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Astor House Hotel Shanghai
Address: No.15 Huangpu Road

▲Brief Introduction

Astor House Hotel (or Richard's Hotel, as it was known before) was establishedin 1846 (during the Qing Dynasty Daoguang period, 26years).

In 1846, Richard Restanrant, a Barlork style building stood spectacularly in shanghai bund near Wangpoo river.

The hotel moved to Whales Bridge (today's Garden bridge) in 1857.

In 1907, the hotel was extended to an England new classical style building. After the foundation of the People's Republic of China, Richard Restaurant was renovated several times to become more attractive.

Hall of Fame

1922, Einstein.Room.304
1920, English philosopher Bertrand Russell.Room.310
1897, former American President Grant.Room.410
1931 and 1936, Charlie Chaplin.Room.404

The Astor House Hotel was the first modern hotel in China's history, which hosted many celebrities from all over the world.

The hotel lightened up the first electric lamps in China- July 26, 1882, Shanghai lightened up 15 lamps on trial for the first time, seven of which were installed in the Astor House Hotel.
The earliest performances of the Circuses in China- 1882, the earliest performances of the Circuses from Western countries.
The first phonecall was made through here- 1901, the first Yellow Page in the city listed the number of the Astor House Hotel "200", and it's the first phone used in Shanghai.
A half-sounded film was first shown on in the open air- June 9, 1908, the motion picture was played in the hotel garden.
China's first prom was hosted here- November 5, 1897, a grand dancing party was held in the hotel to celebrate the 60 th birthday of the Queen Cixi.
The first stock exchange in China after 1949 was started at the hotel- December 19, 1990, the Shanghai Stock Exchange was launched at the Astor House Hotel.   

Astor House Hotel is located in the north  side of Garden Bridge,with shangha i Mansion on her neighboueside.It's very near to reach Bond and Nanjing Road-financial &shopping center in shanghai with convenient transportation.

In present time, Astor House Hotel has 130 various type of rooms, including Executive rooms, deluxe rooms, 4-bed rooms and some big rooms. Our rooms are decorated in Barloke style ov Victoria times in 19th century, they are very spaciousand bright with comfortable enviroment.Each room has big sanitary place and satellite TV, IDT/DDT, air conditioner and other modern equipments.

Rooms Type

Deluxe Suite 
Executive Suite 
Executive Room A 
Executive Room B 
Celebrity room 
Deluxe Double 
Deluxe Twin  
Extra bed

Astor House Hotel Shanghai / 上海浦江饭店
No.15 Huangpu Road
Tel: 0086-21-63246388
Fax: 008621-63243179

Tel: 0086-28-85540220 Fax: 0086-28-85541221 Email:
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