To have a professional travel and explore Shanghai’s perfect, you should stay in the hotels of the city centre area to convenient for walking, shopping and sightseeing.
Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai
Set in a bustling commercial district, this modern hotel is a 4-minute walk from People’s Square subway station and 3 km from Yu Garden.
Featuring views of the city or People’s Square park, the sleek rooms provide free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Upgraded rooms have separate work rooms. Suites add living rooms, as well as tea and coffeemaking facilities; some have dining areas, and 1 has a kitchenette. Room service is available 24/7.
Breakfast is free. Other amenities include a bar, a lobby lounge and 3 restaurants, including 1 set on a revolving platform on top of the hotel. There’s also a gym and a spa, as well as an indoor pool and a hot tub.
Address: 88 Nanjing W Rd, NanJing XiLu, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200000
Phone:+86 21 6359 9999
Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai
Overlooking the Huangpu River, this refined, high-rise hotel is 1 km from the Shanghai World Financial Center.
Chic rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows and city/river views feature flat-screen TVs, desks and iPhone docks, plus tea and coffeemakers, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Upgraded rooms and suites add lounge areas; some have whirlpool tubs and/or butler service, as well as access to a club lounge with free breakfast, afternoon tea and drinks. Room service is 24/7.
There are 4 eateries: a high-end option, a Spanish choice, a chic bar and a salsa bar. Massages are offered in a spa with an indoor pool, a gym and a sauna. Parking is free.
Address: 1288号 Lujiazui Ring Rd, LuJiaZui, Pudong Xinqu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200120
Phone:+86 21 3867 8888
Sofitel Shanghai Hyland
Set on a pedestrianized central shopping street, this upscale hotel in a glass-fronted tower is a minute’s walk from Century Square and 16 minutes on foot from The Bund, a renowned riverfront promenade.
Featuring city views, the slick rooms provide flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi, as well as desks, minibars, and tea and coffeemakers. Upgraded rooms add access to a lounge offering complimentary breakfast and cocktails. Suites have living areas. Room service is available 24/7.
Parking is free. Breakfast (fee) is served in an international restaurant. There’s also a Cantonese eatery and a chic bar. Other amenities include a spa and a gym.
Address: Nan Jing Dong Lu, NanJing Lu, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200001
Phone:+86 21 6351 5888
Paramount Gallery Hotel
Across the street from the 13th-century Jing’an Temple, this upscale hotel is a minute’s walk from a metro stop and 4 km from Shanghai Museum.
The airy, modern rooms and suites come with minibars, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Some rooms offer temple views or bathrooms with dual-basin sinks.
A free breakfast buffet is provided in the restaurant/bar, which serves international cuisine in a sophisticated, panoramic dining room. There’s also a gym and a beauty salon, and the conference room holds up to 30.
Address: 1728 Nanjing W Rd, JingAnSi, Jingan Qu, China, 200040
Phone:+86 21 6248 8686
Renaissance Shanghai Putuo Hotel
A 2-minute walk from Langao Road metro station, this sophisticated hotel is 10 km from Shanghai Grand Theatre and 14 km from Shanghai World Financial Center.
Modern rooms feature flat-screens, free Wi-Fi and iPod docks, as well as minifridges, and tea and coffeemakers. Upgraded rooms have club lounge access, while 1-bedroom suites have separate living rooms and dining areas; some add whirlpool tubs. Room service is available.
Breakfast is free. Additional amenities include a bar and 3 restaurants, 1 of which serves Japanese cuisine. There’s also event space and a spa area with a steam room, an indoor pool and a fitness center.
Address: 50 Tongchuan Rd, Putuo Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200333
Phone:+86 21 2219 5888