Regal International East Asia Hotel
Address516 Hengshan Road. ShanghaiSee nearby area
Lonely Planet review
Bookended by an HSBC and a Bank of China, this impressive twin-towered five-star hotel possesses a colossal and expansive lobby and some of the best gym and sports facilities in Shànghǎi.
The occasional faded brasswork around the lobby area takes some of the shine off the opulence, but the ceiling is magnificent and the scale is quite breathtaking - dwarfing even - with grand staircases leading off to either side. Potted trees - including magnolias - add welcome splashes of green. Service at this hotel is generally excellent. Rooms are comfortable enough and well-equipped, but deluxe rooms are rather old; more modern-looking premier rooms are swisher (and pricier). The hotel incorporates the Shanghai International Tennis Center; other sports facilities include an indoor swimming pool, a squash court, a bowling alley and a fully equipped health club. A variety of dining options is at hand but eating out in the French Concession should be a priority. The Regal provides good wheelchair access. Decent discounts bring deluxe rooms down around 50%.
Our independent authors have visited Regal International East Asia Hotel and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in French Concession.
Description provided by property
Set amidst the Shanghai International Tennis Centre, the gorgeous Regal International East Asia Hotel boasts 5-star fitness facilities including 11 tennis courts, a 25-metre indoor pool and a well-equipped gym. Located in the exclusive Hengshan Road, it is a short 5-minute stroll from Xujiahui Commercial Centre. Guests can enjoy free access to the Health Club, including the pool, the gym and sauna rooms.
Surrounded by shopping malls, stylish restaurants and parks, Regal International East Asia is steps away from Hengshan Road Subway Station (Line 1), which is ideally positioned for visiting most of the attractions in Shanghai. The bustling Huaihai Road is 2 subway stops away, while People’s Square is 4 subway stops away.
Rooms are decorated in a contemporary style and offer ample workspace. Each unit offers several amenities that include safety deposit boxes, high-speed broadband internet access and 24-hour room service.
Unwind with a game of bowling, soothe tired muscles in the hot tub, or try a free yoga class. Hotel provides a golf simulator, 2 business centres and 3 fully sound-proof banquet halls. Currency exchange, sightseeing arrangements and 24-hour multilingual concierge services are available.
Providing 5 food and beverage options guests can sample authentic Chinese cuisine or indulge in delicious international flavours. It also features a bar and patisserie offering cocktails and delightful pastries.
For guests arriving early in the morning, the hotel recommends that reservation be placed for the prior night to guarantee immediate check-in.
For late check-out up to 18:00, guests will incur an additional charge of 50% of the room rate. Full room rate will be charged after 18:00. Late check-outs are not guaranteed and depend on the current day’s arrival and occupancy level. Luggage storage and fitness facilities are available for guests who need to freshen up.
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