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Grand Central Hotel Shanghai

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

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.

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 28 April 2014

I stayed 3 nights in late April. The hotel is nice and clean and well decorated. Wireless internet was good for me; not slow. Large rooms and good location. Excellent concierge services for a fee. Will stay here again.

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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.

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2014 via mobile

The hotel is very conveniently located 5min from the Bund, 2min from a metro station and 7min from people's square. Observations: Internet is extremely slow. Unacceptable for such a hotel and rate. Don't book this hotel if you're in Shanghai on business and require INET Rooms are a bit outdated Breakfast is good Some staff are willing to help but...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at Central Hotel Shanghai. 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.

Reviewed 24 April 2014 via mobile

Hotel is really nice, Very high standard throughout the hotel, rooms are big and clean. The hotel has integrated VPN in there wifi so all western communications (Gmail/google/Facebook/Skype) works well here too! Location is very convenient (next to the pedestrian street)

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Thank you very much for your nice comments that will be shared with the team. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

San Pedro Sula, Cortes, Honduras
Reviewed 20 April 2014

Stayed here on an overnight trip to Shanghai; First the location is the best if you are looking to be in the middle of Nanjing Road, which is a major commercial street, the bund is also very close by, so you can walk to many places. The rooms very clean, large and spacious, filled with all the amenities you can...

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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.

Kowloon
Reviewed 12 April 2014

This hotel is located one block from the pedestrian street that is full of places to shop and if you walk west, you come to Peoples square/park where you can relax and walk through the gardens. If you walk east, you will get to the Bund and the river promenade. Across the Huang Po river are more tall buildings and...

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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!

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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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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $176 - $287 (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
#33 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#39 Business Hotel in Shanghai
#62 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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