Aloft Hotels, an incubator brand of Marriott International, has opened the new Aloft Shanghai Zhangjiang Haike Hotel in China.

The 191-room Aloft Shanghai Zhangjiang is owned by Shanghai Tech University Hotel Management and is said to be the first international hotel located in the central area of Zhangjiang Hi-tech Park Pudong.

Marriott International Asia-Pacific Brand & Marketing vice-president Mike Fulkerson said: “We’re excited to debut the Aloft Hotels brand in Shanghai, bringing the next generation of travellers to an up-and-coming tech and innovation hub in the city.

“The new Aloft Shanghai Zhangjiang Haike Hotel will become Shanghai’s newest social hub, where creative self-expressers can meet and mingle in a casual, friendly environment over cocktails at the W XYZ bar.”

Aloft Shanghai Zhangjiang Haike Hotel is located within the close proximity of the New International Expo Center as well as the Shanghai Disney Resort.

It features custom amenities by Bliss Spa and also offers a wide variety of dining and social spaces.

The hotel includes a restaurant called Nook. The W XYZ Bar offers cocktails and light bites. Other facilities include 24/7 fitness centre Re:charge.

Additionally, the hotel features seven on-site meeting rooms as well as 890m² function spaces for staging events of various scales and formats.

Aloft Shanghai Zhangjiang Haike Hotel general manager Andy Shen said: “Our entire team is proud to be part of the first Aloft hotel in Shanghai and the first international hotel in Zhangjiang Hi-tech Park Pudong.

“Our hotel will definitely allow value-conscious travellers in pursuit of smart travel experience to stay connected, network, and relax in style.”