Hotels in Shanghai for Muslims

Islamism was introduced to Shanghai as early as Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368AD). Nowadays there are seven mosques and more than 85,000 Muslims living in Shanghai. We are going to introduce you five great hotels in Shanghai, which are close to exciting spots, as well as popular Muslim restaurants in Shanghai.


  • Karamay Petroleum Hotel 上海克拉玛依石油宾馆

o   Address: 21 West Jiaotong Road, Putuo District, Shanghai, China

o   Price per night: $44+

o   Key features and review:

The Karamay Petroleum Hotel opened in 1998 and was renovated in 2010. As an international business hotel, it has 99 guests rooms in different size. All the guest rooms are equipped with central air-conditioning, a mini bar, refrigerator and internet cable. Free parking is provided.

Because there is an Aladdin Muslim restaurant and specialty shop on the first floor, you can enjoy authentic Muslim food and buy products from Xinjiang without going out of the hotel.

The hotel is only 9-minute walk from the Shanghai railway station, 18-minute and 40-minute drive from relatively the Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport and Shanghai Pudong International Airport. Besides, it is right next to the Environmental Theme Park of Suzhouhe.


  • Hanting Seasons Hotel Shanghai Xujiahui 汉庭全季酒店(上海徐家汇店)

o   Address: 1065 Zhao Jia Bang Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China

o   Price per night: $58+

o   Key features and review:

Open in 2009, the Hanting Seasons Hotel has 122 clean and quiet guest rooms designed for different needs of the customers. Located in the prosperous Xujiahui commercial district in the southwest part of Shanghai,  it has very convenient transportation. The renowned Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai Stadium, and Shanghai Library are all within walking distance. The neighborhood is so pretty that it definitely worth a stroll in the nice weather. Xujiahui Park and Hengshan parks are around the corner. And it is 21 minutes away from the Shanghai Zoo (2381 Hongqiao Road, Changning District, Shanghai, China) by car. Take a 10 minutes walk, you will arrive the Yeli Xiali Xinjiang Restaurant (Nandan), the highest ranked Muslim restaurant and enjoy their lamb shashlik and big plate chicken.


  • Hua Ting Hotel & Towers 锦江华亭宾馆(上海徐家汇店)

o   Address: 1200 Caoxi Road North, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China

o   Price per night: $88+

o   Key features and review:

As the first five-star hotel in the bustling Xujiahui business area, Huating Hotel and Towers has a perfect location. It is next to metro stations of line 1 and 4, which can take you to most places you want. It is right next to the Shanghai Grand Stage, where there are always wonderful performances. The hotel was designated as the official host hotel of the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008, Shanghai World Expo in 2010, and 14th session of the FINA World Championships in 2011, as recognition of its superb services. There are totally 773 guest rooms and 14 well-equipped multi-purpose halls for different types of conferences. The 1200-square-meter dining hall can easily host 1000 guests at a time. There is a Tahar Xinjiang Restaurant (Xujiahui) (2701 Xie Tu Lu, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China) 11 minutes away from the hotel on foot.


  • Park Hotel Shanghai  上海国际饭店

o   Address: 170 Nanjing Road West, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China

o   Price per night: $82+

o   Key features and review:

Park Hotel Shanghai was listed as a Major Historical and Cultural Site Protected at the National Level by the State Council of China in 2006.  It had been the tallest building in Asia for 30 years, standing there seeing all the tremendous changes happening in Shanghai in the past decades. Different kinds of artifacts are displayed in the gallery inside the hotel, reminding visitors of the Old Shanghai Style in the 1930s.

Opened in 1934 and renovated in 2009, the historical Park Hotel Shanghai is located right on the “Zero Center Point of Shanghai”. The People’s Square, a beautiful part is just across the street, in the city center of Shanghai. The hotel is very close to the paradise for art lovers–Shanghai Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai, as well as the Shanghai Grand Theater are all within walking distance.  The hotel has 244 guest rooms and a multi-purpose conference hall. And from the City View Suites you can see the wonderful scenery of central Shanghai in the daytime or at night. It will take 15 minutes by foot from the hotel to the Gulixian Muslim Restaurant (5th floor, 818 Nanjing Road West, Jing’an District, Shanghai, China). The big plate chicken there is a must try.


  • InterContinental Shanghai Pudong  上海锦江汤臣洲际大酒店

o   Address: 777 Zhangyang Road, Pudong District, Shanghai, China

o   Price per night: $119+

o   Key features and review:

The InterContinental Shanghai Pudong Hotel opened in 1996 and was redecorated in 2008.It has 398 modern and stylish guest rooms and more than 2,850 square meter space for a conference hall and facilities. Professional conference managers and a banquet team can make plans for a customized conference according to your needs. In addition, the customers speak highly of the attentive guest service and panorama of Pudong that they enjoy in the Executive Club on the 24th floor of the hotel.Free parking is provided for guests.

The hotel locates in the heart of Lujiazui finance and trade zone in Pudong,and is only 5 minutes away from the Century Avenue Station, which is the only interchange station serving four lines on the Shanghai metro network.Besides, it takes roughly 10 minutes from the hotel to Xintiandi-an affluent car-free shopping, eating and entertainment district by car. You can also take a five-minute walk to treat yourself at the Mantuoling Muslim Restaurant (Babaiban) (3rd floor, 601 Zhangyang Road, Pudong District, Shanghai).

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