Peninsula Hotel Shanghai



Welcome to the young retreat close to The Bund! Boasting glamour on a dignified scale, the Peninsula Hotel Shanghai commemorates the come back of its typical luxury style in the most chic city of Asia. Contrasting with the historic Bund, the modern look of the exterior is all set to offer the state-of-art comfort and amenities along with the splendid river vistas all of which together add the touch of elegance to any kind of holiday – leisure, family, or business. The overall design reflects the idea of reintroducing the tranquility of the 1920’s rich merchant’s home on a large scale.

One more admiring aspect of the Peninsula Hotel Shanghai is that is near to some of the major attraction such as The Bund, Shanghai Grand Theatre, Shanghai Museum, and Yu Yuan Garden.

Rooms

At this chic Shanghai retreat, there are 235 guest rooms all of which are soaked in art deco style but without compromising the homely feel. Marking the come back of classic opulence, the rooms offer latest technology, stunning skyline vistas, and great views of the Huangpu river. Among the room types, the main ones are Superior, Deluxe, and Grand Deluxe offering the garden or river vistas. There are suites also: Executive, Deluxe, Grand Deluxe, Majestic, Palace, Astor, and Peninsula suites.

Irrespective of what you choose, do expect the basic common amenities: DVD player, CD player, complimentary newspaper, voice mail, multi-line phone, free local calls, mini bar, coffee/tea maker, private bathroom, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, hair dryer, separate bathtub and shower, slippers, in-room safe, clock radio, desk, wired/wireless high-speed Internet access (complimentary), and ipod docking station. Some of them will have their own terraces.

Amenities

• Airport transportation (surcharge)  • Concierge desk  • 2 restaurants in hotel  • Room service (24 hours)  • Rose Ballroom for 450 people  • Wi-fi  • Audio-video facilities  • Banquet facilities  • Event catering  • Multiple conference/meeting rooms

Recreation

• Navy blue and white tiled swimming pool – indoor  •State-of-art fitness gym featuring treadmills, free weights, fit balls, cardiovascular equipment, and Art Deco fireplace  • Full-service health spa  • Outdoor terrace for events

The spa here is run by ESPA boasting a neo classical décor: dark wood floors, ivory tones, and French navy tints. Besides the signature treatments like the Oriental Thermal Infusion and Bamboo Harmoniser, expect holistic massages, facial therapies, body treatments, and finishing methods. All this happens amidst the Art Deco ambiance.

Restaurants

At the Peninsula Hotel Shanghai, there is only one option – Sir Elly’s Restaurant that serves fine European treat, especially the Mediterranean cuisine prepared by a well known French chef Arnaud Berthelier. Here, there exist six dining rooms, art deco motifs, and 14th floor terrace for awesome vistas.

Do also explore the Yi Long Court offering the delicacies of the Michelin starred as well as award winning chef named Tang Chi Keung who offer Cantonese items. Be on the Chef’s table, have special teas, and savor its mouth watering desserts like the Chilled Sago Cream.

At the lobby that reflects the atmosphere of the wealthy merchant’s house, you can have all the three meals of the day including the celebrated special afternoon tea. In the afternoon as well as evenings, enjoy its live music.

The room service is also a great option to get the food into the room. You can order any of the chef’s prepared dishes. In addition, you can also order for lunch boxes as well as picnic boxes.

Okay, before I forget, do never miss its special Naturally Peninsula food that is a healthy treat ordered at the poolside as a Spa cuisine for increasing the nutritional value.

Just check out for the reservations.

Rates

From $472 per night.

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