Bellagio Shanghai

Raising the bar in spectacular ultra-luxury hotel design in China’s cultural hub with Bellagio’s first ever hotel outside North America

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    Site: 1.1 hectares
    162 keys, including 24 suites

  • Services

    Architecture, Wimberly Interiors

Clad in granite stone, the rich materials, columns and details are a reference to the architectural traditions of the area, all capturing the elegance and glamour of 1930s Shanghai, known as ‘The Paris of the East, the New York of the West’.

Using a modern interpretation of Art Deco which had heralded boom times, the design narrative has been heavily influenced by the historical neighborhood of The Bund district. In keeping with the surrounding historical architecture, the design utilizes a neoclassical scheme that references the legacy of Shanghai’s colonial past.

The design for Bellagio Shanghai Bund is expressed through the lens of couture fashion, with reinterpreted silhouettes, textures and embellishments which pay homage to the glamor and optimism of the Art Deco era. The decadent lobby with impressive grand staircase and a color palette of dramatic creams and blacks are accented stylishly with champagne and emerald fabrics.

Ten stories follow the direction of the Suzhou River in rhythmic stepped facades and vertical towers, with guest room vistas maximizing the panoramic views of the Pudong skyline. The towers and grand Porte Cochère are punctuated by a procession of elegant columns, while multi-functional space is designed to allow for impressive event experiences.

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