JEN Shenzhen Qianhai by Shangri-La Opens in China

Now Shenzhen   |   March 9, 2023

New Hotel Set to Bring “Live New Asia” Experiences to Vibrant Destination in Country’s Innovation Hub

(Shenzhen China, 27 February 2023) Today, Shangri-La Group unveils JEN Shenzhen Qianhai by Shangri-La, bringing the JEN by Shangri-La (“JEN”) brand and its spirit of “Live New Asia” to one of the most vibrant destinations in the Greater Bay Area. As the group’s ninth JEN property globally, the hotel is set to invite, inspire, and connect communities through travel, gastronomy, wellness, and collaboration.

Strategically situated at the forefront of Shenzhen’s new CBD, JEN Shenzhen Qianhai by Shangri-La is located within the Qianhai Kerry Centre. This new integrated development features offices, commercials, hotel and apartments, all linked by a sky corridor and outdoor gardens. The hotel perfectly complements the vibrant neighbourhood, delivering optimal experiences and value for local customers and travellers. The design draws inspiration from Shenzhen’s transformation and digitalisation, creating dynamic, sophisticated spaces that offer modern aesthetics and functionality. The hotel features new room concept, exciting modern Asian food offerings, performance-driven wellness, convivial co-working spaces, and thought-provoking programming.

“The JEN brand celebrates a distinctive modern Asian identity. We are thrilled that JEN fits so well into the community of Qianhai, which is full of urban energy and exciting innovation,” said Sunny Paw, Shangri-La Group Chief Operating Officer, Deputy CEO and Executive Vice President, Operations – China. “We look forward to welcoming guests and plugging them into the pulse of the dynamic area, and to connecting, energising, and pampering them with our signature experiences”.


Featuring an urban Asian design customised to reflect local flair and enhanced with intuitive technology, the hotel’s 369 guestrooms boast a chic yet functional aesthetic. The Commons, a shared pantry self-service concept located on each guestroom floor, offers opportunities for guests to interact with each other. Connecting rooms and suites offer maximum flexibility, while a collection of Crash Pads presents the ideal solution for short stays and impromptu plans. Guests can also immerse themselves in themed rooms featuring karaoke, and arcade and board games.


The property is set to be one of the hottest dining destinations in the Qianhai area with comfort food offerings at its signature all-day dining restaurant, OpenHouse, whichcaptures Asia’s communal dining culture. OpenHouse Café Bar, with its grab-and-go coffee and pastry selection, is the perfect getaway for the local community, while speakeasy bar KOAN is set to championmodern Asian mixology. Craft beer bar Qianhai Brewery Co. is designed as a nod to industrial glamour and connects guests to the fascinating beer brewing process. 


Set across four floors, JEN ACTIVE features two heated swimming pools, a 2,400-square-metre gym, and a juice bar. It operates 24/7 to cater to guests’ fast-paced lifestyles and grants members access to JEN SOCIETY’s co-working facilities, empowering them to embrace a seamless transition between work and workout. JEN Active fuels the mind and body, leaving guests primed to perform.


More than just a hotel, JEN Shenzhen Qianhai by Shangri-La will be deeply integrated into the local community through JEN SOCIETY, a modern urban club. Its co-working lounge, private offices, and meeting spaces are designed to spark ideas and facilitate collaborations and will include soundproof phone booths and a Podcast studio.

JEN Shenzhen Qianhai by Shangri-La is just a six-minute walk from the new Qianwan subway station, a 10-minute drive from Shenzhen West railway station, and a 30-minute drive from Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport.

The hotel has now opened some guestrooms, OpenHouse, KOAN, and JEN ACTIVE, with the rest of its facilities scheduled to open in the upcoming months. The opening offer starting from RMB888 is now available, which includes a one-night stay in a Studio Room with a breakfast, and access to JEN ACTIVE. For more information, please visit

About JEN by Shangri-La: 

JEN by Shangri-La (“JEN”) has been designed with a renewed purpose to connect the world to the energy and opportunities of Asia. The JEN brand design and lifestyle centric hotels boast inspired interiors, buzzing co-working spaces through ‘JEN Society’, exciting mod-Asian F&B concepts, performance-driven wellness with ‘JEN Active’, and thought-provoking programming that champions the community, global connections and cross-cultural collaboration.  

JEN has a strategic portfolio of nine hotels located in key Asian destinations – Beijing, Hong Kong SAR, Shenyang, Johor, Malé, Penang, Singapore and Shenzhen; with more hotels in the pipeline.  For more information, visit or join the conversation on Instagram, Facebook, Weibo and WeChat.  

Shangri-La Circle is a transformation of Shangri-La Group’s award-winning Golden Circle loyalty programme – a new contemporary Asian travel lifestyle platform built on the idea that life is meant to be fun, limitless and full of possibilities. Shangri-La Circle offers members a world of enhanced benefits at every point of their journey at over 100 Shangri-La, Kerry, JEN by Shangri-La and Traders properties worldwide, along with the Group’s portfolio of restaurants, wellness facilities and family experiences. Specific details of these new benefits and enhancements can be found here

To enroll as a member or stay up to date with the latest Shangri-La Circle announcements and offers, visit, connect with us on Instagram, Facebook, Weibo and WeChat, or simply download the Shangri-La mobile app here

About Shangri-La Group: 

Shangri-La Group is one of the world’s premier developers, owners and managers of hotel and investment properties which comprises office buildings, commercial real estate and serviced apartments/residences. The Group’s other principal activities include hotel management services as well as property development for sale. It currently owns and/or manages over 100 hotels globally in 78 destinations under the Shangri-La, Kerry, JEN and Traders brands. Prominently positioned in Asia, the Group has a substantial pipeline of upcoming hotel and mixed-use development projects in Australia, Mainland China, Cambodia, and Japan. For more information, please visit