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Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai

  • 500 Weihai Road, Shanghai, 200041, China

    October 2002

    Adrian Messerli
Physical Features

Total Number of Rooms: 422

  • Guest Rooms: 344
  • Suites: 78

Number of Stories: 37

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Design Aesthetic:

  • Modern exterior with East-meets-West décor reflecting the city's cosmopolitan history
  • Soaring lobby area with period Asian and European furnishings and objets d'art, contemporary paintings and high windows
  • Guest room colour palette includes shades of gold, yellow and beige

Architect: LRF Designers Limited

Interior Designer(s): LRF Designers Limited


  • Within a short distance of the Huai Hai and Nanjing Roads shopping and entertainment hubs
  • A short taxi ride to The Bund historic district
Qin The Spa

Size: 762 sq m / 8,200 sq ft

Interior Designer: Hirsch Bedner Associates

Spa Philosophy: Traditional Chinese medicine based on the four Oriental celestial beings, blended with Western techniques

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Design Aesthetic:

  • Main entrance is a floor-to-ceiling, lacquered door of aged elm wood reminiscent of the enormous imperial palace doors common in early days of Chinese Dynasties
  • Displays of traditional Chinese medicine in treatment rooms
  • Features textured black granite flooring, contemporary Chinese furniture and beautiful objets d'art

Number of Treatment Rooms: 9

Signature Treatments:

  • Imperial Dragon Massage (60 minutes / 90 minutes)
  • Four Seasons Stressbuster (120 minutes)
  • Spirit of Tibet Ritual (120 minutes)

Products: ESPA

Special Facilities:

  • TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) Clinic
  • Foot Reflexology Lounge



Examples of Locally Sourced Ingredients: Local organic fruit, vegetables and fresh milk

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Restaurant: Café Studio

  • Cuisine: International
  • Indoor Seating: 128
  • Designer: LRF Designers Limited

Restaurant: Si Ji Xuan

  • Cuisine: Cantonese and Shanghainese
  • Signature Dish:
    • Peking duck
    • Shanghai xiao long bao (steamed broth-filled dumplings)
    • Hairy crab
  • Indoor Seating: 108
  • Designer: LRF Designers Limited
  • Executive Chinese Chef: Wayne Wang

Restaurant: Steak House

  • Indoor Seating: 80
  • Designer: LRF Designers Limited

Lounge: Lobby Lounge

  • Indoor Seating: 88
  • Designer: LRF Designers Limited

Off-site Activities:

  • Golf – 30 minutes
  • Tennis – 20 minutes
  • Guided tours of Shanghai
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  • Number of Pools: 1

Fitness Facilities:

  • Special Features:
    • Spinning studio
    • Heated indoor lap pool

Sample Fitness Activities:

  • Classes in yoga, strength training, tai chi and aerobics
  • Capoeira (an Afro-Brazilian combination of dance and martial arts)
  • Personal trainers available
For Younger Guests

Miniature Four Seasons beds for children's toys

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Meeting Rooms

Total Size: 1,280 sq m / 13,778 sq ft

Largest Ballroom: 690 sq m / 7,427 sq ft

Meet and Feed Capacity: 200

Banquet Capacity: 400

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Outdoor Banquet Capacity: 600

Breakout Spaces: 6

Private Dining Room Capacity: 80

Unique Meeting and Event Facilities: Penthouse function space with 180-degree views of the city

Corporate Social Responsibility

Supports Hui Xin Children Hospice with special events throughout the year

Participates in annual Run for Hope to raise money for cancer research

Active member of International Branded Hotels of Shanghai (IBHS); participates in fund-raising events that benefit more than 40 charities in the city

Energy conservation and waste reduction programmes

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Special Features

Cooking classes in Chinese, Japanese and Western cuisines, as well as pastry and baking

Travel Light programme offers return visitors the opportunity to store clothing at the Hotel

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