The Temple House
The Temple House is a peaceful retreat in the heart of busy Chengdu, stunningly contrasting its Chinese heritage architecture with exquisite contemporary British design by UK-based MAKE Architects. From the moment you step through the welcome arch into the lush Qing dynasty courtyard, you know you are somewhere special. The impeccable blend of high design and evocative minimalist styling continues beyond the statement staircase, into the sleek comfort of chic accommodations that deliver the tranquility that the hotel’s name promises.
- Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2019 winner
- Stay in one of 100 studios and suites, and 42 residences, featuring spa-inspired bathrooms and outdoor terraces
- Rely on the 24-hour guest-experience team to assist with your every need
- Swim in the lengthy heated pool indoors, beneath sculptural skylights
- Host a dashing event at one of five unique venues, both indoor and outdoor available
- Treat yourself to a massage and a facial, and unwind in the spa’s sauna or steam room
An oasis in the vibrant shopping hub of downtown Chengdu, The Temple House epitomizes luxury in the ancient Sichuan city. The dedicated Guest Experience team offer around the clock service.
The Temple House’s 100 guestrooms and suites and 42 residences expertly blend modern and heritage touches. Expect earthy tones, bamboo accents, and locally created woven pieces against a monochromatic palette to create a welcoming, contemporary feel. Suites offer choice views of Chengdu, while some feature outdoor terraces. Contemplate the skyline from the comfort of an outdoor bathtub on the penthouse’s secluded garden terrace, or relax by the double-sided fireplace with a book from the private library.
Featuring one or two bedrooms, each spacious residence boasts a calming and elegant atmosphere, making long-term stays feel like a second home. Intelligent modern luxury flows throughout each residence, from layout to furniture, so you enjoy a number of exquisite amenities, such as a walk-in rain shower and a complimentary Maxi Bar.
The Temple House is an all-encompassing hospitality destination, whether you are in town for business or to explore the city’s incredible culture. Discover the in-house contemporary paintings and sculptures curated and hung by the Jiangnanyi Museum and Jiu Zhang Gallery. The personalized 24-hour experience team is on hand to suggest prime shopping spots, organize travel arrangements, and book a table at one of Chengdu’s best eateries.
Get the very best features of a luxury hotel within the comforts of a residential setting.
The Temple House’s restaurants bring a western touch to the East with modern Italian and authentic French flavors. The hotel also offers a local tea-tasting experience as well as a retro speakeasy-inspired lounge — the perfect place to spend a peaceful or lively evening, cocktail in hand.
MI XUN Teahouse – Immerse yourself in Chinese tea tradition at this teahouse, where tea drawers line the walls and bamboo accent furniture fills the room. Get your day off to a tranquil start or stop by for a leisurely treat.
The Temple Café - A laid-back all-day eatery, The Temple Café is great for a morning coffee or an afternoon tea collaboration with luxury brands, as well as daily specials and an a la carte menu in a bright and airy atmosphere. Breakfast ranges from traditional Asian to English and American, while French bistro-style dining makes it ideal for a relaxed evening meal.
TIVANO – Watch chefs whip up authentic Italian cuisine in the open kitchen or craft tasty pizzas in the wood-fired oven. Dine beneath the vine-covered cabana for Mediterranean ambiance, book a spot on the mezzanine floor for dining room views, or request a private room for a special occasion.
JING – In the hotel’s 1920s speakeasy-themed JING, lounge on comfy leather seating and choose from International and local beers and expertly crafted cocktails. Take your drink to one of the terraces and soak up the atmosphere of downtown. The low lighting and in-house DJ set the mood for an evening of indulgence.
The Temple House is an attraction in its own right. A stroll through the immaculate building and grounds takes you on a journey through history and design, completed by carefully selected art installations that make up the in-house gallery. Go for a swim in the heated indoor pool beneath enchanting sculptural lighting before selecting a bespoke body treatment using unique and natural spa products at MI XUN SPA in the hotel’s Qing dynasty courtyard.
The hotel’s downtown location makes it a paradise for shoppers. Sino-Ocean Taikoo Li Chengdu shopping village is within walking distance, and major malls and designer boutiques are nearby as well.
Other nearby attractions:
- Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
- Du Fu Thatched Cottage
- Jinli Ancient Street
- Song Xian Qiao Antique and Art Market
- Thatched Cottage of Du Fu
- WenShuFang Folk and Culture Street
The Temple House
The Temple House’s central location in the heart of Chengdu’s vibrant commercial district makes immersing yourself in the heritage and culture of the Sichuan city a breeze. The hotel is just moments away from the city's top attractions, celebrated restaurants, and fabulous shopping.
Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport is 12 mi / 19 km from the hotel.
Chengdu East Railway Station is a 15-minute drive.Chengdu North Railway Station is a 25-minute drive.
Dongmen Bridge Station is a nine-minute walk away.