Best of the Best 2018 - 112
SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, XIAN
XIA N , CHIN A
N E I G H B O R H O O D Xian
The stylish guestrooms of Shangri-La Hotel, Xian feature floor-to-ceiling views of Xian and the
hotel's exquisitely landscaped gardens, complimentary broadband Internet, an executive
writing desk and rainforest shower. Reserve a Horizon Club Room and enjoy access to the
Horizon Club Lounge, offering private check-in/checkout, personal concierge service and
complimentary perks like evening cocktails. The Shangri-La Chi Spa, offering six private Spa
Suites and indulgent treatments, is a great place to revitalize after touring Xian's famed sights,
including the city walls, ancient Buddhist Wild Goose Pagodas and Great Mosque.
$100 value spa services credit per stay.
Save time for a day trip - the renowned
Terracotta Warriors site, one of the world's
most astonishing archaeological discoveries,
is not far away.
Distance from Xianyang Airport (XIY): 23 miles/37 km
Size: 393 rooms Room Style: Eclectic Vibe: Sophisticated
SOFITEL LEGEND PEOPLE'S GRAND HOTEL XIAN
XIA N , CHIN A
N E I G H B O R H O O D Downtown near Xian's patrimony
The iconic Sofitel Legend People's Grand Hotel Xian offers a boutique stay within the ancient
capital's city walls. Surrounded by landscaped gardens, this former state guesthouse reflects
its international clientele with an elegant, eclectic mix of Russian stylings, art deco detailing,
Chinese artworks and French flair. The 71 rooms and suites feel spacious and extravagant with
silk kimonos, Lanvin amenities and around-the-clock butler service. Sip a rare Louis XIII Fortress Cognac in the aptly named Louis XIII Bar; then sit down to classic Italian fare at Dolce Vita
A DV I S O R T I P
$100 value food and beverage credit per stay.
This iconic hotel in Xian has an indoor
pool overlooking the beautiful gardens and
exceptional staff that go above and beyond.
Gold Coast, Australia
Distance from Xianyang Airport (XIY): 17 miles/27 km
Size: 71 rooms Room Style: Eclectic Vibe: Sophisticated
THE OBEROI AMARVILĀS
A GR A , IN DIA
N E I G H B O R H O O D 600 Meters From the Taj Mahal
Situated less than 2,000 feet from the Taj Mahal, The Oberoi Amarvila-s offers uninterrupted
views of this ancient monument to love from each of its rooms and suites. The immaculate
hotel grounds feature minarets, pavilions, fountains, reflection pools and terraced lawns inspired by traditional Mughal designs. The fine dining restaurants serve Pan-international and
authentic Mughlai cuisine. Couples can experience candlelit dining on their private balcony,
beside the silhouette of the Taj Mahal, or relax with a spa treatment in a couples' therapy suite
with Taj Mahal views.
Lunch for two (excluding alcohol, tax and
gratuity), once per stay.
Enjoy a private candlelight dinner on your
balcony, gazing at the Taj Mahal bathed in
moonlight. Your round-the-clock butler can
make the arrangements.
Distance from New Delhi Airport (DEL): 210 minutes
Size: 102 rooms Room Style: Classic Vibe: Sophisticated