- Located at the heart of the celebrated Shanghai Bund, a waterfront boulevard which runs alongside the Huangpu River and one of the most photographed postcard scenes of the city, the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund mixes the history and culture of the surrounding district with a taste for 21st century sophistication.
- Built in 1911, this neo-classical architectural gem has been painstakingly restored using archival photographs and records whilst equipping it with contemporary luxuries for modern-day travel experiences.
- The Shanghai hotel is made up of two buildings, one of which is a lovingly restored 101-year-old historic structure on the Bund. In this Heritage Building, you will find restored details like crown moldings and wainscoting.
- As its name says, Waldorf Astoria Shanghai is right on the Bund, a street that hugs the curve of the Huangpu River and is home to Shanghai’s richest collection of historical architecture, including neoclassical, colonial and Art Deco buildings.
- Shanghai offers an array of world-class restaurants, but you don’t need to leave the hotel to find a great bite. Pelham’s serves up nouveau American cuisine while Wei Jing Ge gives you a taste of traditional Cantonese, Shanghainese and Huai Yang dishes.
- Listen to live classical music as you sip tea or coffee and sample finger sandwiches, sweet and savory pastries and supremely buttery scones during the Waldorf Astoria’s luxurious afternoon tea service.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
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.
Offering a chance to experience authentic local culture, this tour will take you from a bustling wet market to the home of a local family where you can learn to make dumplings before exploring the streets of the old town and the peaceful Yu Garden.
Explore the cultural riches of Shanghai, both ancient and modern, as you travel through the city, from the artefacts of the Shanghai Museum to the religious heritage of the Jade Buddha Temple and on to the contemporary art scene of M50.
Walking the streets of the old city, you’ll discover a culinary hotspot as a wealth of morning delicacies are crafted in front of you, from dumplings to noodles, potstickers to pancakes. Taste ten local dishes as you get a flavour for the neighbourhood.
Step into Shanghai’s rich cultural and religious melting pot as you explore its Buddhist, Christian, Jewish and Taoist sites and uncover a diverse myriad of religions practised in this cultural crossroad.
Get a different perspective on the city as you travel away from the main streets in a vintage sidecar. With an expat as your guide you’ll head off down the narrow alleys into the heart of the city to uncover hidden neighbourhoods and local haunts.
Get a glimpse into the ancient art of Tai Chi as you begin your day with a lesson from a master, and enjoy an hour of practice in one of the Shanghai’s parks, looking out over the city’s skyline.
Leave behind the towering skyscrapers of Shanghai as you cycle through its ancient lanes to discover daily life and local culture in tucked away neighbourhoods. Dive into a bustling market, sample the local street food and dine at a Buddhist canteen.
Head to Shanghai’s old town, an architectural treasure tucked away from the high rises and bright lights that Shanghai is so famous for. This visit will take you to the traditional part of the city, and to its lilongs, steeped in history.
Take a stroll along The Bund on the Huangpu River. Once Shanghai’s financial centre, it boasts impressive colonial architecture, so strikingly different in comparison to Shanghai’s towering skyscrapers behind. After, head west to the popular Nanjing Road.
Spend time exploring Shanghai’s bright lights along Nanjing Road, Shanghai’s most famous shopping street. After a short stroll, you will head to the Huangpu District and visit People’s Square, one of the most important landmarks within this vibrant city.
Enjoy a visit to the traditional water villages of Shanghai. Head to Zhujiajiao and Zhouzhuang where you will see a former trading village that rose to glory as a result of the Grand Canal system which exported China’s goods overseas.
Situated prominently on the Shanghai Bund, the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund hotel boasts extraordinary, landmark architecture. Presenting a stunningly restored heritage building, the hotel is complimented beautifully by a contemporary, newly built tower. Discover an exciting, unique experience at this luxurious, destination Shanghai hotel and enjoy a variety of fantastic activities. Explore Shanghai’s nearby local sites, abundant in ancient history and modern culture, and offering a range of diverse entertainments and great shopping opportunities. Hire one of the hotel’s professional personal shoppers and discover Shanghai’s exceptional shopping locales. Admire the fabulous variety of exquisite souvenirs, unique gifts and delectable cakes and sweets, exclusive to this Shanghai Bund hotel’s Waldorf Boutique. The hotel’s Waldorf Florist provides a luscious selection of exotic and local flowers, offering bouquets ideal for every event.
Located at the heart of the celebrated Shanghai Bund, a waterfront boulevard which runs alongside the Huangpu River and one of the most photographed postcard scenes of the city, the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund mixes the history and culture of the surrounding district with a taste for 21st century sophistication. The hotel comprises 260 guest rooms and suites across two buildings. A newly built modern tower connects to an all-suite heritage building – Waldorf Astoria Club, once the legendary Shanghai Club and one of the few remaining heritage structures in Shanghai. Built in 1911, this neo-classical architectural gem has been painstakingly restored using archival photographs and records whilst equipping it with contemporary luxuries for modern-day travel experiences.
Guests can choose to either stay in the Tower Wing or Club Wing depending on taste. The Tower Wing offers a more modern style with marble finished bathrooms and state of the art in room entertainment features. The decor is understated and elegant with clean lines and lovely oriental touches. The rooms in the Club Wing take their inspiration from the Colonial heritage of the historic building that they are housed in. The rooms are all suite in layout and the decor is very much old world glamour with timber cladding and sweeping linen drapes.
