Most travellers journeying to China would have been to Shanghai or its surrounding destinations.
Wherever you are in China, we strive to provide you with a personal and authentic experience. Where you stay plays a huge part in that experience, and here in this article, we’ll like to recommend some of the hotels in Shanghai and its surroundings which have been used and praised by our guests!
Each hotel mentioned is selected for its combination of comfort, décor, food, location and uniqueness. Whether you prefer a luxurious hotel with optimal comfort, or a boutique hotel with old world charm, you’ll definitely be able to find one you like in this list.
Aman Yang Yun
Nature lovers alert! Surrounded with woodland views, Aman Yang Yun’s suites combine expansive living areas with tranquil courtyards. Designed to complement the serene surrounding woodland, the 24 contemporary Ming Courtyard Suites create a pleasing balance of old and new.
Waldorf Astoria Shanghai
Enjoy architectural beauty with a blend of both past and present at Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund. Hints of the building’s heritage, the famed Shanghai Club, peeks through the modern façade. You’ll enjoy a luxurious stay at this hotel.
Langham Shanghai, Xin Tian Di
Langham Shanghai, Xin Tian Di, boasts a luxury experience they’ve been refining since 1865. Lavish guestrooms, exclusive privileges and exceptional service, couple with a Two Michelin Starred restaurant makes this hotel stand out.
The PuLi Hotel and Spa
Behold the urban resort! As one of the first luxury urban resorts in Shanghai, The PuLi Hotel and Spa is centrally located with a slew of facilities and services, including a 24 hour butler service and a Michelin Starred restaurant.
Le Suite Oriental Bund Hotel Shanghai
Located right on the Bund, Le Suite Oriental Bund Hotel Shanghai is a lifestyle boutique hotel with a great location. With panoramic views of the famous Bund, the hotel maintains an understated elegance, with its own distinct Shanghainese flavor.
Central Hotel Shanghai
Centrally located and well connected to major sights and transportation services, the Central Hotel Shanghai provides great convenience to its guests. Its well-equipped hotel provides a comfortable luxurious experience.
Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World
Guests staying in Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World get to enjoy views of People’s Square, the Bund and the vibrant city surrounding the hotel. It’s not surprising, given its impressive 208-meter tower that punctuates the city skyline.
Surrounded by tea fields on the outskirts of Hangzhou and the UNESCO-protected West Lake, Aman Fayun Hangzhou retains the layout of a traditional Chinese village. This quaint hotel will delight guests looking for a traditional and romantic stay.
Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou
Blending centuries-old tradition with a chic modern, Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake provides a tranquil yet luxurious experience for its guests. You can even host an intimate dinner for close friends and family in private-dining rooms that surround its garden lagoon.
The Banyan Tree Hangzhou
The Banyan Tree Hangzhou luxury resort is a spacious spa resort within the picturesque Xixi Wetlands Nature Reserve. Immerse in lush greenery, and the tranquil atmosphere of the park, with the setting of an authentic water village.
Wyndham Grand Plaza Royale Hangzhou
Situated in heart of Hangzhou city, the award-winning Wyndham Grand Plaza Royale Hangzhou combines great facilities and world-class service to create a sophisticated travel experience for its guests.
Tea Boutique Hotel
A quaint boutique hotel with traditional-inspired décor, the Tea Boutique Hotel (Hangzhou West Lake) brings you closer to nature. They provide good leaf tea and water from a local natural spring, which gives you a refreshing start to your day.
Huangshan (Yellow Mountain)
Xihai Hotel Huangshan
Xihai Hotel Huangshan is a luxurious hotel located on the foot of Danxia Peak, at the entrance of the Xihai Valley. Restaurants nearby serve the traditional Anhui fare, is a must-try when you are in the area.
Hui Boutique House
Staying at the Hui Boutique House will bring you back to the days of old China. Located in the Old Street, the hotel was repurposed from a home with a traditional courtyard giving it a charming traditional feel.
The Pig’s Inn
The Pig’s Inn is a food oil factory that has been turned into a quaint inn with hostel-like vibe. It’s located in a quiet and non-touristy village, which makes it ideal for guests who wish to get away from the bustle. Some guests even enjoy coming here more than the mountain!
Located in a prime location of the city, InterContinental Suzhou provides luxury and comfort for its guests. With industrial architecture, great service and amenities, the hotel has obtained great reviews from its guests.
Tongli and Jinxi Ancient Town
Ah Xuan Eco Lodge
Ah Xuan Eco Lodge homestay is started by a person who has made a commitment to nature and sustainable living. Located far away from the city and in the quiet of nature, this place is perfect for the nature and health conscious. The lodge maintains a strict vegan policy, with meals prepared using local, in season, organic vegetables and fruits, as well as organic rice, soy and pasta. Even their toothbrushes are eco-friendly and their hand-made soaps are manufactured by a non-profit organization for mentally disabled adults!
The lodge is a unique accommodation, which is a destination and activity on its own.
We hope our list of recommendations has been useful for you! If you’ll like to explore Shanghai and its surroundings with us, drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
*All images are credited to the respective hotels and reviewers from TripAdvisor.