Opening in late 2009, the Peninsula Shanghai is on the Bund with spectacular views of the Bund, Huangpu River, Pudong and the gardens of the former British Consulate, and blends with the historic architecture of its landmark neighbours along the Bund.
The opening of The Peninsula Shanghai heralds the return of parent company The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels Limited to its roots, as it owned and operated four of Shanghai’s most celebrated hotels — The Kalee, Majestic, Palace and Astor House Hotels — in the first half of the last century. Peninsula Hotels is Asia’s oldest hotel company.
A homage to Shanghai in the 1920s and 1930s, The Peninsula Shanghai recreates the look and feel of this glamorous era when Shanghai was feted as ‘The Paris of the East’, yet also offers the latest in state-of-the-art technology, services and amenities.
Shanghai is celebrated for its glorious Art Deco architecture, and thus
The Peninsula Shanghai’s design brief was dictated by this architectural movement
from the 1920s and 30s in order to blend in with its neighbours on the Bund.
Source: BYM Waterside Property News