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InterContinental Shanghai Pudong vs Fairmont Peace Hotel

Both hotels are endorsed by writers. On balance, Fairmont Peace Hotel is preferred by most professionals compared to InterContinental Shanghai Pudong. Fairmont Peace Hotel ranks #2 in Shanghai with recommendations from 16 reviews including Star Service, DK Eyewitness and Insight Guides.

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
Fairmont Peace Hotel
Fairmont Peace Hotel
9 / 10
No.20 Nanjing East Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200002
From $261 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Frommer's Frommer's
"Shanghai's best-known historic hotel... with guest rooms elegantly appointed and fitted with the latest state-of-the-art amenities." Full review
Concierge Concierge
"Reopened in 2010 after a three-year makeover, Shanghai's 80-year-old grande dame has been restored to its 1930s glory days."
Insight Guides Insight Guides
"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."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"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
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"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
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