Basing yourself in south Hóngkǒu – at the Astor House Hotel, Chai Living Residences or the Bulgari, which is set to open in 2017 – allows you to hang your Shànghǎi fedora within easy reach of the Bund across Wàibáidù Bridge (Garden Bridge) and the nearby concession architecture of the North Bund district.

Local Life

  • Snacking Join locals along North Jiangxi Rd for a profusion of local titbits and hunger-busting bites.
  • Hóngkǒu backstreets Wander the lanes around the Ohel Moishe Synagogue to soak up the local 'Little Vienna' flavour.
  • Park life Catch the locals performing taichi or honing ballroom-dancing spins in Lu Xun Park.