Radisson opens new Blu 'urban resort' in Shanghai

The hotel's Recreation Center includes a fully equipped fitness center, a spa, a 25-meter indoor swimming pool, a kid’s club and children’s pool. Photo credit: Radisson Hotel Group

Radisson Hotel Group has opened a Radisson Blu urban resort in Shanghai.

Situated in the city’s rapidly expanding Hongqiao business district, the 439-room Radisson Blu Forest Manor Shanghai Hongqiao was built from a blueprint based on the concept of a royal Spanish court. The property is 1 kilometer from the National Exhibition and Convention Center and 3 kilometers from Hongqiao International Airport, which handles more than 40 million passengers a year, and Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station, the main terminal for a series of high-speed rail lines.

For meetings and events, the property has a 1,000-square-meter grand ballroom and seven separate function spaces. Outdoor functions can be arranged for the pool terrace or palm garden. 

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The hotel's Recreation Center includes a fully equipped fitness center, a spa, a 25-meter indoor swimming pool, a kid’s club and children’s pool. The property has two restaurants (one serving international fare and the other serving Chinese cuisine) and a lobby lounge. 

“Shanghai is a global hub of business, commerce and tourism. The city attracted an impressive 8.7 million international visitors in 2018, along with many millions more domestic travelers who flocked to this thriving Chinese megacity for business and leisure,” said Gary Ye, VP/operations, China, Radisson Hotel Group. “We are confident that Radisson Blu Forest Manor Shanghai will become a new landmark in the vibrant Hongqiao district.”

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