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Majestically overlooking the scenic Pearl River from its location on historic Shamian Island, the White Swan Hotel is an oasis of tranquility amid the hustle and bustle of the city. As a welcoming entrance, the impressive Atrium lobby is an indoor microcosm of the lush landscapes of Southern China with a cascading waterfall over spectacular rockery.

First opened in 1983, the White Swan Guangzhou is one of the most recognized five star luxury hotels in China and a member of the 'World Luxury Collection' by Worldhotels. Over the years, the hotel has received many heads of states, including Queen Elizabeth II, and is renowned for extending exceptional service to every guest.

As White Swan Hotel is newly renovated, the hotel features 520 luxurious rooms and suites, over 2500 square meters of well appointed meeting and conference space, a two-level fitness center, a heated outdoor pool, an exclusive Spa sanctuary, designer shops, and a variety of excellent restaurants, bars and lounges.

The White Swan Hotel offers discounted rates for participants in the congress. Please contact the Reservation Department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and ask for the discounted fee referring to the following  booking code: “IFSO-20190321”.


How to find us in Guangzhou

Hotel address
White Swan Hotel
No.1 Shamian South Street
Guangzhou, China

(+86 20) 8188 6968

(+86 20) 8186 1188

Distances to the Hotel

  • Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport: 38 km - 40 mins
  • Guangzhou East Railway Station: 16 km - 35 mins
  • Guangzhou South Railway Station: 20 km - 35 mins
  • Canton Tower: 13 km – 30 mins
  • Zhujiang New Town: 15 km – 35 mins
  • Huangsha Metro Station: 5 mins (on foot)

Location Map

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Excursions in Guangzhou


Abstract Submission Opens: October 3, 2018
Abstract Submission Deadline: December 1, 2018
Abstract Submission Extended to December 15, 2018
Abstract Acceptance: January 20, 2019
Earlybird Registration: February 13, 2019


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