Accessible by its own approach road and right on the Pearl River, the hotel stands in the colonial enclave of Shamian Island just over half km (0.4 mi) from Qingping Market. Six Banyon Tree Temple and Flower Pagoda is 3 km (1.9 mi), the Museum and Tomb of the Southern Yue Kings is less than 4 km (2.3 mi), and Guangzhou Zoo is 8 km (4.7 mi).
A magnificent Chinese junk made of jade stands in the atrium-style lobby of the White Swan, which also features rockery, a waterfall, pond, and pavilion. Sweeping views of the Pearl River can be seen from the lobby and many of the 10 restaurants. The hotel has a conference and business center, an on-site clinic, beauty center, and a shopping arcade filled with Chinese antiques and furnishings. Two outdoor swimming pools, squash courts, a fitness center and a health center with spa pool and sauna (and steam room in the men's section) add to the facilities. The Club de Shanghai bar has billiards, air hockey, and other amusement arcade games.
The White Swan has 843 guestrooms that are partly carpeted and partly tiled, with pastel décor and Chinese prints. Sweeping views of the Pearl River or Shamian Island and city can be seen from the guestrooms, which include desks with high-speed Internet access, minibars, refrigerators, complimentary bottled water, and coffee/tea kettles. Cable/satellite TV channels include HBO and other premium channels, as well as Hong Kong, Japanese, French, and German channels. Bathrooms have black-and-white trim, gold-colored fittings and white marble floors, plus extra-large towels.Hotels.com
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