'Deep Pit Hotel' set to open in the fourth quarter

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Updated: 2018-08-31

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'Deep Pit Hotel' set to open in the fourth quarter

A bird’s eye view of the "deep pit hotel". [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

The "Deep Pit Hotel", the lowest-lying hotel in the world, will open in Shanghai between October and December, the hotel said on Wednesday.

Developed by Hong Kong-listed property developer Shimao Group and set to be managed by InterContinental Hotels Group, the hotel is located in a deep pit beside the Sheshan Mountain in Shanghai's Songjiang district.

It has two floors above ground and 16 underground – two underground floors are even underwater – that contain a combined 336 guest rooms.

All the guest rooms boast sightseeing platforms with views of waterfalls.

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