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MaxX by Steigenberger Shanghai

Shanghai, China

MaxX by Steigenberger Shanghai is a boutique hotel offering arguably the best views in Shanghai, with 80% of its rooms overlooking the iconic Bund skyline.

The hotel has a very Art Nouveau feel, and each spacious room has comfortable, modern furnishings. The staff are very friendly and enthusiastic, and always willing to help with anything you need to know about the hotel or the city.


This is a modern boutique hotel set in the best location in Shanghai, with uninterrupted views of the Pudong skyline.

OUR RATING: First Class

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The rooms and suites at MaxX by Steigenberger Shanghai are spread over the hotel's 23 floors and span nine different categories. All have great views over the city along with a sleek contemporary design. Offering plenty of living space, the rooms have soft, peaceful lighting and modern amenities, boasting large flat-screen TVs and Illy coffee machines. This is MaxX by Steigenberger Shanghai's' first property on the Chinese mainland, and each room has a blend of Taiwanese elegance and Shanghainese history.


Situated on the Huangpu River and overlooking the Bund, this hotel is a great base for a stay in Shanghai. The commercial areas on East Nanjing Road are also within walking distance, while the Yu Gardens are very accessible. 

Food and drink

MaxX by Steigenberger Shanghai features the comfortable Café Dongxi restaurant, which offers complimentary breakfast as well as à la carte dining for lunch and dinner. The menu has a large variety of Western and Chinese dishes, including authentic regional Taiwanese cuisine. 

Facilities and activities

The hotel offers free Wi-Fi access and complimentary tea, coffee and snacks throughout the day. Guests may also use the communal Windows/Mac computer and printer, and a shoe polishing service is also available. For those who wish to stay active, there's a well-equipped gym located on the hotel's ninth floor that's open between 6am and 10:30pm.

Tour ideas in Shanghai

Our itineraries are there to spark ideas for how you could include a stay at MaxX by Steigenberger Shanghai as part of your trip. Treat them simply as suggestions, because every aspect of the trip we create for you will be yours to define.

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    Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can't be bettered.

    Experiences while staying here

    The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you're staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident's eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area's inhabitants.

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      Culinary Tour of Shanghai

      Culinary Tour of Shanghai

      Visit Zhonghua market in Shanghai and wander down some of the famous side streets sampling regional delicacies with a guide, who will be able to give you all sorts of recommendations.

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    • Morning Shanghai Bicycle Tour
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      Morning Shanghai Bicycle Tour

      Morning Shanghai Bicycle Tour

      This guided cycling tour around Shanghai’s old town and French Concession backstreets shows you a salt-of-the-earth side of the city that few visitors experience. You’ll pass tiny street markets, and stop off at a public park and a Buddhist temple.

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    • Shanghai Acrobatics
      Shanghai Acrobatic Show

      Shanghai Acrobatics

      Shanghai Acrobatics

      Gifted Chinese acrobats perform the contortions and feats of balance that have made them famous throughout the world.

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