The 16 Top 5-Star Hotels in Shanghai

Here is my hand-selected list of the top 5-star hotels in Shanghai. I have picked these out based on their fantastic locations, range of amenities and most importantly the reviews and ratings of past visitors. What I have here are the top choices for luxury accommodation in Shanghai.


The Peninsula Shanghai

The Peninsula Shanghai is a luxurious 5-star hotel right across from The Bund and a 5 minute walk from East Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street Shopping District.


The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi

Located in Xintiandi, the popular pedestrian street for shopping and leisure, it is also just a short walk from South Huangpi Road Subway Station (Line 1). The hotel offers an in house SPA, 24 fitness centre, indoor pool and a highly regarded restaurant serving Cantonese cuisine.


Fairmont Peace Hotel On the Bund

Fairmont Peace Hotel is located right next the Bund and is a 5-minute walk from Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street. The hotel offers fitness centre, SPA, indoor pool inside of one of the Bunds iconic buildings.


The Puli Hotel And Spa

Located near the beautiful Jing’an Temple it is minutes away from the subway station of the same name. The hotel offers indoor pool, library, hot tub/jacuzzi, massage, spa and wellness centre, fitness centre and sauna.


The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong

Located in the heart of modern Pudong, near to the Oriental Pearl Tower, Superbrand Mall and minutes walk from Lujiazui Subway Station. The hotel offers extraordinary views of the city, the Bund and the Huangpu river. The hotel offers 24-hour fitness centre, massage, sauna, pool, family rooms, Michelin star restaurant and more. Be sure to visit the rooftop bar, Flair Restaurant & Bar, for amazing open views.


Four Seasons Hotel Pudong

The hotel features an impressive indoor pool, massage, spa and wellness centre, fitness centre, sauna and much more. Offers beautiful city views.


Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund

Located on the historic Bund the hotel features nightclub, indoor pool, massage, spa and wellness centre, fitness centre, sauna and more.


Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai

Located in udong near thr river, the hotel features an indoor pool, a spa, fitness centre and 5 dining options. The hotel offers beautiful views from the luxurious rooms.


Les Suites Orient, Bund Shanghai

Located in The Bund, the hotel offers 24-hour fitness centre. Some rroms offer superb views along the historic Bund and across the Huangpu river.


IFC Residence

Pudong, Shanghai–Subway Access

A superb location, the IFC is an icon of the Pudong area and conviently located right atop Lujiazui Subway Station. Just minutes from the Jin Mao Tower and Oriental Pearl TV Tower. The hotel also offers fitness centre, garden, sun terrace, children’s playground and much more.


Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai

Located near the Jing’an Temple, Jiuguang Department Store, Jing An Shangri-La, Jing’an Kerry Centre and just minutes walk from the Subway Station. The hotel features fitness centre, indoor pool, Spa and much more.

Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre

Located near to Nanjing Road (western end) and 5 minutes walk from People’s Square subway station. The hotel is right beside Agile International Plaza which offers retail shopping and dining. The hotel offers family suites, indoor pool, spa and wellness centre, fitness centre and more.


InterContinental Shanghai Ruijin

A very unique hotel experience. Spreading over 100 acres of landscaped gardens, the hotel features French provincial-style villas and 4 historical buildings including Morris Residence. The rime shopping areas of Huaihai Road and Tian Zi Fang are within walking distance. Hotel features Spa, fitness centre, pool, garden and much more./p>


Le Royal Meridien Shanghai

Located minutes walk from People’s Square Subway Station and right beside the Shimao International Plaza. Hotel offers family rooms, indoor pool, jacuzzi, fitness centre and more.


Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel

Superb location near Yu Garden and right beside the subway station of the same name. Hotel features indoor pool, 24-hour fitness centre, 6 dining options, club lounge, jacuzzi and more.


Hilton Shanghai

Jing’an Temple and the subway station of the same name is a 5-10 minute walk away. The Shanghai Exhibition Centre is nearby. The hotel features spa, fitness centre, pool

Those are my top picks, for the complete list of 170 5-star hotel options in Shanghai visit