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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location is good as close to Jing An temple. Rooms are a bit tired but clean for the price offered. Getting a taxi is a challenge as the main entrance is away from the main road. So have to wait for drop-offs. Walking to the main road to hail a cab will be a challenge.

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7 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Shanghai in November. Be aware that China does NOT turn on their heat in hotels until the middle of November. Thank heaven I had packed a heavier pj. Having our clothes washed cost us $86. Don't get room 1815...the wind whistles at night. They couldn't get the window totally shut. We asked to be moved at 3... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel was pretty basic, which was expected given its price. The location is great, and is close to lots of attractions, including Jing'an Temple and shopping areas. The rooms are pretty small, and we had an issue with dampness - the carpets, the bedding, everything - it all smelled musty and moldy and felt wet to the touch. A... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

It appears the receptionist decide which rooms you will receive. Have stayed here 4 times now and find the rooms range from very good to tiny. Same price for rooms but size differs. Protesting helps and they move you to another room; one they should have put you in the first place. Breakfast is vast- European and Eastern. Location is... More 

Thank IAN M
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The staff were very rude and uncooperative, including the manager. An inordinately large deposit is taken at arrival for no apparent reason. It's a nice looking hotel but there are many others in Shanghai that are similarly priced with much friendlier staff.

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Amman, Jordan
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12 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I'm impressed of the kindness, politeness and friendly attitude of all empolyees The hotel is good and location is also good The staff make u feel at home , I had to host a friend in my room as his hotel booking at a near hotel was cancelled , I took my friend to stay in my room that was... More 

Thank omar e
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38 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

If you are looking for an upscale executive hotel, the Merry Hotel will fit the bill. You have everything here from executive suites, to restaurants, banquet facilities, private business meeting rooms, and more. There is a gift shop and lounge in the lobby with a very nice "Happy Hour". There is also a very nice Spa for some real high... More 

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Krefeld, Germany
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35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I have stayed before in this hotel and so far it had been ok but now a really troublesome experience makes me reconsider. Here is what happened: Went out to have good and some beer and after 3 coffee and 3 beer in total (just to make sure that you understand that I was not drunk) went from Tongren Lu... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

We travelled Beijing, Xian, Chengdu, Guilin, Yangsuo and Shanghai and had good hotels up until the Merry Hotel in Shanghai. Our guide warned us on the way from the airport that he had received numerous complaints from people about the hotel. In our 1st room (before we requested to be moved), the shower didn’t work (drip-like water pressure) and the... More 

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Valencia, Spain
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127 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The Hotel is in a very good location to move around to other areas in Shanghai. Also to go to Pudong Trade Exhibition area by subway. It´s a good hotel for Chinese customers, but foreigners will always find something they do not like. The (Western) breakfast options are poor in quality and terrible in taste. Eat Chinese food. The gym... More 

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The heart of this neighborhood is the Jing'an Temple, while the main artery of excitement and entertainment is West Nanjing Road. Close to the Former French Concession, the area has a similar draw for foreign residents but displays a more commercial character. Large, flashy malls, luxe residential high-rises and trendy nightlife areas can be found along West Nanjing Road, but areas off the busy street have the same quiet cafes and independent boutiques that many people think of as distinctive of the Former French Concession. Jing'an is less encased in amber, though, and it's possible to immerse yourself more fully in the energy of China's most bustling metropolis here.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Rendezvous Merry Hotel Shanghai, we are delighted to announce that we will soon be renamed Rendezvous Hotel Shanghai Merry.Whether you are travelling for business or leisure, you will appreciate the convenience of having many of the city’s major attractions and offices at your doorstep. Conveniently located along Yan An West Road in Shanghai’s Puxi district, you can walk to Nanjing Road in five minutes, and popular sites like the Bund, Xintiandi, Yuyuan Garden and People’s Square are just a short drive from the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Merry Hotel Shanghai

Address: No.396 Yan'an Road West, Jing'an District, Shanghai 200040, China (Formerly Rendezvous Merry Hotel Shanghai)
Region: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Jing'an
Price Range: £50 - £115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Merry Hotel Shanghai 4*
Number of rooms: 350
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Rendezvous Merry Shanghai
Shanghai Rendezvous Merry Hotel
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#182 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#215 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
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“Don't pick 1815. 2301 was good for sound.”
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“Not sure if this is even possible.”
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“Just ask the staff for a good room in the higher floors!”
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