Whether your client seeks a luxury urban escape in Rome, a stone’s throw from the Vatican and St. Peter’s Bascilica; an inner-city sanctuary in Xian, China that blends traditional luxury with avant-garde flair; or a dream refuge in Arusha, attracted by the magic and promise of adventures in Africa, Gran Meliá Hotels & Resorts has solutions that will inspire.
Gran Meliá Xian (China)
Gran Meliá Xian is a spectacular Spanish luxury hotel with comprehensive facilities and services. Exceptionally located in Qu jiang New District, besides Tang Paradise and opposite Nanhu Lake. 10 minutes’ walking distance from Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The hotel blends Chinese cultural and historical heritage with a decor rich in contrasts. It combines traditional luxury with the surprising avant-garde flair of Gran Meliá Hotels and Resorts.
The property is set in a unique location in Qu Jiang New District, besides Tang Paradise, opposite Nanhu Lake and surrounded by a 3,050-square-metre artificial lake. The first Spanish brand hotel in Xian, the property is also the only urban hotel with checking hall, private gardens, a lake and an international brand shopping mall.
Guests can exercise in an exclusive gym and open ceiling swimming pool, while facing the Tang Paradise and Wild Goose Pagoda.
Villa Agrippina (Rome)
Located in the historical, cultural and leisure centre of the Eternal City, this is the closest luxury hotel to St. Peter’s Cathedral, and enjoys spectacular views over the Vatican City and Castel Sant’Angelo. Villa Agrippina offers impressive pools, luscious gardens and a complete SPA My Blend by Clarins.
This hotel, linked to timeless luxury with a cutting-edge style, has rooms with reproductions of the signature paintings that can be found in Rome. The exquisite taste and elegant design of the rooms make this hotel a leader among luxury accommodations in the city. It is a green oasis where guests can enjoy peace and quiet and allow themselves to be pampered by the impeccable service.
This urban resort is full of history: many findings assigned to the ruins of Villa Agrippina, home to the mother of Emperor Nero, were discovered during the excavations.
The new Ossimoro Restaurant and Amaro Cocktail Bar offer superior quality Italian dining experiences. On sunny days the Liquid Pool Bar opens for fresh drinks and seasonal Mediterranean dishes by the pool.
Gran Meliá Arusha (Tanzania)
This exclusive African resort is in the heart of Arusha, an extremely attractive tourist region and the perfect base for visiting the natural parks in northern Tanzania. Its exceptional prime location has turned it into an ideal starting point for spectacular safaris. Venture into the endless beauty of the Serengeti and Kilimanjaro, gaze at the light reflecting off Lake Manyara and be thrilled at the spectacle of wildlife in Ngorongoro, one of Africa’s most striking landscapes.
Gran Meliá Arusha is a dream refuge for travellers attracted by the magic and promise of adventures on the African continent. In this stunning part of the world, contact with nature takes on another dimension. Gran Meliá Arusha’s qualified team has designed exceptional experiences that will leave an indelible mark on traveller, from bespoke programs to discover the destination to social events and activities to enjoy with the family. Visiting the elephant sanctuary set among baobabs hundreds of years old, watching the migration of thousands of gazelles and zebras in the Serengeti from the air or travelling to the crystal-clear waters of Zanzibar are just some of them.
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