The hip and contemporary Beijing Kerry Centre Hotel is situated in the heart of the business district and close to embassies, and some of the city’s best sightseeing sports which include the Silk Street Market and Ritan Park.

Within five years of its opening in 1999, the hotel has already received numerous accolades, including the prestigious Five-Star Diamond Award from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences in 2013 and 2004. It was also voted one of the Top Five Hotels in Beijing by Euromoney in 2001.

Designed and furnished like a swish, modern home, its rooms are equipped with four-pipe temperature control and an ergonomically designed executive desk. Travellers staying in the Horizon Club rooms can enjoy benefits including the 24-hour butler service, suit pressing, an in-room fax machine and scanner, complimentary high-speed Internet access and use of the Club’s plush meeting room. Evening cocktails are available every night at the Horizon Club lounge.

Sprawled across three floors and 6,000 sqm (64,560 sqft), Kerry Sports impresses with state-of-the-art facilities that include a gym with a extensive array of professional exercise equipment. Visitors can also relax in the five-lane 35m (115-ft) indoor pool which comes complete with jacuzzis, a heated indoor pool, and a plunge pool for children. A haven for fitness enthusiasts, Kerry Sports is equipped with squash courts, indoor tennis courts, and a recreation room for billiards, snore and table tennis. A multi-function court which incorporates an NBA-compliant basketball court and also double up as badminton courts, with a spectator seating capacity of 100.

As the hotel’s signature restaurant, The Horizon Chinese Restaurant serves authentic Cantonese, Sichuan and other regional cuisine, ranging from delicate portions of dim sum to magnificent banquets.

Centro Bar and Lounge is open 24 hours a day and offers cocktails, fine wines, live music and is suitable for breakfast meetings, happy hour drinks or late night entertaining.