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L to R: Hotel entrance, a friendly panda and the Deluxe Temple Suite

Chengdu – August 31, 2015 – Chengdu in the Sichuan province of China has been the ancestral home of the rare giant panda for more than 4,000 years. The Temple House, the latest addition to Swire Hotels’ House Collective, and the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding are offering the Discover Panda Journey package for guests from now to December 31, 2015.
Guests staying for two consecutive nights or more at The Temple House can enjoy the Discover Panda Journey package, which includes:
  • À la carte daily breakfast or experience a traditional Gongfu Tea ceremony in The Tea House
  • One-way transfer to Chengdu Research Base of Panda Breeding with two entrance tickets                     
  • One panda plush toy
  • Complimentary broadband internet access and Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary sofa bed 
  • Access to Fitness Centre and Swimming Pool 
  • Free parking
Room rates including the package start from RMB 1,888 (approximately $294 USD).
The Temple House is the gem in the cultural and commercial heart of Chengdu and is located within the 1,000-year-old Chengdu Daci Temple Cultural and Commercial Complex. Elegant bamboo trees frame the hotel’s entrance, which is set in a beautifully restored Chinese courtyard building first built in the Qing Dynasty. 
Two L-shaped towers that house 100 guest rooms and 42 adjoining serviced apartments known as The Temple House Residences make up The Temple House.
For more information on booking this package, please visit, call +86 28 6636 9999 or 
About The House Collective
The House Collective, including The Opposite House, The Upper House and The Temple House, is a group of small, individual hotels in Asia for seasoned travelers who seek a different, intimate and personalized experience in luxury travel. Each with its own distinctive character and sense of style, The House Collective is a group of refined, highly individual hotels that defy comparison. 
About Swire Hotels and Swire Restaurants 
Swire Hotels has been created to manage soulfully individual hotels in Hong Kong, Mainland China, the United Kingdom and the USA, providing a characterful experience for well traveled individually minded travelers who seek originality, style and personalized service.  We create distinctive hotels with a sense of place that break with convention.
The company’s first hotel, The Opposite House in Beijing, opened in 2008 and was followed by The Upper House, Hong Kong, and then by EAST, Hong Kong and EAST, Beijing. The Temple House in Chengdu is due to open in Q2 2015 and EAST, Miami in Q4 2015.
Swire Hotels has also created a stylish collection of locally inspired hotels in the UK: the first Chapter Hotel, The Montpellier Chapter, opened in Cheltenham in 2010 and was followed by The Magdalen Chapter in Exeter. 
A restaurant division was set up in 2013 to manage the company’s stand-alone restaurant operations.  Our first restaurant Plat du Jour opened in Novem
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