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Here’s Where to Stay When Visiting Shanghai, China

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Located at the favorable and profitable banks of the river Yangtze, Shanghai is the largest city in China. Shanghai offers a host of opportunities to tourists who come here with excitement and hope. While your visit might be spent traversing the art galleries and the museums, don’t forget to visit the old temples, ride in the pagodas to explore the inland waterways and the wonderful gardens.

Here are some handpicked places to stay on your next visit to the city.

The Langham Shanghai Xintiandi

The hotel is located in what is popularly known as the Champs Elysees of the East. Its styling is timeless. It has an awesome blending of the Traditional Chinese style with contemporary style – with its handcrafted furniture and large bathrooms. Its floor to ceiling windows gives a good view of the Shikumen building.

Features include XTD outdoor lounge, 25-meter indoor heated pool, and a spa. Nearby attractions include the Shikumen Open House Museum, Fuxing Park and First National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party. Prices range from $211 and $455.

Lanson Place Jinlin Tiandi Residences


This place is located along Huaihai road.  It offers 3bedroom serviced apartments with a full kitchen. Features include a well-equipped gym, a heated swimming pool, a sauna, and a steam room. Nearby attractions include the First National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, Fuxing Park and Former residence of Sun Yat-sen. Prices range from $227 to $387.

The Puli Hotel and Spa

This is a 5-star hotel in the Jing’an region of Shanghai. It offers the deluxe rooms and the more prestigious more expensive Jing’an suite. From here you can have awesome views of the Shanghai skyline. Features include The Phoenix eatery and bar, Garden terrace, 25-meter pool, and spa.

Nearby attractions include the Jing’an Temple, Jing’an Park and The Paramount. Price range $232 to $579.

The St Regis Shanghai Jingan

The interiors are modern and elegant. The St. Regis Shanghai Jingan offers awesome views of the city skyline. Features include a spa, restaurant and yoga, and sauna. Nearby attractions include former residence of Hotung, Plaza 66 and Wujang Road Leisure Street. Cost ranges from $255 to $291.

The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai Pudong

The hotel is located in the skyscraper district of Shanghai, Pudong. It does not hide that fact either; it sits on the 58th floor of a skyscraper. It is a luxurious hotel with floor to ceiling windows giving you amazing views of the Pudong skyscrapers. Nearby attractions include Pudong Riverside Promenade, Super Brand Mall and Waitan Sightseeing Tunnel.

Mandarin Oriental Pudong Shanghai

This 5-star hotel is nestled on the Huan Pu River.  You can enjoy pleasant views of the river in the Club River View Room or stretch out in the Oriental Suites. You can also enjoy butler services and a private roof garden in the Presidential Suite.

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental offers holistic treatments and educational workshops in Chinese astrology, palm and face reading, while the 25-meter swimming pool is a tranquil oasis. Satisfy your taste buds with sweet treats from Mandarin Cake Shop or dine on French cuisine at Fifty 8° Grill. Prices range from $251 – $450.

 

 

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