Traveling to Shanghai on business or simply looking for a place to get away without the hustle and bustle of the busy metropolis? Surrounded by tree-lined streets and Art Deco buildings dating back to the 1930s, the Radisson Blu Plaza Xing Guo Hotel Shanghai is nestled amongst a magnificent 70,000 square meter garden and is perfect for travelers looking for a respite from the bustling city. Discover how to enjoy an elegant and relaxing experience right in Shanghai below.
The Madam Li Floor and the “Shanghai lady” experience
The 12th floor of the hotel, also known as the Madam Li floor, was built exclusively for the hotel’s female guests to provide a sophisticated “Shanghai lady” experience - regarded as the Eastern counterparts of the Parisian lady – chic, stylish and confident. This is the essence of the design behind the modern interiors of this floor.
Upon checking-in, you will be led on a guided tour of the Madam Li floor. The floor includes a private lounge area, where guests can enjoy the stunning views of the grand garden and villas.
Interiors designed to relax the body and mind
The guestrooms on the Madam Li floor are designed with soothing tones and materials and adorned with carefully curated art pieces. The interiors of the guestrooms complement the spectacular views of lush greenery, making it an ideal space to unwind.
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Li Palace Chinese Restaurant
The hotel’s award-winning eatery, the Li Palace Chinese Restaurant is located on the fourth floor. The restaurant caters to all types of social events with its eight splendid private dining rooms and two Li Terraces. Besides the essential Shanghainese dim sum, Li Palace also serves cuisines from all over China.
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Located in the historic French Concession area of Shanghai, Radisson Blu Plaza Xing Guo Hotel Shanghai’s exquisite villas built in the 20’s are perfect representations of the architecture from that era. Three out of the 13 villas on the hotel grounds, once home to many historical figures when the hotel was built, have now been listed as heritage architectures.
Villa No. 1
Villa No. 1 was constructed in 1934, originally known as “He Shi House” or “Little White Palace”, it was the former residence of a British taipan, before becoming home to President Mao and his fourth wife Jiang Qing. This building also showcases the neoclassicism architecture in Shanghai history, where countless parties and gatherings took place within the field of the villa.
Villas No. 2 and No. 6
Constructed in 1925 and 1922 respectively, these villas were also listed as heritage architectures. All the villas were designed according to British, American or French styles, forming the harmonious garden of Radisson Blu Plaza Xing Guo Hotel Shanghai.
Interested in more Shanghainese history and architecture? While walking through the tree-lined sidewalks outside of the hotel, you will be able to reach two impressive “old Shanghai” architectural landmarks - Din Xiang Garden and Zhen Liu apartment. If you’re keen on taking a day trip, you can also take a short trip outside Shanghai to discover the peaceful Water Towns, which are also full of fascinating history.