文字編輯: Jean / Zoe
上海半島酒店是香港上海大酒店集團在中國大陸的旗艦酒店。就在歷史悠久的上海外灘上，是外灘近70年來唯一一座新落成的建築物，曾經是英國領事館一部份的半島酒店，具有豐厚的文化底蘊，Daisy H. 帶著DaisyCode 團隊實地走訪這棟榮獲2017年Travel + Leisure(美版)雜誌讀者票選出的「上海最佳酒店」，帶您領略其精緻的服務與細節。
Shanghai Peninsula Hotel is the flagship of the HongKong and Shanghai hotel group in China. It is the only new building located at the historical bund in the past 70 years. Peninsula Hotel was part of the British Consulate that is full of cultural heritage. Daisy H. took DaisyCode team to visit this hotel which was honored the best hotel in Shanghai in 2017 voting by the readers of Travel + Leisure. Let us take you to experience the exquisite service and to see all the details.
Being part of the Bund, the Peninsula has many elements that represent the Bund. There are antique artworks and masterpieces everywhere inside the hotel that gathered from different time scenes and from both oriental and western culture. When you entered the door, the doorman in a pure white uniform greeted you passionately and helped you with your luggage carefully. Magnificent lobby came into view, the singer was performing the famous HongKong song, Shanghai Bund.
Exquisite cut marble floors, fresh flowers smell spread all the way from the hall. The antique artworks and modern decoration can be seen everywhere. The master artist, Fernando Robert’s work is also embellished. Walking into the beautiful retro European-style elevator, the lift operator told us that we had to insert the retro European-style key to activate the elevator in the early times, but because those keys were too ingenious and unique, they were easily get lost, and that is why they use swipe cards to go upstairs instead.
Walking into the Executive Suite we stayed this time, we had our own individual master bedroom, cloakroom, bathroom and make-up room, etc. Washroom and bathroom are separated. Ready-to-eat fresh fruit, tea sets and special made tea bags were all prepared in the living room. You could pick the tea bags up from a fine carving wooden box, or make a pot of great tea with tea leaves which are in the exquisite porcelain cans. There is one Nesspresso coffee machine in the room that you could make a cup of coffee instantly. If coffee is not your thing, you could choose to have a drink, there are all kinds of alcohol such as gin, vodka… more than 10 kinds of wines to suit your taste. There are also varieties of beverages in the fridge, you could pull the snack bar out when you want to eat something or hungry. If you still are not satisfied with all of these, you could order a fresh made crispy sandwich. All the fruits provided in the room are seasonal and fresh. Peninsula Hotel is very proud of the services of their nutrition center. They treat every guest who came from far-off places and countries with fine wines to win the heart of their customers. There was a beautiful bouquet in the living room, delicate and blossomed in a lively way.
The business individual could use the adapter plugs provided by the hotel for their computer. There is a whole set of stationery in the drawer. Every single pencil is already sharpened and ready to use. You could write a letter, sent a postcard to greet your family and friends. They also provide a multi-function machine that it is very convenient for you to fax or copy your documents. All the thoughtful details that you could not imagine will pop up and surprise you when you open different drawers. Professional secretaries service also provided by the hotel, they could assist you to deal with the details of your paper works, and excellent synchronous translation for your meeting.
The bathroom is very spacious. You can certainly enjoy a hot bath in a massage bathtub to release the stress. There are two big washbowls placed on the left and right side of the bathroom. It is more convenient, cleaner and efficient to have such spacious washroom and appliances.
The guest room is spacious and full of light, well ventilated and comfortable. You could see the incomparable beautiful view of Huangpu River and fascinating scenery of Pudong all in this room. It is decorated with black paint accessories and antique porcelains, looks very elegant and gorgeous.
The guest room is next to the dressing room. Both bathroom and toilet are not in the room that could avoid the moisture and stinky smell. The toilet is near the entrance that is suitable for the host and the guest when they come to visit, it is a very thoughtful design. Each room has a big color screen and phone which allows you to easily keep in touch with the outside world anytime. Electrical heating control is very convenient for you to adjust the temperature and lights at all times, there is also an electrical temperature display that allows you accurately know the weather, humidity, and wind speed outdoors. The controls are placed at the desk, sofa and all the rooms. You could adjust the temperature in the room whenever necessary.
-更衣間 與 梳妝台-
-Dressing Room and Vanity-
Bathrobes, slippers, shoehorn and scales are all provided in the dressing room in order to let you organize your clothes and luggage more easily. Hangers are very thick so there will not be any folds on your clothes. Girls could wear make-up quietly in front of the vanity, and paint their nails. They also have nail dryer to dry your nails faster. It is really thoughtful and ingenious of this hotel.
Till now, Peninsula Hotel has received a lot of awards from international organizations and publications. On top of the stunning facilities, warm and generous service, its excellent location gives it a high evaluation with a score of 93.82. There are two Michelin star-rated restaurants and jewelry boutiques in the hotel. The location of Peninsula hotel sits right across the famous landmark of Shanghai, The Oriental Pearl Tower. It is right in front of the hotel that you could see it very clearly from the hotel. Gorgeous world-class service and facilities make it a pleasant time to stay at the Peninsula Hotel.