Discover The Middle House, Shanghai

14 Jul 2018
2 min read
Expect avant-garde design at its very best.

A design hotel with a sophisticated edge – discover a stay at The Middle House, The House Collective’s newest opening in the centre of bustling Shanghai.

Found within bustling HKRI Taikoo Hui, the recently opened hotel is perfect for a sleek stay filled with exceptional experiences. The latest addition from Swire Hotels, the new hotel provides guests with an intimate and urban sanctuary in one of the world’s most dynamic cities.

The property aims to capture the spirit of the city it resides in. “We are really excited about The Middle House. Each of our properties embraces the spirit of its home city, and The Middle House exemplifies modern-day Shanghai,” commented Brian Williams, Deputy Chairman of Swire Hotels. “The Middle House is our fourth hotel in The House Collective, which welcomes world travellers who seek a luxurious yet unique and personalised experience during their stay.”

It’s a mixture of modern-day Shanghai and avant-garde design. With 111 modern studios, varying from 50 sqm to 100 sqm, a gallery suite and a Penthouse – all influenced by celebrated architect Piero Lissoni’s sumptuous and sophisticated interior design, expect to feel immersed in total luxury.

The design draws inspiration from the city’s rich heritage of craftsmanship and culture, marrying minimalist style with classical Shanghainese elements.

For something special, book the 660 sqm top-floor Penthouse overlooking fashionable Nanjing West Road. The immaculately designed two-bedroom suite offers private terraces, a lounge and an exclusive event space with a private kitchen – ideal for all those Champagne launches.

Foodies can also enjoy a trio of dining options.

1 Café Gray Deluxe
The iconic Café Gray Deluxe, loved by visitors to The Upper House in Hong Kong, now has a sister outpost at The Middle House. The acclaimed eatery by Chef Gray Kunz combines a restaurant, lounge bar and private dining room. It also boasts one of the best terraces in the city with wrap-around views; ideal for al fresco dining and cocktails during Shanghai’s warmer seasons.

2 Frasca
Deep-rooted Italian traditions and know-how give the restaurant its exuberance and spirit, with ingredients sourced fresh from local family farms. The kitchen of Frasca is brought to life by Chef Stefano Pace, who previously helmed the two Michelin star restaurant Gusto in Rome and founded one of Shanghai’s all-time favourites, D.O.C Gastronomia Italian. Frasca also mixes classic cocktails, with a vast selection of Italian bottled beers and one of the largest Grappa selections in Shanghai sitting next to an Italian- focused wine list.

2 Sui Tang Li
The Chinese restaurant, with a name inspired by the meaning happy, free and relaxed, serves dishes that are ideal for sharing and presented in style. Chef Tony Ye, who has more than 20 years’ experience, delivers the best of artisan Dim Sum and has curated a menu composed of creative and contemporary dishes influenced by Shanghainese, Sichuan and Cantonese regional cuisines.

In the midst of Shanghai’s hustle and bustle, The Middle House offers guests a haven of relaxation with MI XUN SPA | THE LAB | SHOP. This hidden oasis features a beautiful heated indoor swimming pool, 24-hour gym facilities complete with a HYPOXI room and wellness studio, plus soothing group yoga sessions.

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