The PuLi Hotel and Spa (Chinese: 璞麗酒店; pinyin: Púlì Jiŭdiàn; lit. 'beautiful un-carved gem') is one of the first luxury urban resorts in Shanghai. Situated in Jing'an District of Shanghai, China, the hotel is centrally located between Nanjing West Road and YanAn Road, adjacent to the multi-use development Park Place. With 229 rooms inclusive of 36 suites, The PuLi offers 24-hour butler service, in-room dining, concierge, laundry and valet services, and PHÉNIX eatery & bar - a Michelin restaurant rooted in the philosophy of "Life is about the ingredients". The PuLi Hotel and Spa is the first hotel of Urban Resort Concepts and is the member hotel of The Leading Hotels of the World in China. In March 2010, the hotel was included in Design Hotels network as a member hotel. The Chinese name of The PuLi Hotel and Spa The hotel logo was inspired by a phoenix and the flame tree (鳳凰树).The hotel facilities including gymnasium, sauna, steam rooms, swimming pool and the inaugural UR SPA, are located on the third floor.
Chinese materials, including dark local timbers, cast bronze, air dried clay tiles, grey Shanghai brick and local flamed and handmade stone were used as building materials for hotel's public areas and guestrooms.
Examples of building materials application in the hotel:
Stingray leather panels above the Library fireplace in size of 309 cm width by 218 cm height by 83 cm depth
Bronze wall at the end of the swimming pool