Hilton to Open DoubleTree Hotel in Shanghai
Hilton announced the opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton, Shanghai-Pudong hotel, the brand’s tenth in China.
The two-tower, 850-room hotel is located in Shanghai’s Pudong New Area, near the Shanghai New International Exposition Center, the Shanghai Central Business District, and the Shanghai High-Speed Maglev train to Pudong International Airport.
The hotel features 16,000 square feet of meeting and event space, a fitness center and spa, outdoor tennis courts, and an indoor pool.
The DoubleTree hotel is the former Sofitel JJ Oriental Hotel. An ongoing refurbishment program is expected to be complete in 2013. and will include an 8,000 square foot (800 square meter) ballroom.
The DoubleTree by Hilton, Shanghai-Pudong is the first Hilton franchised property in China. It will operate under a franchise agreement with Shanghai Jin Jiang International Hotels.