Operated by Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts, the first Dhawa hotel in China has opened in Jinshanling, a two-hour-drive from Beijing.
Dhawa Jinshanlingâ€™s 200 rooms and suites are equipped with modern amenities such as Wi-Fi, widescreen TV, floor heating, and infused with cultural elements.
Valley Rooms are inspired by traditional Chinese architecture and overlook mountainous scenery, while Courtyard Rooms are set around a large communal courtyard with outdoor seating for groups of family and friends. Heritage Rooms occupy classically styled buildings and come with semi-private courtyards or unblocked views of the Great Wall.
Amenities on-site include a lobby lounge, a snack and drink area equipped with a launderette, an all-day restaurant with three private dining rooms, a spa with seven treatment rooms, a fitness centre and a 400m2 ballroom.
A range of activities for those wanting to learn more about the Ming and Qing dynasties can also be arranged. For a more hands-on experience, guests can sign up for various craft workshops or try noodle and jam making classes.