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Shangri-La, at The Shard, all set to open in May

Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts has announced that Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London will be inaugurated on May 6th 2014.

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Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts has announced that Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London will be inaugurated on May 6th 2014. The Hong Kong-based luxury hotel is located on the historic South Bank of the River Thames in the 306-metre-high, glass-clad Shard, it group’s third in Europe.

The Shangri-La occupies levels 34 to 52 of the 72-storey Shard being the tallest hotel in Western Europe and the first high-rise hotel in London. Its astonishing contemporary interior design complements Renzo Piano’s masterful architecture and the breathtaking views – unmatched by any other hotel in London – unfold in all directions revealing iconic landmarks such as St. Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge and the Houses of Parliament.

Shangri-La president Greg Dogan said “The Shard is a landmark synonymous with London and we welcome the visitors to enjoy the location.”

The hotel is carefully designed with every detail being in consideration. The original artworks, the grand staircase and the double length floor to the ceiling, linking levels 34 and 35 within the hotel’s sky lobby gives Shangri-La its signature style. “We are very thrilled to open our doors in May after of years of planning and preparation,” said Darren Gearing, executive vice president and hotel general manager of Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London.

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