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The Langham, Shenzhen Celebrates 148 Years Of Enchanting Hospitality

‘Afternoon Tea’ at CNY 1 equivalent to original price pays tribute to birthplace of refined tradition

The Langham Shenzhen is celebrating the 148th anniversary of the founding of Langham Hotel in London with themed festivities and promotions from 7-17 June 2013.

The Langham legend started with the opening of The Langham, London on 10 June 1865. Inaugurated by HRH The Prince of Wales, it was acclaimed as Europe’s first ‘Grand Hotel,’ offering unrivalled luxury in the prestigious Regent Street.

Afternoon Tea at original price – just CNY 1! (10 June 2013)

The Langham, London’s is the first grand hotel in Europe to host the earliest version of afternoon tea.  From the date of opening, The Langham London served dainty cakes, sweets and bread and butter with tea priced at 1.6 pounds.

The Langham, Shenzhen’s enchanting Palm Court lounge is paying tribute to the sophisticated, timeless tradition by offering its modern-day version, Tiffin at The Langham, at the same price, CNY 1 on 10 June 2013, with wait staff dressed in traditional Victorian costumes. The Tiffin Afternoon Tea features dainty cakes, miniature pastries, scones with Devonshire cream, freshly made jams, finger sandwiches and other delicate treats, paired with top class tea selections by Ronnefeldt.. Due to limited capacity, advance reservation for Tiffin on 10 June is required – and only through [email protected] starting from 5 June 2013 at 00:01am.

Lucky guests to be upgraded to Duplex Suite

Since 1865, innovative design, refined sophistication and bespoke service have defined the Langham legacy. The Langham, Shenzhen's 352 luxurious rooms and stylish suites embody these qualities.

The lucky guests – the 148th arrival guest from 7 June 00:01am till 17 June, and the 1,865th arrival guest from 1 June 00:01am till 30 June – will be complimentarily upgraded to a Duplex Suite which is more than 180m2 of luxurious atmosphere , enjoying VIP privileges and free access to The Langham Club.

For inquires or reservation, please contact us at (86) 755 8828 9888 or via email [email protected].

Gourmet Celebration at Silk and Duke’s (7 to 17 June)

Continuing the commemorative theme, all-day seafood buffet restaurant Silk is presenting celebratory lunch and dinner buffets at attractive prices. Featuring classic British desserts and international seafood, the lunch buffet is priced at CNY 148 per person (excluding 16 June, Father’s Day), while nightly dinner buffet is priced at CNY 1,865 per table of five (excluding Friday and Saturday), including a bottle of house wine. The prices are subject to 15% service charge.

Silk is located at Level 2, for inquires or reservation please contact (86 755) 8828 9888 ext.8921.

Duke’s Grill & Bar presents a nightly Happy Wine Hour from 7:05 - 8:05pm with unlimited glasses of four selected red and white wines at CNY 100 net per person.

Duke’s is located at Level 3, for inquires or reservation please contact (86 755) 8828 9888 ext.8922.

Complimentary themed classes (7 to 17 June)

A program of themed classes prepared by hotel specialists is complimentary for in-house and outside guests during the celebration. Highlights include a pizza making at Silk, tapas / pasta making and private wine / cheese tasting at Duke’s, cupcake and cookie making at pastry kitchen, dim sum, signature dish and Chinese tea classes atT'ang Court as well as  flower arrangement and chocolate making classes at Treasures and Scent.

Due to limited capacity, the classes are available on a first-come-first-served basis with advanced reservation required by email through [email protected].

Spa Indulgence (7 to 17 June)

Chuan Spa also celebrates the anniversary by offering a selection of 30-minute treatments at just CNY148 net per person. Options at the enchanting haven of tranquility include Lush Hand, Healing Hands, Mini Feet Retreat, Lush Feet and Back Massage.

To introduce the principle of Five Elements of Chuan Spa, complimentary elemental questionnaire / sensory test will be available daily from 10 - 11am during the celebration period.  By answering a series of questions, a professional therapist will help guests understand more about their bodies and achieve better inner balance.

Additionally, Chuan Spa Open Day on 14 June features a series of celebration activities. TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) Consultant to Chuan Spa Global Dr. Gladys Leung will present a workshop on anti-ageing and healthy diet from 3:30 - 5:30pm.  Celebrations continue with the Chuan Spa open experience from 7pm to 12am, offering complementary selected treatment for guests who book in advance.  Due to limited capacity, advanced reservation is required only through from 5 June 2013 at 00:01am.

Chuan Spa is located at Level 5, for inquires or reservation please contact (86 755) 8828 8093.

Historic photos and themed chocolate exhibition (7 to 17 June)

Vintage black and white photos charting the history of The Langham, London are also being exhibited at hotel lobby, showcasing stories behind the iconic 148 year-old landmark. 

In addition, a 50cm’s high model of The Langham, London building made of top Valrhona chocolate will be presented at Treasures and Scent, to give guests a vivid visual impression of the magnificent flagship hotel. As a souvenir, delicate chocolate models of pink London taxis are also available for sale at Treasures and Scent.

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