The Peninsula, ShanghaiAddress:
32 Zhongshan Dongyi Road, The BundTel:
86.21 2327 2888 (China)Web Address: www.peninsula.comRates:
From RMB3,200 ($468)Business amenities:
Airport pick-up in limousine or Rolls-Royce; car pick-up from anywhere in the metropolitan area; high-ceilinged meeting rooms; private dining rooms; 450-seater Rose Ballroom; Palace Suite with 900 sq m outdoor terrace. A meetings consultant advises on everything from auspicious dates to local business customs. Complimentary Wi-Fi available throughout the hotel.Rooms:
235 rooms with Huangpu River or city skyline views; work desk; silent fax machine and copier; international power sockets; 46in plasma television; iPod dock; Nespresso coffee machine; 24-hour room service. Complimentary local and IDD calls; daily fruit basket, local newspaper and shoe shine; in-room wireless internet access.Leisure:
Stay fit with a personal trainer, relax at the Peninsula Spa by Espa, dive into the 25m indoor pool or just work off that heavy client lunch on the treadmills while watching a DVD.Restaurants:
Toast the completion of a deal with a cocktail at the Compass Bar before adjourning to Yi Long Court for terrific Cantonese fare prepared by Michelin-starred chef Tang Chi Keung. Sir Elly’s Restaurant features a modern European menu and private dining rooms, while the elegant Lobby offers breakfast, drinks and afternoon tea. Set on the Bund, Shanghai’s historic riverfront avenue, The Peninsula is only a short cab ride from the financial district of Pudong. Inspired by the Bund’s art deco and neo-classical architecture, the hotel’s rooms are styled like a 1920s private home and marry comfort with the Peninsula’s trademark efficiency.