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10 Hotels in Shanghai You'll Never Want to Leave

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Updated: 6 February 2017
Shanghai is fast-paced but knows when it’s time to slow down. From Bund-side bathing to Ruijin relaxing, these 10 hotels are the perfect place to unwind. It’s not just the rooms themselves that will make you feel like a royal. Five-star restaurants, Art Deco lobbies, bubbling spas: everything about these hotels screams luxury and class.
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The Langham Shanghai Xintiandi

Not just a world-class hotel, the Langham is also home to Shanghai’s only three-starred Michelin restaurant, T’ang Court. Located in trendy shopping district Xintiandi, the Langham capitalizes on the views with floor-to-ceiling windows in every room.

99 Madang Rd, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China, 200000

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Fairmont Peace Hotel

Located on the Bund, the Fairmont Peace Hotel is steeped in history. The north building was built by British Sephardic Jew Sir Victor Sassoon and follows classic Art Deco schemes. An extension has since been added to house additional guestrooms, a swimming pool, and a spa.

20 Nanjing E Rd, WaiTan, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China, 200001

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Grand Hyatt

At the very top of Shanghai skyscraper Jin Mao Tower is one of Shanghai’s best five-star hotels, the Grand Hyatt. When it was built, it was the highest hotel in the world and remains one of the tallest year after year. Enjoy food from one of the hotel’s 10 award-winning restaurants and bars, and make sure to check out the stunning view of the lobby (pictured).

88 Century Ave, LuJiaZui, Pudong New Area, Shanghai, China, 200120

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The Puli

Shanghai’s first luxury urban resort, The Puli Hotel and Spa is conveniently located between Nanjing W. Rd. and Yan’an Highway. The rooms are marvels unto themselves, but the real gem is the health club, which includes a state-of-the-art gymnasium, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi, 82-foot lap infinity pool, and the award-winning Anantara Spa.

1 Changde Rd, JingAnSi, Jingan District, Shanghai, China, 200040

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URBN Hotel Shanghai

Tucked away on a quiet French Concession street, URBN Hotel Shanghai offers a green retreat right in the heart of the city. Everything in the hotel is sourced from recycled materials and the hotel occupies a former factory warehouse, but you would never know that from the luxurious atmosphere.

183 Jiaozhou Rd, Jingan District, Shanghai, China, 200040

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Intercontinental Shanghai Ruijin

The Intercontinental Shanghai Ruijin sits on 100 acres of landscaped gardens and features several historical villas, including one that once belonged to the owner of the North China Daily News. This historical heritage has been well preserved, making a stay here feel like a trip back in time to a more glamorous Shanghai.

No. 118 Ruijin Er Rd, Shanghai, China, 200020

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Twelve at Hengshan

Owned by the Luxury Collection, Twelve at Hengshan is a modern-Chinoiserie hotel on Shanghai’s historic, tree-lined Hengshan Rd. This is the perfect place to stay if you are looking for top-notch service and luxury in a lesser-traveled part of the city. You don’t have to stay on the Bund to experience a resort lifestyle.

12 Hengshan Rd, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China, 200031

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The Yangtze Boutique Hotel

Sixty percent of The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai’s guest rooms feature a private balcony or terrace, enabling guests to enjoy views of Nanjing Rd, Pedestrian Street, which leads directly to the Bund. The third floor spa offers a range of treatments, from acupuncture to stone therapy.

740 Hankou Rd, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China, 200001

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Andaz Xintiandi

Andaz, named after the Urdu word for ‘personal style,’ is a Hyatt boutique brand that celebrates guests’ personal preferences and fully embraces its locale. One way in which the Shanghai branch does so is through the high-tech adjustable mood lighting in each room. Furthermore, enjoy the hotel’s popular afternoon tea set, which makes Shanghainese tea culture accessible to each guest.

88 Songshan Rd, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China, 200021

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Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund

“We wanted to move away from simply replicating the ambiance of 1930s Shanghai and instead create a less structured environment that represents the diversity and very best of old and new Shanghai,” says the Hotel Indigo General Manager. Enjoy the most modern aspects of the city from atop Char Bar rooftop hotel, which offers one of the purest views of the Huangpu River.

585 Zhongshan East 2nd Rd, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China, 200010