Fronting Shanghai's world famous Bund and with spectacular river views, the luxurious Peninsula Shanghai blends in with the historic architecture of its landmark neighbors for a stylish fusion of Art Deco-inspired glamour.
At a Glance
Ideal central location on the Bund
Beautiful indoor swimming pool
Six restaurants and bars including Sir Elly's with stunning city views
Outstanding service and attention to detail
Impressive rooms with Art Deco interiors and lots of gadgets
Yi Long Court restaurant is run by China's first Michelin-starred chef Tang Chi Keung.Scott Dunn team
The 14th floor terrace at Sir Elly's is one of the best places in town for pre-dinner drinks to the backdrop of the electric views onto Pudong.Victoria Hogg
Set in a fantastic location directly on the Bund, amidst one of the finest collections of Art-Deco architecture in the world, the Peninsula Shanghai boasts not only luxurious comfort but also some of the most technologically advanced examples of suite accommodation in the world.
Each room showcases beautiful Art-Deco inspired interiors, representing the return of classic luxury to Shanghai with everything from marble bathrooms and 46-inch plasma TVs to the city's most breathtaking Huangpu River and skyline views. Superior and Deluxe Rooms are spacious, comfortable and elegant and the vast choice of suites, many with private outdoor terraces, are among the best in the city.
Enjoy the wonderful restaurants, including the Michelin starred Yi Long Court where the freshest Cantonese cuisine is served with flair. Fine dining can be found at Sir Elly's and the cool, exotic Compass Bar and eccentric Salon de Ning are both great for cocktails. The hotel's inviting indoor swimming pool, complete with open air poolside terrace where healthy cuisine is served and the Hotel's ESPA spa are both wonderful places to spend some downtime when back from exploring the wonders of Shanghai.
The Peninsula's 235 Guest Rooms & Suites have Art Deco elegance and breathtaking Huangpu River and skyline views plus the newest in-room technology with plasma screen TVs and Nespresso coffee machines, iPod docking stations and complimentary Wi-Fi as standard. Superior Rooms are the hotel's most basic category but are comfortable and spacious, or choose for a Deluxe Room for great city views. Deluxe Garden, River and Terrace Rooms are bigger still with fantastic views and the Grand Deluxe River Room has the addition of a wonderful private terrace. The hotel has many types of suites to suit all tastes, size requirements and budgets culminating in the voluminous Astor, Majestic, Palace and Peninsula Suites which have living rooms, dining rooms, terraces, and are the ultimate in glamorous Shanghai accommodation with the Palace having a private lift and the Peninsula having a private gym.
Children are very welcome at The Peninsula and special bathrobes and toiletries are provided for them as well as activity kits, specialist equipment such as cots etc. and special room service menus. There are interconnecting rooms for families and babysitting can also be provided.
The Peninsula Shanghai has five restaurants and bars including Sir Ellys, well known for its unbeatable views across the Bund and its delectable modern European cuisine and Yi Long Court which serves Cantonese delights. The Compass Bar, Salon De Ning and The Lobby all serve an array of drinks including some of the city's finest cocktails. The Peninsula has a breathtaking indoor swimming pool with sliding doors onto a terrace where healthy meals and snacks are served and a fully equipped gym with the latest equipment. The ESPA spa offers guests a whole host of pampering treatments in beautiful surrounds.
Shanghai is an exciting city, packed with historic and modern architecture and a spectacular skyline. Although the hotel's spa, leisure and dining facilities have much to keep you there, exploring the shopping, restaurants, galleries, museums and attractions of Shanghai is an unforgettable experience.
Location & Directions
The Peninsula Shanghai is located at 32 Zhong Shan Dong Yi Road, adjacent to the old British Consulate building and its surrounding gardens, with direct frontage onto the famous Bund.
When to go
Shanghai weather is generally warm and humid, with four distinct seasons - a pleasant warm spring, a hot rainy summer, a comfortable cool autumn and a cold winter. The hottest time in Shanghai comes in July and August, with more than 10 days at temperatures above 35 C. The coldest time is from the late January to early February. The spring from March to May is recommended as the best time to travel to Shanghai.