Kempinski opens second hotel in Shanghai
Kempinski Hotels, has signed an agreement with Shanghai Suncuba Co. Ltd to take over the management of the Gran Meliá Hotel Shanghai in Pudong, Shanghai. Opened in February 2010, the hotel was rebranded as Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai on 15 May 2013 and became the group’s 18th property in China.
The hotel features 678 rooms and suites, the majority of which overlook the dramatic Bund skyline. The rooms are contemporary in design and range from 43 to 245 square metres in size. The hotel has four restaurants and three bars offering international fare, Chinese cuisine, Italian flavours and Spanish/South American cuisine. An Executive Lounge offers special privileges and amenities for frequent business travellers. To take a break from the rush of the city, guests can make use of a full scale fitness centre and spa facilities.
“To be present in Shanghai with two hotels is a milestone for Kempinski in China and an important strategic step for the brand”, said Michael Henssler, President of Kempinski China. “Kempinski Hotels are proud to have two flagship properties situated on both sides of the river, each offering an attractively different concept.”