This groundbreaking collaboration signals a momentous chapter for Meliá’s iconic ME by Meliá brand as it prepares to make its highly anticipated debut in the Asia Pacific region. The ME Guangzhou, set to welcome guests in 2027, promises to be the ultimate destination for discerning travelers seeking an extraordinary experience in the vibrant city of Guangzhou.
ME by Meliá, celebrated for its outstanding design and unmatched lifestyle offerings, embodies the essence of contemporary European culture. This distinctive collection of design hotels invites guests to embark on a journey of artistic exploration and cultural immersion. From captivating art exhibitions to enticing signature cocktails, the ME brand reimagines luxury hospitality, enabling guests to form profound connections with their chosen destinations in extraordinary and imaginative ways.
Nestled at Guangzhou Macau Place, within the Guangzhou International Financial City-Huangpu Bay Business Circle, ME Guangzhou enjoys a prime location poised to become Guangzhou’s second central business district (CBD). The region is experiencing rapid development with the upcoming construction of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen Express Rail Link, strengthening connections between key southern Chinese cities, including Guangzhou, Dongguan, Shenzhen, and Hong Kong. The forthcoming Yuzhu Tunnel will further enhance connectivity, making the business circle a world-class landmark. Additionally, the hotel offers stunning views of the Pearl River and proximity to Guangzhou’s iconic landmarks, such as the Dan Jia Watery Region and Former Site of Huangpu Military Academy. ME Guangzhou expertly blends the city’s rich heritage with contemporary charm, ensuring it becomes the definitive address for sophisticated travelers in search of an authentic and unforgettable experience.
Envisioned as a sanctuary of luxury and sophistication, ME Guangzhou will offer 120 meticulously designed rooms and suites, each promising a luxurious haven. Impeccable personalized services will cater to guests’ desires, ensuring unparalleled comfort and satisfaction. The hotel will boast an array of dining options, including an all-day dining restaurant, specialty venues showcasing culinary excellence, a Mediterranean-style bistro, and an iconic rooftop bar. These exceptional culinary experiences will tantalize the senses and enhance the overall guest journey. The property will also feature state-of-the-art facilities to cater to the needs of both business and leisure travelers, with versatile event spaces for special occasions and corporate gatherings.
ME Guangzhou goes beyond being a mere hotel, curating a sensory feast of cultural and artistic experiences. By intertwining avant-garde art, design, fashion, and music, the hotel allows guests to explore the boundaries of creativity and indulge in a world of artistic discovery. Ignacio Martín, Managing Director Asia Pacific at Meliá Hotels International, expressed his enthusiasm about the arrival of ME by Meliá in the Asia Pacific region, stating:
“The signing of ME Guangzhou represents a glorious chapter for our brand. As we continue to expand our footprint in China, it is our utmost pleasure to introduce the ME concept to the Chinese market, where we believe it will revolutionize the hospitality industry. We look forward to working closely with Guangzhou Aocheng Investment Company Ltd. to curate exceptional products and services that cater to the diversified needs of modern luxury travellers in China”.
He Jinglin, Managing Director of Guangzhou Aocheng Investment Company Ltd., remarked:
“The agreement with Meliá Hotels International represents a significant step towards elevating the Guangzhou International Financial City-Huangpu Bay Business Circle to a world-class landmark business district. The business circle is expected to attract more foreign investments, augment its international commercial and trading functions, and establish itself as an integrated gateway.”
ME by Meliá has captivated travelers globally with its rapid expansion and exceptional luxury offerings, with a presence in prestigious destinations like London, Barcelona, Madrid, Ibiza, and Dubai. To commemorate a decade of innovation, ME London, housed within a building designed entirely by Foster and Partners, celebrated its 10th anniversary as a cultural epicenter.
In addition to ME Guangzhou, the ME by Meliá brand will open at least three more hotels in 2023 and 2024 in Malaga (Spain), Malta, and Guadalajara (Mexico), extending its collection of designer hotels. These properties, ranging from vibrant city centers to exotic beachfront retreats, provide guests unrivaled access to the best each destination has to offer.