Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts‘ newest flagship hotel will open in the heart of Shanghai in June 2013. The 508-room Jing An Shangri-La in West Shanghai will envelop guests in a world of luxury and modern glamour befitting one of the most exciting and influential international cities. It is the cornerstone of the new Jing An Kerry Centre, a 450,000-square-metre integrated complex with prime retail, office and residential space located in the fashionable Jing An District in Puxi, Shanghai.
Every detail of this contemporary hotel has been meticulously considered, from the staff uniforms designed by top Chinese designer Han Feng, to over 80 intricate silk lanterns that appear to float magically in the Summer Palace Chinese restaurant, to the commissioning of large-scale artwork from two of the most renowned Chinese contemporary artists – Zeng Fanzhi and Zhou Chun Ya.
Guest rooms will occupy the top 29 floors of the hotel’s 60-storey main tower, while restaurants, offices and retail shops will be located on the lower levels. The rooms have rich yet delicate interiors and offer stunning views of Shanghai visible through nearly floor-to-ceiling windows. All guest rooms will feature bathrooms with heated marble floors as well as LCD TV and digital clock embedded in the bathroom mirrors.
The most spectacular view can be seen from the hotel’s Horizon Club Lounge, which takes up the entire 55th floor and offers a 360-degree panoramic view of Shanghai. Horizon Club Lounge access will be available to guests staying in the 62-square-metre Grand Premier Room category and all suites.