Sofitel Legend Peoples Grand Hotel
A Grand Hotel that truly deserved its name
Our exclusive China trip ends in Xian at the legendary Sofitel Legend Peoples Grand Hotel Xian right in the heart of the capital of central China’s Shaanxi province. (Xian was the capital of ancient China).
Newly opened in 2014, the Sofitel Legend People’s Grand Hotel must be on your bucket list just like visiting the Terracotta Warriors (45 minutes away by car). The grand luxury hotel is so unique that you should book at least two nights there to discover all the secrets of this hotel, which welcomes you with a garden including a small waterfall and a sun terrace. Sofitel Legend People’s Grand Hotel is the only truly luxurious accommodation in Xian and the butler service is one of the best in the world.
Our Grand Prestige Suite 1603 truly deserved its venerable title. Check out the pictures in the slideshow as well.
As for dining, Dolce Vita offers an absolute treat for the discerning palate. The Italian cuisine served there will make your taste buds tango.
If you have the time – we didn’t – take a few laps in the indoor pool, work out in the fitness center, or relax in the spa. Treat yourself to a rare Louis XIII Fortress Coke at the elegant Bar Louis XIII. Louis XIII Fortress Cognac in the elegant Bar Louis XIII or enjoy whatever your heart desires at the time in the elegant Lobby Lounge 1953.
One last insider tip: visit the hotel’s private museum. There, you’ll immerse yourself in the living history of the Renmin Dasha, also known as the People’s Hotel, which has been influential since 1953 and has risen like a phoenix from the ashes since 2014 in new, magnificent splendor as the People’s Grand Hotel Xian. The managers of this hotel legend with its illustrious past as a government and VIP guest house will tell you interesting stories about the hotel’s past. For example, for some time Xian was one of only eight cities in China that welcomed Western tourists.