The hotel is located in the Siping Road business district, adjacent to the Sichuan Road commercial street. This air-conditioned hotel was opened in 2001 and the main building stands 33 floors high, with a total of 433 guest rooms. Both Chinese and western-style restaurants are available, as well as a conference room. To complement its modern business facilities, the hotel also provides a 24-hour room service centre to cater to all guests' needs. Complimentary newspapers are available in the lobby. Guests can enjoy a drink in the lobby bar or library bar. Further facilities include 24-hour reception and check-out service, a hotel safe, a currency exchange facility, a cloakroom, a laundry service, lift access, a café, a casino, a games room and parking for those arriving by car. Each guest room is equipped with an in-room safe, an electronic locking system, a hairdryer, a satellite TV and imported bathroom amenities. A direct dial telephone, Internet access, a minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, a double or king-size bed and centrally regulated air conditioning also come as standard. The hotel has a beauty salon, a gym with aerobics classes, a hot tub, a sauna, a steam room and a massage service. Guests can also go pedal boating close by. For guests' dining, business and entertainment pleasure, the hotel offers a selection of Chinese and western-style restaurants, as well as Japanese teppanyaki and Korean grills.