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Temple House, named after the nearby Daci Temple, is a contemporary hotel inspired by Chengdu’s landscape that blends traditional heritage with modern design.
Each room utilises natural timbers and soft fabrics in the décor. Studio rooms feature king sized beds and walk in rain showers, the Temple Suites have spa inspired bathrooms and the Penthouse boasts vast windows with unlimited city views, a private terrace and outdoor Jacuzzi.
When it comes to dining, The Teahouse concentrates on Chinese vegan dishes, The Temple Café serves Western Asian cuisine, Tivano has a European ambiance (with Italian specialities) and the hotels cocktail bar-come-speakeasy, Jing, is the perfect spot for an evening tipple.
After admiring the hotels collection of contemporary art and traditionally restored courtyards (the Qing dynasty courtyard pays homage to the historic buildings of Chengdu), guests can enjoy the hotels facilities which include a rejuvenating spa with two VIP suites for ultimate pampering, a 75ft indoor pool and state of the art gym.
Temple House is the perfect base to explore the city of Chengdu and the surrounding Sichuan landscape. Whether you're enjoying the Thousands Plateaus art gallery on the ground floor, paying visit to a UNESCO World Heritage Site (Dujiangyan city) or eating your way through the city's finest restaurants, there's plenty to see and do here.
DJ's at Jing keep the atmosphere lively as you enjoy handcrafted cocktails late into the night.
Holly, Original Traveller