In this article we’ll only review hotels close to the China Import and Export Fair Complex (or Canton Fair Complex), which is located in the Pazhou island, Guangzhou. If you’re interested in a hotel in Guangzhou city center or near the airport, click here.
The is close to the financial district and just a short walk to the International Convention Center, an ideal option for businessmen attending the City’s Fair. There is a business center and several function rooms within the hotel and the 24 hour front desk will arrange transfers to the airport, 30 minutes away. Every room has Wi-Fi and there are plenty of facilities helping guests to relax after a busy day. The fitness center, sauna, indoor and outdoor pools and spa are enticing while those with family will find plenty for children; playground, pool and kid’s club. There are bar, coffee shop and restaurants with a variety of international cuisine. The Shangri-La definitely earns points for its staff and comfort provided even if it is not cheap to stay.
Langham Place Guangzhou
The is located in the restaurants, shopping, and business district of Guangzhou, just a minute from the venue for the Canton Fair. The English speaking 24 hour front desk is on hand to organise help with transport and businessmen have the use of a center as well as meeting rooms. There is Wi-Fi throughout and bar, shops, coffee shop and restaurants for guests’ enjoyment. The hotel does not forget the need for guests to relax; a golf course is on site as well as a fitness center, indoor pool, sauna and spa and a lovely garden. This hotel is not cheap but overall wins guest approval on most fronts.
The Westin Pazhou Hotel
The is in the Pazhou Exhibition Center Area, thereby conveniently placed for the Canton Fair. There is a 24 hour front desk offering help with airport transfers and room service all hours of day and night. Business center and meeting facilities are available for guests and Wi-Fi is in public areas. German, Russian and English makes it an ideal hotel for international travelers. Some rooms have a private pool but guests as a whole can enjoy recreational facilities which include a fitness center, indoor pool, sauna, spa and tennis courts. There are shops as well as bar, coffee shop and restaurant. A smoking area has been set aside in the hotel. Some guests argue its quality status but overall get excellent reviews.
The is in Guangzhou’s Haizhu district, a 30-minute drive from East Guangzhou Railway Station and an hour from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport. The metro link is very close by. Businessmen are catered for with a business center and meeting facilities while there is Wi-Fi in public areas. Guests have use of a games room, outdoor pool, sauna, spa and steam room, tennis courts and garden. English speaking staff will arrange tours and airport transfers. The restaurant has local as well as international cuisine while there is also a coffee shop. The location is not ideal with few local attractions though there is a free shuttle bus for the 30 minute ride to the Canton Fair venue.
Regal Riviera Hotel
The provides utility accommodation with good transport links for businessmen. There are over 100 rooms of varying kinds all with Wi-Fi which is also available in public areas. There are plenty of places to relax including the restaurant with international cuisine. Meeting rooms can be arranged on request. Bar and nightclub facilities are also on site. There is a fitness center and indoor pool, steam room and sauna while guest can also enjoy a pleasant garden. English is spoken but sometimes comunication can be a issue in order to obtain the best service. The 24 hour desk can arrange tours, shuttle and airport transfer.