We stayed here over Xmas 2009, soon after it opened. Everything about the place was wonderful - the staff (good English spoken); the spacious room, with all mod-cons including an iPod/iPhone audio+video hookup; the comfortable king-size bed; the swimming pool and jacuzzi. We didn't try any of the restaurants or bars but the room service food was excellent (popcorn chicken!).
Don't miss the Sunday afternoon ballroom dancing in the lobby - really brings back a feel for what pre-war Shanghai must have felt like.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located along the historic Bund with spectacular views of the Bund, Huangpu River, Pudong and former British Consulate gardens, The Peninsula Shanghai perfectly blends with the historic architecture of its landmark neighbours. The Peninsula Shanghai, which opened in October 2009, is the first new building to be constructed on the historic Bund in over 60 years. Offering the best of Peninsula traditions and a range of signature services and facilities, including Shanghai's largest guestrooms and the city's highest staff-to-guest ratio, The Peninsula also heralds the return of parent company, The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited, to Shanghai where it owned and operated four of the city's premier hotels in the 1920s to 1940s - The Kalee, The Astor House, The Palace and The Majestic. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Peninsula Shanghai Hotel Shanghai