Astor House Hotel(or Richard's Hotel,as it was known before) was established in 1846(during Qing Dynasty Daoguang period,26 years)by the Richard's family.It is the very first western hotel property all over China since Shanghai became a trading port.The hotel moved to where it is now on the north end of Baidu Bridge formerly "Weiersi Bridge",and renamed to Astor House Hotel in 1857(Qing Dynasty,Xianfeng period,7 years).
To make it the most deluxe western hotel in the city and one of the best in China and in the Far East alike,the hotel was restored in 1907(Qing Dynasty,Guangxu period,33years)to a neo-classic Baroque structure.
Over the past 150 years,Astor House Hotel retains its glorious architectural essence,and helps to epitomize the historical nature of the city of Shanghai.
Astor House Hotel is located in the north side of Garden Bridge,with shangha i Mansion on her neighboueside.It's very near to reach Bond and Nanjing Road-financial &shopping center in shanghai with convenient transportation.
In present time,Astor House Hotel has 116 various type of rooms.including de luxe rooms ,standard rooms,4-bed rooms and some big rooms .Our rooms are decorated in Barloke style ov Victoria times in 19th century,they are very spaciousand bright with comfortable enviroment.Each room has big sanitary place and satellite Tv,IDT/DDT,air conditioner and other modern equipments.
Internet Access high speed
Chinese / Western Restaurant
Massage / Beauty Salon
Chess Room / Karaoke
Bar / Lounge
IDD / DDD
18Kms from the Hongqiao Airport
60Kms from the Pudong International Airport
History & Honour:
1931 and 1936, Charlie Chaplin stayed in Room.404;
1922, Einstein stayed in Room.304;
1920, English philosopher Bertrand Russell stayed in Room.310;
1897, former American President Grant stayed in Room.410