IFC Residence provides premium luxury living in Shanghai. It offers 5-star accommodation and service, while utilising Sun Hung Kai Properties' reputation for developing the highest quality real estate in outstanding locations. Be greeted by a large outdoor terrace with sunken lounge banquettes – the best place to admire the commanding views of Shanghai’s ever-changing cityscape. The next delight is the playful nature-inspired children’s area as well as a state-of-the-art fitness studio lined in solid planks of natural oak.
Insider Tip: Head to the lower level to find a 25m indoor-heated pool. With a soaring 9m glass ceiling, cascading waterfall and cabana seating, the infinity pool creates an inspirational moment within the residence.
This hotel owns 353 luxurious guestrooms and suites - boasting big spaces, luxurious and refined furnishing and the best duplex president suite of Shanghai with a private garden. Discover a unique Executive Club on the 6th floor; offering you separate reception service, executive lounge and restaurant, personal concierge, free Wi-Fi and a private indoor greenhouse garden refreshingly designed for a personal getaway from the city stresses. Fitness centre, indoor swimming pool, billiards, sauna, hair salon, business centre and concierge are also available, so you can enjoy the experience of a luxury stay.
Insider Tip: Grand Central Hotel is adjacent to the pedestrian walkway of Nanjing Road. It is centred at the ever-vibrant business and leisure centre of Shanghai with only 15 minutes’ walk to the city’s top attractions such as The Bund, People’s Square, and other major businesses.
This 5-star luxury hotel is beautifully located on the banks of the scenic Huang Pu River. All 631 luxurious guestrooms feature stunning views of the vibrant city life. The hotel offers spacious meeting and function rooms fitted with the latest technology, including high-speed Wi-Fi and advanced audio-visual equipment. On-site restaurants come with an exquisite decor, serving a wide selection of dishes to suit every taste and preference. This prestigious hotel boasts an array of modern facilities to guarantee you a comfortable stay.
Insider Tip: Its central location allows you to conveniently access Shanghai's airports, railway station and major landmarks. Nearby areas worth exploring includes The Bund Riverfront, downtown Shanghai, Pudong Business District, Shanghai Art Museum and People's Square.
This elegant Spanish structure, built by a famous Austro-Hungarian architect in 1932, stands on the quiet Fengyang Road adjacent to Shanghai College of Music. Just a few steps away is Shanghai’s vibrant commercial district. The property offers an excellent selection of room accommodations, each set with smooth elegant décor along with up-to-date amenities. Whether you’re travelling on leisure or business, Fenyang Garden Boutique Hotel will certainly satisfy your every need.
Insider Tip: Have a tantalising meal at one of the hotel restaurants, serving a variety of flavourful Chinese and Western dishes.
Whether you're a tourist or travelling on business, THE ONE Executive Suites managed by Kempinski is a great choice for accommodation when visiting Shanghai. From here, enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. This modern hotel is in the vicinity of popular city attractions such as Wushu Centre, Changzheng Hospital of Shanghai, and Ciro’s Plaza.
Insider Tip: Hotel has easy access to Nanjing West, the city's major shopping district.
Occupying The Bund’s neo-classical Shanghai Club building which dates from 1911, this heritage hotel features 20 club suites designed like traditional Shanghainese residences. This is complemented by a newly-built tower with 240 modern rooms and suites. The stately marble-stepped entrance hall leads to the recreated Long Bar – Shanghai’s most legendary gin joint in the 1930s. Parisian satin drapes and chaises longues give Salon de Ville a timeless ambience for afternoon high tea. For a decadent indulgence, head for the Waldorf Astoria Spa.
Insider Tip: River-facing rooms in the new tower offer superb sunrise views of Pudong.
Paying homage to Shanghai’s Art Deco heritage, this stellar luxury hotel on The Bund attracts a well-heeled, immaculately dressed clientele. The spacious rooms and suites boast impressive gadgetry, including spa-style bathroom lighting, free VOIP calls and a 1,000-channel Internet radio. The 14th floor Sir Elly’s Terrace is a hotspot for al fresco summer cocktails, while The Peninsula Spa is among Shanghai’s most luxurious wellness retreats. For authentic Cantonese cooking in refined surroundings, Yi Long Court is styled like a 1930s Shanghai nobleman’s home.
Insider Tip: The concierge can arrange expert guided history walks and art tours, plus street circuits in a Mini Cooper S Clubman.
This hip downtown hotel just off fashionable Nanjing West Road fuses design influences from China and South-east Asia. The dramatic entrance hall – with polished concrete floors, large Chinese chests and floor-to-ceiling windows – sets an imperial tone. All rooms and suites are decorated with Asian artworks, sliding silk-panelled doors and period furnishings, plus a Bose wave sound system. Deluxe pampering at the Anantara Spa, and Asian-accented cuisine by Australian chef Michael Wilson at Jing’An Restaurant are additional highlights.
Insider Tip: Join an eclectic crowd of hip guests and local movers and shakers for early evening cocktails at the 32m Long Bar.
Popular with designers, architects and visiting celebrities, this small 19-room design hotel is housed in a revamped 1930s dockyard building south of the Bund. Set around a small interior courtyard, each individually themed room features stripped concrete walls and minimalist high-art furnishings by names like Arne Jacobsen and Finn Juhl. The rooftop has an open-air deck terrace bar for warm weather cocktails overlooking the river, and Table No. 1 serves modern European cuisine created by acclaimed British chef Jason Atherton.
Insider Tip: Across the street is Cool Docks, a riverside cafe, restaurant and bar development in a series of former shipping warehouses.
Located at the south end of the Bund, this boutique-style hotel neatly combines a historic Art Deco theme and cutting-edge conveniences. The rooms and suites are decorated in muted grey, cream and apple green tones with caramel marble and polished hardwoods. In-room amenities include complimentary use of a smartphone for local calls that also contains street maps and city information. The subtly lit public spaces exhibit a museum-style collection of antiques and Shanghai memorabilia, while the wood-paneled library lounge serves all-day tea and refreshments with pleasant river views.
Insider Tip: Choose a river-view suite with the bathtub positioned next to a large window framing a view of The Bund.