Images by Alessandro De Toni. Guests at the spa can enjoy authentic Asian treatments inspired by western rituals. Residing near the bank of the Huang Pu River port on the Bund, the historic building that once homed the Shanghai Power Company has been refurbished and fused with the addition of a modern skyscraper, thus forging a bond between the best of the old world and the new. The hotel also has an all-day dining venue, 3 lounge bars, an indoor nightlife venue and 2 rooftop bars. Same for the pool, which was also small but still a relaxing place to hang out, with its cushioned loungers and soothing music. I used the Metro all weekend and found the system to be great overall — the stations were well-marked with English translations on every sign , clean and bright, and the trains were brand-new, on time and featured announcements in several languages. The hotel also has a nightclub called Electric Disco, which was predictably busy on Friday and Saturday nights.
Outside and in, the surreal and the serene, the past and the present, meet to mesmerising effect. Did I mention the views? There is a signature Japanese restaurant on the 27th floor and a Cantonese restaurant featuring 5 private dining room. Chcete-li si je objednat, kontaktujte zařízení ještě před příjezdem na čísle uvedeném v potvrzení rezervace. Opening is scheduled for 2016. We have a specific look, we have to be true to ourself, and we like things that are really really simple and really refined and pared down—not minimal but simple.
Thanks to all that money, Shanghai has an especially appealing high-end hotel market. Advertisement Pared back luxury complements a stunning vista in a Bund View Suite. Pared down and sophisticated, the rooms are finished in light oak and feature white marble bathrooms and the signature Ian Schrager throw on every bed. This one-of-a-kind modern meeting point innovates and extends the very concept of hotel: dining, recreation, entertainment, work, relaxation, meeting point and landmark in one. This multi-dimensional space creates a synergy, designed for movement and flow. The historical pedigree of the development and renovation are rich.
A sofa and armchair are upholstered in the palest ivory; the cushions too. Throughout the hotel, Carrara marble table tops gleam and the space is punctuated with thoughtfully crafted furniture from the likes of De La Espada and Stellar Works. I found the hotel well-located for tourists, but this meant the surrounding area was busy. The bathrooms are finished in white marble, detailed in contrasting black metal, with custom-scented Le Labo amenities as standard. You can play billiards at this hotel.
The backdrop is jazz, the high ceilings coffered. I will go back for the club but probably will not stay in the hotel. The bathroom was stylish in white marble with black accents and chrome fixtures. Practically every major luxury brand has its flag planted firmly in the city. He talks in a rasp-edged Brooklyn drawl; she speaks in a high-pitched Shanghainese staccato.
Though the location is far from serene and the public spaces can get very crowded with eager Instagrammers, I very much enjoyed my stay at the property. The indoor gym gives onto a large outdoor terrace, where guest can rest, meditate and practice tai chi, yoga, and cardio against an urban backdrop. Down below the hotel, a river of shoppers pours between the 1930s edifices that line the street. As I mentioned above, my room rate included breakfast, which I had each morning at Shanghai Tavern, a kind of reprise of Berners Tavern at the. It was so delicious that I had one on each of the three mornings that I ate breakfast at the hotel. The latest has officially opened its doors, this time in.
As a spectacular centerpiece to the contemporary space, the bronze spiral staircase winds continuously down three floors from the rooftop garden, giving access to a spectacular 3-level eating and drinking area with commanding views of the Bund. I liked flipping through the pages and visualizing the history of the city while wide awake at 3am because of jet lag. All guest rooms will provide guests with a wardrobe and a kettle. Rooms: 11 Hotel Chain: Edition Children and Extra Beds Free! This site does not include all credit card companies or all available credit card offers. The others are in New York, London, Miami, Bodrum and Barcelona. Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy. In the newer tower, the residential-style rooms and suites are reminiscent of an upscale New York apartment, with a restrained palette of black, white and tan.
The glowing sphere, held delicately in the grasp of gently curved metal prongs, hangs elegantly like a piece of jewelry in the center of the lobby. Tel +86 21 5368 9955. Me and my guest had smell of steak all over our clothes after sitting in there for 2 hours. We're offering a microcosm of the best that Shanghai has to offer. The beautiful original motifs on the Shanghai Power Building. Moody black-and-white photography from Chinese movies and a faux-fur throw jazz up the otherwise simple palette of light oak and white marble.
They were spectacular and made me feel like I was standing in a city on the move, one where things were happening at a rapid clip and that had ambitions to raise its profile even higher on the world stage. It had great pressure, too. The Spa features a total of six treatment rooms and suites, manicure and pedicure services, sauna, an expansive relaxation area with fully equipped bar and a retail boutique. There was also a gorgeous lobby bar and hangout area with a pool table topped with bright blue felt as well as hanging potted plants that seemed to have been placed there specifically for meticulously staged Instagram shoots. For the stay, I earned a total of 13,308 points — 8,205 of them in the form of base points, 4,103 as an elite bonus and 1,000 as another bonus.
But to get there you have to pass through two lobbies, each with their own temptations: the Urban Lobby with its billiards table under a hanging garden 21 metres high; and the Lobby Bar with its giant centrepiece light by the French architectural designer Eric Schmitt. Luxury travel advisors can reach out to Patricia Fernandez , director of sales and marketing, or Cristina Ruiz de Bustillo , marketing and communications manager with special requests and questions. Read next: Cocktails in the making at the Lobby Bar, which is open until 2am. The private bathroom is fitted with a bath. Light wood was everywhere — it looked very minimalist but luxurious at the same time, especially with the all-white furniture and bed. Regardless, I had no issues, and no matter what I had at breakfast, it was taken off my bill at checkout. The back wall is covered by an awe-inspiring 7-story antique mirror, sourced and refurbished specially for this space, heightening the spatial illusion that one is walking beneath a floating, indoor forest.