By The Nation
Designed by the internationally acclaimed architecture and design practice Neri & Hu, the new residential-style suites range from 124 to 172 square metres in size and boast a timeless aesthetic sense of simplicity, elegance and sophistication.
All suites have advanced in-room control technology with intuitive interface, wireless high-speed Internet connection, in-room refreshment and wine bar, and 24-hour butler service. Guests can relax in their tastefully appointed living area with separate sitting and dining spaces and sleep in style in a bedroom furnished with 800-thread-count linens and desk accessories from silversmith Christofle.
A statement en-suite open bathroom is complete with beauty amenities including Dyson supersonic hairdryer and Themae bath products formulated with rare teas. Every detail is crafted to create a serene oasis amidst the urban hustle and responds to the evolving expectations of luxury hospitality.
The interior features a rich textual contrast of materials including crisp white Bleu de Savoie marble, smoked oak, terrazzo/ natural stones and polished brass that give the space an exquisite charm and warmth,
The well-appointed suites are also adorned with custom-made designer furnishings and lighting fixtures handpicked to ensure coherence, original art pieces created by local and international artists to tell stories inspired by nature, as well as floor-to-ceiling windows that offer full-length views of the city.
The Loft and The Attic also provide a kitchenette equipped with tableware from France’s Degrenne, 85” Bang & Olufsen high-definition television with sound amplifier and on-demand access to media and infotainment content through IPTV. One suite is connected to a premier room to become a two-bedroom suite for the convenience of families.
Until September 30, the hotel marks its new additions by offering a special package that includes daily breakfast, guaranteed 24-hour stay, welcome fruits and champagne, happy hours at Beans & Grapes, round-trip airport transfer, spa treatment for two, 15-per-cent discount at The Retreat, afternoon tea at Urban Lounge, use of meeting rooms, along with a host of complimentary guest services and discounts.
Online booking can be made at www.Sukhothai.com/shanghai.