Wanda Hotels & Resorts made its grand debut in Shanghai with its flagship hotel, Wanda Reign on the Bund, opened on 18 June 2016. This Shanghai’s new luxury landmark sets spectacular new standards in design, luxury and comfort, seeking to rival Dubai’s Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Grandly situated along the iconic Huangpu River, Wanda Reign on the Bund enjoys magnificent views of The Bund, Huangpu River and Pudong skyline.
Guests can conveniently walk to the hotel’s historic neighbors, the ancient Yu Garden and City God Temple. The hotel’s interior has been finely crafted over a period of three years. The design has inherited the elegance of Shanghai’s cultural art elements from the 1920s and 1930s, such as magnolias and traditional Suzhou embroidery. In addition to the exquisite design concept, the hotel showcases a superb collection of art and antiques crafted by well-known contemporary Chinese artists.
The hotel features 193 luxurious guestrooms including 14 uniquely designed suites, ranging from 45 square meters to 288 square meters and are designed in two distinctive styles – Trendy with high energy and Noble, Luxurious and Distinguished.
Featuring beige tones, the Trendy concept blends Art Deco glamour with modernity, while the Noble style incorporates mahogany burl wood, magnolia embroideries and Art Deco elements to create a distinct sense of place. Each guestroom is well equipped with an innovative digital control system, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and an iPad smart in-room control including in-room dining ordering function.
The hotel offers a premium collection of cuisine choices, ambiances, discreet services and the best culinary team in the city.
It features four restaurants, one lounge and a rooftop club including MARC restaurant, which is led by the most celebrated and legendary Michelin-starred French chef, Marc Meneau; Café Reign, an all-day-dining restaurant; RIVER DRUNK, a Huaiyang Chinese restaurant; HE Japanese Restaurant and Lobby Lounge.
On the third floor, you’ll find the majestic Grand Ballroom and three private function rooms offer the perfect venue for wedding celebrations, dinners, private parties and business events. At the Wine & Cigar Bar guests can find top-quality wines and liquors, along with cigars.
There is also the Lobby Lounge and a all-day dining venue.
The hotel is also be home to Club Reign, the 9th private luxury club of Wanda Hotels & Resorts where VIP members will have a blast and truly enjoy exclusivity, along with a swimming pool under a starry-skied LED-lit ceiling and a fully-fitted gym.
The hotel is owned by Wang Sicong, the only son of China’s billionaire tycoon Wang Jianlin, Chairman of Wanda Corp. Wang Jianlin was recently spotlighted for challenging Disneyland by opening his own outdoor theme park “Wanda Park” in Nanchang.