Jin Mao Tower
88 Century Boulevard
Tel: 86 21 5049 1234
Set in the 88-story postmodern Jin Mao Tower, this hotel with a 33-story atrium has "spectacular views of the Huangpu," and claims to have the world's longest laundry chute. Many of the "positively palatial rooms" have red lacquer headboards, Ming-style cabinets, and floor-to-ceiling windows: "You won't want to sleep, watching the river at night is mesmerizing." Cloud 9 lounge sits on the eighty-seventh floor.
Also featured on the: Gold List for 2005, Gold List for 2006, Gold List for 2008, Gold List for 2009, Gold List for 2011
Information may have changed since date of publication. Please confirm details with individual establishments before planning your trip.