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Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has it all !! Fantastic location and easily accessible by taxi or if you are a little more adventurous there is a metro stop just around the corner. Every room as an incredible view overlooking the river and the Bund at night is quite magical. Facilities abound with gym, pool, yoga room and to treat yourself a Zen...

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Wanshu L, Manager at Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for your kind compliments and suggestions. They do mean a lot to us indeed! It was our pleasure to be of service to you during your stay and we are glad to read that you were able to enjoy our service and facilities. We eagerly await your next visit in the hopefully not too distant...

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Recently stayed for a business trip for the first time in Shanghai having stayed at various other 5 star hotels in the past when visiting. I must say the rooms are outstanding and much larger than any others I have stayed in Shanghai. The technology, decor and simply amazing view of the river and city makes this hotel my new...

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Wanshu L, Manager at Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for your kind compliments and recommendations. They do mean a lot to us indeed! It was our pleasure to be of service to you during your stay and we are glad to read that you were able to enjoy our service and facilities. We eagerly await your next visit in the hopefully not too distant...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 19 April 2017

There is a swimming pool policy that is is compulsory to wear a swimming cap to access the swimming pool. Personally I think it is troublesome since I do not usually wear a swimming cap during swimming. The experience was bad.

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Wanshu L, Manager at Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for having taken the time to reflect on your recent stay at Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund. It is really a pity that due to the government suggestion of wearing swimming cap, our swimming pool service had not met your expectation. Please trust that we very much try to provide the most comfortable experience...

Reviewed 17 April 2017

I have been fortunate enough to travel extensively and stay in some incredible properties, so my expectations are high. But when stepping into my room at Banyan Tree on The Bund in Shanghai, it took my breath away. For a city hotel, the views were EXCEPTIONAL from both the main room and the bathroom. With an oversized bath overlooking the...

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

I absolutely loved my recent stay with Banyan Tree Shanghai! The level of service is exceptional from our London Cab airport transfer right through to check in, incredible dining experiences and day spa treatments! Great location to experience Shanghai and everything it has to offer.

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Wanshu L, Manager at Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for your kind compliments and recommendations. They do mean a lot to us indeed! It was our pleasure to be of service to you during your stay and we are glad to read that you were able to enjoy our service and facilities specially London cab, dining and SPA etc. We eagerly await your next...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 17 April 2017

A beautiful experience. The staff are exceptional, nothing is ever too much trouble. Breakfast was outstanding - I would love to go back just for this, just so I could try everything from the huge selection. TOPS is wonderful, giving you the best views of the Shangai skyline and the Bund. The rooms can't be beat either, with all the...

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Wanshu L, Manager at Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for your kind compliments and recommendations. They do mean a lot to us indeed! It was our pleasure to be of service to you during your stay and we are glad to read that you were able to enjoy our service and facilities specially the breakfast and TOPS bar. We eagerly await your next visit...

Reviewed 10 April 2017

It was quite a nice weather when I went to the roofbar. The view was breathtaking as always, we could see the skyscrapers clearly. The price was a little bit too pricey, but it's fine since it's a five star hotel. The drink itself just so-so, I would recommend you to go to another bar in Shanghai where you can...

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Wanshu L, Manager at Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for having taken the time to reflect on your recent experience at Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund. It is really a pity that our TOPS bar had not met your expectation. Please trust that we very much try to provide the most comfortable experience for all of our valued guests. I did note your...

El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are by no means wealthy people, so when we chose this place to finish out our trip through southwest China, we did so to splurge. So, I'm not sure how it compares to other 5 star hotels. However, for us it was truly a magical experience. Our room faced the river and the Pudong financial district...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Although a short taxi ride (20-30RMB; AUD$5-6) from the main throb of 'The Bund', this hotel is a leader in its class, which is no easy task in China and well worth the experience. We have been going to Shanghai for 23-years, for business mostly, staying in 5 Star hotels and without exception this hotel is a cut above China...

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Wanshu L, Manager at Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for your kind compliments and recommendations. They do mean a lot to us indeed! It was our pleasure to be of service to you during your stay and we are glad to read that you were able to enjoy our front office, concierge, housekeeping, breakfast and SPA service. We eagerly await your next visit in...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Had a great stay at Banyan Tree on the Bund. Was there for 5 night. My room was amazing with a perfect view of Lujiazui. Standard is fantastic and service is excellent. The metro is a 5 min walk so easy access to anywhere. The breakfast buffet had a mix of western and Asian food which was an treat. Also...

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Staying in Hongkou

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Hongkou
History oozes out of every fiber of the city, but Hongkou is a particularly notable neighborhood. Shanghai was a safe haven for about 20,000 Jews during the Second World War, and traces of this heritage can still be found in buildings and park monuments. Historic foreign relations aside, this neighborhood throws you into traditional Shanghainese life without taking you too far away from the city center. Some of the city’s best-preserved, ancient longtangs (laneway communities) and shikumen (Shanghainese lanehouses) are still in use as actual residences here. If you like to be surrounded by local faces, Hongkou is a great area to spend your time in. The football stadium, Duolun Lu and the North Bund area await should you need some entertainment.
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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund

Address: No.19 Gong Ping Road, Shanghai 200085, China
Region: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Hongkou , The North Bund
Price Range: £190 - £374 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund 5*
Number of rooms: 130
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#49 Family Hotel in Shanghai
#73 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#84 Business Hotel in Shanghai
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“Rooms on the right side have a better night time view of the Bund but all quite stunning.”
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“ALL rooms have wonderful River views, so you simply can't go wrong”
this_baking_dream, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Entry level rooms still have fantastic large bathtubs and river views.”
adamantium2k, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you get a hotel card for the taxi drivers and you will not go wrong.”
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“Corner suites had sunny and great view .”
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