Published on : Saturday, November 17, 2018
Buried almost 90 metres deep in an old quarry, Shanghai opens the world’s first underground hotel.
The luxury hotel has two floors above the ground and 16 below where two floors are underwater. The hotel is in the Sheshan Mountain Range on the fringes of Shanghai. There is a cascading glass waterfall and exposed rock.
One can view the surrounding quarry and the underwater suites features in-room aquarium allowing the guests to watch shoals of fish swimming.
There are other adventures available like rock climbing, kayaking, walking across the glass-floor skywalk. There is a Quarry Bar, night light show inside the hotel’s location.
Lin Wang, CMO of Greater China, IHG said that the InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland is an architectural masterpiece.
The hotel was ready to welcome guests with the exceptional and personalised services taking them to a world of alluring luxury and natural wonder.
British firm Atkins has built the property, it had also conceptualized the Burj Al Arab in Dubai and skyscraper Landmark 81 in Ho Chi Minh City.