Behold the New Wonder

Are you fond of travelling? Aside from the sights and the scenic routes, you also enjoy the rooms and the accommodation. Travelling is really fun but it will become more interesting when the InterContinental Shimao Hotel opens. In the not so distant future, you will be amazed of this one of a kind hotel. The InterContinental Shimao Hotel will be nestled in the burrows of an abandoned quarry side outside Shanghai.



If you are interested to find more, you should read further.


The InterContinental Shimao Hotel is under the Shimao Wonderland Intercontinental. This Hotel is one of their flagship hotels located in Songjiang District which is near Shanghai. No expense will be spared because estimations show that the cost of building this Hotel will run up to US $730 million. Apart from giving the best accommodation, the Hotel will be set to accommodate recreational activities that will surely enliven the guests. This will become one of China’s biggest tourist attractions. The project started in 2007. SSPG (Shanghai Shimao Property Group) assumed the project.


The InterContinental Shimao Hotel will be considered as a five star hotel. Once this is finished, this will be considered an architecture feat. The construction will be undertaken by professionals famous in their fields. The architectural company Atkins will design the whole project with eco-friendly solutions in mind. The company also boasts of Burj Al-Arab. Atkins thinks about green roofing, artificial lake that can generate heating and electricity and many more.


Features and facilities

What will this hotel offer? InterContinental Shimao is a cave hotel. The Hotel will be 19 stories high with over 380 luxurious rooms. According to some reports, a night stay would typically cost you US $420. This hotel is unique because it will feature sports facility like bungee jumping and rock climbing. The guests will also enjoy other water sports with their artificial lake. Guests will also enjoy underwater restaurants, banquet hall, swimming pool and conference rooms.

Other cave hotels

Cave hotels defy architecture. It combines eco-friendly accommodation plus top-notch activities. Cave hotels are not new but there are cave hotels in other parts of the world. Are you familiar with the Les Hautes Roches in France? This was a monastery before it was built into a hotel. You should also check out the Cappadocia Hotel in Turkey. It does not end there. You should also look for the Caves in Jamaica.

This hotel will be truly remarkable once it is finished. Visiting China will never be the same with the coming of the new cave hotel.