Check-in profiles hotels around Shanghai, giving you an inside look at what's available out there -- everything from over-the-top, five-star luxury destinations to budget accommodations. Whether you're coming in from out of town or a resident of Shanghai looking for an in-city vacation, here's the details about staying somewhere else for the night.

Jing'an Shangri-La

Spending a night in the latest luxurious property from the Shangri-La. It opened last year, but hey, it still has that new hotel...

Jan 21st 14, by Renee van Diemen


Check-In: InterContinental Shanghai Ruijin

An old official state guest house gets re-vamped and re-branded. A peek inside the newly-opened InterContinental Shanghai Ruijin

Jun 27th 13, by Justin Fischer


Check-In: The Mandarin Oriental

China's original luxury hotel brand unveils its first hotel in Shanghai, in north Lujiazui. They were shooting for the moon. Did they...

May 31st 13, by Nick Taylor


Check-In: Rock & Wood Hostel

Hostelworld's highest-rated hostel in Shanghai -- a zenned-out space in Changning with its own cafe, bar and outdoor garden seating.

May 9th 13, by Cindy Kuan


Check-In: Twelve at Hengshan

Elegant chinoiserie, angular modernity and a secret garden. The lastest from Starwood's Luxury collection comes to Xuhui.

Jan 9th 13, by Justin Fischer


Check-In: Banyan Tree on the Bund

And breathe.... With stellar views and in-room pools, Shanghai's newest luxury retreat is an oasis of relaxation at north, north Bund....

Dec 12th 12, by Frances Arnold


Check-In: The Four Seasons, Pudong

The latest five-star to open in Pudong pushes the boat out yet further for hip elegance, fine dining and hot rooftop pool action.

Nov 29th 12, by Nick Taylor


Check-In: Seasonland by Blossom Hill

'Venice of the East' it ain't - although Zhouzhuang's newest hotel, Blossom Hill Inn, brings some welcome style to the famed watertown.

Aug 21st 12, by Frances Arnold


Check-In: 8 Colors Love Hotel

Just in time for Chinese Valentine's day next Thursday, we spend three romantic hours in one of Shanghai's short-stay sex hotels.

Aug 15th 12, by Nick Taylor


Check-In: Portman Ritz-Carlton

Bouncing up and down on the big, squashy beds of Shanghai's Portman Ritz-Carlton, the granddaddy of the city's five-star properties.

May 2nd 12, by Nick Taylor