Located at the heart of the celebrated Shanghai Bund, a waterfront boulevard which runs alongside the Huangpu River and one of the most photographed postcard scenes of the city, the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund mixes the history and culture of the surrounding district with a taste for 21st century sophistication. The hotel comprises 260 guest rooms and suites across two buildings. A newly built modern tower connects to an all-suite heritage building – Waldorf Astoria Club, once the legendary Shanghai Club and one of the few remaining heritage structures in Shanghai. Built in 1911, this neo-classical architectural gem has been painstakingly restored using archival photographs and records whilst equipping it with contemporary luxuries for modern-day travel experiences.
This Shanghai luxury hotel can truly stake its claim as the preferred hotel for the well-heeled global traveler. Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts represent over 20 landmark destinations around the globe each with its own story and uniquely reflective of its location, but all providing the personalized service that creates moment after unforgettable moment. At every Waldorf Astoria Hotel and Resort, you will experience the level of service and attention to detail that defined the legendary original Waldorf Astoria in New York, and with it, the whole idea of the luxury brand.
Accommodations Relax and unwind in one of this luxury Shanghai hotel’s 260 elegantly sophisticated guest rooms or spacious suites and enjoy an array of exclusively customized amenities within a timeless setting.
Services and Amenities Discover a host of exceptional services and amenities at the iconic, multi-award winning Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund hotel, winner of Travel + Leisure USA’s 2011 IT List for best new hotel. Presenting a fabulous central Shanghai location, this luxury hotel offers a matchless and memorable Shanghai experience. Benefit from a dedicated, personal butler and enjoy unparalleled service with 24-hour attention and assistance, personalized to your needs. Take advantage of this luxury hotel’s expert concierge team or arrange an outstanding tour of Shanghai’s impressive, landmark attractions.
Savor delicious, fresh cuisine from one of six exquisitely diverse Shanghai restaurants and bars. Sip on vintage champagne in the historic Long Bar and relax in plush leather chairs with single malt whiskies and exclusive Cuban cigars. Nibble on modern French cuisine at Pelham’s or indulge in a variety of gourmet Chinese dishes at Wei Jing Ge.
This Shanghai hotel’s fully-equipped fitness center offers a fantastic selection of the finest cardiovascular and exercise equipment. Bathe in the hotel’s exquisite heated, indoor pool or rejuvenate in the restorative spa and feel rested and revived with a range of lavishly soothing spa treatments. Discover a stunning, personalized new look at celebrity stylist Tony Li’s renowned TONY STUDIO, boasting attentive expert stylists for unisex hair and beauty treatments.
Relax in the hotel’s sophisticated Library Lounge and unwind in tranquil serenity, or take advantage of complimentary WiFi and catch up with work 24-hours a day. Alternatively this luxury Shanghai hotel’s business center presents the latest, modern technology, offering support from professional and knowledgeable staff.
Waldorf Astoria Spa Experience a transformative journey of relaxation and self-discovery at the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund hotel’s tranquil spa and enjoy a wide range of lavish spa treatments. Keep fit in the hotel’s fully equipped modern fitness center or bathe in the luxurious, indoor, heated pool.
Voted 2013 Best New Spa by Time Out Shanghai and Travel & Leisure and Best Creative Spa 2014 by TimeOut Shanghai Chinese, the Waldorf Astoria Spa provides a singular spa experience designed to pamper and revitalize. Offering an array of luxurious treatments with only the finest products from around the globe, our highly qualified therapists deliver a customized, results-oriented spa experience. Embark on a journey of transformation in this exquisite spa.
Our spa – the first Waldorf Astoria Spa in Asia Pacific – offers eight secluded treatment rooms, each equipped with a private steam room and rain shower. Indulge in a VIP Suite of almost 1,000 sq. ft. with its own couples’ steam room, thermal whirlpool, a fireplace and an expansive relaxation area for the ultimate in luxury pampering.
