Sneak Peek: Jing An Shangri-La, Shanghai

The Shangri-La Group has opened its third hotel in Shanghai: the soaring 60-story Jing An Shangri-La. Located on the city’s west side, in proximity to the Jing An Temple and Jing An Park, the hotel has508 rooms starting at about $320 per night. Accommodations range from a 450-square-foot deluxe room to the 3,350-square-foot Shangri-La Suite, […]

Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund

Tranquility in Shanghai may sound like an oxymoron, but the new Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund delivers just that from its secluded perch at a northerly bend of the Huangpu River. All 118 rooms and 12 suites in the 13-story hotel, which opened in October, offer dramatic river and city views through floor-to-ceiling, wall-to-wall […]

Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai

The new Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai, is intimate by modern Chinese standards, with 187 guest rooms and a restaurant, Shàng-Xí, with five private dining areas. But the hotel’s spaces—including 15 suites, the Executive Club Lounge, and an indoor infinity pool—are expansive and soaring, appearing even more so thanks to sweeping panoramas that take in […]

Park Hyatt Shanghai

At 101 stories and 1,614 feet high, the Shanghai World Financial Center is the planet’s second-tallest building, after the slightly loftier Taipei 101. But the Shanghai structure holds top bragging rights in at least one respect: It is home to the world’s highest hotel, the Park Hyatt Shanghai, which surpassed the previous titleholder (the neighboring […]

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