Guangzhou's Phoenix City Hotel (Guangzhou Fenghuangcheng Jiudian) is South China's first 5-star hotel and boasts of facilities and amenities "unparalleled by any other hotel in the area." Its convenient location puts guests just 20 minutes by car from Guangzhou Tianhe East Railway Station, 45 minutes from Baiyun Airport and 30 minutes from Guangzhou New Exhibition Center. The Phoenix City features classical western design and its 600 rooms and 10 private villas are all lavishly decorated and equipped with satellite televisions, Internet access, mini-bars and private balconies. Dining options range from delectable French cuisine at the Vienna Restaurant to popular Japanese and Cantonese dishes.
Guests can also relax in the hotel's cigar and wine bars, or one of the comely outdoor bars. The Phoenix City Hotel's premium business amenities, including 16 conference halls and meeting rooms (the largest of which holds 1500 guests), are sufficient to host almost any event. The hotel also features many excellent recreational facilities, including the Lychee Amusement Park, the sauna and spa center, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and an athletic center.