Chinese architecture is in high renaissance. Rustic huts are still plentiful throughout China, but world-class hotels are springing up-seemingly overnight, making China a hotspot of bleeding-edge design and rehabilitated luxury.
BANYAN TREE RINGHA, ZHONGDIAN
This property's gorgeous traditional architecture evokes a sense of place and reflects the local Tibetan culture. All lodges are traditional Tibetan farmhouses that have been re-built and feature cozy fireplaces and wooden balconies.
THE PENINSULA, SHANGHAI
The newest jewel on the Bund affords spectacular views of Shanghai from every room. Upscale Art Deco décor recalls Shanghai's "Golden Age", yet melds seamlessly with the Peninsula's signature state-of-the-art technology.
FOUR SEASONS HANGZHOU AT WEST LAKE
Located on the edge of an intimate lakeside village, the Four Seasons Hangzhou melds centuries of tradition with contemporary sophistication. Uncompromising amenities and service are the hallmark of this tranquil enclave.
BANYAN TREE, YANGSHOU
Exuding an understated elegance and charm, the Banyan Tree Yangshuo is a contemporary resort set on a historical stage. It’s 142 suites and villas feature local architectural and design hallmarks in addition to remarkable views of the enchanting mountains and Li River.
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