April 11, 2018

Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan

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Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan

Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan (武汉香格里拉大酒店) is a luxury hotel located in the Central Business District of Wuhan City, the capital of China's Hubei province. The hotel is surrounded by banks, government offices, and multinational companies, making it ideal for business travelers coming from major cities around China, as well as from other Asian countries.

Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan

Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan has the signature Shangri-La elegance design characterized by the generous use of marbles and hardwood in its interiors, coupled with motifs of gold and dark red and touches of oriental design. Entering the hotel lobby, guests will be welcomed by the signature Essence of Shangri-la fragrance.

Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan

The hotel anticipated my arrival and I was welcomed by an English-speaking receptionist. As a Golden Circle member, I booked my stay via shangri-la.com. This made my check-in process very efficient. My bags were also sent to my room while I did my check-in.





Golden Circle Benefits
Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan

Golden Circle members are accorded with the following benefits during their stay at Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan. These benefits are extended to one registered companion staying with the Golden Circle member.

Gold Members
  • welcome amenity of fresh fruits

Jade Members
  • three choices of welcome amenities
  • early check-in at 11:00am (subject to room availability)
  • late check-out until 4:00pm (subject to room availability)
  • upgrade to the next best room category (if the reserved room type is not available upon check-in)
  • complimentary daily breakfast buffet at Café Wu

Diamond Members





Guestrooms & Suites
Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan

Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan has a total of 442 spacious guestrooms and suites featuring contemporary Chinese design. All rooms and suites are inspired by the cherry blossom. All guests are guaranteed to enjoy panoramic views of the city.

Room Category Room Size
(sqm)
Bed
Configuration
Horizon Club Lounge
Access
Deluxe Room ► 36 - 43 King or Twin none
Horizon Club Room 36 - 43 King or Twin yes
Executive Suite 86 King yes
Premier Suite 125 King yes
Presidential Suite 208 King yes





Deluxe Room
Deluxe Room at Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan

The Deluxe Room measures 36 square meters and is the only guestroom category of Shangri-a Hotel Wuhan. The room is designed with the signature Shangri-La elegance characterized by wall-to-wall carpet, dark wood furnishings, a chandelier, and accent pieces that reflect the local culture. read more ►




Horizon Club Lounge
Horizon Club Lounge at Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan

Guests who booked a Horizon Club Room or Suite, as well as Golden Circle Diamond members, enjoy exclusive Horizon Club Lounge access and benefits during their stay. The Horizon Club Lounge is located on the 20th floor of the hotel and is open daily from 6:30am to 11:00pm. Read more ►




Restaurants & Bars
Restaurants at Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan

Guests staying or visiting Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan can choose among its four dining outlets which offer local, Asian and Western cuisines. Each restaurant has its own charm that is suited for a casual or intimate dining experience:

Dining Outlet Offering
Café Wu ► all-day dining, international buffet, a la carte dining
Shang Palace ► Cantonese & Huaiyang cuisines, dim sum, a la carte
Tori-ji yakitori and teppanyaki
Lobby Lounge afternoon tea, coffee, snacks, cocktails





The Table from Golden Circle
Café Wu at Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan

Golden Circle (GC) members can earn GC Award Points by staying and dining at participating Shangri-La Group properties and restaurants worldwide. Golden Circle members can then redeem GC Award Points on dining. This makes Golden Circle a very rewarding loyalty program.

Golden Circle Dining Benefit Gold
Member
Jade
Member
Diamond
Member
GC Award Point(s) earned per eligible
USD1.00 spent on dining
1 1.25 1.50
US Dollar value per 10 GC Award Points redeemed on dining USD1.00 USD1.25 USD1.25

Note: GC Award Points will be credited to your account one to two weeks after the date of the transaction.




Shang Palace
Shang Palace at Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan

Shang Palace (香宫) is the premier Chinese restaurant of Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan featuring fine Cantonese and Huaiyang cuisines expertly prepared by the restaurant's culinary team. Dishes are made with fresh and high-quality ingredients and are prepared using traditional Chinese cooking techniques. Read more ►




Café Wu
Cafe Wu at Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan

Café Wu (香苑) is the all-day dining restaurant of Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan. It serves a la carte and buffet dining which features local and regional Chinese as well as international cuisines. The restaurant is located on the ground floor of the hotel and has indoor and al fresco dining areas. Read more ►




Breakfast Venues


There are two breakfast venues available at Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan. Café Wu is the main dining venue of the hotel and is open to checked-in and walk-in guests. The Horizon Club Lounge is exclusive for hotel guests who booked a Horizon Club Room or Suite, as well as for Golden Circle Diamond members staying in the hotel:

  • Breakfast Buffet at Café Wu - There are food stations for Chinese, Japanese, and Western dishes. Guests can also order a la minute egg dishes and noodle dishes from the live cooking stations. The buffet also includes free-flowing coffee, tea, and chilled fruit juices. Read more ►





Reganmian (热干面)
Reganmian at Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan

Wuhan is also called the city of breakfast because of the wide variety of breakfast dishes available in the city. The most popular breakfast in Wuhan is the reganmian (热干面), or hot dry noodles in English. It is a noodle dish drizzled with a sesame paste-based sauce and topped with pickled vegetables and chili paste.



Here at Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan, guests can enjoy reganmian at any of the hotel's breakfast venues. Café Wu has a live-cooking station dedicated to reganmian. Reganmian is also offered at the Horizon Club Lounge.




Fitness & Wellness Facilities
Fitness Center at Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan

Keeping physically fit while traveling is made easy here at Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan. Checked-in guests enjoy complimentary access to the 24 hours Health Club. So whether you are just starting your day or trying to fix your jetlag, you can access the gym any time of the day or night. There is also an indoor swimming pool, a wet and dry steam room, and a jacuzzi.




