Chongqing in south-west China is often described as a megalopolis, as this fourth municipality of China has a population of more than 33 million. Though it is one of the five national central cities of China, Chongqing sits well on the Upper Yangtze River where it meets Jialing River.
The thought of navigating through the crowd and vastness may be intimidating initially, especially when you’re on a business trip, but choosing the right hotel to suit your needs will greatly lessen the stress weighing down on you. In fact, you may start to appreciate the diversity of Chongqing.
The Westin Chongqing Liberation Square
Ideally positioned in the central business district of Jiefangbei, The Westin Chongqing is just a short walk away from the city’s subway, restaurants, mega shopping malls and other forms of entertainments. Some of the attractions are Luohan Temple, Three Gorges Museum, Chongqing Hongya Cave, and Porcelain Village among many others.
Being connected and having sufficient rest are the two most important factors for busy business travellers. The Westin Chongqing promises complimentary high speed internet access, and also spacious rooms overlook Yangtze River or the cityscape amidst the hustle and bustle. To better cater to the busy lifestyle of business travellers, the all-day dining restaurants offers “Grab and Go” style deli.
Address: 222 Xinhua Road, Yuzhong, Chongqing, China 400010
Somerset Jiefangbei Chongqing
Yet another well-located hotel within the Jiefangbei district is Somerset Hotel; just 6 minutes walk from the Jiefangbei pedestrian street. Somerset Hotel hinges on high quality and personalised service that are conducive for both working and leisure.
Apart from the fully furnished rooms – with microwave, washer, dryer, direct-dial phone, coffee/tea maker and more – there are other leisure amenities within the premises for a relaxing night after a long day at work. Guests can enjoy spa and wellness facilities, or make use of babysitting and child care services, should you travel with younger children.
Address: 108 Minzu Road, Yuzhong, Chongqing, China, 400010
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Glenview ITC Plaza Chongqing
For those looking for mid-range accommodations within the central business district of Jiefangbei, Glenview ITC Plaza hotel will fit the bill. Although the price is more affordable than most of the luxurious hotels in the city, service and quality are definitely not compromised.
Regular customers have given positive feedbacks on their hospitable service, with some raving about the beds – being one of the most comfortable. If you’re one who needs a good hearty breakfast to kick start your day, then you will be in for a treat with the good spread of breakfast buffet here.
Address: Wuyi Road, Yuzhong, Chongqing, China, 400010
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Doubletree by Hilton Chongqing North
Located in another business centre of Guanyinqiao, Doubletree by Hilton is only a 20 minutes drive from the Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport or 5 minutes walk from Guanyinqiao Light Railway Station.
Catered to solo business travellers or business travellers with family, there are executive rooms with separate living and working area to ensure maximum productivity. You don’t have to look to far for leisure escapes too. You can find giant pandas in the Yong Chuan Wild Animal Zoo or take a reinvigorating stroll along Ciqikou Ancient Town.
Douubletree by Hilton also offers a wide range of Chinese cuisines from Cantonese, to Sichuan and Chongqing’s.
Address: Sincere Centre, 68 Yanghe Yi Road, Chongqing, China 400020
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Days Hotel and Suites Hillsun
If you are one likely to get stressed out by the city madness, Days Hotel and Suites will offer the refuge while you work away. The size of the rooms is not compromised and well equipped; and are priced reasonably.
The hotel offers free pick up service from and to Jiangbei International Airport that is just 5 to 10 minutes drive away. Some of the other services that business travellers may tap on are, but not limited to, babysitting, salon, indoor pool, massages, and meeting facilities.
Address: King Mall, Chongqing Jiangbei Airport District, Chongqing, China 401120
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Xin Zhi Shang Business Apartment
Nothing beats having a conducive working environment away from home. Xin Zhi Shang Business Apartment lives up to its name and caters for the business travellers with their ergonomic chairs and signature bedding.
This accommodation serves both short-term and long-term business travellers, offering business suites, business rooms or single rooms. All these rooms come with free wired internet connection and free WiFi. To ensure convenience and leisure for their guests, kitchenettes are equipped with refrigerators and rooms are furnished with LCD TVs with digital channels in the living rooms.
Address: No. 68 One Road Yanghe, Jianghe District, Chongqing China 401120
Crowne Plaza Chongqing New North Zone
One may neglect the minute services provided, but these are what makes the experience better or a busy lifestyle more convenient. Having their guests as priority and in hopes to promise a wholesome stay, Crowne Plaza Hotel also have the children of the travellers in mind – providing indoor children play area, ping pong table, rock wall climbing, and miniature golf among other leisure amenities.
Some other services include copying, printing, scanning, turn down, late check out and technical concierge. Its on-site fitness centre opens from 0630 to 2300 for those who do not want to lose your routine when travelling.
Address: No. 1 Longhuai Street, Economic & Technological Development Park, New North Zone, Chongqing, China, 401122