The Crowne Plaza Shanghai Harbour City is located on the South Island of the scenic Dishui Lake in Pudong, about an hour's drive from Pudong International Airport. Designed by Atkins, the architecture firm behind the famous Burj Al Arab, the stylish property is the only island hotel in Shanghai and boasts 50,000 sqm (538,195 sq ft) of gardens and green fields. Guests can sample Cantonese delicacies, Sichuanese staples and Shanghainese specialties at the on-site Chinese restaurant, enjoy international cuisine at Cafe Bistro or relax with a drink at the lobby lounge. This five-star Shanghai hotel boasts excellent meeting and banquet facilities. The 1,050 sqm (11,300 sq ft) pillar-free Grand Ballroom can accommodate up to 750 guests or can be divided into three meeting rooms, providing excellent flexibility for event organizers. In addition, eight function rooms and one boardroom offer a wealth of natural lighting and are equipped with the latest audio-visual equipment, wireless broadband internet access and LCD projectors. For recreation, guests can lounge in indoor and outdoor swimming pools, work out at the fitness center and unwind at the soothing spa.