Indulge in a sauna, steam bath or whirlpool in the luxurious Renaissance Health Club or visit the Minohana Spa for an unforgettable relaxing experience at our Shanghai Yangtze Hotel. Situated in the middle of the city’s upscale commercial district, Hongqiao, we’re perfectly located, whether you’re here to do business, take in the sights and sounds of one of China’s most exciting cities, or shop! Our local Navigator Mark can give you the lowdown on the best the area has to offer, including a few lesser-known spots. In-house we offer five award-winning restaurants as well as a ground-floor champagne and cigar bar and an ornate grand ballroom, suitable for any event.
Experience the adrenaline rush of go-karting with a race on this cutting-edge indoor track, that is one of the largest in Asia.
The Zhong Huan Bai Lian Shopping Center features an array of designer stores, cafes and restaurants, as well as great entertainment alternatives. Located in its lower level, in Section C, is this state-of-the-art indoor go-karting track. At 5000 square meters (53,819 square feet), Stampede Karting is arguably the largest of its kind in the continent. Racing enthusiasts and professionals of this sport visit to experience the thrills of being in the fast lane. However, the big draw at this venue is its annual karting festival.
Address: 1288 Zhen Guang Lu, Zhong Huan Bai Lian Shopping Center, Shanghai, China
Phone: +86 21 6139 5095Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Yangtze Hotel
Distance: 4.6 mi
see / 4.6 mi
Unwind in the elegant lounge area while sipping on a scrumptious signature cocktail at Shanghai's popular Sky Club.
Sky Club is an elite club and live music venue in downtown Shanghai. Psychedelic lights, hazy interiors and loud music give it a typical club-like ambiance. The venue is sprawled over a large area comprising well designed booths, VIP rooms and spaces for private parties. Sky Club hosts a plethora of concerts and live gigs. Dance to the beats of the DJ, or simply enjoy a cool cocktail in one of the private booths.
Address: 74 Yuyao Road, Shanghai, 200040, China
Phone: +86 21 6255 5626
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 09:00 PM to 05:00 AMHotel: Renaissance Shanghai Yangtze Hotel
Distance: 5 mi
drink / 5 mi
Whampoa Club gracefully plates traditional Chinese cuisine with a modern twist in their elegant chandelier-laden dining room.
Whampoa Club has taken traditional Shanghai cuisine to the next level. Chef Jereme Leung has recreated unique traditional dishes and spiced it up with his contemporary style, which is sure to please the most critical connoisseur of Chinese food. It is located at the famous Three On the Bund complex which houses many shops, art gallery and spas like the Evian Spa. Whampoa Club has three tea rooms, where you can sip concoctions in the proper Chinese tea-ceremony fashion. It also has six private dining areas which can be merged for a larger party.
Address: 3 Zhong Shan Dong Yi, Three on the Bund, Shanghai, 200002, China
Phone: +86 21 6321 3737
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 11:30 AM to 02:30 PM,Monday to Sunday from 05:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Website: http://threeonthebund.com/#Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Yangtze Hotel
Distance: 6.9 mi
food / 6.9 mi
Savor the signature Hongshao Rou or braised pork belly that has the nation's singing sensation, Faye Wong, revisiting this modest eatery.
Lan Xin sets itself apart from the plethora of food trends that crop up on Jinxian Lu. Offering home-style dining, diners here can select a table in the modest dining rooms that is filled with local patrons, tourists and celebrities. Honest flavors and hearty portions are plated up to epicureans looking to sample traditional Shanghainese cuisine. Among top favorites are the braised duck in a sweetened soy sauce, pork and radish soup, pan-fried river shrimp, a signature bamboo shoots soup, pomfret in spicy sauce and steamed clams.
Address: 130 Jinxian Lu, Shanghai, China
Phone: +86 21 6253 3554Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Yangtze Hotel
Distance: 5.3 mi
food / 5.3 mi
Brush up on your bargaining skills and make a deal on an antique clock, vintage camera or porcelain memento at this outdoor bazaar.
Antique connoisseurs would love a stroll down this open-air street market that is located a short walk away from the Huaihai Park. A treasure trove of yesteryear memorabilia, the items on sale, albeit of questionable authenticity, make for interesting souvenirs and presents, that can be bargained down for a great deal. Rummage through watches, clocks, vintage suitcases, porcelain statues, cameras, iconic political posters, and furniture. Explore this quaint street for curios, trinkets and bric-a-brac, and discover a local experience with a glimpse into Chinese culture.
Address: Dongtai Road, Shanghai, 200021, ChinaHotel: Renaissance Shanghai Yangtze Hotel
Distance: 6.4 mi
shop / 6.4 mi
Hip hop music and beat-boxing performances dominate the vibe upstairs and keep the crowds dancing at this happening Shanghai club.
Muse is a nightclub that is a bright spot on Shanghai's happening nightlife scene. This club on Yuyao Lu is spread over two floors and boasts a glamorous ambiance that entertains a variety of locals and visitors. Enjoy a drink downstairs to the eclectic sounds of house and trance music as a line-up of international DJs set the tempo of the night. The upper level is dedicated to hip hop, with the latest beats and hits being interrupted with astonishing beat-boxing performances.
