Shanghai Serviced Apartments

Run by several large hotel groups, service apartments are a good choice for expatriates who plan to stay in Shanghai for a short period of time. These serviced apartments are usually situated in the prime downtown areas. The apartments are an attractive option because they include top end appliances and furniture, 24­hours butler service, five­star club house amenities, and maid service.

Prices for serviced apartments can range from US$1,500 a month to US$7,500 a month depending on size, location and services.

Pros of Serviced Apartments:
Downtown locations
Full facilities and clubhouses
24 hours English speaking staff
Laundry and housekeeping services
Business facilities
Fully equipped
Immediate maintenance services

Cons of Serviced Apartments:
Limited privacy
“Intrusive” service
Costly in the longer term
Not always possible to personalize