The Ritz-Carlton Hotel has expanded its presence in China by opening its first hotel in the city of Xi’an.

The hotel has a total of 283 guestrooms, which includes 31 contemporary suites.

The hotel features fitness center, yoga studio and spa with outdoor terrace.

The property also boasts of banquet hall and junior ballroom, which has access to garden area.

For guests staying on the Club Floor, the hotel has Club Lounge on the 23rd floor.

Marriott International managing director Henry Lee said: “We are extremely pleased to debut The Ritz-Carlton in historic Xi’an, and expand our portfolio in major cultural destinations in China.

“Affluent Chinese and international tourists traveling to Western China are increasingly seeking enriching experiences, and this opening reflects our continued commitment to provide those travelers with opportunities to explore destinations like Xi’an.”

The Ritz-Carlton global brand leader Lisa Holladay said: “We are delighted to bring the legendary service of The Ritz-Carlton to Xi’an, a city that blends the majesty of the past with the pulse of the present, and the promise of the future.

“By creating a unique sense of place while also celebrating the vibrant cultural legacy of the destination, The Ritz-Carlton, Xi’an will offer guests and visitors from around the world a truly authentic experience.”

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company is part of Marriott International, which currently operates over 100 hotels in 30 nations and territories.