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Sofitel Legend Peoples Grand Hotel Xian

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Travellers' Choice 2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
The Sofitel Legend People's Grand Hotel Xi'an originally opened in 1953 as a state-run hotel for visiting Chinese leaders and foreign dignitaries. Guests have included former Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai, French President Francois Mitterrand and US diplomat Henry Kissinger. After extensive renovation and preparation over the past 28 months, the 71 rooms and suites include Hermes toiletries and French-designed floral arrangements along with a personalized butler service. Set within 40,000m² of landscaped gardens in the city's Renmin Square, the hotel offers a range of luxury facilities including include a private health club, swimming pool and spa, an authentic Italian restaurant, an exclusive top-floor Louis XIII Bar and a private museum. All-weather links provide easy access to the neighboring Convention Centre and Grand Theatre. Sofitel Legend People's Grand Hotel Xi'an becomes the first Sofitel Legend hotel in China and only the second in Asia.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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I have stayed at this hotel for two wonderful nights I liked the design of the rooms and the hotel and its enclosures in general and I was pleased to welcome the staff and I was pleased with the way they treat me without hesitation and I recommend visiting this legendary hotel
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We enjoyed 3 mights at this lovely and grand hotel. Enjoyed the personal check in and champagne. Excellent service abounds in the hotel. The room was quite spacious, quiet, well appointed, overlooked the square which we loved. Super comfortable bed. Reliable Wifi. Enjoyed
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On our visit to China we stayed at Sofitel Legend in Xian. This is an outstanding top class hotel! From check-in to check-out 3 days later everyone was most welcoming. The room was most comfortable with top service. Every evening there was some tasty cookies awaiting on our
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We had a wonderful stay at this amazing hotel. The service level is top-notch and room is exceptionally clean. The hotel is within walking distance to many eating places. Would definitely choose this hotel again should we ever return to Xian.
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I was little bit disappointed. Maybe I had too high expectation prior my arrival since it is Sofitel Legend and maybe I had lots of good experiences as a Fairmont platinum. When I tried to check in around 3ish, I was told my room was not ready. My son and I were still suffering
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Response from SofitelXian, Guest Experience Manager at Sofitel Legend Peoples Grand Hotel Xian
Responded 10 Jan 2019
Dear XiafeiC, Thank you for choosing Sofitel Legend Peoples Grand Hotel Xian and providing us with the gift of feedback. We are very sorry to know that the stay didn't meet your expectation, and sincerely thank you for pointing out our areas for improvement, especially in service. The hotel management has had a serious discussion on your feedback on the arrvial experience as well as on food. Please be rest assured that our efforts in striving for excellent guest experience never stop. Once again, thank you for sharing your experience with us, and we sincerely wish that we would have the opportunity to welcome you again in the future. Yours sincerely, Ivy Wang Guest Experience Manager
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Is the lounge with complementary drinks and snacks available to all or just to clients in club rooms?
Hi, it is the entire hotel. cheers and enjoy
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I did use the running machine in the fitness centre - I don't recall exactly but remember that it was quite basic. There isn't much more than you can see in the hotel's photo on the website
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Is there sauna in the hotel?
Yes l think there is. There is like a health centre and indooor pool.
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Sorry, I don't know as we had personal transfers included in our holiday. The Legend is fantastic - enjoy!!
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Dear guest, Thank you for asking. This year we have experienced a very rainy summer, which has had a positive effect on air quality and has dropped the pollution level. In a result of that currently the Air quality is acceptable in Xian. Best regards, Sofitel Legend Peoples Grand Hotel Xi'an
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"The junior suites are fantastic; well worth the additional cost which, it being China, is relatively modest."
"WE were in the back looking out over the garden, lovely, no noise"
"Don't eat in the chinese restaurant in the sister hotel!"
"We stayed 2 nights on the 5th floor and one on the 3rd both times our rooms faced the back garden. Both rooms where lovely and quiet."
"i think all the rooms are going to be good"
US$263 - US$361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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