Last week I talked about “Tricky Thermostats”. That was the only real quirky thing that Mary Ann and I came across in our hotels. This week I start talking about the specific hotels we stayed at, most of them Chinese brands.
In Shanghai I thought the Hyatt on the Bund would have been a great choice. Western hotel, decent price, with great views of the downtown (Pudong). Our partners suggested The Longemont, a Five Star hotel about 15 minutes from the Bund.
The Longemont was a lovely hotel with great views of Shanghai. It was important to have good hotel as we needed to recover from our long flight. No thermostat issues and at this point we didn’t think about it until our next hotel.
Mary Ann and I upgraded to an Executive Club Room, which gives you access to the lounge. Basically drinks and food throughout the day with a big spread for a breakfast. We visited the pool area which had great views of Shanghai as well. We only had one night there and then explored Shanghai the next day. It was our first and best hotel on our trip, not that the others were awful, but Mary Ann and I would certainly go there again.
About Michigan Global Trade LLC:
Removing the Fear of Importing
Let us be your eyes and ears on the ground in China and around the world to manage the suppliers, production, logistics and quality control. We keep you informed and help with:
- Finding the product, you need,
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