Recent years have seen the Songjiang district in East China's Shanghai become a go-to place for tourism and conferences, with the aim of being the "Silicon Valley" of hotels in the Yangtze River Delta region.
So, with that in mind, let's check out three fantastic hotels in the area that showcase this commitment to excellence.
InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland
Situated 88 meters below sea level, the InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland stands as a distinctive city landmark and the world's first natural ecological hotel built within an abandoned quarry.
Recognized as one of the "World's Top 10 Architectural Wonders," this hotel holds the world record for the lowest artificial altitude for a five-star hotel.
For conferences and events, the hotel features the Miracle Grand Ballroom, an 8-meter high, 900-square-meter space that can be flexibly divided into three areas.
Moreover, the hotel boasts a one-stop service for meetings and accommodation, complemented by a culinary experience curated by expert chefs. Guests can also enjoy captivating water curtain shows and drone performances in the lobby.
The dazzling water curtain show in InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland. [Photo/WeChat account: sheshanlvyoutopnews]
The Yuluxe Sheshan, Shanghai, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Nestled at the foot of Sheshan Mountain, the Yuluxe Sheshan is a boutique hotel offering 326 rooms, each providing exclusive mountain and water views. The hotel offers a wealth of recreational facilities, including indoor and outdoor pools and a 700-sq m children's playground.
With over 4,200 sq m of space for events, the Yuluxe Sheshan is well-equipped to host large conferences and banquets. The conference facilities include the 1,770-sq m Grand Ballroom, the720-sq m Maoyu Hall, the 766-sq m Lixie Hall and various multifunctional rooms. The events planning team ensures a seamless one-stop service for all needs.
Moreover, the hotel offers three distinct dining experiences – a buffet-style restaurant, a Chinese restaurant with private dining rooms and a vibrant bar with cocktail events, small banquets and outdoor barbecues.
A panorama of the Yuluxe Sheshan, Shanghai, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel. [Photo/WeChat account: sheshanlvyoutopnews]
Hilton Shanghai Songjiang Guangfulin
Situated within the Guangfulin Cultural Relics Park at the Shanghai Sheshan National Tourist Resort, the Hilton Shanghai Songjiang offers a very special retreat, deeply rooted in Shanghai's heritage.
Guests enjoy stunning views of Sheshan Mountain to the north and Songjiang University City to the south, providing a chance to explore the rich cultural history of the region.
Additionally, they can't miss the opportunity to satisfy their exacting taste buds with the "Golden Autumn Crab Feast" at the hotel's Chinese restaurant. Available from Oct 15 to Dec 20, this culinary experience blends plump crabs with exquisite ingredients for a delightful gastronomic treat.
The elegant Hilton Shanghai Songjiang Guangfulin at night. [Photo/WeChat account: sheshanlvyoutopnews]