Marriott Opens New Pudong Hotel

Marriott International continues its robust growth in China with the opening of Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong South in the city’s Southeast.

The 17th Marriott Hotels property in the city, the new Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong South promises intuitive service, uplifting culinary offerings, and flexible meeting facilities, making it an ideal choice for business travellers seeking to make the most out of their time in Southeast Shanghai.

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Drawing inspiration from the vibrant energy and lush greenery of Pudong District, the hotel is designed to create a contemporary urban retreat that connects guests with nature. A combination of natural materials and textures, including wood, marble, fabric, leather, and locally-produced hemp rope, has been paired with custom-made furniture and geometric lighting, resulting in an aesthetically pleasing environment that is at once relaxing and intriguing.

The 241 well-appointed guestrooms all feature a round office desk, sitting areas complete with a chaise longue and coffee table, and separate walk-in closets. The 33 spacious Premier Rooms and six Executive Rooms offer expansive views of the city landscape with large windows on two sides. Each room is thoughtfully designed to create the perfect balance of functionality, style, and comfort, with creative workspaces and an array of state-of-the-art amenities from high-speed Wi-Fi to plush bedding and HDTV.

Marriott International continues its robust growth in China with the opening of Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong South in the city's Southeast.

Offering the Marriott Hotels brand’s signature culinary experiences, the hotel features three stylish dining venues and a lobby lounge. All-day restaurant GOJI Kitchen Bar serves an à la carte menu and a sumptuous buffet featuring live cooking stations, seafood, and a range of western and Asian dishes; while Man Ho Chinese Restaurant offers the brand’s authentic Cantonese culinary experience with a touch of Shanghainese influence in an elegant setting with seven private dining rooms perfect for family gathering and business dinners. SMOKI MOTO, a specialty East Asian restaurant with a modern cosmopolitan ambience, features exquisite Korean barbeque and gourmet sushi; while The Greatroom, which is Marriott Hotels’ renowned lobby lounge concept, provides a modern, comfortable gathering spot for business meetings, serving desserts, pastries and light fare during the day, and transforming into a dynamic bar in the evenings.

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The Executive Lounge, an exclusive space reserved for guests who stay on the executive floor as well as Marriott Bonvoy Platinum Elite members, provides complimentary breakfast, check-in/out service, evening hors d’oeuvres, and premium beverages. The lounge is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week to ensure uninterrupted productivity for business travellers.

With two pillarless ballrooms and four flexible function rooms spanning a total of 2,650 square-meters, Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong South is an ideal venue for every kind of event and meeting. The pillarless 800-square-meter grand ballroom and 400-square-meter junior ballroom offer spaces for large conferences and lavish gatherings, while the six different function rooms can host business events and private parties of all styles and scales.

To help guests relax and unwind after a productive workday, the hotel offers a host of fitness and wellness facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna room, and 24-hour fitness center.

“We are very excited to fly the Marriott Hotels flag in Xinchang town, an ancient town famous for its rich historic and cultural heritage in the district of Nanhui, the emerging hub for industry and manufacturing,” says Allen Guo, general manager of Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong South. “The opening of Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong South will inject new vitality into this area and offer both business and leisure or family travelers a diverse destination experience with the area’s glorious past and exciting future.”

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