What makes Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund different from other hotels?

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Shanghai has no shortage of hotels along the Bund, but Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund sets itself apart with its rich history and advanced in-room technology. The original Waldorf-Astoria opened in New York in 1893 as the Waldorf Hotel, and though the Shanghai outpost threw open its doors in September 2010, its Heritage Building is 101 years old. The Heritage Building and all of its crown moldings, wainscoting and mantels in the guest rooms were lovingly restored. On the flip side, the Five-Star hotel is fully wired with free Wi-Fi throughout, a connectivity panel and technology kit with cable at every desk, digital controls for all in-room functions and even a Bluetooth keyboard so you can use the LCD television to surf the Internet.

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