InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced the opening of InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland, the hotel built into the side wall of a formerly abandoned quarry in Southwestern Shanghai. This new hotel is mostly subterranean, with two floors above ground and 16 below ground, including 2 floors underwater.
Located beside Tianma Pit at Sheshan Mountain Range, the hotel provides 336 rooms and suites with spectacular views of waterfalls and the surrounding cliffs.
The stunning underwater loft offers two awe-inspiring levels: the landing deck at water level houses the outdoor terrace and bedroom, whilst the underwater living room are encased within a turquoise aquarium where guests will be surrounded by schools of fish swim by.
There are a few restaurants at the InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland hotel.
Rates for accommodation start from 500 EUR (as per November 2018) for the Deluxe room with waterfall view.
InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland is the 200th hotel for the InterContinental brand worldwide which was founded by aviation pioneer Juan Trippe in 1946.
Film about construction of InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland
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