Unbound Collection’s Taoxichuan Hotel Opens in Porcelain Capital of China

Designed by David Chipperfield Architects, the Taoxichuan Hotel celebrates Jingdezhen’s ceramic heritage, with terracotta elements and cobalt blue accents dotted throughout every room.

Located in the cultural and creative Taoxichuan district of Jingdezhen, this stylish property is sure to turn heads.

Immersion in local craftsmanship

Hyatt Hotels Corporation unveiled the all-new Taoxichuan Hotel as a unique addition to The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand. The 196-key property will immerse guests in a creative district in the “porcelain capital”, known for producing porcelain for many centuries, in southern China’s Jiangxi Province.

The hotel provides new insight into the creativity of a city known to have one of the highest concentrations of artistic talent in China, with more than 30,000 resident artists. It’s located just a five-minute walk from Ceramic Art Avenue Taoxichuan, where centuries-old heritage rubs shoulders with a new generation of museums, galleries, markets, and shops – a 25-minute drive from Northern High Railway Station and the Luojia airport.

Stephane Ho, President of Growth and Operations for Asia-Pacific, Hyatt, said, “We are delighted to expand The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand into China with Taoxichuan Hotel, a modern retreat that pays homage to heritage and the city’s craftsmanship in a stimulating, contemporary style. We look forward to welcoming guests and immersing them in history-worthy experiences in one of China’s most culturally inspiring destinations.

An experiential stay

The hotel, designed by David Chipperfield Architects Spans three interconnected buildings and includes 196 spacious rooms, including seven suites, and amenities such as a lounge, restaurant, fitness center, indoor pool, and event space.

A calm atmosphere is created through a warm color palette like terracotta with cobalt accents, earthy textures and the use of wood, leather, canvas and ceramic tiles inspired by traditional porcelain patterns. These handcrafted elements are combined with modern comforts and luxurious amenities, including private balconies.

Authentic local and regional Chinese cuisine is served at Cobalt Restaurant, which features a modern interior design incorporating cobalt and white Jingdezhen porcelain. Designed as an extension of an adjacent garden, this dining venue aims to provide a picnic experience in the park.

Four private dining rooms with butler service provide the perfect setting for special occasions, and Emerald Lounge offers light snacks and afternoon tea as well as cocktails. Other hotel highlights include a heated indoor pool, 24-hour fitness center, and 14,638 square feet of event space that includes five meeting rooms and a pillarless ballroom.

Unique experiences at the hotel range from classes in the art of Song Dynasty tea to ceramic making with a local artisan.

“We are delighted to welcome guests to the Taoxichuan Hotel, where they can be exposed to the city’s rich cultural experiences and creative energy,” said Howard li, General Manager, Taoxichuan Hotel. “Our urban retreat offers a sanctuary of comfort and sophistication inspired by the city’s history, culture and art, and is the perfect starting point for guests to embark on an unforgettable journey of discovery.”

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