Marriott Opens 317-Room Hotel in Shanghai

Travel News Asia Videos Podcasts Latest Travel News Asia Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Marriott has expanded its portfolio of hotels in China with the opening of the 317-room Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview.

The new hotel brings the total number of properties under the flagship Marriott Hotels brand in China to fifteen.

Marriott manages the Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview under a long-term agreement with the owner, Shanghai Bao Hua Group.

The 317-room hotel is situated next to the Multimedia Valley in Zhabei District and neighboring the Danin Lingshi Park the largest green space in the downtown area.

Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview is a five-minute walk to Metro Line 1, while only 15 minutes by car to the likes of Peoples Square and the Bund. It is also 25 minutes to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport and 45 minutes to Shanghai Pudong Airport.

Ideal for MICE events, the 2,800 square-meters of meeting space is all located on one floor. It has two full-sized pillar-less ballrooms, as well as a wide selection of large conference spaces. The larger of the hotels two pillarless ballrooms measures 1,400 square-meters and features two state-of-the-art 65sqm LED screens, while the other measures 1,000 square-meters and also provides one LED screen. Five flexible function rooms are suitable for small to medium sized sophisticated corporate events.

Ricky Lam, General Manager of Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview said, Shanghai is one of the most important cities for meetings and events in the region, and the magnificent new Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview underlines Marriotts commitment to lead the future of meetings in Asia. This hotel offers the very latest in technology, facilities and creative event spaces and is really a great example of the next generation of Marriott Hotels in Asia, which perfectly embodies the brands philosophy of allowing guests to travel brilliantly.

The hotel is home to four signature food and beverage outlets that include Shanghai City Bistro, an all-day dining restaurant featuring live action cooking stations showcasing traditional favorites and cuisines from around the world. The Man Ho Chinese Restaurant specializes in authentic Cantonese and Shanghainese cuisine. Eight private dining rooms provide a comfortable backdrop for a more intimate gathering of friends and family or for entertaining large or small groups; Tatsumi is a Japanese & Korean dining experience hidden away on the hotels second floor offering a blend of north Asian delicacies.

Guests can also relax in The Lounge which serves a selection of soft drinks and signature afternoon tea sets in The Lobby.

The hotels premium amenities include a 24-hour fitness center and indoor swimming pool, as well as access to a golf practice green and a tennis court.

High up on the 23rd floor alongside the executive rooms and suites, the Executive Lounge offers business services as well as complimentary food and drinks for Executive Floor guests.

Marriott, Shanghai

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