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Suzhou’s Four Seasons Hotel to open in 2023

An upcoming Four Seasons hotel will be opened in historic Suzhou, China, in late 2023 by Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, one of the world’s leading luxury hospitality companies.

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Located on a private island surrounded by Jinji Lake, a well-known tourist attraction in the region, Four Seasons Hotel Suzhou will offer nine acres (22 acres) of luxury.

The hotel is connected by a private bridge and offers 200 spacious rooms, suites, and oversized private villas, all of which are within easy reach of a wide array of amenities. These include a tranquil spa, a fully equipped gym, a lakeside jogging track, lush grounds and gardens, indoor and outdoor pools, a fully supervised Kids For All Seasons facility, and a special venue for pets.

The hotel will also feature a grand ballroom, a multi-function room, and several meeting rooms that can be customized with state-of-the-art equipment for important meetings, presentations, conferences, and social events within easy reach of Suzhou Industrial Park.

With seven lavish private dining rooms, the hotel will offer a premier Chinese restaurant; an all-day dining restaurant serving international cuisine; a lobby lounge and lobby bar overlooking Jinji Lake serving tea, beverages, and snacks; and an Executive Lounge with views over the hotel’s private lagoon.

Arthur Ho, a seasoned hotelier with extensive experience in senior roles in Asia and Europe, including at Four Seasons properties in Hong Kong, Macao and Shanghai, will lead the Four Seasons Hotel Suzhou. As part of his role, Ho has led the pre-opening phases of several new developments, including the Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen in 2012.

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Suzhou is a thriving center of economic and leisure activities, with many historic attractions that appeal to travelers of all ages and kinds. The city is home to UNESCO World Heritage listed Classical Gardens dating between 11th and 19th centuries, as well as picturesque pagodas, canals, stone bridges, museums, and the Jinji Lake International Golf Club.