Occupying a prime position on the edge of the Songhua River’s north bank, Songbei Shangri-La, Harbin had its grand opening in December 2016. The property features 344 guest rooms and 33 executive serviced apartments. Serenely appointed in tranquil hues and bespoke artwork, all-encompassing views of the city and river are framed within the floor-to-ceiling windows. Innovative dining options include Shang Kitchen, an upscale Chinese restaurant for regional specialties; Café Song, serving Asian and Western favourites; ; and De Drunk’n Pig, a perfect spot for entertaining and live music in the evening. Providing a place of calm is the diverse wellness options including spa, indoor swimming pool, steam room, sauna and fitness centre.