Sofitel Wanda Ningbo
What We Love
- Floor-to-ceiling windows in all rooms
- A choice of four restaurants and two bars
- Parisian high tea served in the lobby lounge
What To Know
- Located in Ningbo’s busy shopping and entertainment center, Wanda Plaza
- Popular for weddings and conferences
- Free WiFi
- Free WiFi
- Parking On Site
Located in Wanda Plaza, Ningbo’s bustling shopping and entertainment center, this five-star property blends Sofitel’s signature French style with traditional Chinese design elements. Soaring marble columns and a striking chandelier provide a dramatic entrance in the lobby and bold red silks feature in the rooms. All 290 guestrooms have floor-to-ceiling windows that look out to the city or the gardens, comfy MyBeds and glass-walled bathrooms with separate tubs and showers. Kick back in the Touch Spa’s heated indoor pool or indulge in an authentic Chinese massage. On the food front, pick from four restaurants, including Koko for teppanyaki and sushi and Lavish for fancy French dining. Tuck into a Parisian high tea in the sip a top-notch wine at the Le Club bar.
In the Area
Ningbo is rich in ancient architecture. In the old district, you can visit Tianyi Pavilion (East Asia’s biggest ancient private library), the Drum Tower (built in AD 821), Tianfeng Pagoda (the tallest building in ancient Ningbo, with seven stories above ground and seven stories below), as well as the 1,400-year-old Moon Lake. The city is famed for a variety of light dishes, such as rice dumplings, steamed buns and cakes stuffed with red bean or lotus nut paste. Try them at Gangyagou, a snack bar in business since 1926. Being a port, Ningbo is the starting point of China’s ancient Maritime Silk Road, which led to Africa centuries ago. Silk boutiques are everywhere in the city; bargain hard.
How to Get There
I dont mean the season Summer, but the lovely young lady Summer that works the executive floor area. I have come to this hotel many times and Summer is the nicest and most efficient concierge I have ever had here.
The car service from the airport was on time.
Lobby bar was nice for a beer before joining local friends for dinner.
Room was cleaned well and laundry service was prompt with the return of my clothes
Hotel is nice, service is nice, but people working at front desk are so in competent. They could not process AMEX card and insisted on using a VISA card despite my previous stays there and using my AMEX card. On my objection and asking them why they cannot process AMEX they were able to do it. If I would have not objected - they were saying we don't accept AMEX. This was my 15th or 16th stay at this hotel and never had such an experience. If they don't want my business anymore there are plenty of 5 Star hotels in Ningbo.
Very nice hotel. Good location and excelent breakfast. The checkin very fast. The room is clean and comfortable. Highly recomended
Near to the airport and everything is close by the hotel. Just beside the hotel is a nice shopping mall.where you can have international.foodplace
This hotel is unbelievable!! They set the room temperature to 24.5! Nobody cares if you feel hot at this temperature and can not sleep! They say we haven’t still run the AC since it’s not summer yet! It’s April!! Besides 24.5 degree is not something suitable for everyone! This is called hotel!! Under the AC honeywell they mentioned you can set the temperature between 18 to 26 according to your need mode!!! But when you tell them they say oh sir 18 we can not!!! It’s too cold!! They said they would change it to 22 but they did not!!
They sent someone to open the window and guess what? now the car noises from outside won’t let you relax even for a minute! This hotel is horrible!
We also gave them some clothes for laundry because my hair spray stains were all over them! The hair spray is something that can get easily removed! They brought the clothes back to us, they were ironed with all the stains!!!!!!
I washed them with some shampoo in the bathroom the stain got removed in a sec!
You don’t go to a hotel to argue with them on everything!!!!
Don’t go there!
Very good manager Mr Andy and receptionist miss alva
Service and hospitality is uncommmendable
The food and the spa was also brilliant
The room service also very kind and fast