Spectacular luxury hotel to open in restored sugar mill in Guilin, China
The boutique hotel group who won the travel industry’s equivalent of the Oscars in May 2017 will open a spectacular luxury hotel in a restored sugar mill. Alila Hotels and Resorts will debut the Alila Yangshuo in Guilin, China in July 2017. The former working sugar mill is set against a backdrop of stunning landscapes, nestled against the dramatic karst mountains of the region. Surrounded by picturesque Guilin temples and lush countryside, the 117-room hotel will bring a touch of luxury to a pastoral setting. The spectacular property is complemented perfectly by the meandering rivers and rolling green hills nearby.
A striking retro-style sugar mill
The former 1960s-era sugar mill has been transformed into a striking modern retro resort. Designed by Ju Bin of Horizontal Space Design and Dong Gong of Vector Architects, the Alila Yangshuo seamlessly blends the original retro-architecture with modern luxury and…