Wanda Reign on the Bund
The moment you arrive at Wanda Reign on the Bund, it is immediately clear that this is unlike any other hotel in the world. Your extraordinary journey begins in the 10-meter-high Art Deco lobby. Clad in jade and marble tiles, and featuring priceless works of modern abstract art, the striking entrance hall sets the tone for the rest of the hotel. From Great Gatsby-style glamor and nostalgic, old world members-only clubs, to glitzy rooftop parties with breathtaking views of Shanghai’s famous skyline, Wanda Reign on the Bund is more than just a hotel — it is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
- Indulge in an 18-course tasting menu of delectable sushi paired with rare sake at HE Japanese Restaurant
- Relax in one of 190 impeccably designed and furnished guestrooms and suites
- Check into the expansive Chairman’s Suite with spectacular views
- Sample fine whiskies and cigars at the members-only Club Reign
- Hire one of the hotel’s luxury vehicles, from a BMW 5 Series to a Rolls Royce Phantom
- Cruise the river in Wanda Reign on the Bund’s chic Sunseeker yacht
This luxurious urban hotel is the best place to start when investigating Shanghai’s art scene. Wanda Reign on the Bund’s artwork was all commissioned especially for the hotel, and the collection includes 33 pieces by contemporary Chinese artists, including the lobby’s central Shi Qi painting. Even the staff uniforms are custom-made Laurence Xu couture.
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Choose from 190 guestroom and 13 suites, designed following two aesthetics: Trendy and Noble. If you opt for Trendy, you will find stained glass partitions and 1920s-esque chandeliers. If you choose Noble, magnolia embroidery and golden accents will add signature touches to your retreat. Floor-to-ceiling windows reveal technicolor city views — admire the cityscape from your Ogawa massage chair or sink into a hot, bubbly tub in the marble bathroom. Then, courtesy of the hotel’s signature “Bed of Reign” — comfy woolen bed linen from New Zealand and a Talalay latex mattress — prepare yourself for an incomparable night’s sleep.
If you’re a member of Club Reign you hold the keys to sophistication. Relax in one in one of the tan leather armchairs, away from the hustle of the city, and let your butler deliver your tipple of choice from a bar also stocked with Louis XIV cigars.
While the area around Wanda Reign on the Bund offers many dining options, food afficianados are likely to return to the hotel again and again for unsurpassed fine dining experiences. Dine on fresh and innovative sushi dishes at HE Japanese Restaurant, elevated Huaiyang Cuisine at River Drunk Restaurant, or surrounded by breathtaking views at RuiKu.
RuiKu Restaurant and Champagne Bar – Looking out over the river on the top floor of the hotel, take pleasure in the likes of fresh oysters and smoked duck. Later, the space transforms into a hip bar, serving cocktails against a backdrop of pulsating music played by world-famous DJs.
HE Japanese Restaurant – With a sleek design, featuring a rippling metallic ceiling, views of the city’s skyscrapers, and an evening light show, HE — pronounced "way" — serves melt-in-your-mouth sashimi, as well as sushi creations from a Japanese master chef.
Café Reign – This ground-floor, all-day dining venue has an open kitchen so you can enjoy your breakfast to the captivating sounds of sizzling food and kitchen activity. The morning buffet is a mix of continental and local dishes, including Shanghai noodles and several types of congee.
River Drunk – Tuck into Shanghai-style seafood or Huaiyang dishes, like steamed pork buns or slow-cooked stuffed chicken, in the grand, 1920s-themed River Drunk restaurant. If you are in a group, book one of the six unique private dining rooms.
After a long day of traveling, or a busy day in Shanghai, treat yourself to a couple of hours in the hotel’s marble and gold SHUI spa, with its sizable hydrotherapy pools and skincare treatments from German specialists Futuresse. Suitably restored, you can eat, drink, or relax in the hotel.
There is plenty to experience in the hotel’s immediate surroundings. Wander around the Yu Gardens, Shanghai’s only Ming-style garden, or stroll up the Bund riverside, taking in Old Town architecture on one side, and the gleaming skyscrapers on the other. After working up an appetite, head to the Cool Docks complex to dine at Vespertine, a bold, fine-dining eatery serving dishes such as gnocchi with smoked lobster, and scallops with purple potato ice cream.
Wanda Reign on the Bund
In the southern section of the Bund, with a view across the Huangpu River to the futuristic Pudong skyline, Wanda Reign on the Bund is a 20-minute walk from the main historic center of the Bund — close enough to the heart of the Old Town, yet away from the bustle. This area is known for its 1920s architecture, which is reflected in the hotel’s design.
The Wanda Reign on the Bund is 26 mi / 42 km from Shanghai Pudong International Airport.
Shanghai Hongqiao Airport is 10 mi / 16 km away from the hotel.
Shanghai Pudong International Airport is 26 mi / 42 km away.