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Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund distinguishes itself from other luxury hotels with its boutique, design-forward style, incredible leisure facilities and unique rooms. It’s Hotel Indigo’s first property in Asia Pacific and sits right on the Huangpu River, providing guests with an amazing view of The Bund and Pudong skyline. The lobby is art gallery meets living room, with an undulating wall of wooden bars behind the reception desk, a rickshaw and bicycle painted in primary colors, a rotating collection of contemporary artwork and a charming mismatched cluster of stools, chairs and sofas in the corner. Once guests have settled in, they should drop by the sixth floor to explore the colorful and cozy library, which operates a free exchange system of books, magazines and DVDs. For the tech addicts, there are numerous iMac stations, two free massage chairs and two enormous movie pods, furnished with a flat-screen and sofa bed — staff will even provide the popcorn. Guest rooms feature dark wooden floors, stunning skyline views, windows that open for fresh air and white silk netting forming the canopy over the plush bed. With a wicker sofa, premium quality and locally sourced coffee and tea, and an excellent guest service directory chockfull of tourist tips, guests will have no problems whiling away the day in their room. The bathrooms have an interesting layout, with a large room at the end including a freestanding tub, three different shower heads and two windows that look out over the curving river and city rooftops.