Xinjiang Kunlun hotel is the “Eight-story Building” mentioned by the Chinese famous singer Daolang in his pop song The First Snow in 2002. It is a historic and political landmark building in Urumqi. Apart from being a commercial hotel, it is also a state guesthouse of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, responsible for accommodating representatives of important meetings and other events.
To meet consumers’ different demands, the hotel completed the renovation of its south and north wings in 2009. After the renovation, the north wing became a three-star hotel, while the main building is four-star and the south wing is five-star hotel.
Xinjiang Kunlun hotel is located at the intersection of the prosperous Youhao North Road and Xinyi Road. Traffic to the hotel is very convenient, as it is 7 kilometers away from the Urumqi South Railway Station, 16 km away from the Urumqi Diwopu International Airport. The hotel is also adjacent to the Xinjiang People's Hall, Xinjiang Museum of Geology and Mineral Resources, Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi General Hospital of Lanzhou Military Region, Xinjiang Normal University and the Urumqi Children's Park. The hotel has a large courtyard and a green area that covers more than 30,000 square meters with countless trees and pleasant scenery. There are more than 200 parking spaces at the parking lot.
The main building of the hotel was built in 1959. As it had eight stories, the tallest building and the landmark building in Urumqi at the time, local people had been affectionately calling it the “Eight-story Building” ever since. In 2008, the south building of the hotel was renovated following a high star standard. In 2011, the middle building was reconstructed under a four-star hotel standard. Now the hotel has a total of 370 rooms or suites falling in different sizes and specifications. It has 575 beds, and all the rooms are equipped with furniture, guest supplies and sanitary facilities in accordance with the standard of a tourist hotel. There are also free telephones, Internet, and WIFI that covers all public areas. In addition, the hotel also has 233 scriptoriums.
Having five restaurants with 700 seats and a total of 19 of meeting venues, the hotel now is an important reception center for meetings and events held in the autonomous region. Meanwhile, it’s also open to the public. Top State and Party leaders, including Zhou Enlai, Chen Yi, He Long, Li Xiannian, Yang Shangkun, Wang Zhen, Wang Enmao, Luo Gan, and Jia Qinglin, have made short stays at the hotel.
Website of the hotel:http://www.xjklhotel.com
Chinese Name: Xinjiang Kunlun Hotel
Address: No.146, Youhao North Road, Urumqi, Xinjiang
Contact: Yu Yuanying Tel: 13999870393