Founded in 1936, the elegant hotel has been the official host of celebrities and prominent figures over the years. Centrally located along Zhongshan North Road, the hotel features a charming garden and cosy rooms with free wired internet. Jinjiang Nanjing Hotel is a 15-minute drive from Xuanwu Lake and Xinjiekou shopping belt. The former Presidential Palace is a 17-minute drive away. It takes 45 minutes by car from the hotel to Lukou Airport. Offering on-site free parking, the hotel has a business centre, a tour desk and a 24-hour front desk with luggage storage services. All air-conditioned rooms come with an iron, a seating area and a flat-screen TV with cable channels. En suite bathrooms include free toiletries, bathrobes and shower facilities. Cuiyuan Café serves Western and Chinese buffet spreads, as well as à la carte meals and desserts. Cantonese cuisine can be enjoyed at Chaozhou Yuan restaurant.