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Experience fast-paced Shanghai with a stay in The Middle House, a slick and stylish hotel in the heart of the city. Housed within two futuristic towers - designed to echo the local shikumen architectural style - the hotel oozes luxury, from its showstopping chandeliers and sweeping dark-wood staircases, to its low-lit bars and restaurants.
Choose from a selection of contemporary studios and suites featuring a serene colour palette, panoramic city views and large bathrooms behind misted glass walls. Included in the room is a complimentary bar, stocked with soft drinks and beers - perfect for a nightcap before bed - and yoga mats for a hit of wellness.
Expect to be well fed during your stay. Begin each day with a wonderful a la carte breakfast at Café Gray Deluxe, including everything from green juices and coconut milk muesli, to buttery croissants and barbecue duck bing jian pancakes. Come evening, take your pick from the laid-back Italian restaurant Frasca and contemporary Chinese restaurant Sui Tang Li. When the weather's warm you can also choose to eat alfresco on the tree-dotted terrace.
After indulging in the hotel's mouth-wateringly good cuisine, head to the spa for pampering treatments inspired by traditional Chinese medicine and a dip in the adults-only heated swimming pool.
Indulge in mouth-wateringly good cuisine during your stay at The Middle House from barbecue duck bing jian pancakes at Café Gray Deluxe to delicious Chinese cuisine at Sui Tang Li.
Jacqui, Original Traveller