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The Peninsula Shanghai

The Peninsula Shanghai

The Peninsula Shanghai is an award-winning luxury hotel opened in 2009 on the historic Bund in this exciting and vibrant city. The hotel is part of the Peninsula brand's growing collection of outstanding accommodations in Asia and the United States. With its superb Art Deco style, the resort is a landmark building in a city skyline of some of the tallest buildings in the world.


Shanghai is the progressive and cultural heart of modern China. The Bund (or Waitan) is an architecturally important protected waterfront location along the Huangpu River with impressive Western colonial-style historic buildings. The former British Consulate gardens still adorn one side of the hotel property. 

The Peninsula Shanghai looks across views of the Bund towards Pudong, where there are many attractions. There are also parks, walks and biking areas, and home-style Chinese restaurants nearby. 

The Lujiazui financial district is the swish part of Shanghai famous for 21st-century towering skyscrapers, posh nightclubs, and bars. Moreover, Shanghai Disney Resort, World Expo Center, and Pudong International Airport are all here.

Style and Hospitality

This Peninsula Shanghai Hotel in Shanghai has a standard of living up to. This brand delivers the highest levels of luxury, impeccable service, and every attention to detail. Furthermore, the staff is attentive to every need of hotel guests, and the concierge services in speed and efficiency are legendary. 

Additionally, the famous fleet of green limousines transfers and transports guests to airports, shopping, or almost any excursion. The Peninsula Shanghai Hotel is stately in size and intimate in the atmosphere. 

Moreover, the decor is classy with polished dark woods, lacquer, crystal, gleaming marbles, and chrome. Plush seating throughout makes for comfort amid the glamor. Also, the successful blend of East-West is entirely in character with other hotels in this prestigious brand.


A private yacht is for hire for river cruises and limos for transfers and trips. Moreover, the Peninsular Academy arranges a program of cultural tours and educational events. 

Main hotel features include spacious rooms, a glamorous pool/terrace, and a spa and fitness center. There are also business and conference services, Wi-Fi, a rooftop bar, and Michelin-starred dining.


This hotel has 235 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites. The thoughtfully and beautifully appointed rooms are in Art Deco-cum-contemporary style. They feature big beds with huge padded headboards, fine linens, generous high-tech amenities, and deluxe bathrooms. 

Moreover, the best rooms have views across the river to the towering skyscrapers beyond that light up the sky at night. Entertainment centers are also hidden behind black lacquered work desks. Tea/coffee making also resides in a special 'station' all of its own. 

Additionally, there is a uniform division of bedroom, bathroom, and separate living space in all rooms. Well-lit bathrooms have big tubs, vanities, separate showers, and toilets with everything cozily encased in marble. Besides, mood lighting and a well-stocked mini-bar invite relaxation at the end of a busy day.


These accommodations add more space and glamor with plush seating, dining areas, and huge showcase windows. A color scape choice of rich blues or coffee and chocolate or a light-filled café-au-lait option with garden or river views. Some Suites include a free airport transfer.

Moreover, every suite gets bigger and swankier up from the Astor to the Majestic and the Palace, and the Peninsula suites with its own dressing room. Access facilities are also available in some rooms/suites.


The double Michelin-starred Yi Long Court restaurant serves some of the finest Cantonese dishes in Shanghai. Dark and sophisticated décor is a backdrop to inspired signature dishes and classic Cantonese culinary menus. 

Sir Elly's is another Michelin-awarded restaurant. It is in a beautiful dark dining space high up in the hotel and lit by the skyscrapers across the river. Menus are upscale modern European favoring French cuisine. An impressive and extensive wine and champagne list also accompany the sophisticated dishes. 

Bars and Lounges

Sir Elly's Terrace is a long rooftop bar with wonderful views, cocktails, drinks, and light meals. Additionally, the Compass Bar offers innovative snacks and drinks on the ground floor. The silvery elegance of the Lobby Lounge is a breakfast joy and afternoon tea delight with exquisite pastries and various brews. 

All-day dining is also available here. Salon de Ning, named in honor of famed socialite Madam Ning, is a sumptuous riot of Chinoiserie with silks and crystals, paintings, and objets d'art. Cocktails and local gossip are enjoyed here by guests and Shanghai residents alike.

Spa and Wellness

The Peninsula Spa is a vast and luxurious space to indulge in sybaritic wellness treatments. These are based on holistic therapies for mind, body, and spirit. Highly-trained therapists also give newer state-of-the-art face and body treatments. 

