A Momentous Occasion: Celebrating the 38th Anniversary of Guangzhou Garden Hotel

By That's, September 17, 2023

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On August 28, 1985, Garden Hotel Guangzhou officially opened its doors to the world. As the only national hotel brand among China's first batch of Platinum Five-Star hotels, the hotel has been blessed with a rich history from the very beginning. It received a solid foundation stone laid by former President Yang Shangkun, which symbolizes everlasting strength. Former Chinese President Deng Xiaoping personally inscribed "花园酒店" ("Garden Hotel") in bold strokes, gilding the passage of time. World-renowned architect I. M. Pei's design sketches contributed to the grand vision, piece by piece.


38th Anniversary Celebration Gala

In the memories of many in Guangzhou, Garden Hotel Guangzhou has witnessed generations of important moments - birthdays, weddings, gatherings, and farewells. These moments have been a mix of laughter and tears. On August 28, 2023, Garden Hotel Guangzhou celebrated a significant milestone - its 38th anniversary. On this special day, the hotel released a brand video commemorating the important moments they have shared with their patrons. In line with the anniversary celebration, the hotel's lobby, usually adorned in black and gold, transformed into a pink and purple party overnight. The scene was filled with elegance and celebration.



Cultural and Artistic Elements

Incorporating elements of Lingnan culture into modern design, the newly renovated guest rooms feature screens, birdcage lamps, floral tile murals, and lacquer paintings – showcasing the four elements of Lingnan culture. Advanced facilities like smart bathrooms, ion television walls, exquisite chandeliers, soft down quilts, and premium cotton bedding ensure guests enjoy the utmost comfort.



Four Michelin-Starred Dining Experiences

Guangzhou is renowned for its culinary heritage, and Garden Hotel Guangzhou proudly hosts nine award-winning restaurants, four of which have been featured in the Michelin Guide. In the latest Michelin Guide, Taian Table secured its second star, Stiller maintained its one-star rating, while Lai Wan A Cantonese Kitchen and The Peach Blossom continued their streak as Michelin Guide recommended establishments. This quartet of excellence caters to a wide range of preferences.



Taian Table offers a fusion of European culinary techniques with inspirations from Asian and global cuisines, creating a unique dining experience. Stiller combines modern European flavors with a touch of German influence for a relaxed and refined dining experience. Lai Wan A Cantonese Kitchen takes inspiration from the classic Liwan night market in Guangzhou, offering authentic local delicacies in a nostalgic setting. And The Peach Blossom brings the essence of Guangzhou's culinary heritage, offering a rich array of flavors.


Blending Tradition, Style, and Art

Garden Hotel Guangzhou has embraced the intersection of tradition and modernity through its cross-industry collaborations and events. In recent years, the hotel has received acclaim for its innovative partnerships and activities. These include co-creating a signature afternoon tea with the Italian luxury brand Giada, collaborating with Guangdong Museum and Guangzhou Opera House to offer limited-edition gift boxes for the Dragon Boat Festival and Mid-Autumn Festival, and showcasing the "Pure Power" exhibition by young artists in collaboration with the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. These initiatives appeal to a younger audience, combining tradition and style to engage a wider community.


It is an authentic experience for you to immerse in FOOD · ART · NATURE in Garden Hotel Guangzhou.

[All images provided to That's via Garden Hotel Guangzhou]

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