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The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai Hotel Review: Boasting a location on famous Nanjing Xi Lu near the historic Bund, The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai provides downtown convenience and refined style. Spacious rooms and suites feature modern Chinese décor, artwork and furniture, breathtaking city skyline views and a wealth of standard Ritz-Carlton amenities. Among the latter are Sealy beds dressed with 300-thread-count linens and feather pillows, roomy wardrobes, high-speed Internet access and built-in computer connectivity stations, 32-inch LCD TVs with the AXN channel, alarm clocks with built-in CD players and iPod docks, bedside lighting controls and well-stocked honor bars. Five restaurants and lounges include Tables, serving a multicultural buffet and Sunday Champagne brunch, and Palladio, offering Italian cuisine on an outdoor terrace. In addition, guests will find the Summer Pavilion for Cantonese and Shanghainese specialties and a 500-label wine list, The Lobby Lounge for intimate late-night cocktails or afternoon tea, and The Ritz Bar for cigars, malt whiskey and specialty martinis. Guests can unwind at the hotel’s three-floor Health Club, which features indoor and outdoor pools, a pampering Jacuzzi, steam rooms and a well-equipped gym with Tai Chi, aerobics, Pilates and yoga classes. This hotel houses eleven meeting and function spaces, including a 991-seat theater and a 10,600-square-foot atrium.