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Pudong-Shangri La, Shanghai focuses heavily on business travelers, offering them lots of amenities. The business center at the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel is well-appointed, with three meeting spaces that can host up to 14 people. The rooms are complete with plush chairs, Wi-Fi and AV equipment. If you think you’ll have a long day of work there, you won’t have to worry about a grumbling stomach. The business center comes with a kitchenette with coffee and tea facilities, and you can also arrange to have room service delivered there. The center comes with eight private workstations with printers, computers, fax machines and scanners, plus an attendant at the front desk who can assist with sending and receiving packages.
Those staying on the Horizon Club floor have access to the club lounge, where there’s also a conference room that can be booked — for free — for up to two hours per day. The lounge has a small business center area of its own. In addition, you’ll find a number of amenities for business travelers in your room: There’s free cable Internet and paid Wi-Fi, iPod docks and ergonomic desk chairs. Grand Tower rooms at the Shanghai hotel are especially good for those on business; they come equipped with DVD players, Bose radios with remote controls, in-room fax machines and long desks where you can sprawl out and plug your laptop into handy built-in outlets.