Encompassing entirely a private island on scenic Lake Jinji, the new hotel will provide easy access to the city’s bustling business districts, historical attractions and leisure activities.
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, one of the world’s leading luxury hotels, and Sun Hung Kai Properties (SHKP), a renowned property developer in Greater China, announce plans for a new Four Seasons hotel in the historic city. in Suzhou, China, scheduled to open in late 2023.
Four Seasons Hotel Suzhou will comprise 9 hectares (22 acres) of a private island surrounded by the famous Jinji Lake, a popular attraction in the area. The city of Suzhou is a thriving center of economic and leisure activity, with many historical attractions, offering something for travelers of all kinds and ages. Suzhou is home to picturesque and historic UNESCO-listed Classical Gardens dating from the 11th to 19th centuries, picturesque pagodas, canals, stone bridges and museums, as well as the nearby Jinji Lake International Golf Club.
The Four Seasons Hotel Suzhou will be led by General Manager Arthur Ho, a seasoned hotelier with extensive experience in senior management positions in Asia and Europe, including at Four Seasons properties in Hong Kong, Macau and Shanghai. In particular, Arthur led the pre-opening phase of several new developments, including that of the Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen in 2012. Arthur is already hard at work building his team and preparing to welcome guests to the Four Seasons Hotel Suzhou in 2023.
Perched on a private island and connected by a private bridge, the Four Seasons Hotel Suzhou will be the epitome of luxury and sophistication; intimate size with just over 200 well-appointed oversized rooms, suites and private villas, all close to a wide range of sought-after amenities, including a tranquil spa, fully equipped gym, waterfront jogging track from the lake, lush grounds and gardens, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a fully supervised Kids For All Seasons facility designed especially for children and even a special place for pet dogs.
Dining experiences will include a premier Chinese restaurant with seven lavish private dining rooms; an all-day dining restaurant serving a wide selection of international dishes; a Lobby Lounge and Lobby Bar with a panoramic view of Lake Jinji serving a selection of teas, beverages and snacks; and an Executive Lounge overlooking the hotel’s private landscaped lagoon.
With easy access to the Suzhou Industrial Park, the hotel will also have a grand ballroom, a multifunctional hall and several meeting rooms that can be custom-designed with state-of-the-art equipment for important meetings, presentations, conferences or social events. events. The ballroom/meeting room has its own individual entrance accessible by car or bus. For honeymooners, the hotel has a honeymoon penthouse suite overlooking Lake Jinji as well as an outdoor wedding lawn for romantic and photogenic events amidst the hotel’s generously landscaped gardens inspired by the beauty and fame of Suzhou’s historical heritage.
Only half an hour by train or an hour by car from Shanghai, future guests of the Four Seasons Hotel Suzhou will experience a lifestyle unique to Suzhou and uncompromising service unique to Four Seasons.
About Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited
Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited (SHKP) is committed to “Building houses with heart”, by developing top quality projects for residential, office and retail purposes, as well as providing first-class customer-focused service over the years. Since listing on the stock exchange in 1972, SHKP has built many distinctive projects that become landmarks reflecting Hong Kong’s growth and defining the city as a major international metropolis. The Group is now one of Hong Kong’s leading property developers. Its International Trade Center, the tallest building in Hong Kong, forms the magnificent gateway to Victoria Harbor with two IFCs on the central waterfront.
The Group’s Hotel Division now has 16 properties in operation, comprising its own set of Royal brands as well as those managed by international chains. The portfolio extends to the mainland with high-end hotels in key cities such as Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Nanjing and Chengdu.
Four Seasons Hotel Suzhou