Built in 1934 and completely renovated in 1997, this charming hotel conveys its past brilliance, current elegance and future dazzle as an international hotel. The historical establishment comprises a total of 250 guest rooms and suites and is fully air-conditioned. Guests are welcomed into a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service, a hotel safe, currency exchange facilities and a cloakroom. On-site facilities include lift access, a newspaper stand, a hairdressing salon, a games room, a TV lounge, a disco and dining options such as a cafe, bar, pub and restaurant. Business guests will find conference facilities on site, and WLAN Internet access and room (24-hour) and laundry services are available for a fee. Guests arriving by car can leave their vehicles in the nearby car park (fees apply).
This business and conference hotel is situated at the Zero Centre Point of Shanghai. It's central location means that it is within around 20 metres of public transport links, within around 300 metres of Renming Park and within around 500 metres of the Shanghai Museum. The Bund is approximately 1.5 km away, Shanghai train station and Yuyuan Garden are both roughly 3 km away, and Suzhou is some 2 hours from the accommodation by car or public transport.
These guest rooms come with an en suite bathroom with a shower/bath and hairdryer (available on request), as well as bathroom amenities. The rooms feature double or king-size beds, international and domestic direct dial telephones with voicemail, satellite/cable TV, a radio alarm clock, Internet access and a safe. A minibar/fridge, microwave, tea and coffee making facilities, washing machine and balcony/terrace also feature and the rooms come with air conditioning and heating. Smoke alarms, 110-220 voltage plugs and a turndown service all come as standard.
Guests looking for relaxation can pay a fee and visit the sauna and steam room or enjoy a massage or spa treatment. More active types can head to the gym for a work out or participate in an aerobics class. Guests can play squash or go banana boating or pedal boating. An entertainment programme is provided for adults and a snack bar is on hand to provide refreshment. The nearby sandy and pebbled beaches feature sun loungers.
A continental breakfast buffet is served each morning. Set menus are available at midday and in the evening, and a dinner buffet is also provided.
The following credit cards are accepted as methods of payment: American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
HiFi stereo system
King size bed