99 Yandang Lu, near Nanchang Lu
COST: ¥500-1,500 per night
METRO: Xintiandi (Line 10)
Located on the relatively tranquil Yandang Road pedestrian street just off the busy Huaihai thoroughfare, Pudi Boutique Hotel has 52 rooms furnished in contemporary style, with the luxury of butler service and aromatherapy toiletries in every en suite bathroom.
Pudi has the advantage of a prime location close to Xintiandi, Middle Huaihai Road, and Fuxing Park, as well as luxury services and an original feel that you won’t find in the international chain hotels. The building is an attractive art deco original with a refitted interior from French designer Pierre Maciag and is filled with contemporary artwork from upcoming Chinese talent.
Reservations are required, so make sure you book in advance.