• The Middle House is in an enviable location in the middle of the action near Nanjing Road West.
  • This super stylish hotel offers a clutch of top-notch restaurants, a splendid spa and indoor pool and 111 spacious, smoky-hued rooms and
  • Settle into your residence with an “at-home” kit of your favorite drinks, snacks, and products.
  • Taste authentic Chinese cuisine at Sui Tang Lui restaurant or classic Italian dishes at Frasca.
  • Explore Shanghai’s eclectic streets in a stylish house car or on one of the hotel’s bicycles.
  • Discover extraordinary works of art by local and international artists throughout the hotel.
  • Start your day with a session of yoga overlooking the city on your in-room Lululemon mat.


We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.

  • Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
  • Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
  • Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
  • Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
  • Complimentary private airport transfers.
  • Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
  • Early check-in and late check-out.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.

A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.

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The Middle House Pool

Designed by renowned Italian architect Piero Lissoni, the hotel and residences offer intimate luxury that radiate urban sophistication, providing an elegant and calm oasis amidst the dynamic backdrop of one of Asia’s most sophisticated cities.The Middle House is the sixth hotel in Asia from Swire Hotels and the fourth House under Swire Hotels’ award-winning – The House Collective.

Interiors by Milan-based designer Piero Lissoni and Architecture by Lissoni Associati and Wong and Ouyang, The Middle House continues the company’s philosophy of intimate luxury, delivered with highly personalised service. The hotel offers many unique features, not least an abundance of outdoor spaces and terraces, providing an elegant and calm oasis amidst the dynamic backdrop of one of Asia’s most sophisticated cities.

Set in the heart of Shanghai’s commercial district, The Middle House works to the company’s philosophy of intimate luxury delivered with personalised service. The hotel will further offer an abundance of outdoor spaces and terraces, providing calm amidst a dynamic backdrop.

The hotel’s 111 spacious guestrooms feature a color palette of charcoal, ecru, and aqua, and use sophisticated lighting and floor-to-ceiling windows to showcase bamboo paintings, latticed wooden screens, and custom-made ceramic headboards signed with Chinese calligraphy. La Boite leather-bound Bluetooth speakers and the bedside Mr. Goodnight master switch for the lights and blackout blinds put the hotel ahead of the curve for smart technology.For the convenience of apartment-style living, stay in one of the 102 one- or two-bed residences. Dark floors stretch from living areas to the fully equipped kitchen and walk-in closet. Glass walls partition bedroom and bathroom, where you can sink into a freestanding oval tub of Bamford bath products or take a rain shower overlooking the city below. All guestrooms and residences have espresso machines with Illy coffee, a range of Jing teas, as well as Lululemon yoga mats and hand weights.

The Middle House Studio 50

Studio 50

Complemented by generous windows with ample views of the city, a relaxing king-size bed with down bedding also welcomes a restful sleep. A complimentary Maxi Bar, coffee facilities and luxury bathroom amenities will ensure you have everything you need during your stay.

The Middle House Studio 60

Studio 60

Studio 60 couples balanced simplicity with a fine attention to detail, presenting guests with ample space to work and relax. Some rooms even feature private outdoor spaces that allow guests to enjoy the street view of Shanghai. Each room features complimentary high-speed wireless internet, state-of-the-art Bluetooth speakers and a smart charging hub ensuring you’re always connected.

The Middle House Studio 70

Studio 70

Studio 70 guest rooms offer contemporary design features with various modern interpretations of traditional China elements. It’s special charm and spacious environment is complemented by ample views of the city. Some rooms even feature private outdoor spaces that allow guests to enjoy the street view of Shanghai.

The Middle House Studio 90

Studio 90

Studio 90 offers an expansive 971 sq ft space, with generous windows offering high-floor views of the city. Absorb Shanghai’s sweeping skyline, either from one of the wall-to-wall benches in the separate living area or while relaxing in the room’s spa-inspired oval bathtub.

The Middle House Gallery Suite

Gallery Suite

Located in The Residences building, the Gallery Suite boasts 1,184 sq ft of for those seeking the best out of life. Embrace stunning views from vast windowed spaces and your own private terrace, indulge in privacy through separate bedroom and living room spaces, and allow us to take it to the next level through our highly-personalised service.

The Middle House Penthouse


Our Penthouse is immaculately designed to create a truly memorable stay. With an impressive 7,104 sq ft space set over the hotel’s top floors, Penthouse guests can lavish the separate living rooms, bedrooms and private terraces. Entertain your own guests through your own bar and pantry kitchen, and appreciate the quieter nights, curled up in the private library.

The Middle House Residence 80

Residence 80

This one-bedroom residence combines personalised service, elegant features, tasteful furnishings, and a large bathroom featuring an oval bathtub, perfect to have you feeling right at home.

