The sloping winged roof of the hotel echoes the grandeur of the Forbidden City. From the classical architecture of ancient palaces and pagodas, to the charm of the local architecture, the hotel reflects the long history of Suzhou. The hotel is set in beautifully landscaped gardens.
The hotel is 4 km distance from the railway station. It has it own lagoon, canals and ornamental Chinese gardens. The hotel entrance is modeled on the famous Panmen Gate and the entire building reflects the splendor of Suzhou's rich heritage and history.
The hotel has a variety of eateries, which feature Western, Asian and Cantonese cuisine and wood oven pizzas. Additional facilities include business center, fully equipped health, fitness and massage center, sauna and steam rooms and a modern gym. The hotel can arrange tours and travel, has a gift shop and newsstand, baby sitting services, a concierge and laundry and valet service. There is a delicatessen and bakery offering a mouthwatering array of cakes and pastries as well as quality meats and cold cuts.