Shanghai Wonderland

5 Jan

First order of business is breakfast in the club lounge, where the menu is impressive:

And the food is utterly delicious:

The pot sticker dumplings are especially delicious. The hotel’s GM stops by for a quick chat about my impressions.

If you want breakfast in the main restaurant there is a huge choice including the usual western style, or loads of fresh ingredients ready to be made into something Chinese by one of the chefs at several live cooking stations:

There’s even ice cream:

All the public areas of the hotel are beautiful:

Perhaps the best part is the underground restaurant, not yet open but I get a guided tour from Emily. The walls are an aquarium. Hasn’t photographed very well, but there were plenty of impressive fish swimming about:

If you want to splurge on your room, you can have a suite. The lounge has an aquarium:

The bedroom is fantastic:

And you get a veranda that would be great in summer:

There is also a zip line across the quarry: