This swanky boutique hotel has a location right on the Bund walkway, and with its position at the crook of a bend in the Huangpu it offers wraparound views and a slightly different perspective from the usual Bund-view establishments. The lobby is intimate with its dark wood and black marble decor, and rooms have a touch of funk with lighter woods and reproductions of Yu Gardens behind the headboard. The Char Grill boasts fancy cuts of steak such as a 300-gram Wagyu sirloin from the Tajima bloodline, which the menu is sure to boast is the "most famous" of all Wagyus in Japan. Other meats and seafoods on the menu include a coffee-cured duck, an Australian grilled lamb chop and codfish. The prices are hefty at the restaurant, for food that is good but not outstanding, so you might find the best value in grabbing a drink at the Char bar and enjoying the views from the outdoor patio.