Xījiāo State Guest House

Hotel in West Shànghǎi

This quiet spot, which has hosted guests as esteemed as Queen Elizabeth II and Mao Zedong, claims to be the largest garden hotel in Shànghǎi. Its 80 hectares include huge lawns, streams, mature trees and a large lake. Standard rooms are nothing special, but facilities include indoor and outdoor tennis courts, a delightful indoor pool and a gym.