Niccolo Suzhou Greater China
Tower 1, Suzhou IFS, 409 Suzhou Avenue East, Suzhou Industrial Park, Suzhou, Jiangsu 215028, China
Date of Creation
Hotel General Manager
17 September 2021 –– Wharf Hotels has announced the appointment of Mr. Robert Cousins as General Manager of Niccolo Suzhou. A 22-year hospitality veteran, Robert has extensive hotel operations experience in China with a proven track record in driving outstanding business results. Prior to Niccolo Suzhou, he was General Manager of Waldorf Astoria Xiamen – which he successfully opened – and previously held leadership positions at Raffles in Hainan, and Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai.
Situated sky-high atop the magnificent new Suzhou International Finance Square (IFS) overlooking the city’s picturesque canals and Jinji lake, Niccolo Suzhou is set to become the most prestigious new luxury hotel address and ‘ The Beacon of the Future’.
History & Story
Each Niccolo hotel has quickly become the market leader in every city where it is located, transforming both the physical landscape and the cosmopolitan fabric of the city, and Niccolo Suzhou will be no exception.
Ideally placed within the prestigious Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP) and within walking distance of the International Convention and Exhibition Center, Niccolo Suzhou will be a fashionable social hub for Captains of Industry and Leaders in Style.
Inspired by the brand’s spirit of “New Encounters. Timeless Pleasures.” leading global design studio HBA has styled the interiors as a pinnacle of modernity and understated sophistication, where cutting-edge hospitality meets effortless luxury.
It was designed by internationally-renowned architects Kohn Pederson Fox, whose other iconic global landmarks include Roppongi Hills in Tokyo, super towers Lotte World Tower in Seoul, Shanghai World Financial Centre and Hong Kong’s International Commerce Centre.
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Main Strengths, Special Touch
At Niccolo Hotels, we stand for integrity, meticulousness, passion, respect, excellence, sincerity and sustainability. We aim to be the leader in contemporary chic lifestyle, inspired by luxury fashion while expressing our desire to make life effortlessly luxurious for guests.
Crowning the top floors of Suzhou International Finance Square (IFS), the city’s tallest skyscraper and Beacon of the Future, Niccolo Suzhou is located in Jiangsu Province’s prestigious Suzhou Industrial Park. The hotel’s surrounding locale is embellished with tree-lined boulevards and willow trees along its picturesque canals and Jinji Lake.
Key sites/activities in the area
The Elite Bookstore
The new Suzhou landmark towers majestically above the city – a shimmering glass tower shaped like a fish tail, which was designed as an auspicious tribute to the rivers and canals of the city known as “the Venice of the East”.
Niccolo Suzhou features 233 spacious, chic, and elegant guestrooms including 20 suites from 45 to 120 sq.m in size. All guestrooms o¬er stunning views of the surrounding Suzhou metropolis, reflecting unparalleled luxury, relaxation, and understated sophistication that is true of all Niccolo Hotels. Interiors create a chic sanctuary above the lively city below. Together with the latest in-room technologies and connectivity, guestrooms and suites are a cocoon of quiet revitalization for guests, ideal following a demanding day of business.
Restaurants & Bars
Niccolo Kitchen – Showcasing Eastern and Western cuisine, Niccolo Kitchen is a Culinary Theatre where chefs present their authentic cooking styles and tastes. Open for power breakfasts, business luncheons, celebrations and evening culinary journeys, Niccolo Kitchen o¬ers local and international delicacies with skyline views to match.
The Tea Lounge – A treasured tradition receives a stylish and artistic treatment at The Tea Lounge on level 115. Ideal for guests in search of the quintessential tea experience, The Tea Lounge o¬ers an exclusive selection of specially curated teas and co¬ees served with exquisite western and Asian homemade sweet and savoury signature delicacies. With stunning views towards Jinji Lake, Afternoon Tea at Niccolo is the talk of the town and a must-try, sought after ritual for Suzhou visitors and connoisseurs.
Bar 115 – Champagnes and Artisan Cocktails are presented by sociable and professional mixologists along with a modern menu of fresh bar foods and tapas. Endless shimmering views of the city make for an iconic camera-moment within the hotel’s designer bar, complete with a glamorous ambiance of music from international DJs and live artists. This ultimate chic bar o¬ers a welcoming, lively and social ambience for guests to revel in
Niccolo Suzhou’s ultimate sanctuary of well-being and fitness, delivers an exquisitely sensorial experience. The spacious and well-equipped Wellness Centre, flooded in natural daylight, o¬ers a new level of experiences to pamper guests’ inner and outer well-being. The all-round wellness centre encompasses the Sky Pool with Jacuzzi, Sky Studio and Sky Gym, featuring a full scale of innovative exercise equipment integrated with the latest technology for an invigorating workout
Corporate & Celebration Events
The event spaces at Niccolo Suzhou situated on level 116 are the perfect venues for various occasions. The glittering 340 sq.m Niccolo Room can tailor its space and services to suit every variety of social and business event. Perched above the clouds, the one-and-only jewel box encased Conservatory is a breathtaking venue highlighting the exclusivity and privacy desired for special events, fashion shows or wedding ceremonies. Medium and smaller function venues suitable for standalone meetings or breakout events o¬er an inimitable choice of flexible spaces. With attentive service and attention to detail required for important business meetings and elaborate occasions, Niccolo Suzhou is set to become the epicentre of stylish and luxurious events.
Niccolo Room seats 180 guests
The Conservatory seats 90 guests
6 Function Rooms seat 25-100 guest.
Extra Notable Features
Niccolo prides itself in providing personalised, caring service and exciting experiences that fit with each guest’s individual needs and interests. From our City Insiders to the signature Niccolo Afternoon Tea and Niccolo Lecture Series, guests will experience the very best that Suzhou has to o¬er – both within the hotel and beyond.
Hotel and restaurant Awards
• HUIJI 2021 New Media & Hotel Awards – Anticipated Opening Landmark Hotel
• Tongji Planning 2021 Witrip – Best Design Hotel
• 2021 Enjoyable Travel Awards – The Best Opening Hotel of the Year
• 2021 China Hotel Starlight Awards – Top 10 Newly Open Hotels of China
• China Hotel New Power Media Awards – New Opening Hotel of the Year
• METROPOLITAN 2021 Hotel Awards – Best City Landmark Hotel
• City Traveler 13th Anniversary Awards – Best New Opening Hotel Award
• GOGO Shanghai 2022 Lifestyle Awards – Newly Opening Hotel of the Year
• Platinum Traveller 2021 Annual Awards – Newly Opening Hotel of the Year / Icon Hotel of the Year
• 2021 Phoenix Lifestyle The 5th Travel Awards – Best City Landmark Hotel of The Year
• 2021 Ctrip Reputation List – 2021 The most popular hotel
• 2021 Voyage Best Hotel & Resort Value Award – Best Newly-opened Hotel
• Fashion Travel China Hotel Awards – Best City Landmark Hotel Award
• That’s 2021 Hospitality Awards – New Hotel of the Year
• First Journey – The Most Anticipated and Luxury Hotel of the Year
• Enchante Hotel Awards – The Most Anticipated Opening Hotel of the Year
• 2020 WOW Travel Award – The Most Anticipated New Design Hotel
• 2020 He Star Awards Annual list of Hotel – The Best Luxury Hotel for Guest Experience
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