The ultimate romantic celebrations of 12.12.12 (December 12, 2012)

Wednesday, 12 December 2012 – or 12.12.12 –falls on the 29th day of the 11th month of the Chinese Lunar Year. This coincides with a full moon, which according to the Chinese calendar makes it the perfect time for an engagement. On this truly romantic day, two Ultimate Experience 12.12.12 room promotions offering deluxe privileges plus an unforgettable wedding package enable couples to share lifelong memories at The Peninsula Shanghai.

There is nowhere more romantic to savour 12.12.12 than the Astor Suite, which is room number 1212 at The Peninsula Shanghai. One of the most unashamedly romantic retreats in China, this couple’s paradise offers a whirlpool bath, floor-to-ceiling sitting room and bedroom panoramas over the Bund, Huangpu River and Pudong skyline, and a spacious terrace for private candlelit dining. Guests staying here on 12.12.12 will enjoy a range of special benefits, including a choice of Champagne breakfast either by Room Service or at The Lobby, a sumptuous set menu dinner either at Yi Long Court or Sir Elly’s, a deluxe half-day Spa Journey in a private suite at The Peninsula Spa, plus a surprise welcome gift. A transfer by Rolls-Royce Phantom is also included.

An entrance lobby and exceptionally spacious and stylish living and sleeping areas give the Grand Deluxe River Room – which is room number 12 – the ambience of an elegant suite. Offering stunning views over the Bund and Huangpu River, the room features an exquisite crème marble bathroom, large walk-in closet, plus patented Peninsula in-room technology. Grand Deluxe River Room guests on 12.12.12 can choose breakfast for two either by Room Service or at The Lobby, plus a sumptuous set menu dinner either at Yi Long Court or Sir Elly’s. In addition, guests will also receive a surprise welcome gift, and receive a complimentary one-night stay in a Deluxe Garden Room.

As a coveted venue for memorable weddings, The Peninsula Shanghai is the perfect place to say “I do” between 12 December and the end of the year. The Ultimate Wedding Experience offers a range of elite benefits and privileges to create memories that last a lifetime. The happy couple will experience a two-night stay in The Astor Suite, augmented by a complimentary bottle of Peninsula Champagne and  handmade pralines. A Champagne breakfast is served by Room Service or at The Lobby on the morning after the wedding, followed by a 110-minute treatment in a private suite at The Peninsula Spa. A Rolls-Royce departure transfer is also offered, plus a voucher for a complimentary one-night stay in a Grand Deluxe River Suite on the first wedding anniversary.

On the special day itself, wedding guests will enjoy exclusive use of the Palace Suite and splendid river-view terrace for a memorable wedding banquet. A tailor-made menu of Chinese or Western dishes will be served, plus a classic wedding cake, unlimited soft drinks, fresh juice, beer, Peninsula Láfite wine, Dom Pérignon Champagne and premium pours of liquors and sprits. A pianist will welcome guests to the celebration, and a jazz band will give a private performance. Wedding photo opportunities will be available at pre-selected spots within the hotel.

The Ultimate Experience 12.12.12 room promotions are priced at RMB 61,212* for the Astor Suite, with an extension night at RMB 40,500*. The Grand Deluxe River Room rate is RMB 5,612*, with an extension night at RMB 3,600. *Plus a 15 % surcharge.

The Ultimate Wedding Experience is priced at RMB 61,212 per table of 10 persons, and is valid until 31 December 2012. The price is subject to a 15% surcharge for a minimum of 10 tables.

For reservations, contact

The Peninsula Shanghai