Marriott International has announced the debut of Moxy Hotels in mainland China with the opening of Moxy Shanghai Hongqiao CBD (Central Business District).

The 158-key hotel is conveniently located next to a key transportation hub in China, which brings together the high-speed rail, an international airport, and local metro lines. Lidoway, a 15-minute drive from the hotel, is filled with an array of lifestyle shops, restaurants, and bars. Other popular attractions to explore in Shanghai including The Bund, known for its famous skyline, Xintiandi for its vibrant nightlife and food scene, and Tianzifang for its arts and crafts shopping.

The hotel’s design pays homage to the neighbouring Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport. Interesting elements from airport terminals will be incorporated into the hotel lobby design, including an immersive display board that will feature flight information, route maps and aircraft seating updates in real-time.

Rooms are equipped with smart features such as plush platform beds, fun-size work surfaces, and peg walls instead of closets. Each guestroom is equipped with Moxy’s signature Stellar Works foldable workspace desks and chairs, as well as 55-inch flat-screen TVs, bedside USB ports, electronic safety box, walk-in rain showers, and furiously fast and free wifi.

Check-in at Bar Moxy, complete with a complimentary “Got Moxy” cocktail. guests can dine and socialize. Order snacks, fresh juice, coffee, wine, and beer using Moxy’s 24/7 self-service grab-and-go concept.

The hotel’s 24-hour fitness centre is decked out with a boxing bag, signature racing bike, and other equipment. At Moxy Shanghai Hongqiao CBD, foosball and various popular board games are available in the communal spaces.

Jeff Tomczek, vice president and Global Brand leader, Distinctive Select Brands at Marriott International said:

“We are thrilled to continue to grow our global portfolio and introduce the energetic Moxy brand to mainland China with the opening of Moxy Shanghai Hongqiao CBD.”

“Shanghai is a world-renowned commercial hub and tourist destination, with an appeal to experientially minded travelers. Moxy will bring its Play On spirit and unconventional hotel experience to this world-class city, and expects five more Moxy Hotels to open in mainland China within the next year.”