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InterContinental Shanghai Pudong vs Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund

Both hotels are highly recommended by experts. Overall, Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund ranks slightly better than InterContinental Shanghai Pudong. Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund comes in at 78 with endorsements from 5 reviewers like Time Out, Afar Magazine and Star Service.

InterContinental Shanghai Pudong
InterContinental Shanghai Pudong
7 / 10
No.777 Zhangyang Road, Pudong District, Shanghai 200120
From $105 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
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Fodor's Fodor's
"The pièce de résistance of the 24-story Hotel InterContinental Pudong is a nearly 200-foot-high Italian Renaissance–inspired atrium, decorated with red Chinese lanterns." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
"The former Asia Thompson, in the heart of Pǔdōng near the Nextage department store, has a spectacular atrium and decent facilities." Full review
Star Service Star Service
"Located 40 minutes from the Pudong airport, this hotel is in Lujiazui, the New Shanghai Commercial City, an area designed as a launch pad for new businesses." Full review
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Make sure to ask for a newly renovated guest room, as some of the older units are showing their age.
Time Out Time Out
"Within easy reach of three different metro stations and spread over a modest (in Pudong terms) 24 floors, the InterContinental scores bonus points for friendly, accommodating front of house staff." Full review
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"Inside, the soaring atrium lobby creates a sense of openness, while contemporary rooms come in light, calm tones; select accommodations come with a sunken tub in the bathroom." Full review
Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund
Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund
7 / 10
No.19 Gong Ping Road, Shanghai 200085
From $285 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
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Star Service Star Service
"Starting at a sprawling 60 sq m, guest rooms are among the largest in the city." Full review
Time Out Time Out
"Banyan Tree, the Southeast Asian resort chain synonymous with spas and romance, arrives in Shanghai this month with a Hongkou waterfront property just around the Huangpu bend." Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"You’ll find good value here, but if you want walking-distance location to Bund restaurants and hot spots, you should look elsewhere." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"If a visit to this megalopolis of 23 million feels overwhelming, then Banyan Tree’s first Shanghai property, located on the northern part of the iconic Bund waterfront, provides the ultimate escape." Full review
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"Shanghai’s first Banyan Tree resort is a sleek 12-story hotel with 130 rooms." Full review