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Riverside hotel with Chinese flair
Right on the river
Accessible by its own approach road and right on the Pearl River, the hotel stands in the Colonial enclave of Shamian Island one half-km (one third-mile) from Qingping produce and antiques markets.
The four-story atrium features a waterfall and garden, plus fine-dining restaurants and sweeping river views; there are also comprehensive business and conference facilities and two swimming pools.
Rooms with a view
Sweeping views of the Pearl River or Shamian Island and city can be seen from the guestrooms, which include desks with high-speed Internet access, plus cable TVs and complimentary bottled water.
The 28-story White Swan has a full range of amenities, from ten restaurants to a comprehensive conference and business center, an on-site clinic, beauty center, and shopping arcade filled with Chinese antiques and furnishings. Two outdoor swimming pools, squash courts, a fitness center and a health center with spa pool and sauna (and steam room in the men's section) add to the facilities. The Club de Shanghai is a bar with billiards, air hockey, and other amusement arcade games.
RMB40 (US$5–$15) per 24-hour period in a secure, outdoor parking.
Fees do not include tax and are subject to change without prior notice.
The White Swan's business center has a comprehensive range of facilities and business equipment for hire, as well as secretarial and translation services. The main 730-square-meter (7,850-square-foot) and 610-square-meter (6,560-square-foot) conference rooms are complemented by a wide range of meeting and boardrooms that cater to business functions and banquets. Click the link below for more details.
Business center: The White Swan's business center offers a wide range of services including:
Binding: RMB 30 (US$4) per booklet
Word processing in English and Chinese: RMB 70–90 (US$11–$15) per sheet
Secretarial services: RMB 100 (US$11–$15) per hour
Photocopying: RMB 1.5 (US$0.20) per sheet
All fee(s) subject to change without notice.
Rental equipment includes personal computers and scanners, data projectors, copy boards, slide projectors, TV monitors, and video and DVD players.
The business center is open from early morning to late evening, and 24 hours during trade fairs. Fee(s) subject to change without notice.
Internet access: High-speed Internet access is available throughout the White Swan Hotel's conference facilities and meeting rooms (surcharges apply). Computers can be rented at the business center for an hourly rate.
Conference/function room(s): The 730-square-meter (7,850-square-foot) International Banqueting Hall seats up to 800 in various configurations for conferences, receptions, and exhibitions, and can also act as a restaurant providing Cantonese cuisine. When divided, the hall forms three separate function areas.
The White Swan Conference Room is a 610-square-meter (6,560-square-foot) space that faces the river. Nine Jade River function rooms vary in size from 55 square meters (590 square feet) to 74 square meters (800 square feet) and generally provide for a maximum of 24 people. Additional function rooms are available.
- 24-hour front desk
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Arcade/game room
- Total number of rooms - 843
- Audiovisual equipment
- Babysitting or childcare
- Number of floors - 28
- Banquet facilities
- Beauty services
- Business center
- Business services
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Coffee shop or café
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Computer rental
- Concierge desk
- Multiple large conference rooms
- Currency exchange
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Event catering
- Exhibit space
- Full-service health spa
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Hair salon
- Health club
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Massage - spa treatment room(s)
- Multiple small meeting rooms
- Multilingual staff
- Secure parking
- Room service (24 hours)
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Secretarial services
- Security guard
- Shopping on site
- Spa tub
- Steam room
- Swimming pool - outdoor
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Tour assistance
- Translation services
- Wedding services
- Wireless Internet access - surcharge
- Free parking
Available in all rooms: Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge
Free parking, Secure parking
- Room Amenities
- Climate control
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Air conditioning
- Direct-dial phone
- Voice mail
- Complimentary bottled water
- Coffee/tea maker
- Remote lighting/drapery/curtain control
- Wake-up calls
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Bathroom phone
- Extra towels/bedding in room
- Makeup/shaving mirror
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- Sewing kit
- Bathroom scale
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Electronic/magnetic keys
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- In-room safe
- Satellite TV service
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Complimentary newspaper
- Soundproofed rooms
- Extra towels/bedding
- Private bathroom
- Second bathroom
- Designer toiletries
- In-room massage available
- Handheld showerhead
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Private pool
- Private plunge pool
- Down comforter
- Free movie channels
- Pillow menu
- City view
- Lake view
Jade River Restaurant - Cantonese dim sum and fine-dining specialties. Courtyard-style layout surrounding carp-filled pond. Rockeries, stained glass. Chinese-style furniture. Tea hostess presides over a small tea room. Open all day.
A Taste of China Provincial Restaurant - Sichuan, Beijing, Shanghainese, and other regional dishes. Small, fine-dining venue. River outlook, fine wooden screens carved with birds and plants, Chinese furnishings. Open all day.
Silkroad Grill Room - Western cuisine with French and U.S.s influences. Fine wines. Western setting, with small candlelit tables. Open for lunch and dinner.
River Garden Coffee Shop - Busy buffet venue for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as afternoon tea. Asian and Western cuisine. Overlooks river on one side, and atrium garden with waterfall on the other.
Hirata Japanese Restaurant - Japanese sushi and teppanyaki grill. Traditional Japanese setting. Warm colors, wood paneling, and soft lighting. River views.
Song Bird Living Room - Casual second floor restaurant overlooking river and atrium garden. Armchairs and low tables. Caged songbirds compete with a piano player. Small buffet breakfasts, lunches and dinners, afternoon teas, refreshments, and cocktails.
International Banquet Hall - Hosts Cantonese conference banquets for up to 600. At other times, small screens divide the space into informal areas offering dim sum and light Cantonese food. Open all day.
Tao Tao Ting Function Rooms - Four rooms with Chinese décor, stained glass panels, and sofas. When not in use for business functions, offers private dining. Cocktails and Cantonese food; other cuisines on request for business functions only.
Hare and Moon Bar - Lobby bar with wines, spirits, and snacks. River views and Chinese-style furnishings. Open mid-morning until late.
River Garden Barbecue - Riverside buffet dinners. Informal setting with wrought-iron furniture. International cuisine. Outdoors; operates in fine weather only.
Deli Shop - Pastries, salads, hot and cold drinks.
The White Swan has two outdoor swimming pools, one freeform for relaxation and the other for exercising/lap swimming. The health club offers a fitness center with aerobics classes, as well as a spa tub and sauna. The men's section also has a steam room.
Shamian Island is a quiet residential area with limited traffic. Its tree-lined streets and riverside promenade provide good walking and jogging venues. Locals also do their exercises and tai chi early in the morning, and there is a children's playground. Several tennis courts are available for hire. The Guangzhou Luhu Golf and Country Club is 7.5 km (4.6 miles) from the hotel. Visits can be arranged through the hotel and cost RMB 300–500 (US$37–$62) per round per person for nine holes, RMB 350–600 (US$44–$72) for 18 holes (including the green fee, but not cart and caddie). Fees subject to change without notice.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Tennis nearby
- Aerobics on site
- Golf - driving range on site
- Playground on site
- Racquetball/squash on site
- Swimming on site
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- In-room accessibility
Policies & Fees
Check-in time starts at 1 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Guestrooms at the White Swan are held only until 6 PM.
Instructions: After booking a reservation via this Web site, contact the property using the phone number provided in the reservation confirmation e-mail to arrange for a check-in later than 6 PM.
Check-out time is noon
Pets not allowed
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- Breakfast fee: CNY 138 per person (approximately)
- Fee for wireless Internet in all public areas: CNY 50 per hour (rates may vary)
Awards & Affiliations
- The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.