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Fairmont Peace Hotel
Ranked #7 of 5,059 Hotels in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
Melbourne, Australia
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“Centre of the world”
Reviewed October 3, 2013

This is my second stay at the Peace hotel in Shanghai. This time with colleagues. The location is excellent allowing swift access to domestic and both international airports, and the train station. It is right on the Bund, so plenty of pics to be taken!!
Fairmont hotels have done a stupendous job in renovating what was an iconic Shanghai hotel. It looks absolutely stunning both inside and out. The rooms are all well appointed and finished in period style, but with all the modern conveniences we require nowadays.

Staff were really helpful, courteous and well presented, from the desk staff to the laundry and restaurant staff.

I have had the pleasure of staying in many of Shanghais' best hotels, and would, without hesitation, rate this as my absolute favourite.

I will be booking there next time i am in Shanghai, and have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone.

Great hotel, superb place to stay!!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
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George W, General Manager at Fairmont Peace Hotel, responded to this review, October 4, 2013
Dear Phil R,

What an absolute pleasure it is to receive this wonderful feedback on your most recent stay with us. It is especially great to hear from our Fairmont Presidents Club guests and our very own repeat guests like yourself.

It is very important to us to ensure we are always focusing on consistency in our service and I can assure you we will continue to do that. While we have the best location in Shanghai we must always remember that it is about the relationships our staff build with each guest through thoughtful and personal service that is our cornerstone.

I will look forward to welcoming you back and I hope that I will be able to meet you personally on your return and offer any assistance that I can.

Kindest regards,

George Wee
General Manager
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Reviewed October 3, 2013

We stayed here and could not have been happier about our selection - location, history, world class elegance and great service. The rooms are so spacious and with all the details you can or cannot imagine. The bathroom are a room size and also they have a makeup little room. The breakfast was very good too with Chinese and western dishes.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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George W, General Manager at Fairmont Peace Hotel, responded to this review, October 5, 2013
Dear chefdulce,

I would like to truly thank you for taking the opportunity to write such wonderful feedback about the details of your experience with our hotel and our colleagues. It will give me great pride and pleasure to be able to take this feedback and share it with the entire team here.

We truly hope that you will find your way back to Shanghai for another visit and we will look forward to providing you our warm and engaging hospitality again.

Regards,

George Wee
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Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

With such a distinctive and heritage hotel, you can find the most comfortable tempo to spend your time. Not to mention its extraordinary place, the best view to look Huangpu river. You can see the different face of this beautiful city.

Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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George W, General Manager at Fairmont Peace Hotel, responded to this review, October 5, 2013
Dear lattecat10,

I would like to thank you very much for taking the time to post your feedback with regards to your recent stay with us at the Fairmont Peace Hotel. I greatly appreciate this opportunity you have given me to be able to recognize our colleagues for providing outstanding service to you during your stay.

I certainly hope that you will plan a return to Shanghai and our colleagues would greatly appreciate the opportunity to show our warm and engaging hospitality once again.

George Wee
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Gananoque, Canada
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Reviewed October 2, 2013

Myself and my husband spent two nights at the Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai, this beautifully restored hotel with a perfect location on the Bund, provided us with a truly wonderul holiday in a very busy city.

The decor of the hotel was amazing, this along with friendly and helpful staff made our stay a time we will always remember.

the accommodations were gorgeous and the executive lounge offered us a quiet retreat and delicious hot appetizers after a long day of sightseeing.

We would highly recommend this hotel, and would also like to thank all the great staff who were very attentive to our every need.

Room Tip: The rooms on the Gold Level are perfect.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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George W, General Manager at Fairmont Peace Hotel, responded to this review, October 3, 2013
Dear Tourist182143,

I would like to sincerely thank you for taking the time to share with your fellow travelers your experiences here at the Fairmont Peace Hotel. I am so delighted that our iconic property, Location and Staff were able to provide an experience you will not soon forget.

I will look forward to recognizing the Fairmont Gold team for a job well done and sharing your comments with everyone. Thank you very much and we will look forward to your hopeful return so that we can show you our appreciation and hospitality once again.

Sincerely,

George Wee
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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 2, 2013

Simply one of the finest run hotels that I have ever had the pleasure to stay in.

The meticulous restoration of the art deco interior is superb. All the little touches such as the names of the historic figures who stayed in rooms or played the piano are tastefully done.

The location on the Bund provides jaw-dropping views of the Shanghai skyline along the Bund and across the Huangpo river, especially at night. Try to stay when there is a Chinese celebration taking place and they often use the river in front of the hotel as the stage for the fireworks. Best view is from the bar on the eighth floor.

Rooms are beautifully decorated to the same high standard as public areas, silk wall covering, exquisite glass for lamps and shades. The bathrooms are a delight as are the toiletries. Facilities include a proper coffee maker and a decent tea set - just so much nicer than instant coffee sachets.

