SHANGHAI—Marriott International continues its expansion in China with the opening of the 317-room Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview, bringing the total number of properties in China under the flagship Marriott Hotels brand to 15. Marriott International manages the Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview under a long-term agreement with the owner, Shanghai Bao Hua Group.
The hotel is situated next to the Multimedia Valley in Zhabei District and offers unparalleled meetings and events facilities and is the only hotel in Shanghai’s city center with two full-sized pillar-less ballrooms, as well as a wide selection of conference spaces.
“We are delighted to open this inspiring hotel in Shanghai which adds to our extensive portfolio in China,” said Simon Cooper, president and managing director of Asia Pacific for Marriott International. “The Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview marks Marriott International’s first partnership with Shanghai Bao Hua Group with whom we share a common vision and drive to make this a truly stunning new hotel for this very important city.”
The hotel offers 2,800 square meters of meeting space, located on one floor. The larger of the hotel’s two pillarless ballrooms measures 1,400 square meters and features two 65-square-meter LED screens, while the other measures 1,000 square meters and also provides one LED screen. Five flexible function rooms can accommodate small to medium-sized corporate events.
The hotel is home to four signature food and beverage outlets. These include Shanghai City Bistro, an all-day dining restaurant featuring live action cooking stations showcasing traditional favorites and cuisines from around the world. The Man Ho Chinese Restaurant specializes in authentic Cantonese and Shanghainese cuisine. Eight private dining rooms provide an exclusive and comfortable backdrop for a more intimate gathering of friends and family or for entertaining large or small groups. Tatsumi is a contemporary Japanese and Korean dining experience hidden away on the hotel’s second floor offering a blend of north Asian delicacies.
Other amenities include a 24-hour fitness center and indoor swimming pool, as well as access to a golf practice green and a tennis court.