Situated in a prime location just across from the Bund, this fascinating hotel is one of the most iconic buildings in Shanghai. The property has received many celebrity guests over the years including such names as Charlie Chaplin and Albert Einstein. The hotel’s facilities, much in keeping with its rich history, have been carefully maintained to retain their iconic charm. Breakfast is served in The Peacock Hall, a grand ballroom with high ceilings and Victorian era architecture. Each of the 2 other restaurants and 2 bars maintain their 19th Century style and serve traditional Chinese cuisine. Guest rooms are spacious and comfortable, decorated with neutral tones and period features.