The General Star is a city business hotel that is located on Wanhangdu Road at the intersection of Shanghai's Putuo Jing'an and Changning districts. The famous Bund is around 3.5 km from the conference hotel Nanjing Road is 600 m away and Jin An Temple is 800 m away. A 20-minute drive sees guests to the Hongqiao Airport and a 15-minute drive will take them to the railway station. The hotel opened its doors in 2005 and features a multifunctional hall and conference rooms of various sizes which are available for all kinds of business and social activities. The hotel offers 95 guest rooms of various types. Guests are welcomed into the air-conditioned establishment in a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service hotel safe lift access and a newspaper stand and are offered a wide range of facilities including a café bar breakfast and dining rooms Internet access room and laundry services (fees apply to both) and a car park. This Shanghai hotel offers various types of comfortable rooms with excellent amenities such as air conditioning high-speed broadband Internet access an international direct dial telephone and cable TV. An en suite bathroom with shower bathtub and hairdryer a double or king-size bed in-room safe minibar fridge tea and coffee making facilities and an ironing set also feature in all rooms as standard. Guests may enjoy a game of chess in the chess room or relax with a spa or massage treatment (fees apply to both). Dining options inlude authentic Zhejiang Jiangsu and Shanghai cuisine in addition to a Western restaurant. A continental breakfast buffet is served each morning and for lunch and dinner guests may choose from buffet set menu or à la carte options.