Fodor's Expert Review Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund

2 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, 200000, China

The fact that one part of this Bund-side hotel occupies what was once the Shanghai Club contributes to its history-steeped, picture-perfect elegance: from the moment you step inside, you'll be dazzled by the marble flooring and crystal chandeliers. If you can, splurge on one of the luxurious and very spacious heritage suites—you won't be disappointed.

PROS

  • incredible views of the iconic skyline
  • lavish decor
  • home to the city’s longest bar (more than 110 feet)

CONS

  • pricey room rates
  • location can be noisy
  • views from some rooms less impressive than from others

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
Sophisticated
Central
Grande Dame
$$$$

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 021-6322–9988

HOTEL DETAILS

260 rooms

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