Services & Information
Whether you are in town for business or pleasure, our staff at Quintet is ready to make your trip a smooth and memorable one. Below are some of the services and information which might be helpful for you.
Airport Pick-up and Drop-off
Our comfortable Buick van will promptly transport you to Quintet, saving you the hassle of figuring out the taxi, bus, and subway systems, etc. The fare is $350RMB to and from Pudong Airport and $300RMB to and from Hongqiao Airport. Each van can seat up to 6 passengers, depending on amount of luggage.
Biking is a lovely and leisure way for tourists to discover the Shanghai city. China Cycle Tours is a Shanghai and Suzhou based bicycle tourism company specializing in guided city and countryside biking tours. Some of our guests have nice experiences biking with them. Check out their website for more routes and registration information.
City Bus Tour
Big Bus Tours is the largest operator of open-top sightseeing tours in the world. The carefully designed tour takes you to all the famous landmarks; from the Jade Buddha temple to the Oriental Pearl Television Tower and from People’s Square to the Bund - Shanghai’s world famous waterfront. Open-top buses run regularly and you are able to hop-on and hop-off at a variety of interesting places. Please check their bus route and price on their website.
Shanghai Pathways, a Shanghai-based boutique tour service, offers a Best of Shanghai one-day private guided tour. They can also customize tours according to your needs.
Chinese Cooking Classes
Chinese Cooking Workshop is one popular cooking schools near us that offer English classes. Please browse the websites for more class information.
Event Ticket Booking
You can browse through events/performances at Shanghai Cultural Information and purchase tickets through them directly.
Gym and Swimming Pool Facilities
Day passes can be purchased for $100RMB/pass for the use of gym/indoor pool facilities at the Summit Apartment Complex. The club house is located at the corner of ChangLe Rd and Wulumuqi Rd down the block from Quintet. The gym hours are 8am-9pm daily.
Personal Shopper and Tailor-made Clothing
For some last-minute and fun shopping, contact Shopping Tours Shanghai, which is run by an American lady named Suzy. They arrange for transportation and a tour guide who can give you price guideline on purchases. They do not take kick-backs from shops.
Sidecar Motorbike Excursion in Shanghai
Enjoy an incredible cruise through the city in the sidecar of a WWII motor bike. You’ll enjoy the company of a foreign guide/driver who is a long-time Shanghai resident and will take you places off the beaten tracks. Check out more info: www.shanghaisideways.com
Train Ticket Purchase
We can help purchase tickets prior to your arrival in China to help secure your travel connections. We charge a service fee of 50RMB for the first two tickets and 10RMB for each additional ticket purchased.
Yoga Garden is a boutique yoga studio in Shanghai’s Former French Concession where a wide range of high quality classes are taught by experienced teachers from all over the world. It is located at 3rd Floor, 100 Fuxing Xi Road, near YongFu Road which is 15-minute walking from our guest house. Single session is $180RMB. Please check their schedule of classes. We can help reserve the class if you need.