Occupying floors 79 to 93 of the Shanghai World Financial Center, The Park Hyatt is one of the highest hotels in the world. It is located in the heart of Lujiazui business district in Pudong and provides sweeping views of the city skyline and The Bund, a stretch of historical buildings restored to their former glory, along the famous Huangpu River.
The hotel also features a dramatic 33-story atrium, which starts from the 56th floor up until the 87th floor. Lined with 28 annular corridors and staircases arrayed in a spiral, the atrium is one of the highest in the world. Interiors of each of its 174 luxury rooms and suites have been created by the New York-based designer Tony Chi, whose vision was to create a sophisticated modern-Chinese residence, designed with respect to traditional Chinese geometry and architecture.
From the moment guests approach the guestrooms through Rose Wood-lined corridors, they are welcomed to an oasis of calm. Surrounded by expansive views of Shanghai skyline and Huangpu River, guests will quite literally feel on top of the world at the hotel’s Diplomatic Suite. Elegantly decorated in a monochromatic palette, the walls are lined in a tactile combination of lacquered wood and wood veneer.
With high ceilings, internal building struts, the suite has a distinct loft-like feel. The luxurious suite includes a double-king bedroom with large amounts of wardrobe space.
The master bath features window-side deep soaking tubs, rain shower with under-floor heating and is flooded with natural light.
The hotel has 5 restaurants offering the most sought after dining experience, Nestled on the hotel’s 91st floor, the 100 Century Avenue Restaurant has the most dynamic open kitchens appealing to all the senses. Show kitchens include wood-fired ovens, steam, wok, sushi, charcuterie and more.
The hotel’s Water’s Edge spa is dominated by a 20-meter infinity pool and heated whirlpool, lined in shimmering turquoise Mosaic-tiles. Also located on the 85th floor is the Water’s Edge Health Club offering an extensive fitness centre.
Cost: CNY 25,500 ($4,170)
Size: 175 square meters
Why should you splurge on it?
To get under the skin of the ever-changing city of Shanghai, take to The Park Hyatt. The vertiginous hotel immerses guests in the city’s burgeoning cultural scene and the view is only the start of why you should visit the hotel. The hotel has the dizzying design flair that you’d expect, but it also brings something entirely new to the Shanghai cityscape. The Diplomatic Suites are styled with earthy color palette and timeless elegance where guests can enjoy superlative city views. The suites feature residential-style like feel, offering the perfect retreat to stretch out and unwind after a hectic day.
Park Hyatt Shanghai
100 Century Avenue
Pudong New Area
Shanghai , 200120