to impress even the most discerning travelers.
The resort complex also offers more than 37,000 square feet of state-of-the-art function and meeting space, including a 13,362 square feet ballroom, nine smaller meeting rooms, and a spacious pre-function area. Six innovative food and beverage venues, along with a professional catering and meeting team are capable of organising functions for all types of occasions.