St Regis opens in Shanghai

23 May 2017 by Valerian Ho
St Regis Shanghai Jingan lobby

St Regis Hotels & Resorts has opened The St Regis Shanghai Jingan, its ninth property in Greater China.

Situated on West Beijing Road, in the heart of the Jingan cultural and business district, the hotel is a 30-minute drive from Hongqiao airport, and about an hour from Pudong airport.

There are many cultural landmarks surrounding the hotel. The Shanghai Natural History Museum is within walking distance, while sites like the Jingan Temple and 400-year-old Yu Garden are a short drive away.

The hotel is housed on level 36 to 68 of a high-rise building with major corporate offices on level 5 to 35. It offers 436 guest rooms, including 66 suites, and 55 residences boasting sweeping city views.

The three-story, three-bedroom Presidential Suite spans 650 sqm and is located at the top of the building. Features include a glass ceiling, vast living room, outdoor terraces with panoramic skyline views, full kitchen, dining room, and lounge area.

St Regis Shanghai Jingan Guestroom

For social and corporate gatherings, the hotel features over 3,000 sqm of meeting space including 11 meeting rooms and two executive boardrooms, with a range of layouts and amenities.

The property also boasts the 1,400 sqm Astor Ballroom, which features a 95 sqm LED wall projection system and 368 sqm foyer, and can accommodate up to 1,300 guests for VIP receptions, gala dinners or corporate events.

There are six restaurants and bars. Seki-tei is set in a modern Japanese stone garden, offering a live cooking teppanyaki station; Bespoke offers seasonal tasting menus as well as tailor-made menus according to guests’ personal preferences. There is also Chinese restaurant Yan Ting serving Cantonese cuisine, and Social offering brunch, buffet, and live cooking stations. The Drawing Room features the signature St Regis afternoon tea and The St Regis Bar, will offer the renowned St Regis Bloody Mary. The bar will also offer the hotel’s local version of the Bloody Mary, the “Mary Jing”, featuring unique Shanghai spices and local ingredients such as dried preserved figs infused in vodka and dried osmanthus flowers.

“The St Regis Shanghai Jingan will redefine the local luxury hospitality landscape by blending the rituals and traditions of St Regis, such as its legendary butler service, with a design and culinary experience that highlights the history and culture of Shanghai,” said Chris Tsoi, general manager of The St Regis Shanghai Jingan.

“We look forward to welcoming both international and domestic guests and providing them with a true one-of-a-kind way to experience the best of this extraordinary city.”

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