Situated sky-high atop the magnificent new Suzhou International Finance Square (IFS) overlooking the city’s picturesque canals and Jinji lake, Niccolo Suzhou is set to become the most prestigious new luxury hotel address when it opens in April.

The new Suzhou landmark towers majestically above the city – a shimmering glass tower shaped like a fish tail, which was designed as an auspicious tribute to the rivers and canals of the city known as “the Venice of the East”. It was designed by internationally-renowned architects Kohn Pederson Fox, whose other iconic global landmarks include Roppongi Hills in Tokyo, super towers Lotte World Tower in Seoul, Shanghai World Financial Centre and Hong Kong’s International Commerce Centre.
Dubbed “The Beacon of the Future”, the new tower symbolises longevity and prosperity for Suzhou, now one of China’s top ten most affluent cities. Niccolo Suzhou, whose lobby soars 115 floors above the clouds, is its crowning glory, and the most hotly anticipated hotel to open in China this year.

Taking inspiration from luxury fashion, Niccolo Hotels has been setting new benchmarks in contemporary chic lifestyles since the brand was formed in 2015. Niccolo Suzhou’s sister hotels in Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, and Hong Kong are recognised as epicentres of events and sophisticated occasions.

Each Niccolo hotel has quickly become the market leader in every city where it is located, transforming both the physical landscape and the cosmopolitan fabric of the city, and Niccolo Suzhou will be no exception.

Ideally placed within the prestigious Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP) and within walking distance of the International Convention and Exhibition Center, Niccolo Suzhou will be a fashionable social hub for Captains of Industry and Leaders in Style.

City landscape around the lake. Photo in Suzhou, China.

Inspired by the brand’s spirit of “New Encounters. Timeless Pleasures.” leading global design studio HBA has styled the interiors as a pinnacle of modernity and understated sophistication, where cutting-edge hospitality meets effortless luxury.

“I’m honoured to have the privilege of orchestrating the debut of this extraordinary new hotel in Suzhou. The allure and understated luxury of our new hotel are undeniable and I look forward to offering guests a flawless and inspired journey with every stay,’ said Carlo Schmed, General Manager of Niccolo Suzhou.

“People in Suzhou are already marvelling at this inspiring and futuristic new landmark, and I know many can’t wait to see what it’s like inside. The response from people wanting to make bookings before we open, and who want to join our pre-opening team has been overwhelming.”

Guests are welcomed to the world of Niccolo by its City Insiders at the hotel’s sky lobby 115 floors up into the clouds, and the remarkable event spaces on level 116 will be host to the city’s most extraordinary events. Perched above the clouds, the one-and-only jewel box encased Conservatory is a breathtaking venue offering panoramic venues for weddings, banquets, and inspirational events. Suzhou’s forward-thinkers are already booking weddings and events at the new landmark long before the hotel has actually opened.

Niccolo Kitchen, The Tea Lounge and BAR 115 will introduce the city to the beautifully crafted new venues with incredible views for dining and entertainment. Meanwhile, Niccolo’s Wellness Centre is an ultimate sanctuary for rest and relaxation, while hotel guests will have access to state-of-the-art training and workouts at the all-round Sky Studio and Sky Gym, and unforgettable swims at the Sky Pool & Jacuzzi.

Niccolo Suzhou features 233 spacious, chic and elegant guestrooms including 20 suites. Sky-high destination dining offers include Niccolo Kitchen, The Tea Lounge and BAR 115. The event spaces on the 116th floor make the perfect venues for various occasions, while the ultimate sanctuary of well-being and fitness on the 117th floor delivers an exquisite experience for the senses. For more information, visit

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