Somerset Xu Hui Shanghai
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... it looks just like one - at night a bright light beams into space and the whole of the top dances with flashing lights in the dark.
After paying for the tickets we were led to the lift - it was one of those super-fast ones! We left -5 and it took about 60 seconds to reach the 95th floor - all the way up we had flashing lights and music! We got out of the lift on the 95th floor and took an escalator to the 97th floor, where we got into yet ...
... scowled at her for not even having the decency to pretend to check! :D Fortunately the company was good! I had a really good long chat with Kevin, who is from the same area of Paris that I lived in when looking after Alexandre and Timothy, has been to Sheffield many times because his ex girlfriend studied there, and has been to Leicester twice to meet friends who were on Erasmus there!! After Malone's we went on to Dada's where we played Jenga and danced until ...
... with transparent plexiglass between the eager customers and brilliant chefs, this place lived up to its reputation.
Both floors were crowded with impatient customers and we were told by an overworked, shrill waitress to wait in what can only barely be considered a "line". We waited obediently for a few minutes before realizing we'd never get a table that way. After observing stealthier customers, we followed suit ...
... good humour, but obviously thinking I still needed a bit of protection from my ignorance in this teeming city. On the flight to Singapore, one of Gaye’s companions had told me to visit Café Oz in the French Concession for a great coffee (the coffee at the hotel was horrible, safer to stick with the tea) so I thought that would be a good starting point and from there we could make our way by foot to the Bund in ...
... because he was totally in Love with Vivi, by now...40 minutes after meeting her.
We walked into The Apartment and found out that Vivi was some sort of a VIP there. The doormen let us right through, with pats on the back, and gesturing their hands as to guide us into the club. The Apartment was New York, loft-style, lounge. The crowd was mainly European, Australian, and some of the exclusive crowd of Shanghai. The vide was ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center