Hours of Operation: Daily from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Recreation and Fitness Keep active during your stay at the luxurious Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund hotel. This exclusive Shanghai hotel presents a fabulous, fully equipped fitness center, situated on level three of the Waldorf Astoria Tower and open daily between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m. Work out with the latest, modern fitness equipment including a wide range of cardiovascular and exercise equipment and afterwards feel refreshed and revived in the sauna or steam room. Take a dip in the hotel’s lavish, heated, indoor pool or relax by the poolside on comfortable, reclining loungers.
Situated on level three of the Waldorf Astoria Tower, this Shanghai hotel’s superb, fully equipped fitness center boasts the latest, modern equipment. Relax in the sauna or steam room after a workout or plunge into the hotel’s luxury pool.
Shopping Discover a variety of unique and exquisite shopping opportunities at the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund hotel. Prominently situated on the landmark Shanghai Bund, this iconic hotel is close to a wealth of nearby shopping and entertainment prospects. Enjoy the assistance of a Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund personal shopper and experience Shanghai’s latest fashions, traditional Chinese souvenirs and wonderfully eclectic markets.
Stroll through Dong Tai Road Antique Market, presenting a range of exquisite collectables, or browse the fabulous South Bund Fabric Market for a variety of contemporary and authentic Chinese outfits. Tai Kang Road Tian Zi Fang offers a charismatic street market with a number of worldly goods, while Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street boasts superb collections of Shanghai delicacies.
Admire local and exotic flowers, available at the hotel’s Shanghai florist, and enjoy an array of bouquets for any occasion.
Waldorf Astoria Florist Situated at the Lobby Level of the Waldorf Astoria Tower, the Waldorf Astoria Florist is open seven days a week, from 12noon – 8:30pm. Admire a range of exotic and local flowers and choose from a large selection of beautiful bouquets, perfect for any occasion.
Personal Shopping Assistant Explore Shanghai’s superb shopping opportunities with one of this luxury Shanghai Bund hotel’s expert personal shoppers.
Restaurants Relax with a choice of six exceptional restaurants and bars at the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund hotel and enjoy timeless hospitality with unparalleled service. Each of this luxury Shanghai hotel’s fine dining restaurants offers a diverse range of gourmet cuisine infused with local Chinese influences.
Flawlessly restored with the aid of archival photographs and historic records, the grand Long Bar offers sumptuously sophisticated surrounds, reminiscent of its former 1911 gentleman’s Shanghai Club past. Recline in lavish leather seating with single malt whiskies and enjoy a premium Cuban cigar or savor fresh, beach-farmed oysters and innovative bar meals.
Rejuvenate in the soft seating of Salon de Ville, a classic European style tearoom. Indulge with Red Velvet Afternoon Tea and nibble on delicious daily changing cakes and pastries. Sip on vintage Champagnes or enjoy the perfect cup of coffee with a quick, light meal at Peacock Alley, a classically luxurious lounge, overlooking the Grand Brasserie.
Experience a variety of fusion flavors at this exclusive Shanghai hotel’s Grand Brasserie, offering innovative European creations. Shanghai restaurant, Wei Jing Ge boasts a stunning gourmet selection of innovative, contemporary Chinese cuisine within wonderfully ornate surrounds. Pelham’s Fine Dining Restaurant presents modern French cuisine created by the master chef and the culinary team.
Meetings and Events The multi-award winning Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund hotel offers a unique venue for any business meeting or special event, boasting individualized event planning and customized services and facilities. Situated on Shanghai’s flourishing Bund, this luxury Shanghai hotel offers a fantastic central location. Host an occasion for up to 550 guests within one of nine meeting and banquet spaces and admire inspirational Shanghai views.
Each of this exclusive Shanghai hotel’s meeting spaces boasts sophisticated elegance and timeless luxury, offering the latest, modern technology and complimentary WiFi. Hold a professional business meeting or social event in one of the contemporary Waldorf Astoria Tower’s six impressive boardrooms, accommodating occasions of diverse sizes for up to 100 guests, or discover a unique and memorable experience with al fresco dining in the hotel’s stunning courtyard.
