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Hotel of the week: Jia in Shanghai
Jia is the Chinese word for
 

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ia is the Chinese word for “home,” said Andrew Yang in The New York Times, and guests at this Philippe Starck–designed hotel are made to feel as if they are in a comfortable apartment. The city’s first boutique hotel has just 55 rooms, and guests enter with a private key card that not only enhances privacy but also adds a sense of exclusivity. “Funky” furniture, timber-paneled walls, and a minimalist style create “a series of modern but warm spaces.” The second floor contains an Italian restaurant, and a rooftop bar and lounge is planned.
Contact: Jiashanghai.com
 

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