Sofitel Legend Peoples Grand Hotel Xian


The Sofitel Xian stands proudly in the former capital of China throughout 13 dynasties with iconic architecture blending Sino-Russian style with traditional French lines. Picture lofty ceilings, elegant mouldings and art-deco features all in spacious rooms with all the luxurious trimmings. Its ideal location within the old city walls gives easy access to the historic Bell and Drum towers along with the modern shopping and entertainment areas ensuring guests get the best experience of picturesque Xian.


  • French colonial decor
  • Personalised butler service for all rooms
  • Hotel possesses stunning gardens and fountains
  • Private museum featuring items from the hotels time as the only Xi’an hotel licensed to accept foreign guests


Xian, China

How to get there

From Xi'an Xianyang International Airport the hotel is an hour's drive in a taxi.

Best time to go

Generally speaking, the best months to visit China are in the spring or autumn months of April, May, September and October as temperatures are warm and it is fairly dry.

Our thoughts

This property offers everything you need to make the most of your stay in Xi’an, which has plenty to offer aside from the Terracotta Warriors. It’s located within the majestic old city walls and is close to the Bell Tower and Drum Tower pagodas. It also offers a great concierge team of knowledgeable locals full of great ideas and insider tips to help you explore China’s traditional capital. The hotel provides all this whilst being part of the city's rich history itself having catered to many VIP guests and dignitaries.

  • Fitness centre
  • Swimming pool
  • Complimentary bike hire, for cycles around the ancient city walls
  • Babysitting
  • Business centre
  • High speed wifi access
  • Lavish gardens
  • Restaurant
  • Butler service
  • Spa


Dolce Vita:

Dolce Vita is transformed by the virtuoso Chef to create an authentic Italian restaurant in a most perfect setting complete with outdoor terrace - ideal for those romantic dinners with views of the gardens. With a wood burning pizza oven, elegantly presented antipasti and authentic fare, the Dolce Vita offers a delightful venue for both lunch and dinner.The restaurant also severs as the in-house breakfast venue.


The Sofitel offers 71 rooms including 37 suites.

Superior room:

45-50m² with living area, 24 hours butler service, Sofitel MyBedtm, pillow menu, mirror TV, Hermès amenities, silk bathrobes and kimonos; free WIFI, breakfast, evening cocktails and mini bar; hotel museum and bicycle.

Luxury room:

60m² with living area, 24 hours butler service, Sofitel MyBedtm, pillow menu, mirror TV, Hermès amenities, silk bathrobe and kimonos; free WIFI, breakfast, evening cocktail and mini bar; hotel museum and bicycle.


The hotel has two Prestige Suites (98 m²), three Opera Suites (140 m²) and one superb split-level Imperial Suite (210 m² ) with garden and fountain views. All suites and some guestrooms have interconnecting doors making them ideal for family use.


  • Tours to the nearby Terracotta Warriors
  • Explore the ancient city walls by bicycle for picturesque views of the surrounds
  • Indulge in a spa treatment
  • Visit the Wild Goose Pagoda and surrounding gardens

The Sofitel has a wide selection of interconnecting rooms making it a very accessible place for families to stay.

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