The Middle House Residence 55

Residence 55

Residence 55 brings together thoughtful design and an adaptable environment, to ensure you have all the ultimate comforts of being at home. Traditional Chinese touches accompany its bright and spacious abodes, enhanced through beautifully-carved partitions.

The Middle House Residence 90

Residence 90

Beautifully spacious, the one-bedroom Residence 90 is the perfect set-up for longer stays. Ample room creates a welcoming environment to work or relax at your own convenience, while a modern kitchen and private laundry facilities offer practical design features.

The Middle House Residence 110

Residence 110

Ample space for working and relaxing, luxury facilities and all personalised services allows you to make the most of Shanghai living. A three-bedroom set up is available upon request.

A super à la carte breakfast (think green juices and coconut milk muesli, buttery croissants and scrambled eggs, barbecue duck bing jian pancakes) is served at international restaurant Café Gray Deluxe. In the temperate weather, tuck-in outside on the tree-dotted terrace. Elsewhere, there’s homely Italian restaurant Frasca and contemporary Chinese restaurant Sui Tang Li (a strong contender to pick up a star the next time Michelin do the rounds in Shanghai).

The Middle House Cafe Gray Deluxe

Café Gray Deluxe

Continuing the successful collaboration with New York-based Chef Gray Kunz, Café Gray Deluxe at The Middle House is the sister restaurant to the iconic Café Gray Deluxe at The Upper House, Hong Kong.Showcasing seasonal ingredients, Café Gray Deluxe is the perfect spot to grab breakfast, lunch or dinner. In between meals, enjoy a light bite in the bar and lounge, or a sunset cocktail on the gorgeous terrace.

The Middle House frasca


Say buon appetito at our modern Italian eatery, with ingredients sourced either locally or from the finest appellations in Italy. Gather friends and family together for a casual affair in the sun-filled glasshouse. Accompany your meal with a curated selection of Italian vintages from our wine cellar, or sip apertivos al fresco amidst the seasonal blooms of our outdoor patio.

The Middle House Sui Tang li

Sui Tang Li

Inspired by Cantonese, Sichuan and of course, Shanghainese delicacies, Sui Tang Li’s authentic cuisine takes on a creative twist. Dishes are served as sharing plates and small bites, all paired with a notable selection of accompanying wines.

The Middle House Sui Tang Shang

Sui Tang Shang

Complete the Sui Tang journey by taking the spiral staircase up to Sui Tang Shang, directly above our contemporary Chinese restaurant, Sui Tang Li.Sui Tang Shang is a cozy intimate lounge with terrace seating that opens daily from 11:30am to midnight.Clean lines and an understated elegance create an East-Meets-West atmosphere made for sipping on Asian-inspired craft cocktails.This beautiful place sets the perfect mood for your pre or post dinner drinks.

The Middle House in Room Dining

In-Room Dining

With rooms as luxurious as ours, we don’t blame you for wanting to stay in. Enjoy all its comforts and let us spoil you with our in-room dining options. If you have any dietary restrictions, do ask for our special menus.

Escape from it all and unwind a busy mind in the tranquil ambience of MI XUN, a day spa in Shanghai. Our hidden oasis features a breathtaking swimming pool, 24-hour gym facilities, group yoga sessions and The Lab to shop all your lifestyle needs.

The Middle House Spa


The Lab at MI XUN offers an exclusive portfolio of high quality products and luxurious treatments, all in one prime location to meet your lifestyle needs. Founded by Laurent Boillot, President and CEO of Guerlain and developed by LVMH Research in France, MI XUN at The Middle House is the first hotel spa in China to offer the boutique CHA LING treatments, focusing on skincare treatments using combined techniques of traditional Chinese medicine to re-harmonise energy flows and detoxify the skin.

The Middle House Gym

Fitness Center

Better yourself at our state-of-the-art 24-hour gymnasium, including the latest facilities to suit your workout regime. Complete with a HYPOXI treatment room, HYPOXI offers modern, all-natural and low-impact exercise technology with quick results. Not a fan of the gym? Align your soul with our group yoga sessions or one of our wellness studio classes.

The Middle House Pool


Lounge by our beautifully designed indoor heated swimming pool, 33 metres in length makes it ideal for both leisurely dips or energising laps. Following your swim, enjoy healthy refreshments of V Cleanse cold-pressed juices or a CHA LING signature pu’re mojito from our Pool Bar.

Area & Location

Area, Country
Chengdu, China
Nearest Airport
Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, Chengdu
Local Currency
Chinese Yuan/Renminbi (CNY/RMB)
Time Change
GMT +8
Mandarin Chinese
Best time to go
Best visited between May through September.

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