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shanghai first trip - best area to stay?

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shanghai first trip - best area to stay?

staying about 5 days, is the Bund area the best place to stay?

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1. Re: shanghai first trip - best area to stay?

The Bund area is a good place to stay, one of several for Shanghai.

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Yes, this is a fine area for a tourist.

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3. Re: shanghai first trip - best area to stay?

The Bund is nice but also expensive. Anywhere along Nanjing Road from the Bund to People's Square is also pretty central and good from a first time tourist's perspective. You don't have to be right on the Bund.

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Agree with post # 3. The main criteria among similar rated and priced hotels you are considering should be the closeness to the nearest subway/metro station. This is true in all Chinese cities as it is the easiest most English friendly transportation method to get around.

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5. Re: shanghai first trip - best area to stay?

I would say stay somewhere between JingAn temple and People square on Nanjing road. Many good options.

People’s square and Nanjing East road (from People’s square towards Bund)I personally like bit less. Too busy and lot of people harrassing me even if I wear a suit and tie (selling me anything from a to z). JingAn temple are is more civilized and may offer better price value vs. Bund (I mean if $$$ are less important). Bund has spectacular views of course.

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6. Re: shanghai first trip - best area to stay?

Actually hotels on the Bund have limited river view rooms and very expensive.

Hotels around people's square are good choices for tourists.

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7. Re: shanghai first trip - best area to stay?

As mentioned above the Bund area is very pricey , yet only non of them are nearby subway station.

Rooms with river view on higher floors are over 400USD, example Indigo hotel.

I'd suggest staying at " Renaissance Hotel Yu Garden" It rooms on uppper floors have a good view, room tips room number 1817, there are other rooms on corner that would fit that criteria

second option would "le royal meridian" along nanjing east road or JW Marriott at tomorrow square.

Hope it helps!

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Hi

As a first time visitor I spent a lot of time finding out what I wanted to see/do and, as John P1950 says above, how to get there by metro. I eventually decided to stay at the Radisson Blu New World on Nanjing Road opposite People's Park/Square.

Apart from being around the price I was happy to pay, the People's Square metro station is literally just across the road. You can get there directly from PVG (line 2) with a change from a 4 car to an 8 car train along the way which involves nothing more than crossing the platform.

The busy section of Nanjing Road (that leads to the Bund) starts just across the road - to get to it you go past the New World shopping mall which has plenty of places to eat if ease and convenience suits you.

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9. Re: shanghai first trip - best area to stay?

Yes Radisson Blu New World in Peoples Square is a great choice for location and transport. I always stay there. Note: I think there is more than one Radisson in Shanghai so make sure you book the correct one.

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10. Re: shanghai first trip - best area to stay?

how much u could afford actually?

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