Fairmont Peace Hotel
Address20 Nanjing Road East ShanghaiSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
If anywhere in town fully conveys swish 1930s Shànghǎi, it’s the old Cathay, rising imperiously from the Bund. Renamed the Peace Hotel in the 1950s and reopened in 2010 after a protracted renovation, it’s reaffirmed its position as one of the city’s most iconic hotels. Rooms are decked out in art deco elegance, from light fixtures down to coffee tables.
The entire hotel is cast in the warm, subdued tints of a bygone era. Expect all the luxuries of a top-class establishment, though note that wi-fi and broadband access cost an extra ¥99 per day for guests. Standard rooms come without a view, deluxe rooms with a street view and suites with the coveted river view. The hotel is also home to a luxury spa, two upscale restaurants and several bars and cafes. Even if you’re not staying here, it’s worth popping in to admire the magnificent lobby (1929), or taking in an evening show at the jazz bar.
Our independent authors have visited Fairmont Peace Hotel and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Pǔdōng & Century Avenue Area.
Description provided by property
With over 8 decades of history, the iconic Fairmont Peace Hotel was a favourite with the local elite and foreign celebrities, including Charlie Chaplin. World-renowned Old Jazz Band and lavish art deco styles await guests. The hotel overlooks The Bund and Huangpu River.
Luxurious rooms at Fairmont decorated in calming pastels feature a DVD player and flat-screen TV. An iPod dock and espresso machine are also included. En suite bathrooms offer upscale amenities and a bathtub for a pampering soak.
Fairmont Peace Hotel is located right next the Bund and is a 5-minute walk from Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street. It is a 20-minute ride from Hongqiao International Airport. Pudong International Airport is a 40-minute drive away.
Guests can pamper themselves with a swim in the indoor pool or get a treatment at Willow Stream Spa. Surcharged Tai-chi classes are also available upon reservation. The hotel has a business centre and tour desk that takes care of guests’ requests and needs. Free parking is available.
Fairmont has 6 restaurants and bars. Dragon Phoenix presents traditional Shanghainese cuisine. Cathay Room offers casual elegance with accomplished modern European cuisine. Jazz Bar is one of the most historic live music venues in Shanghai with the world famous Old Jazz Band performing daily. Victor’s offers light cuisine and sweet moments. Jasmine Lounge offers the finest afternoon tea, Saturday Tea Dance and Sunday Tea Jazz experiences.
All guests can sign up for The Fairmont President Club membership for free (online or at the front desk) and then entitled to enjoy: - Free in-room wired internet access and free Wi-Fi in the entire hotel - Welcome fruits - 10% discount for Willow stream SPA and 15% discount for Fairmont Gift Shop - Local or international newspapers delivered to the room upon request
Guests who book 10 rooms or more will need to pay deposit of the full amount. The property will contact you after you book to provide any bank transfer instructions. Any changes must be made 7 days before arrival.
Guests who book between 18 Dec 2015 to 17 Feb 2016 and whose stay date is between 5 - 19 Feb 2016 can enjoy 10% off on food and beverage during their stay. Such discount is not valid on 14 Feb 2016. For more information, please may you contact the property directly.
Services & facilities
- Breakfast in the room
- Concierge service
- Designated smoking area
- Non-smoking rooms
- Facilities for disabled guests
- Room service
- Tour desk
- VIP room facilities
- Ticket service
- 24-hour front desk
- Restaurant (à la carte)
- Snack bar
- Airport shuttle (surcharge)
- Car hire
Bureau de Change/ATM
- ATM/cash machine on site
- Currency exchange
- Free WiFi
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