Date: December 2018
Location: The historic 1,500-year-old town of Nanxiang, an up-and-coming Central Business District (CBD) in Shanghai Jiading.
Name: DoubleTree by Hilton Shanghai Nanxiang
No. of Keys: 313
Buyer: The new hotel is owned by Junfeng International Group and managed by Hilton.
“With its strategic proximity to several industrial, automobile zones, and the Hongqiao transportation hub, this property is not only Jiading District’s first international hotel, but is also a strong addition to the DoubleTree by Hilton portfolio, as it caters to the growing demands of the district’s many business travellers,” said Qian Jin, area president, Greater China and Mongolia, Hilton.
The new hotel is located near Jiading and Nanxiang industrial zones, Jiading Automobile Zone and several popular tourist attractions, including Guyi Garden, Yunxiang Temple and Nanxiang Ancient Town. The hotel is also right across the Nanxiang Economic Development Zone and 18 kilometers away from both the National Exhibition and Convention Center and Hongqiao International Airport.
The hotel offers dining experiences that focus on locally-sourced food served with a modern twist at its three restaurants and lobby lounge.
Gladness All Day Dining, located on the first floor, showcases the best of Western, Chinese and Pan-Asian cuisine in an extensive buffet and a la carte selections.
Guests can enjoy an authentic Chinese meal at Jun Palace Chinese Restaurant, which offers a diverse selection of dishes from Jiangsu, Zhejiang and other Southern regions.
The Athena Bar is a sports bar and there will be 1,300 square meters of event space. The hotel offers 12 function rooms, including a 750 square-meter pillar-less grand ballroom, which can be divided into two independent conference rooms. The Yunxiang Grand Ballroom also accommodates up to 850 guests.
“We are thrilled with the tremendous growth DoubleTree by Hilton continues to experience in the Asia-Pacific region, with almost half of our 200 hotels in the pipeline serving this area of the world,” said Shawn McAteer, senior vice president and global head, DoubleTree by Hilton.
THPT Comment: Hilton continue the growth path in China, with the first international hotel in this part of Shanghai.
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