Address: 68 Yuyao Lu, Shanghai, China
Phone: +86 21 5213 5228Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Yangtze Hotel
Distance: 5.1 mi
drink / 5.1 mi
The Wang family uses Italian craftsmanship with the finest quality leather to create beautiful pairs of customized footwear.
The family of shoemakers at Wang Hand Craft associate their family name with unrivaled craftsmanship. Showcasing their Italian experience in handmade footwear, they pride themselves on customized fits at affordable rates. Arrange an appointment at this hidden gem that is nestled in the heart of the Changning neighborhood. Build your own design or ask for a replica fresh off the runway with a selection from top-quality, imported leather. Your personalized pair is then beautifully tailor-made from scratch and delivered by courier within two weeks.
Address: 15 Xian Xia Lu, Room 101, Building 3, Shanghai, 200051, China
Phone: +86 21 6229 3916Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Yangtze Hotel
Distance: 1.5 mi
shop / 1.5 mi
Embrace Miao heritage and make a selection from clothing and furnishings that are hand-embroidered on-site by women of this local tribe.
Enrich your Shanghai shopping endeavour with a visit to Harvest Studio, a unique addition to the city's eclectic retail scene. The Miao tribe is historically noteworthy for its excellence in the art of embroidery. This establishment keeps tradition alive and provides a platform for the ancient practice to flourish, in turn empowering women of this group. Intricate work on clothes, bags, cushion covers, upholstery and furnishings are seen in their repertoire. Admire the collection while witnessing all the handcrafting action, and add something unique to your personal style.
Address: 210 Taikang Lu, Room 118, No. 3, Shanghai, ChinaHotel: Renaissance Shanghai Yangtze Hotel
Distance: 5.7 mi
shop / 5.7 mi
Indulge in a luxurious cocktail at this outdoor bar while the Pearl Tower forms the centerpiece of a beautiful view of the Shanghai skyline.
Head up to the 58th floor of the prestigious Ritz-Carlton to this unrivaled rooftop bar which is the highest in the city. Flair overlooks the iconic Oriental Pearl Tower, punctuating the city vista with its unique spherical tower. Gaze at the skyline across the Huangpu River and the vistas of the Bund while indulging in specialty cocktails, sushi, appetizers and raw seafood selections. The chic design and sophisticated decor here are truly the epitome of luxury.
Address: 8 Century Avenue, The Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai, 200120, China
Phone: +86 21 2020 1888Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Yangtze Hotel
Distance: 8.8 mi
drink / 8.8 mi
Admire Chinese sculpture and contemporary exhibits with pit stops at art-inspired stores and cafes nestled in this creative enclave.
Red Town has metamorphosed the 20th-century steel factory that formerly occupied this location. The Shanghai Sculpture Space breathes new life into this versatile establishment with an evolving collection of modern Chinese sculpture. The Minsheng Art Museum is one of the largest spaces and features contemporary art exhibitions by emerging and established artists. Their live music venue has played host to local and international performers with its state-of-the-art sound system and unparalleled acoustics. Amidst the artistic excursion, make a stopover at the stylish cafe that doubles up as a gathering spot for creative minds. Also on floor are a fitness club, bridal couture boutique and vintage store. The Lei Studio is a great place for some art therapy, while a stroll at the floral market is a botanist's delight.
Address: 570 Huaihai Xi Lu, Shanghai, China
Phone: +86 21 6280 4741
Website: http://www.redtown570.com/Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Yangtze Hotel
Distance: 3 mi
see / 3 mi
The trapezoidal chasm atop 101 stories of splendid architecture punctuates Shanghai's signature skyline giving way to breathtaking panorama.
The Shanghai World Financial Center highlights the Pudong district's skyline with 21st-century minimalism and sharp-edged design. The American firm, Kohn Pedersen Fox, are the architectural visionaries behind the skyscraper which took a decade to complete. It towers at 492 meters (1,614 feet) above ground level and its observatory was the tallest of its kind at that time. Scale the heights to the top of 101 stories for panoramic views of downtown. With the trapezoidal rupture at its peak, the structure has an uncanny resemblance to a bottle opener, which is one of the quirky souvenirs available at the gift shop. The multifunctional space encompasses offices, boutiques and the luxurious Park Hyatt hotel.
Address: 100 Century Avenue, Shanghai, China
Phone: +86 21 3867 2008
Website: http://www.swfc-shanghai.com/Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Yangtze Hotel
Distance: 8.1 mi
see / 8.1 mi
Savor traditional specialties with legendary origins like Eight-Treasure Duck or sea cucumber In shrimp sauce at this 1875 Shanghai classic.
Shanghai Lao Fandian is nestled in the famous Yuyuan garden that prides itself on being the place of origin of Shanghainese cuisine. Steeped in history, get a whiff of the past as a walk through the building showcases photographic evidence of the trajectory of the establishment from its inception in 1875 to the present day. Its former name, Ronghsun, was changed to meet its timeless-classic status among locals, tourists and the likes of Presidents, First Ladies and celebrities. Regional cooking is illustrated in their signature dishes like fried shrimp, fish wings with crab meat, sweet and sour boneless yellow fish, braised chicken, bamboo and ham that promise traditional flavors and an intriguing back-story.
Address: 242 Fuyou Lu, Shanghai, 201300, China
Phone: +86 21 6311 1777
Website: http://www.laofandian.com/Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Yangtze Hotel
Distance: 7.2 mi
food / 7.2 mi