Shanghai is the largest city by population in China. It is also the second most populous city in the world. It is considered to be the showpiece of modern China and its financial center contributed to the booming development of the city and to the recognition of Shanghai as an international hub of trade and finance.
Due to trade, booming economics, growing meeting and conference sector, tourism and city development, there is a very high supply of hotel rooms in this huge city. We, as always, are going to focus on a specific type of accommodation: the Presidential Suites, the best, most luxurious and exclusive suites of the 5-star luxury hotels usually reserved for VIPs and foreign dignitaries.
So here’s our handpicked selection of the 10 most luxurious and exclusive presidential suites in Shanghai, China.
This 2-Bedroom Presidential Suite spread over 336m² features a modern and lavish design; a spacious living room capable to accommodate up to 15 people and a dining room for 10 guests make it the perfect choice for private gatherings and with the full kitchen you don’t have to worry about any guest getting hungry, you just have to choose your private chefs or catering . A private gym, SPA treatment room and studio/office room make working out, relaxing and pampering, and taking care of your business possible all within the comfort of your accommodation. A dedicated butler service is included in your stay 24/7 to take care of all your needs.
Set on the 12th floor of the Banyan Tree Hotel in Shanghai, this 2-storey 307m² Banyan Suite features large floor-to-ceiling windows allowing guests to admire exceptional panoramic views of the city skyline, the Huangpu River and the Bund. Natural light provides a warm feeling both in the extensive living room and in the master bedroom. A 24h Butler service is included in your stay for your convenience.
This sumptuous and elegant 432m² Presidential Suite is set on the 39th floor of the Hotel. Stunning views of Shanghai’s skyline will impress the six adults or up-to-nine guests that this Suite is able to accommodate. An elegant private bar and spacious living room will make your stay even more pleasurable. Three marble bathrooms, one for each bedroom, complete this palatial suite experience.
A focus on Entertainment and modern luxury design are the two main features that immediately stand out when you enter this amazing 388m² suite right in the most famous area of the city center known as “The Bund”. 2-stories divide the suite in a night area on the top floor and day area right below it. Floor-to-ceiling windows for natural lighting and spectacular 180° views both of the city and the Huangpu river. A private bar, state of the art entertainment system with Dj Booth complete the Suite for a one-of-a-kind experience in Shanghai.
You definitely won’t lack space when staying in this extensive 2-adults 410m² room, located at the 51st floor of the Ritz-Carlton Pudong Hotel, as everything is oversized here. The large full marble bathroom featuring a huge bathtub right in front of large floor-to-ceiling windows for a spectacular view of the city and a separate walk-in rainforest shower. A gym, sauna and Jacuzzi are all en-suite for private use, contemporary designed study and library for your convenience and an astounding marble martini bar and dining room for 10 guests will provide space for private get togethers.
Although there is a Presidential Suite available for guests staying at the Hyatt on the Bund Shanghai Hotel, that one is not the best and most exclusive luxury suite available as the one we chose for review is actually called The Chairman Suite. Spread over two levels, this 300m² suite can host up to 3 guests and offers a dedicated 24h concierge service. The Jewel in the crown of this suite is definitely the roof top terrace, featuring an outdoor jetted tub with spectacular views of the river and the city’s skyline for a unique experience that you will hardly forget.
As well as the hotel above, The Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai has a Presidential Suite available on the 27th floor. Their Top Suite though is called Imperial Suite and is located on the 28th floor and spread over 245m². It can host up to 2 adults plus there is the possibility of adding one bed for a child, but there’s plenty of space for day and dinner time guests in the spacious living room or in the separate dining room for up to 10 guests and in the bar area. The astonishing full marble bathroom will conquer even the most luxury-acquainted guests: relax in the extra-large bathtub or Jacuzzi or enjoy the separate walk-in shower, while admiring impressive views of the city and the river for an unforgettable experience with your loved one.
This 501m² suite is among the largest Presidential Suites in the city and can host up to 4 adults. Located on the 44th floor it features a sophisticated décor and finishes. The full marble bathroom presents a raised platform on top of which stays an oversized soaking tubs next to the large windows providing unique views of the city skyline. Next to the dining area with seating for 12 guests, there is a long marble bar table with seating stalls for 6. Is this not enough for you? Well there’s much more such as state of the art technology, a Chinese courtyard inspired Grand Foyer, and an exercise and SPA room with a massage table, treadmill, sauna and steam room. A personal limousine will be available during your stay for your errands in the city center.
The Peninsula Suite is the hotel’s finest suite and regularly hosts international celebrities and dignitaries. With its 400m² it can comfortably accommodate up to 3 adults. The large living room displays a Grand Piano, a working fireplace, a balcony and plenty of space for guests; the separate dining room seats up to twelve guests and features spectacular views of the Huangpu River through the large windows. The study room comprises an oversized executive work desk and fax, printer, photocopier, VOIP and dual line phone, high speed internet and much more for all your business needs. The master bedroom is connected to the luxurious marble master bathroom, two walk in dressing rooms and a private gym room.
This impressive 788m² 2-Bedroom Suite is among the best and most luxurious in Asia. It takes up most of the 25th floor of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Shanghai and features two private roof gardens with loungers and impressive city and river views; indoor the 4,8-meter ceilings enhance the sense of space of this extensive suite. One astonishing 50m² marble bathroom with steam room will serve as a private relaxing retreat. A kitchen, dining room, meeting room, private wine bar with wine cellar and large living room with fireplace will provide space and means to relax and entertain with guests too. This is definitely an exclusive suite designed and built for the TopLuxury traveler.