Hilton Worldwide and Hilton Hotels & Resorts have announced the opening of Hilton Dali Resort & Spa, which marks Hilton’s debut in Dali and the fourth property in the Hilton portfolio in Yunnan province after Hilton Fuxian Lake, DoubleTree by Hilton Xishuangbanna and Hilton Garden Inn Lijiang.
“Hilton Hotels & Resorts is ready to set the standard for world class hospitality in Dali,” says Rob Palleschi, global head, full service brands, Hilton Worldwide. “With the hotel situated at the crossroads of Dali’s Ancient Town and the Xia Guan commercial district, Hilton Dali Resort & Spa provides international and domestic travelers the opportunity to immerse themselves into this special region steeped in culture and civilization for centuries.”
Hilton Worldwide currently has 64 hotels operating in Greater China, including 31 Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties in key cities such as Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu and Shenzhen. In addition, there are 180 more Hilton Worldwide hotels in the pipeline for planned for development in China.
Designed by HBA/Hirsch Bedner Associates, Hilton Dali Resort & Spa blends Bai style into its architecture, offering 375 tastefully-decorated rooms, each with a private balcony where guests can enjoy scenic panoramic views. In addition, guests who opt for executive rooms and suites will be granted exclusive access to the Executive Lounge.
With a range of flexible meeting spaces, as well as courtyards and lush open areas, Hilton Dali Resort & Spa is a premier venue for events such as product launches, car shows, business meetings, cocktail events, social gatherings and weddings. The main Cangshan Ballroom spans 1,100 square meters and can be divided into three separate function rooms. There is also a 300-square meter junior Erhai Ballroom, as well as 12 other multifunction meeting rooms ranging from 60 to 100 square meters in size.
Hilton Dali Resort & Spa has three innovative restaurants and two bars – all-day dining restaurant, Spices; traditional Italian trattoria, La Bella Luna; and Yuxi – a sophisticated Chinese restaurant. The Lobby Lounge, meanwhile, is a relaxed and sophisticated space for guests to unwind over a cup of tea or a signature cocktail, while The Brew Bar, with its post-industrial décor, is the perfect place to catch up with friends over a game of billiards and a few rounds of specially brewed beer.
Recreational facilities at Hilton Dali Resort & Spa include a 160-square metre fitness center that is open around the clock, spa facilities that include a sauna, 25-meter indoor swimming pool, Kids’ pool, a Kids’ Club, Mahjong rooms and a rooftop mini golf course.