The Lan Sheng hotel is located in the northeastern part of Shanghai. The world-famous shopping streets Nanjing Road and Huaihai Road are 20 minutes away. The centre of the city (People's Square) is just a 15-minute drive away and it is 30 minutes by car to Shanghai Stadium. Hangzhou is a 2-hour drive away. The hotel was opened in 1992 and comprises a total of 418 guest rooms including 120 luxury rooms which are located on the newly-furnished luxury floors and 190 standard rooms famous for their roominess and comfort which reflect the overall style of the hotel. This establishment is ideal for both holidaymakers and business travellers alike and facilities on offer to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a lobby area with a 24-hour reception and 24-hour check-in/check out service. Guest are offered a hotel safe a currency exchange facility a cloakroom 6 lifts a café a newspaper stand and a hairdressing salon. There is a bar a games room a TV lounge 3 Chinese and western restaurants 9 business meeting rooms and WLAN/Internet access (charges apply). Guests may also take advantage of the room and laundry services for an additional fee. Parking and a garage are available for those arriving by car. All rooms come with Internet access and a minibar as well as a private bathroom with a shower/bathtub a hairdryer a direct dial telephone satellite/cable TV and tea and coffee making facilities. Furthermore an ironing set a king-size or double bed centrally regulated air conditioning and heating and a safe are provided in all accommodation as standard. The hotel features a 5th floor health centre which is equipped with a sauna (charges apply) a massage room a spa pool (charges apply) and a steam bath. For an extra fee guests can use the hotel's indoor badminton practice court and table tennis room. Charges also apply to the use of the hotel's indoor basketball court and billiards room. Sports enthusiasts may also enjoy a workout in the gym. Guests may enjoy Southern Yangtze River cuisine and a wide selection of dishes in the Food Court restaurant on the 1st floor. The Fortune Chinese Meal Hall on the 2nd floor is packed with oriental features and offers a chic and elegant environment. The hotel is some 15 minutes' drive from the new Pudong Development District Bund Financial Street and Shanghai Railway Station. From the Shanghai Hongqiao and Pudong International Airport guests should take the Inner Circle Highway. They are only 35 minutes' and 60 minutes' drive from the hotel respectively.