Designed by Mr. Bright Fraser, one of the architecture icons in UK, and built by British merchants in 1934, the Broadway Mansions Hotel Shanghai represents a history of nearly 80 years. Formerly named as “Broadway Mansions”, for it was located at the end of Broadway Road (renamed Daming Road on October 10th, 1943), broadway mansions bund is situated beside the Waibaidu Bridge, close to the financial district of the Bund and the commercial district of Nanjing Road. Covered by brown Taishan tiles and in the Art Deco style popular at that time, the bund hotel shanghai was a service apartment and the highest structure across the Bund at the beginning, and today, the main building is still one of the 11 modern historical sites in the area. When the Songhu Battle broke out in August 1937, the building was occupied by the Japanese army. In 1945, the ROC government took over the building and turned it into No.7 Rest House of Lizhishe, until it was officially renamed in 1954. In 1980s, the Broadway Mansions Hotel Shanghai became an international hotel and evolved into a 5-star luxury hotel over time. Having welcomed nearly 100 state and government leaders and witnessed the history of Shanghai for more than 50 years, this city hotel shanghai featured the highest restaurant and the first indoor garage in Shanghai, considered one of the landmarks in the Bund area.
Beyond its historical and cultural roles, the hotel is also committed to quality services. One of the best honors in the hospitality industry, Golden Key recognizes our premium services, which motivates our improvement and innovation. After several rounds of renaming and renovation, at present, the Broadway Mansions Hotel Shanghai is more dignified and oriental. 253 rooms and suites continue its glory of nearly 80 years, including a few rooms that used to be occupied by personages, all featuring a neat space and cozy environment. Thanks to its classical style and complete amenities, this 5 star hotels shanghai offers comfortable and private spaces to business travelers and tourists, integrating its original architecture with contemporary aesthetics.
The location is another highlight. Situated at the conjunction of the Suzhou River and Huangpu River next to shanghai the bund, it overlooks the Bund and Pudong. In a “>-<” shape, the master plan smartly solves the orientation and lighting concerns for all four wings and you can appreciate the view of the Bund in every south-oriented room. The Banquet Hall on 17-19F is the ideal venue to overlook both banks of the Huangpu River and many government leaders have enjoyed the city skyline on 18F. At night, shanghai hotel shanghai also presents the splendid night view of this glorious city, covering both the Bund and Lujiazui. Thus, the Broadway Mansions Hotel Shanghai is also considered one of the “best viewing spots over the Huangpu River”.