Park Hyatt Shanghai opens as world's highest hotel

Park Hyatt's second Chinese property is set in the 101-storey Shanghai World Financial Centre

The Park Hyatt Shanghai, which occupies floors 79 to 93  of the ‘Vertical Complex City' in Shanghai's Pudong district is now open and is trading as the highest hotel in the world.

Based in the 101-storey Shanghai World Financial Centre, Park Hyatt's second Chinese property offers 174 rooms and 32 suites, all with stunning views.

Other facilities on the 91st floor include a restaurant with show kitchens and 25-metre floor-to-ceiling windows. The 92nd floor is split into two bars - on the west side, a Western bar featuring live music, and on the east side, a cosy Chinese-style bar.

Gracing the hotel's highest floor is New York-based designer Tony Chi's interpretation of a ‘mountain cottage', primed to be a leading dining destination in Shanghai. This is a private space catering for to up to 250 people for cocktails, 120 people for dinners. It also offers a courtyard and function rooms.

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