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Sofitel Legend Peoples Grand Hotel Xian

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A timeless city at the heart of 7,000 years of Chinese history. Landmarks that have borne witness to the ebb and flow of thirteen dynasties. Amid this living museum stands the imposing yet inviting Sofitel Legend People's Grand Hotel Xian.

Discover an alluring mix of local elegance and French glamour in a sustainably refurbished heritage building. Whether you desire to explore intoxicating Xi'an or simply bask in the tranquillity of our landscaped gardens, we look forward to welcoming you.

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1953: The beginning

The People's Grand Hotel (Renmin Dasha) opens on a site where, according to legend, a pot of gold was once found. The hotel is the largest in northwest China.

1954: A convergence of global culture

The Xi‘an People's Hotel Theatre opens. A renowned cultural centre, it hosts thousands of opera, dance and orchestral performances. Today, it is one the hotel's exquisite event venues.

1985: A gracious welcome

The sentry post to the hotel complex is removed and the public is welcomed to this once-mysterious building. Former visitors and guests can visit the building freely.

1950s-2000s: An exclusive guest list

The People’s Grand Hotel is Xi’an’s destination of choice, hosting world leaders, artists, writers and actors visiting both in official capacities and to marvel at the famed Terracotta Warriors.

2014: The legend continues

Following over a year of renovation works, Sofitel Legend People's Grand Hotel Xian opens, joining an exclusive collection of heritage properties around the world.

Suites & rooms

Calm and contemporary, our rooms and suites delight with a neutral colour palette accentuated by touches of French opulence and Chinese refinement. Each one offers Sofitel’s signature bedding concept, exquisite marble bathrooms, a complimentary minibar and butler service.


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Step into the spa and indulge in a selection of soothing massage treatments. Experienced massage therapists will provide you with professional care services, allowing you to immerse yourself in blissful tranquility.
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Swimming Pool

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The hotel pool and gymnasium are exclusively for in-house guests. Floor-to-ceiling glass walls create an inspiring green environment for working out or swimming laps.
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Restaurants & bars

Whether you’re in the mood for a decadent family feast or cocktails with friends, we’ve got you covered. Savour authentic Italian cuisine prepared with top-quality seasonal ingredients at Dolce Vita, then relax with artisan drinks and French-inspired desserts in our charming 1953 Lobby Lounge.

Experiences & offers

Meetings & events

A top-level business meeting for eight, a romantic garden wedding for 80 or a prestigious international conference for over a thousand. Whatever the occasion, our range of flexible venues offer seamless event management, tailored gastronomy and unrivalled hospitality in an inspired legendary setting.

Sustainable Luxury

At Sofitel Legend People's Grand Hotel Xian, we are committed to environmental protection. From using locally sourced produce in our restaurant to incorporating sustainable amenities throughout the property, we strive to build responsible practices into every aspect of our operations.

Frequently asked questions

Yes. Our hotel is a 45-minute drive (45 km) from Xi'an Xianyang International Airport. We are also a 10-minute drive (2 km) from Xi'an train station. Transfers can be arranged upon request.

Yes. Our hotel is a short 45-minute drive to Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum, where the Terracotta Warriors are located. Our knowledgeable concierge team would be delighted to help you book transport, purchase tickets or arrange a private tour.

Yes. Our superb central location places you within walking distance of the iconic Bell and Drum towers, the formidable city walls, Yong Xing Fang heritage street and the atmospheric Muslim Quarter. We are also a 15-minute drive from the 7th-century Big Wild Goose Pagoda.

Absolutely! We welcome young travellers. All of our rooms and suites have blackout facilities and can accommodate extra beds and cribs. Our Italian restaurant has a kids' menu and booster seats, and our indoor pool area features an exclusive children's pool.

Location & Contact


319 Dong Xin Street, Shaanxi

710004 XIAN



Tel : +86 029/87928888

Fax : +86 029/87928400

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