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Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The woldorf Astoria is use to be our favorite place to stay in Shanghai. A world class prestige and high quality service. The room facing the Bund are spectacular especially City night light give us a inspiration of Shanghai. This time we are back to celebrate New Year Holiday, unfortunately we are quite disappointed about overall quality and service. Breakfast...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent Hotel at the Bund in Shanghai . Staff extremely attentive, facilities which the Hotel is offering is 6 Star, the Long Bar is a historical place with good Jazz in the evening and on top of it, the Bar has a section for cigar smokers which adds to the atmosphere of this well know "watering hole " Highly recommended...

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WaldorfAstoria2011, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, responded to this review

Dear Dirk P, Thank you very much for sharing such a great review with us and fellow travelers on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us, especially our Long Bar and services. Our team members will be thrilled to hear of your kind comments, as they strive to make every guest experience an...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Waldorf has been my go to hotel in Shanghai along with Ritz Carlton Pudong. It has one of the most beautiful facility and rooms in China, while also conveniently located by the bund. While I have always had a pleasant experience here, in my most recent stay I felt like service level has declined substantially. The shirts and suits on...

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WaldorfAstoria2011, Director of Operations at Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, responded to this review

Dear marcow474, Thank you very much for your recent TripAdvisor review. I am delighted to learn that you generally enjoyed our facilities, location and food. I am however naturally concerned and disappointed that our services and our team member's uniforms failed to impress you. I will address these shortfalls immediately. Rest assured, your valuable feedback will be communicated to the...

Ko Samui, Thailand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my 2nd time visiting the city of Shanghai and it became one-of-the-most enjoyable holiday trips, as I made the perfect decision, when choosing to stay at the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund. First class service. Elegant accommodation with luxury bath amenity. Breathtaking views. Delicious food with fine dining experience at all outlets. Greatest Jazz entertainment and friendliest...

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WaldorfAstoria2011, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, responded to this review

Dear AorPhatthawut, Thank you very much for sharing such a great review with us and fellow travelers on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us, especially our location and view, as well as our services and our Long Bar. Our team members will be thrilled to hear of your kind comments, as they...

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Before my stay, I was communicated both by a room department staff and a concierge. So I could inform them of room arrangement, checkin time and request restaurant reservation well in advance. Everything met my request. Every staff I met was attentive. The room had WOW factor. We stayed in a suite in the heritage building. It was exquisitely and...

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WaldorfAstoria2011, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Mrs W, Thank you very much for sharing such a great review with us and fellow travelers on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us, especially your room and Food and Beverage experience in our hotel, as well as our services.I will share with your valuable comments with my team to improve...

Tannay, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect in every way. Excellent room, facilities, service, pool and so on. A great location in Shanghai. Everything is thought of, even down to the flip-fops in each locker of the fitness centre. Why do I say nearly perfect? Well the breakfast fried eggs, sunny side up, were cooked in a pan that was touch too hot. So the bottoms...

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WaldorfAstoria2011, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, responded to this review

Dear Frank1859, Thank you very much for sharing such a great review with us and fellow travelers on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us, especially our location and your room, as well as the facilities. Our team members will be thrilled to hear of your kind comments, as they strive to make...

Glendale, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent five nights at the Waldorf as I prepared to lecture for two days in Shanghai. The place ain't cheap, of course, but every single element of the hotel was absolutely superb. The service is so good it is unbelievable. The food in all of the restaurants is excellent. The breakfast that comes with the room...

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WaldorfAstoria2011, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, responded to this review

Dear AKarbelnig, Thank you very much for sharing such a great review with us and fellow travelers on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us, especially your room and our food, as well as our staff and breakfast offerings. Our team members will be thrilled to hear of your kind comments, as they...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 3 nights and it was the best possible experience in Shanghai. Located on The Bund, it has a great view and close to the cool bars and restaurants. The hotel itself also has a great cigar / wine bar. The room I stayed in was huge and decor was very classical. I definitely considered it very luxurious...

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WaldorfAstoria2011, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, responded to this review

Dear Alfred T, Thank you very much for sharing such a great review with us and fellow travelers on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us, especially our location and your room, as well as our Long Bar. Our team members will be thrilled to hear of your kind comments, as they strive...

Nagoya, Japan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the river-view room. Enjoyed fantastic views! Good air (atmosphere), and clean pool. And delicious (complimentary) cookie in the room. (We received another bottles!!!) Close to this hotel, numerous charming restaurants. I think that it's the best place to enjoy Bund. Full mark if more explanation for room/hotel facilities when check in.

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WaldorfAstoria2011, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, responded to this review

Dear capcapcaptain, Thank you very much for sharing such a great review with us and fellow travelers on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us, especially the view from your room and our cookies, as well as our pool. Our team members will be thrilled to hear of your kind comments, as they...

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a fantastic stay at the Waldorf on the Bund. Classy upscale bar with live entertainment. Luxury accommodations through out the hotel. Fabulous location for walking along the bund. Great breakfast buffett. Try the afternoon tea, it is both delicious and beautiful.

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Dear alysonalyson1, Thank you very much for sharing such a great review with us and fellow travelers on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us, especially our location and breakfast offerings, as well as our Long Bar and afternoon tea. Our team members will be thrilled to hear of your kind comments, as...

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Staying in The Bund

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The Bund
While there are certainly many other “bunds” in the world, “the Bund” refers to Shanghai’s famous waterfront. The area’s Gothic, Art Deco and Beaux Arts monoliths were built when it was part of the Shanghai International Settlement run by the British and Americans. The atmosphere of colonial-era luxury has endured over time and is now found in the five-star hotels, luxury brand boutiques and expensive restaurants that can be found within the historic buildings. A cultural center has built up away from the water and some of Shanghai’s best art galleries and museums are housed close to the Bund. Nighttime views of Pudong and the rest of the city also make for a great backdrop at the many rooftop clubs.
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Combining the history and culture of the celebrated Shanghai Bund with a taste for 21st century sophistication, Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund offers a heritage ambiance, legendary service and timeless amenities to make your stay truly memorable and distinct. Housed within the two-building complex in phases are 260 well-appointed rooms and suites, stylish environments for dining and lounging, extensive banquet facilities with stunning views, luxury spa, fully-fitted gym ,free WiFi and more, all crafted onto a picture perfect setting that speaks volume of the grandeur and finesse that is uniquely ours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund

Address: No.2 Zhongshan Dong Yi Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200002, China
Region: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > The Bund
Price Range: £210 - £402 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund 5*
Number of rooms: 260
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#3 Spa Hotel in Shanghai
#3 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#5 Family Hotel in Shanghai
#171 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
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“I recomend river-view.”
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“Go for River View rooms, and if you are a Diamond Member you will likely be upgraded.”
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“Try to get a room with a view of the River and of Pudong if at all possible.”
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