Fodor's Expert Review Capella Shanghai Jian Ye Li

480 Jianguo Xi Lu, Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, 200031, China

A collection of private villas in restored, traditional, 1930s shikumen (stone gate) houses, Capella Shanghai is a secluded and stunning sanctuary in the heart of the Former French Concession. Each villa has its own small courtyard and rooftop space in a multistory layout that's charming and unique even if it means navigating steep stairs.

PROS

  • unique to Shanghai
  • tailored service from individual personal assistants
  • beautiful pastries from in-house bakery

CONS

  • steep prices
  • some guests may encounter difficulties with the stairs
  • staying here can feel like you’re in a bubble

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
Intimate
Central
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HOTEL INFO

Phones: 021-5466–6688

HOTEL DETAILS

55 villas

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