Ideally situated in the heart of the Qingdao business district - Shangri-La Hotel is a luxurious retreat from which to explore this vibrant seaside city - which is home to the 2008 Olympic sailing events. The property is convenient to the city beautiful beaches - World Trade Center - major businesses and abundant historical sites - and private cars and taxis are readily available. Facilities available include three world-class restaurants serving a range of exquisite cuisine - an elegant lounge - and an award-winning bar. Also available are a fully-equipped health club - indoor pool - sauna - business center - outdoor tennis courts - luxury spa - two stunning ballrooms - and 17 state-of-the-art meeting rooms. The hotel features 696 spacious guestrooms and suites - each with a tasteful - contemporary decor and generous amenities including broadband Internet service - IDD phones - executive writing desks and satellite TV with movie channels. The City Wing offers 500 spacious rooms with spectacular city views and is home to the Grand Ballroom and state-of-the-art meeting space. The Valley Wing features the most spacious accommodations in the city and provides guests with premium amenities such as gourmet breakfast -champagne - and canapes served in the Valley Wing Lounge.