China gears up for an exciting weekend with the Shanghai Formula 1 (F1) Grand Prix this 13 April - 15 April 2012, as locals and tourists alike flock down to the bustling city to catch the F1 fever.
As with every racetrack, the Shanghai International Circuit boasts stunning architecture, high-speed straights and winding turns, and is one of the few highly-anticipated F1 race tracks in Asia, besides Malaysia and Singapore.
While Shanghai preps for the Formula 1 Grand Prix, we take the opportunity to showcase five hotels you might wish to stay during this period.
Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai Hong Quan
International hotel group, Radisson Hotels and Resorts, is no stranger to the China market, with its seventh Radisson Blu hotel set to open in the country. Opened in 2008, the Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai Hong Quan is conveniently located in the Zhenru Commercial Zone, about 10 kilometres away from the city centre.
Offering a total of 301 guest rooms, Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai Hong Quan provides free broadband Internet access across all rooms. Dining options are aplenty as well to suit your palate, with Chinese, western as well as meal delivery service. Ideal for both tourists and business travellers, the hotel includes a business centre, meeting room, as well as swimming pool and sauna.
Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai Hong Quan is listed as one of the hotels providing not only airport transfers for the overwhelming crowd coming into Shanghai, but circuit transfers for guests heading for F1 as well. In case you've not gotten your tickets, the hotel is providing exclusive F1 hotel packages. Talk about thoughtfulness.
Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai Hong Quan, 210 Taopu Road, Putuo District, Shanghai 200333, China, + 86-21-53559999, www.radisson.com
Click on the next page to check out the rest of the hotels in Shanghai you can book during the F1 Grand Prix period.