Romantic Hotels In Shanghai For All Types of Couples
Shanghai is one of those cities that you have to visit once in your lifetime. Who better to share all the good views and food with than your significant other? To make planning your trip a little bit easier, we've rounded up a number of hotels that we know you'll just love staying at with your partner.
1. The Foodies/ Tech Junkies: Les Suites Orient, Bund Shanghai
The couple looking for a gastronomical adventure will not be let down at the Les Suites Orient.
Satisfy your belly with just a 10 minute walk from Nanjing Road where street hawkers sell popular treats such as the popular Spicy Chicken Cutlet and Pork Kebabs. Located right on the Bund, a plethora of high end restaurants are available for a treat with your special someone. The hotel’s restaurant provides European and Asian styled buffets while the lounge provides coffee, tea and cookies throughout the day - a much needed respite for those who get peckish at odd hours.
At the end of a fulfilling exploration of the area's many eateries, retreat back to your luxurious boutique hotel to wind down and get a good nights sleep before the next food trail starts!
Oh, and for those who can’t live without your gadgets, Les Suites Orient provides high-end technology from a bathroom mirror that doubles as a LCD monitor showing the local time and weather to providing each guest with a Les Suites Orient smart life phone which forwards missed calls to its guests. An iPod dock and free wifi is also included of course!
2. The Photo Opportunists: Hotel Indigo Shanghai (on the Bund)
For the couple seeking a picturesque experience and beautiful photo opportunities, Hotel Indigo Shanghai will be your best choice. Its hybrid East-meets-West themed exterior delights you from the moment you arrive at the hotel.
The interior is fitted with Chinese styled lamps and rugs which are complemented with minimalist and modern furnishings. There’s even an infinity pool which overlooks the Huangpu River, providing a gorgeous view as you splash around with your special someone.
The restaurants in the hotel also provides a bird’s eye view of Shanghai and its breath-taking scenery. Having dinner or a drink at the Char Bar of the hotel gives you a spectacular view of not only the skyline of Shanghai, but Yuyuan Garden as well. This location seriously offers a stunning view incomparable to other spots in the city!
3. The Business Minded: Kerry Hotel Pudong Shanghai
The 5 Star Luxury Kerry Hotel, is great for the couple who wish to spend some time together but need to work at the same time. Boasting some of Shanghai’s most spacious and advanced conference and banqueting facilities, Kerry Hotel is great for holding work related events.
Not forgetting precious time spent with your loved one, the hotel has the largest hotel sports and recreational facilities in Shanghai, which means plenty of opportunities to fit in a game of tennis or even relax at the spa with your partner!
Known for its location, the Kerry Hotel Pudong Shanghai is located right above a subway, meaning easy access to locations near the tube: convenient for couples that are relying on the trains as a means of travel!
4. The Spa Enthusiasts: Banyan Tree Shanghai (on the Bund)
For the couple looking to have a stay in and give themselves the rest they deserve, Banyan Tree Shanghai offers an experience like no other. From the amazing service the staff provide, to the facilities such as hot pools with a relaxing view of the Bund, Banyan Tree Shanghai provides couples a taste of pure tranquility.
Away from the hustle of the mainstream tourist sites, spa services and packages within and around the hotel offers complete relaxation for the couple looking for a quiet, calm and relaxing holiday.
5. The Luxury Seekers: Grand Central Hotel Shanghai
Enter the world of The Great Gatsby, albeit Chinese style. The warm golden hues that drench the lobby of the Grand Central provides a rather luxurious environment that is heightened only by the carpeted and marbled floors, plush sofas and golden wallpapers.
The rooms are no different as the furnishings complement all that you see in the lobby but with a more oriental touch. From impeccable service staff to limousine services, each room is also fitted with excellent wifi and an iPod docking station, allowing you to surround the place with your favourite tunes.
Just a stone throw from the hotel, there are many lively clubs and bars, including big names like Maxim’s and Barbarossa, which really extends the whole Great Gatsby theme going on here.
This hotel is great for couples who are looking for something a little bit more lavish and grandiose, allowing them to experience to the full the meaning of luxury.