This hotel is simply fabulous and a must if you plan to spend time in Shanghai. Sure it is slightly out for the Bund but set that aside and everything else is just right. The excellent Metro is a short walk away and that connects you to just about everywhere in Shanghai.
The reception is typical of a 5 Star hotel porters meet you at the door and quickly relieve you of your luggage. We arrived before 10.00am and were delighted there was no fuss about letting us have access to our suite. At check-in they specify what your room rates are per night and explained the workings of the Club Lounge.
First impressions of our room came into play with the excellent and quiet air conditioning, on a very hot morning when you have been traveling for 17 hours it is a welcoming feeling. The bed was as big as they get and we later learned extremely comfortable. Ours was a large corner suite with a huge curved picture window and comfy seats for sitting and watching the world go by. We forgot about unpacking but showered and went directly to the club room for refreshments. My wife loved the separate dressing area the dual heads power shower invites repeated use. There is separate climate controlled air conditioning for the bathroom cum dressing room and the living and sleeping area.
From here on everything we did was a pleasure from the help and support of the concierge to book train tickets for a trip the next to an ambience where anything you want you have only to ask.
We liked everything about this hotel and would recommend it to anyone. It will be our destination next time we go.