Amara Signature Shanghai, a new luxury brand under Singapore’s Amara Hotels & Resorts, has celebrated its soft opening.
Featuring a stylish all-glass façade, the 30-storey international five-star hotel is located at the intersection of Changshou Road and Jiaozhou Road, in Shanghai, China.
Amara Signature Shanghai aims to attract a new generation of influencers, business professionals, innovators and creative executives. The hotel offers premium accommodation, authentic cuisines and dining experiences, advanced technology and business convenience, as well as expansive meeting and event spaces. Amara Signature plans to host a series of dynamic events to facilitate interaction and collaboration among the city’s business and local communities.
“Amara Hotels & Resorts has been embracing a genuine approach to Asian hospitality and service excellence since our inception in 1986, represented by our contemporary business hotel brand Amara Hotels and luxury resort brand Amara Sanctuary that are favoured by both business and leisure travellers alike,” says Albert Teo, CEO, Amara Holdings.
“The launch of Amara Signature marks a significant milestone for our company. The brand caters to a new generation of travellers and city explorers, offering an inclusive, refreshing experience reflected in stylish design, world-class service, state-of-the-art facilities and lifestyle amenities.
"Shanghai is an exciting city full of opportunities that draws talents and entrepreneurs together; it makes an ideal location for our very first Amara Signature hotel.”
Amara Signature Shanghai comprises 343 rooms and suites between the 7th and 30th floors, with each room featuring floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the city. Ranging from 32 to 149 sq m, all rooms offer modern classic interiors, plush beddings, a spacious bathroom, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and a 43”-55” flat-screen TV with satellite channels.
Food and beverage establishments include all-day dining restaurant BLU, offering ala carte and buffet selections featuring Singaporean, Japanese, Western and local Chinese cuisines. Lobby bar FLO is ideal location for socialising. The Grab n Go boutique at the lobby serves beverages, light snacks and offers a selection of souvenirs.
The 1,100 s m Grand Ballroom and 10 multipurpose function rooms provide flexible configurations for meetings, along with 191 parking spaces in the basement. Free Wi-Fi is included for meetings.
For fitness facilities, the hotel boasts an outdoor pool, plus a round-the-clock fitness centre with the latest Life Fitness equipment and customised workout programmes led by expert trainers.
Scheduled to open in Q218, the Amara Club Floors with 110 rooms and suites grant guests exclusive services including:
· Access to the Amara Club Lounge with panoramic views of the city, serving daily breakfast, afternoon tea and evening cocktails
· Personalised butler service
· Complimentary pressing of two items per stay
· Complimentary two-hour use of the Amara Club meeting room per stay
· Express check-in and checkout
· Free local calls
· Packing and unpacking service
· Pillow menu
· PressReader access
· Shoe shine service
The Amara Signature Shanghai is adjacent to the 100 AM Shanghai, a 10,500 sq m complex comprising a office tower and a retail mall that offers dining outlets and a cinema. Located on Changshou Road, one of the arteries in the west downtown area dotted with under-the-radar boutiques and eateries, the hotel is a few minutes’ walk from metro lines 13 and 7, a 10-minute drive away from the business and shopping district of Jing’an, 30 minutes by car from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport and 50 minutes' driving from Shanghai Pudong International Airport.
“Changshou Road captures a unique and strong sense of place with the historical buildings, storied past, colourful culture and city vibe”, says Henry Lee, GM, Amara Signature Shanghai.
“We envision Amara Signature Shanghai as a new landmark of the city, upgrading the business district in the neighbourhood, meeting the needs of local customers for exquisite lifestyle and social venues, and offering a perfect stay for domestic and international travellers who want to explore a different side of Shanghai.”
Call +86 21 6288 9888 about meeting needs.