JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai at Tomorrow Square
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JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai at Tomorrow Square

399 Nanjing W. Rd., Shanghai, 200003
Marriott International

One of Shanghai’s first ultrahigh hotels (it opened in 2003), the JW is still one of the city’s best-located properties. The 342-room hotel is located on the upper floors of a 60-story, twisted steel and glass landmark that rises right at the edge of People’s Square, within easy walking distance of its museums and theaters. The glassy 38th-floor lobby has 360-degree views over downtown Shanghai, while the 60th-floor library (recognized in 2005 as the world’s highest by Guinness World Records) has an entrance to a secret sky-high balcony camouflaged behind a bookshelf. The wired and wireless rooms are comfortable if unspectacularly designed compared to some of the newer competition, though with expected amenities, like cable plasma TV’s and large in-room safes. The stylish Mandara Spa offers massage, wraps, and waxing—plus a three-in-one Chinese herbal back treatment to exfoliate, cleanse, and revitalize travel-worn skin.

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