Fairmont Peace Hotel
17 expert reviews
“Occupying both sides of the road, this was formerly the Cathay, the most famous hotel in Shanghai, home to the Jazz Bar and still well worth a visit to admire the Art Deco interior.”
– Rough Guide
"Shanghai's best-known historic hotel... with guest rooms elegantly appointed and fitted with the latest state-of-the-art amenities." Full review
"Reopened in 2010 after a three-year makeover, Shanghai's 80-year-old grande dame has been restored to its 1930s glory days."
"Sir Victor Sassoon’s glorious Art Deco palace on the Bund reopened in 2010 after a no-expense-spared renovation which retained many of the exquisite interior details."
"If anywhere in town fully conveys the swish sensations of 1930s Shànghǎi, it’s the old Cathay, which rises majestically from the Bund." Full review
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"The city’s famous Cathay Hotel was renamed the Peace Hotel in 1956, and in 2010 was taken over by Fairmont Hotels & Resorts." Full review