Sukhothai in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, 5 June 2017: HKR International Limited will open its second hotel under the Sukhothai Hotels & Resorts portfolio in Shanghai, China, late this year.

The other Sukhothai is the group’s flagship hotel, The Sukhothai Bangkok.

The Sukhothai Shanghai, located on Shanghai’s Nanjing Road (West) the central district business, will open with 168 rooms and 33 suites.

The Sukhothai Shanghai is an integral part of the HKRI Taikoo Hui mixed-use complex which is jointly developed by HKR International and Swire Properties.

HKR International Limited has been listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange since 1989.

The new-build property is bounded on the north by Nanjing Road (West) and on the west by Shimen Yi Road.

The Sukhothai Shanghai is annexed with a restored heritage building named as the “Cha House”, and is connected seamlessly to the retail shops and two Grade A office towers in HKRI Taikoo Hui and with Shanghai’s extensive metro network.

The Sukhothai Shanghai will introduce La Scala, one of the best known Italian restaurants in Bangkok, which will feature an open theatre kitchen, serve a la minute prepared urban Italian cuisine using the freshest ingredients complemented by a wide range of Italian boutique wines.

The hotel’s second floor will feature meeting and banquet facilities that include a ballroom and six multi-purpose rooms, offering a total function space of 650 square metres.

“Following years of success with The Sukhothai Bangkok, we are thrilled to establish the Sukhothai brand in China”,  said The Sukhothai Shanghai general manager Marcel Holman.

“We are proud to celebrate the birth of this contemporary design hotel in the dynamic metropolis where we preserve The Sukhothai Bangkok heritage and continue our widely acclaimed service philosophy, tradition, quality and standard.”