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Best area to stay in

I’ve decided to stay in Shanghai for 3 days after my tour ends. I was wondering what part of the city I should stay in. I’ll be traveling alone, (female, if that makes a difference) from October 27 -30. I don’t mind traveling by feet, bus, train, or taxi so that wouldn’t have to factor in anything. Thanks for any advice.

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1. Re: Best area to stay in

Near People's Park.

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2. Re: Best area to stay in

Nanjing road (roughly between Jingan Temple and People’s square).

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3. Re: Best area to stay in

Any hotel within this triangle, The Peninsula Shanghai, Renaissance Yu Garden, JW Marriott Tomorrow Square, would be a great location.

Extra bonus to those hotels within 10 minutes walk from subway.

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4. Re: Best area to stay in

I link Huaihai Rd (formal French Concession area) more than Nanjing Rd area and recommend hotels in Xintiandi area.

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5. Re: Best area to stay in

I'd agree with post 2. Anything along Nanjing Road is tourist central and is probably ideal for a first time solo visitor. It's near several main tourist sites and has easy access to the subway to get around the city.

Huaihai Road in the French Concession is a nice area, less touristy than Nanjing Road. Leafy green tree-lined streets. Nice area to walk around in. We stayed on Nanjing Road but spend a morning walking around the area.

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Thanks for all the recommendations

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Any recommendations for hotels in the French Concession that have good internet service?

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Any reputable 5 star hotel chain would fit your requirement for good internet service, example The Langham.

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I really liked the Andaz Xintiandi. Being a short walk away from the French Concession is nice for the evenings. Metro access is very close and can get you where you want to go pretty quickly. On a prior stay I stayed in Pudong which I would not recommend unless you have business there.

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10. Re: Best area to stay in

I recommend chunshengjiang hotel in Nanjing East Road.

You can take both MRT Nanjing East statation and People Square.

You can enjoy walking tour to The Bund, Shanghai Urban Planning museum, Shanghai Museum, Shanghai hustorical museum and enjoy shopping.

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