The Holiday Inn (Xinjiang jiari dajiudian) in Urumqi is the only foreign-owned hotel in all of Western China. The hotel enjoys a good central location, about 20km from the airport and 6km from the railway station.
Meeting top international standards, all the hotel rooms are fully equipped and nicely decorated. The hotel has CNN, a non-smoking and executive floor and good facilities for handicapped guests too. For business travelers, there is an advanced business center providing a full range of secretarial services and different sized conference rooms which are ideal for meetings and parties.
There are three different restaurants within the hotel. The Caravan serves good western food, the Kashgari offers minority and Muslim cuisine, and the Xi Wang Mu provides Sichuan and Cantonese cuisine. The hotel lobby bar has live entertainment and the hotel bar is popular with residents and non residents for its good drinks, friendly atmosphere and huge TV screen!
The recreation facilities here are first class. There is a lovely indoor pool, health club, beauty salon, sauna, tennis court and steam bath. Silk, the hotel disco, is popular with both visitors and locals. The hotel also have an airport shuttle bus and an in-house travel service.