Meetings & Events Venues
Grand Ballroom at Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan

Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan prides itself on having the largest Grand Ballroom in the city of Wuhan. Measuring 1,600 sqm with a ceiling height of 7 meters, the Grand Ballroom can accommodate up to 1,800 persons. In addition, Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan also has 14 function rooms, each equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual technology that contributes to the overall success of the meetings.



Earn & Redeem Golden Circle Points


Golden Circle (GC) members can earn GC Award Points from hotel stays, restaurant dining, and CHI The Spa treatments. The higher your Golden Circle tier, the more GC Award Points you earn.

Earn GC Award Points Gold
Member
Jade
Member
Diamond
Member
GC Award Point(s) earned per eligible
USD1.00 spend
1 1.25 1.50

GC Award Points can then be used to redeem for free nights on your next stay at any Shangri-La hotel or resort, Kerry hotel, Traders hotel, or JEN hotel around the world. GC Award Points can also be used to upgrade your standard room to a Horizon/Club Room or Executive Suite.

Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan
Collection A
GC Award Points
to Redeem One Night
GC Award Points
to Upgrade
Deluxe Room 1,000 - - -
Horizon Club Room 2,000 800
Executive Suite 3,000 2,000

Updated as of March 20, 2021



Location & Transportation
Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan

Distance from Transport Hubs in Wuhan

  • Wuhan Tianhe International Airport (~25km)
  • Wuhan Railway Station (~22.5km)
  • Hankou Railway Station (~4km)


Wuhan Tianhe International Airport

Airport Transfer: Wuhan Tianhe International Airport (天河机场)

  • Hotel Limousine Service - The most convenient way to get to the hotel from the airport is to book the hotel's limousine service. Rates start at CNY 495.50 net per way. The limousine service shall be booked at least 24 hours before your arrival date. To book, you can contact the hotel at slwu@shangri-la.com.
  • Taxi - A less expensive option is to take a taxi from the airport's arrival area. The taxi fare is around CNY 120.00. Please note that taxi drivers in Wuhan do not speak English, so make sure to prepare a printed copy of the name and address of the hotel in Chinese.
  • Wuhan Metro - The most affordable way to get to the hotel is to take the rapid transit system from the airport. Fare is only CNY 7.00
    • At the airport station, purchase a single journey ticket/token going to Xianggang Road Station (香港路) of Line 6.
    • Take the Line 2 train from the airport and get off at Changqing Huayuan Station (常青花园).
    • Transfer to Line 6 and the take the train going to Dongfeng Motor Corporation (东风公司).
    • Get off at Xianggang Road Station (香港路).
    • Take Exit A and walk towards the hotel (~100m).


Wuhan Railway Station

Railway Transfer: Wuhan Railway Station (武汉站)
  • Taxi - The easiest way to get from Wuhan Railway Station to the hotel is to take a taxi at the arrival area. The taxi fare is around CNY 100.00.
  • Wuhan Metro - A less expensive way to get to the hotel from Wuhan Railway Station is to take the rapid transit system. The fare is only CNY 7.00.
    • At the train station, purchase a single journey ticket/token going to Xianggang Road Station (香港路) of Line 6.
    • Take the Line 4 train from the train station and get off at Zhongjiacun Station (钟家村).
    • Transfer to Line 6 and the take the train going to Jinyinhu Park (金银湖公园).
    • Get off at Xianggang Road Station (香港路).
    • Take Exit A and walk towards the hotel (~100m).


China Railway High-Speed (CRH) Tickets

  • Booking your CRH Tickets - I highly recommend that you use Trip.com or the Trip mobile application. Credit cards and debit cards issued outside of China are accepted by Trip.com. To claim your CRH ticket, proceed to the Ticket Office of your train station and present your passport and the reference number from Trip.com.


Wuhan Metro

Getting Around Wuhan

  • Taxi - For shorter distances, I recommend taking a taxi. From the hotel, just approach the concierge and tell them where you wish to go. Also, don't forget to ask for a Chinese business card of the hotel. Taxi rides range from CNY 40.00 to 60.00 for short-distance trips within the CBD.
  • Wuhan Metro - For longer distances within Wuhan, I recommend taking the Wuhan Metro rapid transit service. Fare ranges from CNY2.00 to CNY10.00 depending on the distance. The nearest subway station from the hotel is Xianggang Road Station (香港路).


Lost in Translation

Taxi drivers in China do not speak English. When taking a taxi to the hotel, make sure you show them the name and address of the hotel in Chinese. You can download the Chinese address card below:






Attractions in Wuhan


  • Yellow Crane Tower (黄鹤楼) - It is the most recognizable symbol of Wuhan. It is considered as one of the four great towers of China due to its historical and literary significance. The tower is located within the Yellow Crane Tower Park. The entrance fee to the park is CNY80.00 per person. An elevator brings visitors from the base to the various levels of the tower. From the topmost level of the tower, visitors can enjoy a panoramic view of the city and of Yangtze River.
  • Wuhan University (武汉大学) - Considered as one of the Cherry Blossom Capitals of the World, Wuhan has thousands of cherry blossom trees planted in various public parks in the city. This makes Wuhan a popular travel destination in China during Spring when the trees go into full bloom. Wuhan University is one of the favorite places by the locals to see the cherry blossoms. The university itself is rich in history and architectural wonders. The university grounds are open to the public starting from 5:00pm every day.





Shangri-La Hotel Wuhan
700 Jianshe Avenue, Hankou, Wuhan, Hubei, China
Contact: +86 (27) 8580 6868
Email: slwu@shangri-la.com
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