Marriott brings Aloft to Shanghai

The Aloft will have a signature restaurant, Nook, that can accommodate 100 guests. Photo credit: Marriott International

Marriott International has opened the 191-room Aloft Shanghai Zhangjiang Hotel, the first Aloft in the city.

Owned by Shanghai Tech University Hotel Management Ltd., the Aloft is the first international hotel in the central area of Zhangjiang Hi-tech Park Pudong and is a short drive from the New International Expo Center and Shanghai Disney Resort, among other attractions.

The hotel has a signature restaurant, Nook, that can accommodate 100 guests for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also has three private dining rooms. Re:fuel by Aloft serves grab-and-go options ranging from light meals, snacks and beverages. The WXYZ Bar serves signature cocktails and light bites and doubles as a live music venue and for the brand’s Live at Aloft Hotels programs. During the day, the WXYZ Bar serves as a social space.The property also has a 24/7 fitness center and seven meeting rooms.

Virtual Event

HOTEL OPTIMIZATION PART 2 | SEPTEMBER 10 & 24, 2020

Survival in these times is highly dependent on a hotel's ability to quickly adapt and pivot their business to meet the current needs of travelers and the surrounding community. Join us for Optimization Part 2 – a FREE virtual event – as we bring together top players in the industry to discuss alternative uses when occupancy is down, ways to boost F&B revenue, how to help your staff adjust to new challenges and more, in a series of panels focused on how you can regain profitability during this crisis.


“We’re excited to debut the Aloft Hotels brand in Shanghai, bringing the next generation of travelers to an up-and-coming tech and innovation hub in the city,” said Mike Fulkerson, VP/brand and marketing, Asia-Pacific, Marriott International. “What’s more, travelers and locals alike will be able to see emerging local bands at the Live at Aloft evenings held regularly at the hotel.”

Suggested Articles

Englender, managing director at the FF&E and OS&E procurement firm, talked about how his company is evolving in the midst of the pandemic.

The company will introduce the antimicrobial and antiviral Surface-Guard Technology on select Sealy products beginning in early 2021. 

The first HospitalityVIEW meeting reached a consensus that technology innovation will be a driving force to lead the industry out of the downturn.