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Grand Central Hotel Shanghai

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Bethesda, MD
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed there in late November 2016, and I was very satisfied. I have little to add beyond the other reviews. In spite of the contemporary exterior architecture, I was relieved to find that the rooms and lobby have traditional decor and fine traditional luxurious furnishing (which I prefer over contemporary decor and furniture). In my room, I found that...

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Vejle, Denmark
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited Shanghai more than 25 times, and have stayed in most of the good hotels in the middle of time - but the service level here is something special. The hotel is situated right in the middle af Shanghai - about 100 meters away from metro line 2 and 25 meters from the big shopping area Nanjing Road

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently renovated excellent hotel with an outstanding location close to the Bund and Nanjing Rd. Very grand lobby area and nicely appointed modern rooms, but service was surprisingly below average. Difficult to find a bellman, no doormen frequently and concierge was kind of useless as he couldn’t find a nearby church for us, nor find a couple restaurants we were...

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Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is centrally located to many featured places of interest in shanghai. The hotel itself is very clean and comfortable and the breakfast was quite good for Chinese prepared food. If I am back in the area I would most certainly pick this place again.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a rather great place to stay in Shanghai. The rooms are excellent and spacious, with twin rooms having 2 double beds. The location is also excellent, as it is minutes away from the metro and Nanjing street.

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Rochester, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in Grand Central for 3 nights in Mid-December. The hotel's decor is wonderful and tue location is great for Shanghai. It is steps away from Nanjing Street and our room had the view of one of the squares. My company made the payment arrangements ahead of time. They sent fax, then email, then multiple emails but the staff...

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Wenzhou, China
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Grand Central Hotel Shanghai is an ideal hotel for a visit to Shanghai. Located adjacent to Nanjing Street and only a short walk to the Bund, it is located in an excellent location for touring the City. It is also only a short (5-10 minute) walk from the #2 Subway line which is linked to both airports and the...

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Curitiba, PR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is excellent, with a good estructure, good service and excellent location - center of the city. The only thing not so nice was the food, because the didn't offer options to continental food, onlys chinese.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights, rooms were lovely, service was good but you do need to be able to speak some Chinese, stay away from the breakfast, pastries really dry, coffee overly strong. The pool facilities were lovely, nice to have a sauna too.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: location is excellent i.e. Very near to the metro (east nanjing station) 3 mins walking distance; just across the famous nanjing street; the architecture of the hotel is superb; the room is great and spacious. Cons: none. Note: special thanks to Andi from the concierge (I hope the name is correct) who helped us to find transportation to pudong...

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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: £99 - £136 (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
#52 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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