Luxuriate in this spacious Deluxe Room in the modern Waldorf Astoria Tower and enjoy the range of contemporary amenities.
Deluxe City Room
Take in views of the city skyline and Shanghai’s bustling old streets below from the comfort of this Deluxe City Room located in the modern Waldorf Astoria Tower.
Deluxe Panorama River View Room
Settle into this Deluxe Panorama River View Room located in the modern Waldorf Astoria Tower and admire the spectacular Bund river view by day and stunning Shanghai skyline views by night.
Experience modern luxury in this generously sized Junior Suite located in the modern Waldorf Astoria Tower featuring a separate living area.
Luxury Panorama River View Suite
Enjoy extensive space in this Luxury Panorama River View Suite located in the modern Waldorf Astoria Tower, offering panoramic views of the Bund, the Huangpu River and the Shanghai skyline.
Bund Heritage Suite
Indulge in an authentic Shanghai experience when you stay in the Bund Heritage Suite located in our 100-year-old Heritage Building.
There are three fantastic restaurants at Waldorf Astoria Shanghai. Pelham’s, so named after Sir Warren Pelham the British Consul General who launched the Shanghai Club, is the hotel’s signature fine dining restaurant serving mouth-watering French cuisine. Wei Jing Ge provides authentic regional cuisines, including Shanghainese, Cantonese and Huai Yang specialities complemented by a stunning design with traditional Chinese decor with an open rafter ceiling. The Grand Brassiere is very much in line with Waldorf Astoria’s heritage with a distinctly New York feel where guests can enjoy a laid back dining experience throughout the day.
Experience a gastronomic journey of the finest global cuisines in one magnificent gourmet destination at the heart of Shanghai. The Grand Brasserie at Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund offers a chic yet casual all-day dining experience within the stately ambience of Shanghai’s most prestigious hotel. True to its setting, the brasserie menu combines the flavors of East and West with a fresh, contemporary flair.
Pelham’s at Bund 2 is the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund’s signature fine dining destination. Named after Sir Pelham Warren, the British Consul General who launched the exclusive Shanghai Club for gentlemen in 1910, the intimate restaurant is situated at the very same address on the Bund as the legendary Shanghai Club of yesteryear. Within the stately heritage ambience of Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, Pelham’s at Bund 2 emanates warmth, intimacy and elegance, without being overly formal.
Wei Jing Ge
Indulge in delicious and authentic Chinese cuisine at Shanghai restaurant, Wei Jing Ge, which offers an array of Chinese dishes featuring Cantonese and Shanghainese cooking. This innovative Shanghai restaurant offers delightful attic style décor with large open rafter wood ceilings and a diverse collection of Chinese treasures. Enjoy private dining in one of Wei Jing Ge’s six private dining rooms, each uniquely furnished with custom designs, offering personal lounge areas and washrooms.
Flawlessly restored to the former glory of its 1911 Shanghai Club past, the Long Bar elegantly graces this Shanghai hotel’s Waldorf Astoria Club heritage building, providing a blend of classic sophistication and grandeur. Enjoy a cool evening beverage at this popular Shanghai bar, once celebrated for having the longest bar top in the Far East, offering 110 ft of fine raw mahogany.
Sip on luscious cocktails and admire spectacular sweeping vistas across the Shanghai Bund’s Huangpu River. Indulge in the freshest, beach-farmed oysters and savor a delightful range of deliciously innovative bar meals. Discover fine wine and vintage Champagne while listening to the soothing sounds of live jazz or catch up with friends and enjoy a truly unique experience with superb evening entertainment
Named after the legendary Waldorf Astoria New York hotel’s signature restaurant, overlooking the lively Grand Brasserie, Peacock Alley is within easy reach and offers a tranquil setting for relaxation. This Shanghai lounge presents a destination venue for all-day dining, boasting separate bar and cafe areas. Catch up with friends and sample a wide range of fine wines and evening drinks.
Salon De Ville
Imitating the elegant arrangement of a traditional European tearoom, the Salon de Ville offers an array of daily changing, delectable cakes and pastries, within an exquisitely comfortable setting. Relish a regal Red Velvet dessert, a signature dish from the legendary Waldorf Astoria New York during the 1920s. Feel pampered with Red Velvet Afternoon Tea, presented on a three-tiered stand offering a variety of luscious cakes and pastries, finger sandwiches, delightful savories and classic homemade scones.
The Waldorf Astoria Spa provides a singular spa experience designed to pamper and revitalize. Offering an array of luxurious treatments with only the finest products from around the globe, our highly qualified therapists deliver a customized, results-oriented spa experience. Embark on a journey of transformation in this exquisite spa.
Our spa – the first Waldorf Astoria Spa in Asia Pacific – offers eight secluded treatment rooms, each equipped with a private steam room and rain shower. Indulge in a VIP Suite of almost 1,000 sq. ft. with its own couples steam room, thermal whirlpool, a fireplace and an expansive relaxation area for the ultimate in luxury pampering.
To relax further there is a heated indoor swimming pool, steam and sauna rooms.
Located on Level 3 in the Waldorf Astoria Tower, the Fitness Center is well fitted-out with state-of-the-art cardiovascular machines and exercise equipment. Additional facilities include a steam room, sauna and an indoor heated swimming pool.