The rise of world class infrastructure with extremely unique designs can easily depict the rapid pace development of China. As a result of which you guyzz can easily see the gigantic, extremely beautiful structures standing out there. This rapid pace development give rise to various outstanding hotels, offices, malls etc. and today we are talking about one of those innovative creations, the 27-storey Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort. This hotel, Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort is nearby Shanghai has been nicknamed the ‘Horseshoe Hotel’ and the ‘Doughnut Hotel’ because of its extremely beautiful and attractive shape. Though the hotel appears to resemble a horseshoe, its bottom ends are connected by two basement levels.
About Horseshoe Hotel
It is officially called Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort, the ring-shaped, 27-storey structure lies on Taihu Lake between Nanjing and Shanghai and is currently in its soft-opening phase. Its unique design was conceived by the architect Ma Yansong and constructed by Shanghai Feizhou Group. Best known in his native China, Yansong has worked with Zaha Hadid Architects in London and is responsible for the rippling Absolute Towers in Mississauga, Canada. Architect Ma Yansong says the form was inspired by the traditional bridges depicted in old Chinese paintings.
With two levels that underground to create a complete oval, and 27 floors above water, the Sheraton Huzhou contains 282 rooms and a host of design features intended to lure China’s rapidly growing population of luxury travellers. Jade, a symbol of elegance and pureness in Chinese culture, is found throughout the hotel. The lobby’s floor is paved with Afghanistan White Jade and features Tiger’s Eye Stone from Brazil, while the porticos and the entire ceiling are laid with Citrine, a jade that symbolizes wealth. Additionally, the lobby ceiling is decorated with 20,000 Swarovski and European natural crystal lamps which are suspended in a way intended to resemble a rolling wave.
The hotel’s numerous facilities are designed to help you stay busy or relax. Keep in touch with home and the office via High Speed Internet Access; our business center offers additional support services. Maintain your workout regimen at the modern Sheraton Fitness, featuring state-of-the-art machines, cardiovascular equipment, and a stretch area, or take a refreshing dip in our indoor or outdoor pools. It’s three restaurants and two lounges offer a mouthwatering array of international favorites and provincial specialties.
Additional features include an extensive spa as well as a separate ‘spa village’ which features eight villas, 40 hot springs and a yacht dock. Within a haven of tranquility, pamper yourself with a treatment in our holistic Shine Spa for Sheraton. Choose from a range of treatments that have originated throughout the world. The spa’s facilities include a steam room, saunas, and a hydrotherapy pool in each locker room. A club lounge, huge ballroom and various restaurants and bars will also be available to guests who find themselves in Huzhou. Known as the ‘City of Silk’ because of its ancient silk-production industry, the city is said to be the home of China’s tea culture as well as the capital for writing, calligraphy and painting. Nearby attractions include the Anji Bamboo Museum Garden, the 8th-century Feiying Pagoda and Huzhou Hot Spring Golf Club.