The Peninsula Shanghai is something of a glorious return to China by the Hong Kong-based five-star hotel chain. The Peninsula's location at the top end of the Bund puts it on a level with the high-class establishments that line the Shanghai waterfront.
The newly remodelled Shanghai Bund has proven popular with hotel brands looking to cash in on Shanghai’s ever-growing popularity. From the cool new Waterhouse on the South Bund to the austere Art Deco glamor of The Peninsula, the historic waterfront has seen its fair share of new openings lately. Here are five of the best Shanghai Bund hotels.