This air-conditioned city hotel was built in 1934 by a British merchant. It was renovated in 2007 and now offers 253 rooms. Further facilities include a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out services, hotel safe, currency exchange facilities, cloakroom, lift access, a café, bar and restaurant. There are also on-site shops, a mini supermarket, a hairdressing salon, a theatre, a TV room and a casino. The hotel offers conference facilities, Internet access (fees apply) and WLAN. Guests may use the complimentary garage or, for an additional fee, the car park. Room and laundry services are also provided for an additional fee.
The hotel is located in the centre of Shanghai, near the Bund. There are restaurants located on the nearby Zha Pu Road and there is a British bar located just 10 metres from the hotel. The railway station is 5 km from the hotel while shops can be reached in 15 minutes by foot. Huang Pu River and Park are 500 m from the hotel while attractions such as the Yu Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai Museum and the Shanghai Grand Theatre can all easily be reached by car. The Oriental Pearl TV Tower is 6 km from the hotel.
All guest rooms offer a comfortable and elegant environment, featuring a bathroom with bath or shower and hairdryer, satellite/cable TV, Internet access (for a fee) and minibar (for a fee). Further facilities include direct dial telephone, radio, refrigerator, tea and coffee making facilities, an iron and ironing board and a safe. The rooms feature either king sized or double beds and centrally regulated air conditioning and heating.
The following services are offered for an additional fee: sauna, steam room, massage and other health treatments, gym and a pool table. At no additional cost guests may enjoy an entertainment programme, aerobics and the parasols provided by the hotel.
Breakfast, lunch and evening meals are all available in buffet form. A continental breakfast is also on offer, as are lunch and evening meals chosen from either an à la carte or set menu.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB and MasterCard and VISA are all accepted as methods of payment.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed