The Hetian Grand Hotel – 5 *

The Hetian Grand Hotel is located within the Huazhong University of Science and Technology Science Park, in the central area of the Optics Valley Center and the four major scientific and technological industrial parks in Donghu New Technology Development Zone. It is a garden-style conference hotel that integrates business accommodation, conference services, dining, leisure, and vacation. With convenient transportation, the picturesque Tangxun Lake, the academic atmosphere of prestigious universities and research institutes, and the vibrant Optics Valley, the Hetian Grand Hotel enjoys unique advantages. It is an ideal choice for corporate conferences, government receptions, business activities, private customized banquets, and leisure vacations.

The hotel covers an area of 260 acres and features a garden-style layout. The buildings are novel, unique, and elegant, with the backdrop of Tangxun Lake, offering beautiful scenery and a tranquil ambiance with the fragrance of flowers and the songs of birds. The corridors and pavilions create a poetic and picturesque atmosphere, making guests feel at home. The lush greenery, various flowers, fruit trees, meandering streams, artificial fish ponds, and creatively designed rock formations combine water, sunlight, oxygen ions, and greenery, allowing guests to fully enjoy a relaxed and rejuvenating experience.

Of the 272 rooms and suites, 216 have been completely renovated and the new addition of the 56 Executive Rooms has ensured that every type of guest can find the facilities to suit him/her. All rooms are equipped with 26 inch flat-screen television with satellite, pay movies on demand and play station games, complimentary coffee and tea making facilities, direct-dial telephones, radio, safes and mini-bars. The en-suite marble bathrooms are fitted with every amenity, while the carefully designed building allows 90% of the rooms breathtaking views over the Mediterranean Sea which one can enjoy from his/her private balcony.

  • Sailor’s Rest Lounge Bar Restaurant: Serves an array of gourmet cuisine with fresh fish, meats and pasta.
  • Seashells Beach Tavern: Serves a variety of fast food, grills, salads and desserts next to the beach. Lunch only.
  • The Palladium: Offers international themed buffet dinners with live musical entertainment.
  • Octagon Restaurant: Serves American buffet breakfast, and international buffet, carvery, and salad bar for lunch.
  • The Phoenician Restaurant: Serves a fusion of Mediterranean and Arabic cuisine meze.
  • The Captain’s Bar: Offers the perfect retreat while enjoying cocktail favorites.
  • Splash Restaurant: The perfect outdoor restaurant, offers fast food and a salad bar. Open for lunch and early dinner.
  • The wet and dry Amphibion Pool Bar: A symbol of St. Raphael Resort, all guests can swim up to the bar and order from a wide variety of drinks.

Apart from swimming in either one of the two outdoor or one indoor pools, the hotel also has a table tennis, two tennis courts, beach volleyball and badminton courts, workout programs, darts, French bowls, Archery, a fully equipped gymnasium with the latest equipment, sauna, steam bath, Jacuzzi, scuba diving and all types of water sports. The St. Raphael Spa also offers all types of spa treatments using Thalgo products and is open seven days a week.

The St. Raphael is an optimal conference venue as it offers an array of impressive indoor and outdoor venues, with the main conference room, the Panorama, sitting more than 700 participants. It also has various, spacious breakout rooms and large and comfortable coffee-break areas (both indoors and outdoors).