This Shanghai Bund hotel’s landmark Waldorf Astoria Club building offers three grand ballrooms, ideal for a variety of Shanghai meetings and events. With calm, neutral tones, elegant French windows, and crystal chandeliers, the largest, European-style Shanghai Club ballroom, presents a perfected blend of heritage and modern grace, within a luxuriously sumptuous setting.
Feast on a unique, personalized menu with a vast choice of exceptional cuisine, from magnificent Western delights to traditional Chinese recipes. This opulent Shanghai hotel’s dedicated events planning team provides professional and stress-free organization. Enjoy customized planning services, including a range of specialized themed banquets and off-site event planning and catering.
Weddings Host your dream wedding at the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund hotel and discover a flawlessly unique experience within the perfect, landmark, heritage site. With spectacular sweeping vistas of Shanghai’s stunning skyline and luscious panoramas of the Shanghai Bund’s Huangpu River, this luxury venue presents an elegantly romantic setting within the premier Shanghai wedding location. Discover immaculate service and personalized facilities, catering to every individual desire.
Feel relaxed and enjoy your special day as your personal wedding butler attends to every detail with flawless precision, 24-hours a day. Exceptional wedding specialists will help you to plan a uniquely perfect wedding day of style and individuality, creating a truly special experience, personalized for you. Savor delicious cuisine, customized to your taste by this exclusive Shanghai hotel’s expert catering service, offering a spectacular range of delectable flavors, from Western delights to authentic Chinese recipes and a variety of innovative fusions.
Admire the sophisticated grandeur of the Waldorf Astoria Club’s three exquisite ballrooms. Offering magnificent crystal chandeliers and splendid French Windows, the Shanghai Club Ballroom presents a classically elegant setting for you to celebrate your love for each other. Experience a red carpet entrance and enjoy glamorously personalized décor, elegant bouquets and unparalleled attention to detail.
Destination Guide Discover a great range of extraordinary Shanghai attractions from the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund hotel, an exclusive, heritage building situated on the impressive Shanghai Bund. Sample gourmet cuisine from one of the many excellent, nearby restaurants or experience Shanghai’s bustling nightlife at unique Shanghai bars. Lined with luxury boutiques and magnificent landmarks, the Shanghai Bund offers a perfected blend of contemporary style and striking legacy. Relax with a cruise along the serene Huangpu River, just steps from the hotel and admire Shanghai’s diverse, iconic architecture.
Take in the splendid beauty of the Jade Buddha Temple or climb the Oriental Pearl TV Tower and enjoy unparalleled views across the city. Visit People’s Square and learn about China’s fascinating 5,000-year history at the Shanghai Museum. The ancient Yu Yuan Gardens are located within close walking distance of this luxurious Shanghai hotel. Enjoy luscious, green beauty and opulent garden features in classical Ming dynasty style.
Shanghai’s nearby Xin Tian Di presents an antique district characterized by impressive Shikumen housing. Explore stylish restaurants, glamorous bars and exclusive boutiques. Treat yourself to a day of shopping on the charming Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street. Stroll through quaint market stalls, plush boutiques and shops, and traditional restaurants offering authentic Shanghai delicacies.
Listen to soothing sounds of jazz at the Shanghai jazz music festival, the city’s largest, annual, outdoor concert. Visit Shanghai during the fall and watch the Shanghai Masters snooker and tennis tournaments. Celebrate during the Shanghai tourism festival and admire vibrant parades, exclusive historical tours, gourmet cuisine, unique markets and unparalleled tourist activities and events.
Departure Lounge/Virtuoso Amenities for your stay (for 2018):
- Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability (One tier upgrades only, please inquire about next category level)
- Daily Buffet breakfast, for up to two in room guests
- $100 USD Equivalent Food & Beverage credit, may be used in all outlets in the hotel except the room service to be utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
- Early check-in/late check-out subject to availability
- Complimentary Wi-Fi