Step back in time to the golden era of Shanghai...Discover an urban sanctuary where you least expect it, nestled in the Xuhui District’s last remaining cluster of shikumen townhouses. With only a few of the original shikumen lanes remaining, Capella Shanghai, an all luxury shikumen villa hotel in Shanghai, is proud to protect and evolve the city’s cultural legacy. The design concept, created by Jaya Design International, embodies the spirit of Jian Ye Li - reflected in the fusion of French and Chinese elements, a nod to its heritage, and the golden era during the 1930s.
As one of the most popular luxury hotels in Shanghai, Capella Shanghai Jian Ye Li Hotel will provide you with the best quality service! The Capella Shanghai Jian Ye Li Hotel is located in the Xuhui Historical and Cultural Features Conservation Area of Shanghai and is located in Shanghai's largest existing Shikumen. It will also become the only pure villa urban resort hotel in the city. The Shikumen architecture first appeared in 1860 and is a model of integrating Eastern architecture's history and Western architecture style. Jian Ye Li was originally built by the French real estate company Foncièreet Immobilière de Chine in the 1930s. It is now composed of ultra-luxury Capella hotel, Capella apartment, and lifestyle brand gallery after restoration.
The Capella Shanghai Jian Ye Li Hotel is located in the Xuhui Cultural Scenery Reserve-Jianguo West Road, Jian Ye Li, near Yueyang Road, convenient for travel. The Capella Hotel Shanghai Jian Ye Li is an all-villa urban resort hotel, equipped with a caring Capella personal assistant, award-winning Auriga spa, elegant and relaxing atmosphere, one-Michelin-star French restaurant and private event venues.
Accommodations - The heart of the urban sanctuary is the one, two, and three-bedroom Shikumen Villas, which blend historical Shanghainese courtyard living with Parisian design flair. When staying in Capella Shanghai, Jian Ye Li, a Shanghai luxury hotel, guests will be looked after by the team of knowledgeable Capella Culturists who are there to provide bespoke experiences tailored to each stay.
Traditional French cuisine boldly redefined - Through the use of the finest ingredients and innate gastronomic creativity, three-Michelin star chef Pierre Gagnaire has spent five decades transforming simplicity into a symphony of flavor. We are delighted that his iconic name and reputation anchor the dining experience at Capella Shanghai.
''Le Comptoir De Pierre Gagnaire'' - Renowned chef Pierre Gagnaire speaks through flavor. His expressive culinary legacy is at the heart of the famed French restaurant, Gagnaire’s first in Mainland China. At the helm in the kitchen is Romain Chapel, Pierre Gagnaire’s protégé, overseeing a menu that focuses on quality, local ingredients, and the reinterpretation of traditional French cooking. Le Comptoir’s interiors are based on a Parisian salon and inspired by Shanghai's old-world glamour during the 1930s.
''La Boulangerie'' - Follow the smell of fresh homemade bread, warm croissants, and crispy pain au chocolate, and you’ll arrive at La Boulangerie. The bakery team is proud to give you a little taste of France with the charm of a local bakery through delicious snacks and pastries available all day.
''La Terrace'' - Inspired by the secret courtyards and hidden gems of Provence, la Terrace offers a relaxed atmosphere in the heart of the cultural preservation zone in Xuhui District. The menu offers an extensive selection of beverages, with a strong focus on Champagne. The whiskies and digestifs are hand-picked for a perfect after-dinner experience or just simple enjoyment of the moment. Welcome to la Terrace!
''Le Bar'' -The cocktails are crafted with a mix of local seasonal ingredients, premium spirits, and a dash of French flair: each cocktail expressing an independent character and taste. Browse the fine Champagne and Wine menu that has been carefully selected to suit every taste & occasion.
Wellness Auriga Spa' - Named after the constellation in which the Capella star sits, the award-winning Auriga spa at Jian Ye Li is a world-class health and wellness center as well as a place for ultimate luxury indulgence in Shanghai. Celebrating nourishing the body holistically, with a menu of signature treatments incorporating traditional techniques and organic, natural ingredients.