Hotels in Shanghai's Sheshan resort join 'must-stay list'

LMS| Updated: September 26, 2023

The 2023 Dianping "Must-Stay List", a prestigious ranking of the best hotels in China based on user reviews and ratings, was recently announced by the popular Chinese review and rating service platform.

Shanghai in East China had 67 hotels on the list, with four located in the Sheshan National Tourist Resort, a popular destination for leisure and tourism.

Here are the four hotels:


The lobby of the Guangfulin Prime Hotel is a restored mansion from the Ming Dynasty. [Photo/WeChat account: sheshanlvyou]

Guangfulin Prime Hotel is situated in the Guangfulin Cultural Relics Park, adjacent to Songjiang University Town and facing the East China University of Political Science and Law across the road. The lobby is a restored mansion from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) that belonged to Xia Yan, a prime minister in that era.


The Hilton Shanghai Songjiang Guangfulin is located by Fulin Lake. [Photo/WeChat account: sheshanlvyou]

Hilton Shanghai Songjiang Guangfulin is located by Fulin Lake and has an indoor heated pool, an outdoor pet park, an indoor children's playground, a surfing massage pool, an outdoor slide park and more. It also has four great restaurants and lounges that offer authentic Shanghai cuisine, traditional snacks and local dim sum.

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The Mr Fisher restaurant in the InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland is surrounded by a magnificent 10-meter-deep aquarium. [Photo/WeChat account: sheshanlvyou]

InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland is built into the cliff of an 88-meter-deep quarry pit, making it the world's first natural ecological hotel in a waste rock pit. It is hailed as a "world architectural wonder" and holds the world record for the lowest altitude hotel. The luxurious Mr Fisher restaurant serves wonderful seafood and Western delicacies. It is surrounded by a magnificent and spell-binding 10-meter-deep aquarium.


The Yuluxe Sheshan, Shanghai, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, offers fun outdoor water facilities. [Photo/WeChat account: sheshanlvyou]

The Yuluxe Sheshan, Shanghai, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel is at the foot of Sheshan Mountain, overlooking Yuehu Lake. It is surrounded by mountains and water, creating a natural oxygen bar. It has an outdoor pool, a children's water pool, a beach and lounge chairs. When night falls, it feels like a seaside resort.

Overall, if you're looking for a relaxing getaway in Shanghai, these four hotels in the Sheshan resort area are definitely worth considering.