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Grand Central Hotel Shanghai

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 19 May 2014

Our travel agent booked a Deluxe King Room and when we walked into room #1625 we thought they had made a mistake. It seems that this is a standard room. It had city views and the room was very opulent. This was the best 5* hotel on our trip throughout China, even better than the Hilton in Xi'an. The bathroom...

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Thank you very much for our hotel's favor, and made such a high evaluation, we will do better as a driving force, to look forward to seeing you again!

sydney traveller
Reviewed 18 May 2014

central location, very spacious rooms decorated in Chinese style- hotel oriented to Chinese clientele ( a good thing). Everything of a very high standard except the price. Fast free internet (around 10mbs download and 7ms ping). Lone males will be accosted (massage??sex??) as soon as you step out though- it's right next to Nanjing rd pedestrian street. highly recommended Eat...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share with us what you enjoyed most about your visit. We are very grateful for your encouraging feedback! We look forward to welcoming you back often upon your future stay.

monroeville, PA
Reviewed 13 May 2014

I would highly recommend staying at the Grand Central Hotel. The hotel is right next to Nanjing Rd and close by to the subway. It is also not far from Peoples Square. This is a beautiful hotel and it is in a perfect location. The rooms are very large. We had an extra bed brought in for my daughter and...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share with us what you enjoyed most about your visit. We are very grateful for your encouraging feedback! We look forward to welcoming you back often upon your future stay.

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 May 2014

We enjoyed our visit here for 4 nights. Central, close to metro and the pedestrian mall. An easy walk to the bund also. Warm, welcoming. Best room we had on our 5 city trip. Spacious. Bar fridge was stocked..... only one stocked out of 5. Ate breakfast in house each morning: buffet style catering for local and foreign tastes. Happy...

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grandcentralhotelsha, qc at Grand Central Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at our Hotel. We will bring your valuable feedback to the concerned department head immediately and please accept our sincere apologies for all the inconvenience caused to you. We sincerely hope you’ll have a different experience in your next visit to our hotel.

Sydney
Reviewed 8 May 2014

My family (2 plus children 11 and 14) stayed here for 4 nights in April. Booked 2 (adjacent but not joined) deluxe twin rooms and they were excellent. Large, modern, comfortable and well appointed. It is centrally located 1 minute to Nanjing Road Pedestrian strip and a few minutes down to the Bund. Great service, friendly staff with very good...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share with us what you enjoyed most about your visit. We are very grateful for your encouraging feedback! We look forward to welcoming you back often upon your future stay.

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 6 May 2014

My husband and I recently stayed here for 6 nights. Check in smooth and welcoming by Jasmine. We had a deluxe room on the 12th floor with views of Shanghai. We were very happy with our room, it was spacious and tastefully decorated. The bathroom was spacious, good lighting, shaving mirror with a magnifying side, a bonus for applying make-up...

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grandcentralhotelsha, qc at Grand Central Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share the comments with us. We are very pleased that the hotel met with your expectations. In particular, we appreciate the feedback regarding our staff. We look forward to welcoming you back to the our hotel in the near future.

mexico
Reviewed 4 May 2014

it is an excellent hotel. great service, has all the ammenities you can imagine. great location, 1 block away the pedestrian street, close to the bund and 1 block away from the hop on hop off bus stop. very nice staff, trying to help and give suggestions.

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Thank you very much for our hotel's favor, and made such a high evaluation, we will do better as a driving force, to look forward to seeing you again!

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 May 2014

We stayed here for 3 days after a cruise and were thoroughly impressed. Even though I paid what you would expect to pay for an average motel in Australia, this was striking in its ambience, its location and in its room comfort. We were both very sick after our cruise unfortunately and spent quite a lot of time in our...

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grandcentralhotelsha, qc at Grand Central Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your great review of Central Hotel Shanghai. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay, and we truly appreciate your high esteem of our room facilities, location as well as the service. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 29 April 2014

Our stay was a mixed bag. Arrival was welcoming, check in fast and efficient but we had to go through the usual offer of an upgrade for some ridiculously expensive price per night, offering very little really. The room was luxurious, beds reasonably comfortable (except the pillows made for giants) and the bathroom was beautiful and well stocked with products....

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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at our Hotel. We will bring your valuable feedback to the concerned department head immediately and please accept our sincere apologies for all the inconvenience caused to you. We sincerely hope you’ll have a different experience in your next visit to our hotel.

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 28 April 2014

PROS: Well priced (check Net as varies over time); spacious rooms/huge bed with quality linen; good location; lovely Chinese restaurant upstairs (reasonably priced); beautiful indoor swimming pool; helpful staff - mostly! CONS: V expensive breakfast (we went down street instead); Concierge service needs improvement...see more information below if you're interested. As others have said, a reasonably priced/excellent luxury feel hotel...

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your great review of Central Hotel Shanghai. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay, and we truly appreciate your high esteem of our room facilities, location as well as the service. We look forward to welcoming you back.

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People’s Square
People’s Square brings with it all the excitement you would expect from the town square of one of the biggest cities in the world. The area around People’s Square and People’s Park is always a abuzz with activity. Oceans of local and foreign tourists flow in and out of the area every day to see grand museums, go shopping and eat at some of Shanghai’s most storied food centers. Shanghai residents, meanwhile, live and work in the many residential and office high-rises. While much of Shanghai stays busy late into the night, this really is an area that never sleeps with glitzy nightclubs keeping people up until the wee hours of the morning.
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Additional Information about Grand Central Hotel Shanghai

Address: No.505 Jiujiang Road, Shanghai 200001, China
Region: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > People’s Square
Price Range: $168 - $234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Grand Central Hotel Shanghai 4.5*
Number of rooms: 353
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#12 Family Hotel in Shanghai
#19 Romantic Hotel in Shanghai
#32 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#39 Business Hotel in Shanghai
#46 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
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“non smoking room”
 of 5 bubbles TonyM0758, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose the higher floors so you can take advantage of the view. Breathtaking view in the morning and more so at night. :)”
 of 5 bubbles Paolaroid, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Unless you smoke, be sure to ask for a room on a non-smoking floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Poly1982, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a 12th floor room overlooking Lijiang Rd. Quiet and excellent block out curtains.”
 of 5 bubbles carolnnick2015, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors with abstreet view are best”
 of 5 bubbles brithea, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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