HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cordis, Dongqian Lake, Ningbo opens today, claiming its mantle as the
first Cordis resort by Langham Hospitality Group as well as the fifth
property in the global Cordis portfolio.
Inspired by its proximity to the serene Dongqian Lake, the largest
natural freshwater lake in Zhejiang province with over 1,200 years of
history, this newest Cordis property provides panoramic views as it
creates a luxurious. Authentic resort experience.
“We're very proud to introduce our first Cordis resort at the beautiful
and pristine Dongqian Lake,” said Stefan Leser, chief executive officer,
Langham Hospitality Group. “This picturesque location with its stately
mountains and lake as well as its rich cultural heritage, is just a
40-minute drive to the thriving city of Ningbo, the economic center of
“With the beautiful grounds, stunning villas and our signature heartfelt
service, we believe that Cordis Dongqian Lake will be the perfect choice
for family gatherings, romantic escapades, corporate team-building and
incentive trips,” adds Leser.
The 238 guest rooms and villas resort is designed by Allied Architects
International whose inspiration was derived from local villages and the
natural landscape to emphasize the resort’s connection to the lakeside
setting. The overall design of the resort reflects the traditional
architecture of Zhejiang province and uses natural elements of wood,
stone tiles and bamboo. Multi-tiered waterfalls, winding pathways,
garden pavilions. Floral beds are keys to the design, with intricate
steps taken to preserve an idyllic setting for the guests.
The highlight of the resort is the 18 well-appointed villa complexes,
all of which feature a landscaped courtyard, a two bedroom suite and
four individual rooms. These may be booked in its entirety or
individually, depending on the guests’ needs. For the ultimate in luxury
and comfort, the 1,000 sqm six-bedroom pool villa is ideal for large
family gatherings or a corporate retreat.
All villas are equipped with sun terraces to take in the ethereal views
of Dongqian Lake and the surrounding mountains. Floor heating ensures
guests are kept warm and cozy during the cooler months. A blissful
night’s sleep is ensured with the famous Cordis signature “Dream Bed”
and a specially curated pillow menu in every room.
With the brand’s reputation for innovative food and beverage concepts,
Cordis, Dongqian Lake offers five restaurants and bars: Ming Court,
affiliated with its Michelin-starred namesake in Hong Kong, will serve
refined Cantonese cuisine, the all-day dining Cordis Market will
feature local favorites alongside international cuisines. The very
stylish Bar 29° and Lobby Lounge will serve cocktails,
light bites. Afternoon tea paired with exclusive local teas from
Ningbo. Guests who favor a relaxed, casual setting may partake in the
authentic local dishes at Lake House.
Elaborately designed with a sea of crystal chandeliers, the 805 square
meter, pillar-less Cordis Ballroom with a lofty 7.5 meter ceiling is
perfect for weddings, meetings, gala events and large-scale conferences.
Complemented by additional function rooms and an outdoor terrace, the
1,200 square meters of meeting space is set to become the new social
center for Dongqian Lake and Ningbo. The benchmark for events in the
Guests will also be able to enhance their well-being at Chuan Spa by
Langham which features seven private rooms and treatments derived from
Traditional Chinese Medicine philosophies designed for different
seasons. The spa has specially developed three personalized wellness
retreat programmes. ‘Tao of Detox’, ‘Weight Balance’ and ‘Pressure
Relieve’ which include not only tailored treatments but healthy meal
plans for total rejuvenation and optimum results.
The Health Club is well equipped with a 26-meter indoor heated swimming
pool, 13 hot and cold plunge pools, separate male and female sauna and
steam rooms and dedicated relaxation areas to rejuvenate and revitalize
the body and mind. Complemented by daily exercise classes, the resort’s
health center is fully furnished with a yoga studio as well as the
latest cardio and strength training equipment to meet every fitness need.
Families with young children will appreciate the Kids Center which
offers both indoor and outdoor activities. They can explore the resort’s
forest trail, discover the tree house slide and butterfly garden or
enjoy art and pottery classes and exciting treasure hunts with Cordis’
life-sized plush red panda mascot, Cody. All junior VIPs will also
receive an exclusive personalized backpack with Cody themed gifts to
keep them engaged throughout their stay.
Find out more at www.cordishotels.com/en/dongqian-lake
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About Cordis Hotels &. Resorts
Cordis is an approachable luxury hotel brand with a service style that
is heartfelt and intuitively generous. Located in the heart of the local
communities in the most stimulating destinations around the world,
Cordis hotels deliver experiences that are authentic and family
inclusive in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing and Auckland with more than 10
properties to open within five years. Visit CordisHotels.com
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Regional Director of Public Relations, China
Langham Hospitality Group
Tel: +86 (21) 33139238 Ext.895
Email: [email protected]
Langham Hospitality Group
Tel: +852 2186 2307
Email: [email protected]