Hotel Preview: Mandarin Oriental Shanghai

Mandarin Oriental Shanghai Presidential Suite

Mandarin Oriental Shanghai opened its doors in 2013 and since then rarely got any negative review. With its large and extremely luxurious rooms, a Spa area which can compete with resorts all over the world and a choice of several dining outlets, Mandarin Oriental Shanghai sets new standards. Even for Shanghai with its many luxury hotels, the new Mandarin Oriental was an amazing addition.

Mandarin Oriental is a brand with a name that outshines pretty much all other hotel chains in the world.

Mandarin Oriental Shanghai Lobby

Lobby (Image Source: Mandarin Oriental Shanghai / mandarinoriental.com)

Only a few luxury properties all over the world, all managed and built by the company, got the pleasure to operate as Mandarin Oriental Hotels. One of those is Mandarin Oriental Shanghai, which opened in 2013 and is renowned as one of the best hotels in the city since its opening.

Mandarin Oriental Shanghai Oriental Suite

Oriental Suite (Image Source: Mandarin Oriental Shanghai / mandarinoriental.com)

With even the smallest rooms offering stunning views and pure luxury and a decent size, guests at Mandarin Oriental Shanghai will feel like home from the moment of arrival on.

Rooms at Mandarin Oriental Shanghai

What makes Mandarin Oriental unique is the quality and size of each room at the hotels. At Mandarin Oriental Shanghai, even the lowest room category, called Deluxe Room, offers stunning 50 square meters (538 square feet).

Mandarin Oriental Shanghai Deluxe Room

Deluxe Room (Image Source: Mandarin Oriental Shanghai / mandarinoriental.com)

Large and comfortable beds, marble bathrooms with a large bathtub, a detached shower and double sinks and great views are amenities available in all rooms at Mandarin Oriental Shanghai.

Mandarin Oriental Shanghai Mandarin Room

Mandarin Room (Image Source: Mandarin Oriental Shanghai / mandarinoriental.com)

Flat-screen televisions with 46 inches, coffee machines by Illy and luxurious toiletries by Ormonde Jayne are other amenities worth mentioning.

Mandarin Oriental Shanghai Suite Harbor View

Harbor View Suite (Image Source: Mandarin Oriental Shanghai / mandarinoriental.com)

For those who are looking for even more luxury, Mandarin Oriental Shanghai offers a wide range of suites with even more space as well as even better views and special amenities like access to the Mandarin Club.

Restaurants at Mandarin Oriental Shanghai

Three renowned dining outlets, a cake shop, a bar and a lounge are what Mandarin Oriental Shanghai offers when it comes to great food and special drinks.

Mandarin Oriental Shanghai Fifty 8° Grill

Fifty 8° Grill (Image Source: Mandarin Oriental Shanghai / mandarinoriental.com)

“Fifty 8° Grill” offers modern French cuisine and delights from the grill, while “Yong Yi Ting” focuses on regional cuisine.

Mandarin Oriental Shanghai Zest

Zest (Image Source: Mandarin Oriental Shanghai / mandarinoriental.com)

A combination of both is available at “Zest” where guests of Mandarin Oriental Shanghai can enjoy Asian and international delights prepared in a large show kitchen.

Mandarin Oriental Shanghai Yong Yi Ting

Yong Yi Ting (Image Source: Mandarin Oriental Shanghai / mandarinoriental.com)

The latter restaurant is also amazing for socializing. For that matter, you may also consider “Qi Bar” which is known for its creative drinks.

Mandarin Oriental Shanghai Qi Bar

Qi Bar (Image Source: Mandarin Oriental Shanghai / mandarinoriental.com)

Riviera Lounge with its delicious Afternoon Tea and The Mandarin Cake Shop with its choice of delights from the Patisserie are worth checking out, too.

Spa and Gym of Mandarin Oriental Shanghai

13 treatment rooms, a large sauna area with steam bath, tepidarium and ice fountain, a 25-meters long swimming pool and a fully-equipped gym are the hard facts of the Spa of Mandarin Oriental Shanghai.

Mandarin Oriental Shanghai Pool

Pool (Image Source: Mandarin Oriental Shanghai / mandarinoriental.com)

Especially the sauna area is an absolutely rare feature in Asian luxury hotels. When it comes to the soft product, you won’t be disappointed either as the hotel got a team of several perfectly educated staff members that will make your time in the Spa area of Mandarin Oriental Shanghai absolutely unique.

Mandarin Oriental Shanghai Gym

Gym (Image Source: Mandarin Oriental Shanghai / mandarinoriental.com)

Open from 7am to 11pm, guests of Shanghai’s most amazing luxury hotel may enjoy the great facilities pretty much all day long.

Prices of Mandarin Oriental Shanghai

Mandarin Oriental is not only known for offering incredible luxury experiences, but also for skyrocketing prices.

Mandarin Oriental Shanghai Spa

Spa (Image Source: Mandarin Oriental Shanghai / mandarinoriental.com)

As luxury hotels in Shanghai are generally quite affordable, the prices for Mandarin Oriental Shanghai are not too high either. Rooms are available starting at 1.800 CNY (~ 265 Euro / 290 US-Dollar) per night on regular dates. If you are opting for a room with access to the Mandarin Club, the rate bumps up to 2.400 CNY (~ 350 Euro / 385 US-Dollar) per night.

Mandarin Oriental Shanghai Club Lounge

Club Lounge (Image Source: Mandarin Oriental Shanghai / mandarinoriental.com)

Compared to other luxury hotels in the city, these rates are very high, but looking at what is offered at Mandarin Oriental Shanghai, there are many reasons to invest some money in a perfect stay!

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