Fodor's Expert Review Fairmont Peace Hotel

20 Nanjing Dong Lu, Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, 200000, China

Originally The Cathay Hotel, built by the wealthy Sassoon family in 1929, the Fairmont Peace Hotel pairs modern-day skyline views with rich history in rooms that maintain the glamour of art deco–era Shanghai.

PROS

  • stunning architecture
  • exudes luxury and extravagance
  • home to Shanghai’s oldest jazz band

CONS

  • very busy location
  • outside can be loud at night
  • dining outlets aren’t as impressive as the rest of the hotel

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
Sophisticated
Central
Grande Dame
$$$

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 021-6138–6888

HOTEL DETAILS

270 rooms
Rate Includes: No meals

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