Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund vs InterContinental Shanghai Ruijin

Both Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund and InterContinental Shanghai Ruijin are praised by experts. On balance, Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund scores significantly better than InterContinental Shanghai Ruijin. Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund comes in at #9 in Shanghai with recommendations from 10 sources such as Condé Nast Traveler, Star Service and Gayot.

Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund
8 / 10
No.2 Zhongshan Dong Yi Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200002
From $275 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Star Service
"This elegant property from Hilton's top-shelf Waldorf Astoria Collection comes with high expectations in a city that is rich with luxury hotels" Full review
Smoke-free and handicapped-accessible rooms should be requested when making reservations.
"In a city as storied as Shanghai, it's only fitting that a legendary hotel group take over one of its most historic buildings."
Time Out
"This elegant historic hotel has restored the heritage Shanghai gentleman's club to its former glory, and rivals The Peninsula as the most glamorous hotel in town." Full review
"The Waldorf Astoria in Shanghai continues the brand's love affair with the halcyon days of opulence."
Forbes Travel Guide
4 Stars
"Like the city itself, Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund is split in two: There’s the more than 100-year-old historic part of the building and the new modern tower." Full review
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InterContinental Shanghai Ruijin
7 / 10
No.118 Ruijin Er Lu, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200020
From $131 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus
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"The facilities and the service may not be the finest for what you're paying, but the overall atmosphere of colonial Shanghai, at least the refined version of it, is lovely." Full review
Ask for a garden-view room.
Insight Guides
"Five renovated historic villas, all with different prices, are set in an expansive estate dotted with fountains and pavilions, and located in the heart of the old French Concession."
Rough Guide
"Cosy and exclusive Tudor-style villas in manicured gardens."
Ask for Building One, where Mao used to stay.
"Formerly the Morris Estate, the preserved villas here showcases how opulently tai-pan (expatriate millionaire businessmen) lived in Shanghai's 1920s and 30s." Full review
Lonely Planet
"Dark-wood panelled corridors lead to enormous, pleasantly appointed rooms." Full review
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