Fantastic location on the Bund
Brilliant choice of restaurants on site at the property
Large bathrooms in every room with separate bathtubs and showers
Shanghai and eastern China’s subtropical climate brings with it four distinct seasons. The weather is generally mild and temperate, with a great deal of rainfall even in the drier months of the year. The frequent monsoon showers and scorching temperatures of June, July and August can make it uncomfortably humid, with the mercury regularly rising over 35°C. Winter is overcast and chilly, although snow seldom falls in this eastern region of China. Spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) are the best times to visit Shanghai and eastern China, with pleasant temperatures and fewer tourists.
Located in Shanghai's downtown, The Westin is a classic 570 room hotel spread through 26 floors. Rooms are comfortable, there are numerous restaurants to choose from and the hotel is located just moments from the 400 year old Yu Garden.
The Westin Bund Shanghai offers a fantastic location in the heart of Shanghai with easy access to the Nanjing Pedestrian Street, a fantastic array of restaurants and the historical and elegant buildings of the Bund.
Overlooking the Huangpu River, the Westin offers fantastic views over the city and provides a comfortable base from which to explore the city. The 570 rooms are spread over two wings and offer plush stays and large en-suite bathrooms. The dining options at the Westin are extensive with over six different restaurants to choose from providing both international favourites and incredible Chinese cuisine created by the Chinese Master Chefs. The facilities are equally impressive with a fully equipped gym, 20-metre heated indoor swimming pool, steam and sauna room and jacuzzi.
The 570 rooms offer comfortable stays and come complete with Heavenly Beds, rainforest showers and separate bathtubs. Rooms range in size, starting with the Crown Deluxe and Grand Deluxe Rooms. The Crown Studio and Grand Studio Rooms offer more space with separate living rooms providing the opportunity for an additional bed. The Executive and Signature Suites are the most luxurious with access to the Executive Club and additional amenities. There are a number of rooms that allow for connecting options.
Children are welcome at The Westin Bund Shanghai and there are numerous connecting room options available at the hotel.
The facilities at The Westin Bund Shanghai are extensive and provide 6 different dining options catering to a wide variation of tastes. The recreational facilities are also impressive with a 20 metre indoor heated pool and fully equipped gym complete with saunas, jacuzzi and steam rooms.
With a fantastic location in the heart of the city, The Westin provides a brilliant location to many of the cultural highlights in Shanghai including the Yu Yuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Xin Tian Di and of course the famous Bund.
The best value option in Shanghai the Westin is well managed with great facilities and an excellent location in the heart of the city and right on the Bund. The hotel is split into two towers one of which has been recently renovated so ask for a room in the Crown Tower to ensure you get one of these. I really liked the new rooms, very bright with plenty of space and great bathrooms. The other highlights of the hotel are its excellent pool, and gym facilities and the spa which is actually managed by Banyan Tree and is one of the best in the city.
Spend an evening exploring the flavours of Shanghai in a visit to a private home, small, family-run restaurants and local shops. Wander the streets on foot, meet the local people and taste some traditional dishes to get under the skin of the city.
Offering a chance to experience authentic local culture, this tour will take you from a bustling wet market to the home of a local family where you can learn to make dumplings before exploring the streets of the old town and the peaceful Yu Garden.
Explore the cultural riches of Shanghai, both ancient and modern, as you travel through the city, from the artefacts of the Shanghai Museum to the religious heritage of the Jade Buddha Temple and on to the contemporary art scene of M50.
Walking the streets of the old city, you’ll discover a culinary hotspot as a wealth of morning delicacies are crafted in front of you, from dumplings to noodles, potstickers to pancakes. Taste ten local dishes as you get a flavour for the neighbourhood.
Step into Shanghai’s rich cultural and religious melting pot as you explore its Buddhist, Christian, Jewish and Taoist sites and uncover a diverse myriad of religions practised in this cultural crossroad.
Get a glimpse into the ancient art of Tai Chi as you begin your day with a lesson from a master, and enjoy an hour of practice in one of the Shanghai’s parks, looking out over the city’s skyline.
Leave behind the towering skyscrapers of Shanghai as you cycle through its ancient lanes to discover daily life and local culture in tucked away neighbourhoods. Dive into a bustling market, sample the local street food and dine at a Buddhist canteen.
Head to Shanghai's old town, an architectural treasure tucked away from the high rises and bright lights that Shanghai is so famous for. This visit will take you to the traditional part of the city, and to its lilongs, steeped in history.
Take a stroll along The Bund on the Huangpu River. Once Shanghai's financial centre, it boasts impressive colonial architecture, so strikingly different in comparison to Shanghai's towering skyscrapers behind. After, head west to the popular Nanjing Road.
Spend time exploring Shanghai's bright lights along Nanjing Road, Shanghai's most famous shopping street. After a short stroll, you will head to the Huangpu District and visit People's Square, one of the most important landmarks within this vibrant city.
Enjoy a visit to the traditional water villages of Shanghai. Head to Zhujiajiao and Zhouzhuang where you will see a former trading village that rose to glory as a result of the Grand Canal system which exported China’s goods overseas.
from £2600 pp
inc flights & transfers for 6 nights
The Westin Bund is located in the heart of Shanghai within walking distance to the beautiful Yu Gardens and main highlights of the city.
International flight to Shanghai International airport followed by an hour transfer to the hotel.
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