Shanghai, China

Land Area: 13,898 sqm

Total GFA: 92,520 sqm

Total Investment: 857 million USD

The Peninsula Shanghai – SPG Invest’s trophy asset. The Peninsula Shanghai opened in 2009 and is The flagship hotel of the Peninsula brand in China. SPG has created “the only new landmark on The historic Bund in a hundred years”. Rising 15 storeys with 235 hotel rooms, it has 5 restaurants, banquet facilities, Spa & Aqua treatment centre, swimming pool and commercial Arcade, and 39 luxury serviced apartments.

Awards & Recognition

• Top 10 Best Hotels & Resorts in China, DestinAsian Readers’ Choice Awards 2020

• Best Luxury Hotel in China, Splendid Pioneer for City of Fashion Awards, City Travel
• iDEAL Luxury Hotel (Shanghai), iDEALShanghai Awards, Shanghai Daily
• 2019 Top 10 Best Luxury Hotel in China, Zhoumo Hotel
• Top 50 Hotels in China, Voyage
• Top 10 Hotels in China, 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards, Condé Nast Traveler
• Michelin One Star Restaurant – Yi Long Court and Sir Elly’s, Michelin Guide Shanghai 2020
• No.1 of The Best Hotels in Shanghai – The World’s Best Awards 2019 by Travel + Leisure (US)
• China Top 10 Hotels, The Gold List 2019, Condé Nast Traveler
• Top 10 Luxury Hotels, Travel & Leisure
• 2019 Best City Hotel, KOL Association
• The Most Popular Chinese New Year Eve Dinner, Shanghai Tourism Trade Association
• The Best Reputed Hotel in Shanghai, Shanghai Tourism Trade Association
• Annual Luxury Hotel, Shanghai Circle
• Best Gourmet Hotel, The 2nd Stars Award, Travelling Scope
• Top 10 Best Hotels & Resorts in China, DestinAsian Readers’ Choice Awards 2019
• Luxury Hotel of the Year – Time Out Shanghai 2019


Fronting the world-famous Bund with spectacular views of the Huangpu River, Pudong and the gardens of the former British Consulate, The Peninsula Shanghai blends the historic architecture of its landmark neighbours with a stylish fusion of Art Deco-inspired glamour. Opened 2009, The Peninsula Shanghai is the flagship hotel in Mainland China and a beacon of luxury hospitality on the city’s iconic riverfront promenade. Equipped with extraordinary facilities, world-class services and Michelin star-rated restaurants, The Peninsula Shanghai was once again named a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel in 2020, the 9th consecutive year that the hotel has received the coveted position in the publisher’s annual announcement of the world’s finest hotels and ranked The Best Hotels in Shanghai by Travel+Leisure's The World’s Best Awards of 2019.

The Peninsula’s facade is composed of granite with gleaming bronze detail including mullions, decorative grilles and panelled artwork all echoing the graciousness and grandeur of the colonial era. Designed as a modern urban resort with state-of- the-art amenities, it continues to adhere to classic traditions, resulting in a seamless combination of luxury and modern convenience.The hotel is also home to Shanghai’s only five-star spa, where fireplaces and heated floors make for a cozy retreat while the Peninsula Academy offers guests classes in Chinese contemporary art, fashion design, and more.

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From the glamour and nostalgia of a bygone era, the Peninsula Shanghai is a true “grand hotel” and urban destination. True to the neighbourhood’s fabric, sandwiched between the Bund and the East Nanjing Road, the city’s busiest shopping district, Travel+Leisure named it Shanghai’s top-ranked hotel. Driven by a need to ceaselessly strive for perfection and excellence, our partners and collaborators, each carefully vetted, are some of the best in the business, and provide the support we need to craft the most exceptional hospitality experiences for our client.