This beautiful wellness facility is only one of 4 in China that have received the coveted Forbes 5-star rating. Art Deco styling in navy and cream enhances the dark wood and under-floor heating with elaborate pink botanicals decorating the walls. Men's grooming is also featured in the spa.


A raft of fitness exercise and training programs are available. These include Pilates, yoga, Tai Chi, and bodybuilding. Guests can also book swimming instruction at the glamorous swimming pool. Exercise equipment is also available in the gym.


This is a family-friendly hotel with toys and a special welcome for young guests. There is also a babysitting service, kid's menus, and bathroom robes/slippers for little ones. Additionally, older children can participate in activities like kite-making or cooking.

Events and Celebrations

Weddings are catered for in a romantic riverside setting with a traditional Chinese banquet courtesy of the Michelin-starred kitchens. Moreover, a Rolls-Royce Phantom is available for the bride and groom. A gorgeous ballroom and state-of-the-art facilities are also available for all events and celebrations with top organization skills to ensure all goes well.


Shanghai is an exciting city with a fascinating history. Older elegant buildings sit sedately insight of the exploding new city with high-rise modern architecture. Design studios and art galleries abound with sports events like annual cycling rides, restaurants, bars, and clubs to make this a wonderful city to visit. The Peninsula Shanghai has everything a guest could want in accommodation from which to explore Shanghai city.

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Why we love this hotel

  • The Peninsula Shanghai occupies the iconic location of the city-the Bund, which is the beacon of the luxury hotel industry.

  • The specialty dining of the Peninsula Shanghai includes two Michelin-starred restaurants, Sir Avery Restaurant and Yilong Pavilion.

  • The Peninsula Spa occupies an area of 1,250 square meters (13,455 square feet), which is a good place to wash away the hustle and bustle and relax.

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Rooms and Suites at The Peninsula Shanghai

From 316 USD
Superior Room

Superior Room ( 581ft2 - 721ft2 )

The interior of the superior room is full of artistic style, which aims to create a warm atmosphere of a private suite. The space of the room is divid...

From 1,876 USD
Deluxe Room

Deluxe Room ( 581ft2 - 635ft2 )

Deluxe Rooms blend traditional Peninsula standards of luxury and state-of-art technology with historical references in a stylish, glamorous setting. W...

From 2,165 USD
Deluxe Garden View Room

Deluxe Garden View Room ( 581ft2 - 635ft2 )

Deluxe Garden Rooms offer a soothing green vista of trees, looking towards the historic Wai Bai Du iron bridge across Suzhou Creek, an iconic feature...

From 2,670 USD
Deluxe Terrace Room

Deluxe Terrace Room ( 689ft2 )

The two Deluxe Terrace Rooms are richly appointed with mahogany and ebony furniture and millwork and the dramatic contrasts of black Saint Laurent and...

From 2,670 USD
Deluxe River View Room

Deluxe River View Room ( 581ft2 - 592ft2 )

The bright and airy Deluxe River Rooms have unparalleled views of the Huangpu River and the ever-changing skyline of Pudong. Rooms are elegantly appoi...

From 3,247 USD
Grand Deluxe River View Room

Grand Deluxe River View Room ( 764ft2 - 958ft2 )

The expansive Grand Deluxe River Rooms feature spectacular Huangpu River and Pudong skyline views. The welcoming lobby and exceptionally spacious and...

From 3,535 USD
Executive Suite

Executive Suite ( 958ft2 - 1012ft2 )

The executive suite is located at a corner with windows on both sides. Standing by the window, you can enjoy the ultimate view of the former British C...

From 3,896 USD
Grand Deluxe Suite

Grand Deluxe Suite ( 1292ft2 - 1345ft2 )

Grand Deluxe Suites offer guests panoramic views from the spacious sitting-room. The elegant circular entrance foyer has an impressive tapestry and co...

From 4,401 USD
Deluxe Garden View Suite

Deluxe Garden View Suite ( 1130ft2 - 1184ft2 )

Deluxe Garden Suites feature magnificent views over the gardens of the former British Consulate, and offer a separate living/dining room with a dining...

From 5,484 USD
Deluxe River View Suite

Deluxe River View Suite ( 1130ft2 - 1184ft2 )

Deluxe River Suites have a choice of views over the Huangpu and Pudong or the Suzhou Creek and the historic Garden Bridge. The suites have muted tones...

From 6,927 USD
Grand Deluxe River View Suite

Grand Deluxe River View Suite ( 1292ft2 - 1345ft2 )

To step into the Grand Deluxe River Suite at The Peninsula is a magnificent experience in Shanghai. Seeing is believing, from the imposing circular en...

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