This 283-room hotel was opened on November 26th, 1999 and is equipped with latest facilities and finest comforts for its guests. The intelligent commercial hotel has excellent dining, lodging and entertainment facilities. It is a fine example of Guangzhou culture in Beijing. The hotel aims to demonstrate the flavour and the splendid food culture of the Guangdong province and guests can get to know the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou with a little taste of the life here. The hotel offer its guests a 24-hour check-out service, a cafe, bar, restaurant, conference facilities and internet access. For an additional fee, room service is also available to guests. ## Location This hotel is located in the city centre, about 10 minutes by foot from Tian'anmen Square. It is also only a 45-minute drive away from the Beijing International Airport. ## Rooms The hotel features executive rooms, luxurious guest rooms/suites and presidential suites. The rooms are spacious and bright, and the Chinese or western-style decoration makes the rooms luxurious and cultured. With all the functions of a modern building, the hotel can provide a unique and comfortable environment and all the necessary services for the business guest. Each room features a double or king-size bed and a private bathroom with shower, as well as a direct dial telephone, satellite TV and Internet access. ## Sport The Riley Snooker Club offers 13 cues and specially trained staff. There is a four-lane AMF running track suitable for small and medium-sized international races, as well as chess rooms of different styles and sizes, containing mahjong, weiqi, chess, Chinese chess and other entertainment options. There is also an indoor swimming pool, which is 1.3 m deep, 13 m long and 7 m wide with a water temperature of 28-30 degrees Celsius. Temperatures in the rooms average 26 degrees Celsius and guests can relax in a special shower room. There is a gym with more than a dozen different types of equipment imported from Italy, including treadmills and rowing machines. ## Meals The Green Garden Café offers an international buffet and western snacks. It is open 24 hours a day and provides room service. Green Garden Café is an ideal place to meet friends or family for leisure and relaxation. The Guang He Restaurant & Tea shop is situated in the central hall on the 5th floor. The European-style teahouse feels like a transparent wonderland as sunshine scatters in from the glass roof on the 10th floor. The teahouse, consisting of 3 rooms, serves northern Chinese food and GuangDong-style morning and noon tea and can accommodate 200 people. ## Payment The hotel accepts the following credit cards: American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA.