Urban sophistication and class become one at The Middle House hotel and residences located in the heart of downtown Shanghai. Designed by renowned Italian architect Piero Lissoni, The Middle House offers 111 guest rooms and 102 serviced apartments — The Middle House Residences — all of which feature a luxurious, yet simple and elegant, style of décor. Further adding to the ambience is an exquisite collection of artistic pieces including porcelain and ceramic works, paintings, photography, and more, which serve to complement Lissoni’s overall design concept of “dignity and refinement”. The Middle House is also service-oriented, with available options for guests such as house vehicles and a hassle-free, paperless arrival and departure system. A multifaceted Spa and Wellness Center with an extensive retail space, juice bar, and 24-hour gym facilities, among other amenities, affords Middle House guests the ability to relax in a tranquil setting after busy days spent in the thick of the city’s hustle and bustle.
With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, in the continent that our north American founders Catherine and Jay have adored and explored for decades, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
With a choice between luxury studio rooms, a suite, penthouse, or one of several spacious, chic residences, there is no shortage of room options at The Middle House. All room types offer panoramic views of the surrounding city and an array of amenities, with many of them also opening up to a private terrace. Guests who opt for the gallery suite or penthouse options will truly experience life’s finer things in a setting high atop the hotel’s upper floors. Residence options deliver an experience rooted in the “home-away-from-home” concept. Such amenities as state-of-the-art Bluetooth sound system, complimentary wireless Internet access, in-room Maxi Bar, and luxury bathroom accessories and products come standard in all room types.
Available in five different floor plans that range in size from 538 to 1,076 square feet, The Middle House studio rooms provide a charming, spacious environment for guests to Shanghai.Features such as down bedding and luxury bathroom accessories and products are standard throughout.
Guests who elect to stay in the Gallery Suite will enjoy awe-inspiring views of surrounding skyscrapers from vast, windowed spaces. A private suite and ample 1,184-square foot floor plan is paired with all the amenities included in studio rooms.
With 7,104 square feet of space, the Penthouse is an impressive room offering with separate living rooms, bedrooms, and private terraces. A private library, bar, and pantry kitchen are also included, and breathtaking views of the Shanghai cityscape make the Penthouse a truly next-level hospitality experience.
Residence offerings at The Middle House are focused on making guests feel as though they never left home. Additional amenities, including a full kitchen complete with all appliances, personal safe, iron and ironing board, LED TV and home theater system, and much more, also come in the residences, which like the studios come in several differing floorplans. Residence guests also enjoy exclusive access to services such as complimentary access to the spa and priority reservation and seating arrangement at all in-house restaurants and bars.
The Middle House Shanghai facilities are a peaceful setting for busy guests to purge clutter and stress from their minds and simply relax. The MI XUN Spa, appended by The Lab at MI XUN and a boutique retail space with high-end, yoga-inspired brands for sale, is the first hotel spa in China to offer CHA LING treatments. These facilities place an emphasis on using combined techniques of traditional Chinese medicine to re-harmonize and balance energy flows and detoxify the body. A beautifully designed indoor swimming pool and modern gymnasium perfectly round out The Middle House’s facilities.
Whether looking for an invigorating strength training workout or a spiritual yoga session, the gymnasium is sure to satisfy guests’ every fitness-related need.
The hotel’s spa facilities include a sauna, steam room, juice bar, and nail salon, but what really sets the MI XUN Spa apart is The Lab. The Lab at MI XUN offers an exclusive portfolio of high quality products and luxurious treatments, all in one prime location to meet the varied lifestyle needs of guests.
At 33 meters in length, the heated swimming pool is an ideal place to lounge or get energized swimming laps. Enjoy healthy cold-pressed juices or a signature mojito from the Pool Bar after a swim.
International, Italian, and traditional Chinese cuisines alike come together at The Middle House’s three unique dining establishments. In-room dining, courtesy of Café Gray Deluxe, is also available 24 hours a day. All three of the hotel’s culinary options feature extensive wine and cocktail lists, and all three serve lunch and dinner. Only Café Gray Deluxe offers breakfast.
The sister to the iconic restaurant of the same name at The Upper House in Hong Kong, Café Gray Deluxe is the brainchild of New York-based Chef Gray Kunz. His cuisine draws on traditional American influences and showcases the freshest seasonal ingredients in courses both savory and sweet.
Frasca is a modern Italian eatery incorporating ingredients procured either locally or from the finest Italian sources. Dining here is an experience sure to delight all the senses. Guests are invited to sip a glass of wine and enjoy their entrees in a sun-filled glasshouse, or al-fresco among the outdoor patio’s blooms.
Inspired by Cantonese, Sichuan and Shanghainese delicacies, Sui Tang Li’s authentic cuisine adds a creative twist to traditional Chinese fare. Dishes here are served as both sharing and small plates and are all paired with a selection of accompanying wines.
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