The Langham Yangtze Boutique
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- The Langham Yangtze BoutiqueFirst to ReviewOct 21, 2013
Hidden away in plain sight, the Langham Yangtze brings a touch of architectural character to an otherwise bland strip of gray-faced buildings. The art deco style of the exterior carries through to the main lobby where an elegant piano greets visitors before a stately staircases leads up to Reception. Small touches throughout the hotel including a framed ladies’ purse from the 1920s make the hotel much less sterile in feel than other properties. I was personally most impressed by the rooms themselves, with their small private balconies and flat screen televisions over the bathtubs. The televisions in the bedrooms display images of old Shanghai—a thoughtful touch that is consistent with the boutique feel of the entire hotel. The spa is also not to be missed!Recommended for:
- The Langham Yangtze BoutiqueJul 05, 2012
Just a block or two away from People's Square and a 20 minute walk from the bund this beautifully restored building is a lovely choice for a long weekend in the city. The heavily Art Deco themed hotel was reminiscent of what Shanghai might have been like in it's heyday in the 20's and 30's. Lots of rich reds and golds, beautifully ornamented. The winding staircase that is the center piece to the lobby creates a very homey feeling... like you're in a very wealthy friend's restored mansion. Staff was incredibly helpful and knowledgable of the area with dining and site-seeing suggestions, as one would expect from a Langham. Standard guests rooms are very nice with comfy beds and large bathrooms, they don't have the crazy Toto toilets like the other Langham at XIntiandi. Very nice restaurant options- Japanese, Shanghainese/Cantonese, and western options with a buffet as well. The gym is quite small but has everything necessary to stay in shape while travelling, although people who workout while on holiday baffle me. Spa is very nice and relaxing with beautiful service rooms and high quality products and well-trained staff.
- The Langham Yangtze BoutiqueJul 05, 2012
Set in the heart of Shanghai, People’s Square, is an unassuming building with every window boasting a mini balcony. The Langham Yangtze Boutique boasts two dining outlets on the first floor, Ciao and Ciao Bambino- both Italian fare with Bambino being more of a café. The Japanese restaurant on the 2nd floor is minimally designed and contrasts nicely with the rich red carpet and decoration of the hotel. Did I mention there is a beautiful winding staircase in the lobby that makes you feel like you are in an old film. The rooms are bright and spacious, the outer ones each with a little mini balcony overlooking Shanghai. The spa incorporates the Langham signature omega shape and transports you into a world of bliss as you walk down the hall. The hotel is ornately designed, but the rooms have a much simpler feel. Great for a business traveler or someone on a quick Asian getaway. The rich reds and blacks make me think this would be a wonderfully cozy winter hotel.Recommended for:
Recreational amenities include a health club, a spa tub, a sauna, and a steam room. The property's full service health spa has massage/treatment rooms. This 5.0 star property
Guestrooms are all accessible via exterior corridors. Beds come with premium bedding. Refrigerators, coffee/tea makers, and minibars are offered. Bathrooms feature phones, televisions, makeup/shaving mirrors, and designer toiletries. Wireless and wired high speed Internet access is available for a surcharge; guestrooms also offer direct dial phones, voice mail, and complimentary newspapers. Televisions have premium satellite channels, DVD players, and pay movies. Air conditioned rooms also include separate sitting areas, desks, complimentary bottled water, and blackout drapes/curtains. A nightly turndown service and housekeeping are available. Cribs (infant beds) are available on request. Guestrooms are all non smoking.
Additional fees and deposits may be charged by the property at time of service, check in, or check out.
- Business Center
- Fitness Center
- Room Service
- Data Ports
- TV In Room
- Hair Dryer
- Air Conditioning
- Electronic Room Keys
- Video Check Out
- Meeting Rooms
- Coffee & Tea Maker
- Mini Bar In Room
- Handicap Accessible
Excellent!2074 reviews across the web.
- This is a wonderful boutique hotel, as guests say.
- LocationNear to public transport, according to 96%.
- Ambiance96% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
- Service90% found the staff to be very friendly.
- Room80% thought rooms were spacious.
- Hotel78% thought it was clean.
- PriceExcellent value for money, said 77%.