Banyan Tree Shanghai On the Bund is a beautiful urban getaway surrounded by the history and culture of one of China’s ancient cities, Shanghai. The location of the luxury hotel within the northern Bund area is what also sets it apart from other city accommodations – Banyan Tree is surrounded by ancient landmarks and within walking distance to the city’s best commercial centres and cultural destinations. If you’re looking for a spectacular view of the city, this is the resort for you – expansive glass windows frame the stunning HuangPu River and the Pudong Lujiazui financial district.


There are a few room options to choose from, all of which offer amazing views of the river and city skyline. Standard amenities for the rooms include contemporary amenities and design, panoramic views, luxurious textures and plush bedding. The bathroom is a focal point for the space and features walk-in rain showers and large soaking tubs with spectacular view of the city. Accommodations at the Banyan Tree combine luxury and modern design for a truly romantic and memorable getaway.


If having your own tub overlooking the city wasn’t enough, many rooms within the Banyan Tree feature their own swimming pools, set out in front of the glittering lights of financial district. The pool, which can be found in ‘Oasis’ rooms, is comfortably heated and easily helps set the resort apart from other area accommodations.



TOPS bar is a new addition to the Bund hot spots. You can book a romantic dinner for two and have your own private piece of the Bund. There are countless things to see and do around the Banyan Tree Shanghai On the Bund, the resort offers a variety of activities on the property and can provide you concierge services for historic walks, sightseeing adventures and daytrips – check out the Jade Buddha Temple, Xin Tian Di, The Bund and Nanjing East Road during your stay at the resort. For those who want to enjoy staying at the hotel, a state-of-the-art fitness centre offers gym workouts and yoga sessions, in addition to dining and spa facilities.

While we were here, we ran into Cross Yu, our favorite Shanghai mixologist and winner of Diageo’s world class bartending competition. Find him at anther Shanghai favorite Muse on the Bund.