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"Tranquility amidst city buzz"
Puli is a hidden gem in Central Shanghai. - It has a great staff that can speak English. - Although other hotels have huge in-house restaurants, Puli's breakfast seemed to have a carefully selected buffet. We actually enjoyed it more. - Pristine suite - accessible location
"Exceeded All Expectations"
We chose the Puli for a short 2 night stay in Shanghai due to the reviews and the look of the hotel. It's always hard to know for sure based on this info what an accommodation experience will actually be like. We we fortunate enough to experience the Club Level experience and The Puli surprised us in a positive way around every corner. From the wonderful and accommodating concierge, to the incredibly well appointed room, the breakfast and snacks, and afternoon tea, every service was beyond expectations. And the grounds are as beautiful and peaceful as it can get. Yet with all the high level of service and pampering, none of it felt overly pretentious or forced. It was comfortable, pleasant, and natural. We could not stop talking about the Puli after we checked out and have since compared every other service to theirs. Top marks and highest recommendations from us. We can't wait to return!
"The Best in China'"
I'm in Five Star hotels in China 10-12 days each month. The PuLi is now my favourite. I note in Trip Advisor several people had problems with their room or service as late as early 2016; however, that's certainly not my experience. I love the Zen meets West decor, the service, the value for money. If you want the big grand lobby covered in marble, the PuLi is not for you. It is a boutique hotel for a discerning traveler and their "Club" deal is a must have -- generous and very special. I can't wait to return. Thanks to Carrie Li and all who made my first visit so pleasant and one of many in the future.
Beginning with its secluded bamboo-lined entry and its lobby surrounded with reflecting ponds, the Puli is a welcome respite from the bustle of Shanghai. My room for two nights was spacious, well lit, clean, and exceedingly comfortable, even if it is showing some slight wear and tear. I woke up early every morning (jet lag helped) to float in the spa bath and take some laps in the pool. Views over the park make you feel as if you're set in nature and make for a peaceful start to your day. Would return happily. My Shanghai colleague claims that the Puli is the city's best hotel, and that's not hard to believe.
"A voluptuous luxury"
I loved staying at the Puli, and my main regret was it has been for one night only. Since you pass the door and enter the lobby you feel trapped in kind of another world, where every detail have been thought and carefully checked. There's nothing flashy there, just a brilliant design in anything that creates a very specific atmosphere and makes you feel relaxed, out of Shanghai hustle and bustle. I specifically enjoyed the bathroom and the orchid in the room was a very nice touch.
Credit cards accepted by the hotel: Visa - MasterCard
Check-in: 2:00 PM , Check-out: 12:00 PM