Serviced Apartments in Shanghai
Strategically sited in the Luwan district just off Central Huaihai Road, Fraser Residence Shanghai sits in the city’s prime location with landmark offices and retail developments within the vicinity.
To its north is Huaihai Road, a bustling retail destination with a great variety of major top-end boutiques and department stores; to its south is Xintiandi, an internationally-acclaimed urban attraction that blends with the country’s rich heritage.
Fraser Residence Shanghai
98 Shou Ning Road
Shanghai 200021, China
Facilities, Amenities and Services within the vicinity
- Convenient Store (Next door)
- Clinic (Next door)
- Starbucks Café (1 minute by foot）
- Huaihai Road and Time Square Shopping Mall (2 minutes by foot)
- Supermarket - City Super (3 minutes by foot)
- Huaihai Park (5 minutes by foot)
- Subway (5 minutes by foot)
- Xin Tian Di (7 minutes by foot)
- Nanjing Road East pedestrian street (5 minutes by car)
- The Bund (8 minutes by car)
- Cheng Huang Temple (8 minutes by car)
Getting to Fraser Residence Shanghai
- Take Line 8 and alight at Dashijie Station.
- Take Line 1 and alight at South Huangpi Road Station.
- From Pudong airport, it takes around one hour and costs around RMB 150.
- From Hongqiao airport, it takes around 40 minutes and costs around RMB 100。
The metropolitan Shanghai is depicted by skyscrapers that mark the city’s leading edge in financial developments, fashion and trends. In a stunning yet subdued contrast, is the nostalgic facet of Old Shanghai with its temples, gardens that are classically Chinese or French-styled and historical landmarks that once had a part to play in its rich history. Today, these cultural monuments and places of interest offer some reprieve from the urban jungle and are must-visits for every traveller to this dynamic city.
Shanghai was an iconic city which first providing the meeting point between the east and the west. The city remains highly relevant in trade and travel today. The city in the 1800s became an intoxicating mix of sophisticated, rustic, Western and Eastern. French influence was eminent in places like the Fuxing Park, once a French Concession, which features French-style gardens, high-end bars and cafes.
Essential Facts About Shanghai
Shanghai has sub-tropical maritime monsoon climate, with four distinct seasons. Generally, the warm spring and cool autumn are the most comfortable periods of the year. March to May is also an ideal season to visit the city as climatic conditions are pleasant.
The vernacular language is Shanghainese; while the official language is standard Mandarin. Both are often used interchangeably by the locals.
GMT +8 hours
There are various kinds of visas for foreigners entering Shanghai. Recently, visa-on-arrival has become available at the airports. Visas can also be obtained at the Chinese embassies or consulates in your country. While short term visas for lay overs or short tourist stops are available at the airports, it is still recommended to get your visa before entering the country to avoid any possible problems. Most Asian countries are allowed visa-free entry for up to 30 days, but you should check the latest regulations with the nearest consulate or embassy or online.
The unit currency is Renminbi (RMB). Credit cards are widely accepted at larger establishments.
All prices are tax-inclusive when charged and there is no other tax.
Tipping is not commonly practised in China. Most hotels automatically add a 15% service charge to the total bill.
Banks and government offices:
Mondays to Fridays, 09:00 to 17:00 hours
Saturdays, 09:00 to 13:00 hours
Mondays to Fridays, 09:00 to 18:00 hours
Shops and department stores, may vary but mostly:
Mondays to Sundays: 10:00 to 22:00 hours, including public holidays.
The biggest mobile telephone three service providers are China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom.
Medical facilities of international standard are available in Shanghai. It is advisable to seek medical advice about vaccinations/inoculations from your family doctor before traveling.
Voltage is 220V AC.
New Year's Day, Chinese New Year or Spring Festival, Tomb-Sweeping Festival, Labor Day, Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival and China National Day.