The hotel ballroom assumes 742.5 square metres and accommodates 400 to 800 people, depending on the event. Clean, simple earth tones blanket the walls and patterned lighting spills over the ceiling, illuminating the room with a dreamlike charisma. The hotel's fully-equipped business centre features Internet connectivity, space for secretary service and a highly trained and diligent staff to accommodate functions of any size and need. Built in 2009, the air-conditioned building houses 686 guestrooms and a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service. Guests may make use of the hotel safe, currency exchange facilities, cloakroom, lift access, hairdressing salon and TV lounge. Dining and drinks are provided at the café, bar and restaurant. Furthermore, WLAN Internet access, 24-hour room service, laundry service and a car park are available. Location The hotel situated within the Lu Jia Zui Financial and Trade Zone district. Local attractions, including the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai Aquarium, the Super Grand Mall, the Jin Mao Tower and the Financial Tower, are all within walking distance and only 15 minutes from the hotel property is the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC). Rooms All guestrooms include panoramic views, iPod connections, spacious marble en suite bathrooms with walk-in showers and separate bathtubs, flat-screen TV with satellite programming and central air conditioning with individual control panels. Guests may take advantage of the separate working desk, international direct dial telephone and fax lines, computer connection points and voice mail access and high-speed WLAN Internet. Guests will also find a security safe, a minibar, complimentary tea and coffee service, hairdryer, double or king-size bed, radio and ironing set in their room. The kitchenettes have a microwave. The heating is individually regulated. Sport Guests can become a part of the hotel's unsurpassable mystique. They can swim in the high-altitude rooftop indoor pool and conveniently grab refreshments from the poolside snack bar. The establishment also offers guests a sun terrace, hot tub, sauna and steam room. Active guests may workout in the gym (for a fee) or play a round of squash. Relaxation is ensured with massage and spa treatments (fees apply). Meals Guests can embrace the playful rhythm of Cumbia and Salsa music, the warming scent of roasting coffee beans, or the distinct aroma of fine cigars wafting out from hotel's eclectic collection of bars and clubs. Buffets are served at all meal times, whilst lunch and dinner alternatively offer à la carte and set menu options. Payment American Express, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are accepted.