China World Hotel
The 716-room China World Hotel is run by the Asian luxury hotel chain, Shangri-La, and is located in the China World Trade Center. The hotel is preferred by foreigners doing business in the CBD and diplomats working in the southern Embassy district, and is a popular venue for Gala Balls. The ritzy interior design of the public spaces is just on the right side of gaudy but the guestrooms are definitely corporate chic. We suggest booking the Premier Room, which has views of the skyline and is the largest non-suite room. The Business Center caters to executives with video-conference facilities, translation and interpretation services as well as private meeting rooms. There is a huge indoor heated swimming pool for de-stressing after meetings as well as the steam room, Jacuzzi and solarium. If you prefer to hit things, there is also a squash and tennis court. The jazz and wine bar, Aria, is a great place to bring clients for a post-work drink.