The staff are superb too.

One word of caution is that the pricing for drinks and meals is even higher than the standards of the hotel.

An expensive haven of peace and charm at the centre of a vital city.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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George W, General Manager at Fairmont Peace Hotel, responded to this review, October 3, 2013
Dear Aitku,

It gives me great pride and pleasure to be able to receive such wonderful feedback and we are all so excited to know you had a memorable experience. I want to thank you very much for taking the time to share your experiences with your fellow travelers.

Our location is absolutely unbeatable and property truly one of a kind with history and culture that is unmatched in Shanghai. We are so delighted to have been able to share that with you.

I will be looking forward to the opportunity to share your feedback with the entire team here. We will look forward to hopefully welcoming you back upon your next visit to Shanghai.

Kindest Regards,

George Wee
General Manager
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Cookham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 1, 2013

This wonderful 1920's/30's Hotel (in the heart of 'The Bund' area of Shanghai) is exceptional in every respect and it definitely deserves to hold 5 Star status - standards, service, style and superiority (over other so-called similarly aged 5 Star hotels nearby).
Don't miss the 'old guys' jazz band, which is legendary and continues, each night, in a bar located just off the lobby as this is a 'MUST DO' whilst in this energising city! The old guys are an absolute joy to behold and the environment in which they play is reminiscent of Shanghai's old days. In my opinion, the 'best' old boys play between 19.00 hours and 21.30 hours after which some younger old boys take-over and have a jazz singer on-toe. Both are great so 'stay a while' and enjoy the odd cocktail (or two). There's a 'cover charge' of 200 RMB (per person) for attending the jazz sessions but this 'cover charge' is deducted from your final bill.
Best to 'book' a good table, at least a couple of days in advance if possible to ensure 'no disappointment'.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank H1CAJ
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George W, General Manager at Fairmont Peace Hotel, responded to this review, October 2, 2013
Dear H1CAJ,

It gives me great pride and pleasure to be able to receive such wonderful feedback and we are all so excited to know you had a memorable experience. I want to thank you very much for taking the time to share your experiences with your fellow travelers.

Our world famous Jazz Band is truly one of a kind and we are very proud to share their wonderful music and story with the world every night.

I will be looking forward to the opportunity to share your feedback with the entire team here. We will look forward to hopefully welcoming you back upon your next visit to Shanghai.

Kindest Regards,

George Wee
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 25, 2013

my wife and myself stayed at the fairmont peace hotel in shanghai last week for 4 nights.
we had an incredible 1 bedroom suite with an amazing view of the bund and the river.
the skyline was also more than impressive.
we must emphasize that the staff at the peace hotel is really internationally qualified OUTSTANDING.
just incredible service. evry employee we would find, would smile and ask if she or he could
help us in any way.
the lounge in the 9th floor exceeded all our expectations. any wish we had came true.
just ask alfred and he would make it happen. even joining you to the next pharmacy for
30 minutes and helping you buy whatever you needed.
food quality is also amazing. the jazz club is international level. i felt like in montreux
jazz festival.
from now on only fairmont peace hotel. really, no need to look for anything else.
it's a 45 second walk to the world famous bar rouge on 18 bund.
the spa treatments are outstanding and so is the indoor swimming pool.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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George W, General Manager at Fairmont Peace Hotel, responded to this review, September 26, 2013
Dear fvsgroup,

I am truly grateful for you sharing your experiences at our iconic property. Your feedback really hits on all aspects of our service culture and I will be very proud to share this with our entire team.

In particular our Fairmont Gold team is the best in the business and thank you as well for identifying Alfred for his service and going that extra mile for you to ensure you were happy.

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we hope that it will not be long before your next visit to Shanghai so we can welcome you back.

Kindest Regards,

George Wee
General Manager
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Property: Fairmont Peace Hotel
Address: 20 Nanjing Road East, Shanghai 200002, China
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Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > The Bund
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Shanghai
#5 Romantic Hotel in Shanghai
#6 Family Hotel in Shanghai
#7 Spa Hotel in Shanghai
#7 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#175 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Fairmont Peace Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 270
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Shanghai's legendary landmark since 1929, the Fairmont Peace Hotel, overlooking Shanghai's Huangpu River and the world famous Bund, boasts a history that overshadows that of any other hotel in the Far East. With its origins dating back more than a century, this beloved landmark served as a glamorous playground for the elite of Shanghai, where every night was an extravagant gala event and veritable Parisian fashion show. After our three year meticulous restoration, the romantic history and social significance which made the Fairmont Peace Hotel a Shanghai legend has returned with its timeless grandeur - and a new and contemporary spirit. Each guestroom and suite has been luxuriously decorated with opulent furnishings and modern amenities - providing the guest with an experience that is both indulgent and exquisite. ... more   less 
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