We love Shanghai. And with top-notch cocktail bars, off-the-hook restaurants and fabulous nights out hitting the tiles, how could you not? Here's this year's shortlist, with nominees hand-picked by our editors, for the Time Out Love Shanghai Awards 2016. Want to spread the love? Click here to vote for your city favourites – shortlisted or not!
Crowne Plaza Harbour City
The only island hotel in Shanghai, overlooking Dishuihu Lake, this hotel boasts 100,000 square meters of landscaped gardens and green spaces. Learn more about the Crowne Plaza here.
An architectural marvel part of a complex that includes a shopping centre and theatre, this hotel by the Qianjiang river is a destination in and of itself. Learn more about the Intercontinental here.
Ahn Luh Zhujiajiao
Located in the Zhujiajiao water town, this restored 600-year-old Ming Dynasty Courthouse incorporates Chinese culture with traditional Chinese medicine, tai chi, and a Chinese tapas bar. Each villa features a courtyard and private garden. Learn more about the Ahn Luh Zhujiajiao here.
J. Lalli Narada Resort
A sprawling Moganshan resort beside the newly-developed Discovery Adventures Moganshan Park.
Sofitel Shanghai Sheshan Oriental
Be transported to the Mediterranean coast, complete with lagoons, palm trees, and a sandy beach. Learn more about the Sofitel here.
Radisson Blu Resort Wetland Park Wuxi
A picturesque escape a stone's throw from Lianghong National Wetland Park. Learn more about the Radisson here.