A bird’s eye view of the “deep pit hotel”. (Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn)
The "Deep Pit Hotel", the lowest-lying hotel in the world, will open in Shanghai between October and December, the hotel said on Wednesday.
Developed by Hong Kong-listed property developer Shimao Group and set to be managed by InterContinental Hotels Group, the hotel is located in a deep pit beside the Sheshan Mountain in Shanghai’s Songjiang district.
It has two floors above ground and 16 underground – two underground floors are even underwater – that contain a combined 336 guest rooms.
All the guest rooms boast sightseeing platforms with views of waterfalls.