SHENZHEN, China and McLEAN, Va. – Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of Conrad Shenzhen in the city’s Qianhai business district, expanding the brand’s global portfolio of elevated luxury offerings. Artfully imagined by world-renowned design firm YABU Pushelberg to embody “A Story of a Dreamer,” the 300-room hotel takes guests on a reflective journey through modern art and calming aesthetics – lending a reprieve from the surrounding urban bustle. These distinct details are designed to engage the senses, which are further enhanced by Conrad’s purposeful and intuitive service.
"We are thrilled to introduce Conrad Shenzhen, our first luxury property in China’s thriving technology hub and a breathtaking addition to our portfolio of hotels in Asia Pacific,” said Alan Watts, president, Asia Pacific, Hilton. “Travel demand remains strong and is only expected to rise as international travel to China resumes. As the country’s fastest growing hotel company, Hilton stands ready to welcome even more guests here in Shenzhen and other key destinations.”
"As the country’s fastest growing hotel company, Hilton stands ready to welcome even more guests here in Shenzhen and other key destinations."
Situated in the heart of the city’s financial center, only 25 minutes from Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport and steps away from Guiwan metro station, the hotel offers unparalleled views of the mesmerizing Qianhai Bay as well as proximity to international shopping centers, world-class restaurants and more.
Dino Michael, senior vice president and global category head, Hilton Luxury Brands, said, “With its urban landscape and rich cultural heritage, Shenzhen is an ideal destination for growing Conrad Hotels & Resorts in China. Through the brand’s purposeful service, and the hotel’s desirable location and sophisticated design, travellers can enjoy an inspiring stay infused with local connections and elevated culinary experiences.”
Owned by Horoy Group, Conrad Shenzhen is poised to usher global travelers to the Chinese gateway city. Lai Julin, president, Horoy Group, said, “Conrad Shenzhen represents an exciting partnership that blends our nuanced understanding of the local market with that of Hilton’s expertise in luxury hospitality, setting a new benchmark in Shenzhen.”
A Fusion of Bold Design and Local Culture
Featuring curated contemporary art and striking design, Conrad Shenzhen invites guests to explore cutting-edge interiors imbued with local culture at every turn. The interiors have been meticulously designed by YABU Pushelberg to create an immersive environment, while the hotel’s captivating architectural structure has been crafted by Goettsch Partners, an innovative architecture firm with a global perspective.
True to its theme, Conrad Shenzhen encapsulates the transformative spirit of Shenzhen, which in just four decades, evolved from a quiet fishing village into a vibrant megacity. This narrative is woven throughout the hotel’s design, with elegant motifs inspired by the city's humble past and reimagined through a modern lens.
The spacious guest rooms and suites start at a generous 56 square meters and mirror Shenzhen's ambitious spirit, blending comfort and luxury for the discerning traveler. Each room is thoughtfully designed with floor-to-ceiling windows and offers views of the bay or the scenic city, and features separate lounge and work areas, as well as full-sized luxury amenities from renowned European brand Byredo.
Elevated Culinary Experiences
Among the hotel’s offerings are four restaurants and bars, each presenting a unique culinary journey:
- Chinese restaurant CH’AO features the delicate flavors of Chaozhou cuisine, showcasing locally sourced seasonal ingredients.
- The Common Room presents an array of premium cuts, seafood and other specialty dishes prepared in a show kitchen.
- With nine-meter-high ceilings and an outdoor terrace, Azaleas lounge serves light bites and a signature afternoon tea in a relaxed setting.
- Collective Bar offers spectacular sunset views over Qianhai Bay from the outdoor patio. Chic, reflective surfaces are juxtaposed against textured leather sofas. A curated selection of premium whiskies and wines create a perfect setting for exclusive private events and social gatherings.
Bespoke Meetings & Events
Conrad Shenzhen’s 2,100 square meters of meeting and event space include a 1,100-square meter grand ballroom that features advanced technologies and audiovisual equipment. Conrad Shenzhen’s team of events experts ensures a seamless experience for conferences, weddings, or corporate functions of all sizes.
Flooded with natural light, the spacious ballroom foyer features striking contemporary sculptures inspired by the lush hills and rugged shores of Shenzhen, a poetic setting for memorable events and celebrations.
Conrad Shenzhen is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s world-class brands. In celebration of the official opening of Conrad Shenzhen, members can earn an additional 5,000 Hilton Honors points per night unitl 30 Sept., 2023, when booking through official Hilton channels.
Conrad Shenzhen is located at No. 5001 Tinghai Road, Nanshan District, Shenzhen 518066, Guangdong Province, China. For more information or hotel reservations, visit hilton.com or call +86 755 8898 7999.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 22 world-class brands comprising nearly 7,400 properties and more than 1.1 million rooms, in 124 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, earned a top spot on Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list and been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for six consecutive years. Hilton has introduced several industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the more than 173 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit stories.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.
About Conrad Hotels & Resorts
Spanning five continents with over 40 properties, Conrad Hotels & Resorts has created a seamless connection between bold design, impactful experiences and curated contemporary art to inspire the conscientious traveler. Conrad is a place where guests are empowered to explore through intuitive service and experiences that authentically connect them with local culture. In addition to its award-winning hotel offerings, the brand also features an expanding residential portfolio combining sophisticated design, best-in-class amenities and purposeful service in inspiring destinations. Experience Conrad Hotels & Resorts by booking at conradhotels.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Conrad Hotels & Resorts at stories.hilton.com/conradhotels, and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.