The hotel incorporates 38 rooms,5 granite-paved courtyards, 7 staircase and 220 windows. The paradigm Chinese courtyard house has been embellished with Chinese timber carvings and porcelain works as well as Gothic louvred windows, art nouveau stained glass panels, etc. It is an edifice of impressive delicacy and awesome in its "feng shui" subtleties. The inner city mansion was acquired in 1990 in an extremely dilapidated state. A restoration has been carried out and has culminated in the project being judged the winner in the UNESCO Heritage 2000 Awards.