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The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai
1376 Nanjing Xi Lu
Shanghai, 200040

Shanghai Nights
Reviving a Golden Era in China's Most Vibrant City

Robinson Presidential Suite

Following its early twentieth-century heyday as "Paris of the East," Shanghai spent decades under lackluster, draconian house arrest. But as the millennium neared, those drab days retreated into the history books, and with the return of color came the return of a luxury hotel scene, whose highlights include The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai.

Unlike most of the city's upscale hotels with extensive conference facilities, the 578-room Ritz-Carlton doesn't reside in the commercially minded Pudong business district. Instead, it inhabits prime space in a retail, dining and entertainment complex on Nanking Road, right in the center of the city. It also offers more than just outstanding service and decorator style. Here you can purchase a pre-WWII Chang Jiang 750 cc motorcycle at the gift shop, charter the hotel's own Sheng Rong Guo Ji for a cruise on the Huang Pu River, or travel around the culinary world, from Summer Pavilion Chinese Restaurant (dim sum lunches and Cantonese dinners) to Palladio Italian Restaurant (classic and signature dishes) to Hanagatami Japanese Restaurant (sushi, kaiseki and teppanyaki).

Decorator style in the lobby
Pool and city silhouette

The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai offers facilities for both corporate and leisure stays. Those in town for work enjoy access to a 24-hour business center and Club Level accommodations with a dedicated lounge, concierge and more. One of the city's largest health clubs is also located here, and features an impressive indoor pool and squash and racquetball courts. From a quartet of haute style Presidential Suites to a bar with its own walk-in humidor, this property sets the standard for lavish lodgings in Shanghai.

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(Updated: 06/26/08 HC)

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