W Hotels is celebrating its first opening in mainland China as it opens the doors to the W Guangzhou. The hotel is housed in a striking black glass building on the Pearl River, in the commercial district of Zhujiang, complete with a 19-metre tall water feature in the lobby.
The W Guangzhou comprises 317 rooms in the typical W categories, ranging from Wonderful and Spectacular rooms to WOW suites. All rooms come with standard amenities and high-speed wifi. There are three restaurants inside the property, including the Cantonese Yan Yu, created in collaboration with celebrity chef Jereme Leung. There is also the Japanese I by Inagiku offering sushi and teppanyaki in either an indoor or garden setting, and finally the all-day dining restaurant The Kitchen Table.
In terms of nightlife the Woobar serves molecular cocktails and the Fei Ultralounge stays open until the early hours, with both hosting a resident DJ. The hotel also has the 24/7 Away Spa, a Sweat fitness centre, an indoor pool, 24-hour business centre, and more than 2,000 square meters of meeting and event space.