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HU Bar and Lounge Voted as Outstanding View Bar by City Weekend Readers’ Choice Awards

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Hu Bar + Lounge has been voted as “Outstanding View Bar by 2016 City Weekend Readers’ Chioce Awards”, which symbolizes a glorious start for the newly opened Hu Bar + Lounge.


Middle Left: Shirley Xiao-Director of Marketing Communications; Middle Right: Dirk Cornelis-Director of Bar Operations

The City Weekend Readers’ Choice Award is a highly-anticipated event hosted every year in Shanghai andBeijing. A nominee list of each city’s most popular restaurants, bars and lifestyle venues is broken down into more than 50 categories, with readers’ voting online for their favorites.

Located on the 64th, 65th and 66th floor of Le Royal Méridien Shanghai, HU Bar + Lounge is named for and built to reflect the past, present and future glories of its home city. HU looks back at the past while embracing the progress and fast-paced evolution Shanghai.

Located at the heart of the city center, Hu is known for giving its guests the most iconic views of the city’s skyline. Split into three parts, the concept includes an exclusive penthouse-inspired event space, a classically styled bar and a modern nightclub. The inspiration for each comes from the character of Madame Hu, a longtime resident whose own life and family personify the old and new of the city. It has become the hottest nightspot in Shanghai, combining a great bar concept with absolutely stunning views of Shanghai’s skyline from the top floor of a fashinable hotel.

“We are very proud yet humbled to receive this solid recognition as the Bar with most Outstanding View from City Weekend’s readers, who reflect part of the target market for Hu,” said Benjamin Zahn, General Manager of Le Royal Méridien Shanghai. “Being Shanghai’s newest nightlife destination, Hu boasts its exhilarating 360 degree vista of the city and attracts a mix of guests who are either from Shanghai or travelling to the city. With the amazing view, the great bar concept as well as a dedicated team, we are confident to become the industry leader.”

Le Royal Méridien Shanghai

Located at 789 Nanjing Road East, Le Royal Méridien Shanghai is conveniently located in the center of the city adjacent to People’s Square and Shanghai’s famous walking street Nanjing Lu. The tallest landmark building in Shanghai Puxi, the hotel offers a modern design and uninterrupted panoramic views of Shanghai and the world famous Bund area.

Chic and sophisticated, the five-star deluxe Le Royal Méridien Shanghai offers 761 luxurious guest rooms and suites that showcase views of the mighty Huangpu River, People’s Square, or the Shanghai skyline. Six unique restaurants and bars include Chinese, Italian, French and an International Buffet Restaurant and the award winning 789 Bar + Lounge which is located 65th floor with spectacular views day and night.

The hotel offers over 2,000 square meters of flexible meeting space, two ballrooms and five breakout rooms all uniquely offering natural daylight. For leisure the hotel has an extensive gymnasium with Techno Gym equipment and an atrium enclosed indoor swimming pool and spa facilities.

For more information, please visit www.leroyalmeridienshanghai.com or www.facebook.com/leroyalmeridiensh. Tweet us on @royalmeridiensh or follow us on Instagram.

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