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The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai
Ranked #56 of 5,159 Hotels in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 27 February 2014

A great hotel in the heart of Shanghai. The rooms are very spacious, very comfy and very clean with the deepest baths I have ever seen and there is a TV bath which is a nice touch. The hotel is very quiet and the staff are friendly. Opposite is a great food hall and shopping mall.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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ManagementTLSHA, Manager at The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2014

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Many thanks for this review and 5 Stars. We are really glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in the Yangtze Boutique Shanghai. It was our pleasure to serve you during your stay and we would love to welcome you back in the near future.

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Reviewed 24 February 2014

Even though I had booked a suite and asked for a room with a balcony and a view, they first gave us the worst suite in the hotel - I'm not sure it even was a suite. The room was as far away from the elevator as could be, and with one window with a view to some ventilator pipes. We went and complained, and some man first tried the "we're so full at the moment", but luckily I got to talk to his boss. She gave us another room, 501, which was the opposite - a really nice room. It was on the corner, had two balconies, and was bigger than the first room on the 4th floor.

The hotel is really centrally located, and is very close to Peoples park and the subway. I thought the service was overall good, except of course the first room. I didn't try the breakfast, as there are loads of cheap places right outside the door. Try the cellar in the nearest shopping centre facing Peoples park. The hotel has a good japanese restaurant, although pricey compared to other places. Personally I thought the airconditioner was a little loud.

Room Tip: Suite 501, on the corner with three balconies.
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  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with friends
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3  Thank Maintitles
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ManagementTLSHA, Manager at The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2014

Dear Maintitles,

Many thanks for this review and 4 Stars. We are really glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in the Yangtze Boutique Shanghai. We appreciated your comment on room arrangement issue, and we will definitely remind the front desk staff to pay more attention on the guest preferences that left on reservation. Please kindly accept our sincere apology for not meet your expectation at the very first time. Again it was our pleasure to serve you during your stay and we would love to welcome you back in the near future.

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Reviewed 16 February 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights while we were in Shanghai. You really can't beat this location- right in the heart of the action and only a few feet away from the subway. Hotel was beautiful and service was great. Toby, the concierge, was very helpful. Also, breakfast buffet was delicious with lots of options! Overall, would highly recommend this hotel!

Room Tip: The staff convinced us into upgrading to a suite when we arrived. They had a promotion that included...
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  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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ManagementTLSHA, Manager at The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2014

Dear Rabz_CA,

Many thanks for this review and 5 Stars. We are really glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in the Yangtze Boutique Shanghai. It was our pleasure to serve you during your stay and we would love to welcome you back in the near future.

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Reviewed 16 February 2014

Absolute luxury. Since we first stepped foot in the door we felt totally spoilt and surrounded by exquisite service and details.
The bar has an astonishing glass ceiling, given the whole atrium a sense of grandeur.

Rooms are comfortable with the most enormous baths in the ensuites

Stayed: March 2013, travelled as a couple
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ManagementTLSHA, Manager at The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2014

Dear Travellingbear44,

Many thanks for this review and 5 Stars. We are really glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in the Yangtze Boutique Shanghai. It was our pleasure to serve you during your stay and we would love to welcome you back in the near future.

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Reviewed 15 February 2014 via mobile

A smart boutique hotel with corridors decorated with the most fancy ladies goods of a bygone era
The ambiance could not be more stylish, the room big,well decorated and confortable, the bathroom in blackgranite was hollywoodiesque, and everyday a small pink beautifully decorated chocolate box found its place over the bednight table Excellent quality toilet items and best breakfast ever.
And of course the location could not be any better.Just so very close to the People Square and magnificent museums, very easy stroll to the Bund and subway line number1 across the street.
A very fine japonese restaurant if you fell exhausted to dine out and lovely art decor setting
A great stay!

  • Stayed: November 2013
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ManagementTLSHA, Manager at The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2014

Dear marinarego,

Many thanks for this review and 5 Stars. We are really glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in the Yangtze Boutique Shanghai. It was our pleasure to serve you during your stay and we would love to welcome you back in the near future.

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Reviewed 29 January 2014

Our Art Deco room was clean, beautifully decorated, quiet and of an adequate size, but very dark and with a view into other inward facing rooms. Location of the hotel was great (although forget about trying to get a taxi on a Saturday night; hop on the metro instead), but breakfast was substandard (coffee was horrific) and wait staff followed us around the buffet suspiciously. We would return, but would book a different category of room and wouldn't bother with breakfast.

Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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ManagementTLSHA, Manager at The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2014

Dear saywhatsreal,

Many thanks for this review and 4 Stars. We are really glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in the Yangtze Boutique Shanghai. It was our pleasure to serve you during your stay and we would love to welcome you back in the near future.

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Reviewed 27 January 2014

My husband and I stayed in the Yangtze Boutique for a week for his birthday. The location is excellent; easy access to the metro and many sights. The staff is excellent; they were very accommodating and helpful for many requests. We are light sleepers and the hotel was very quiet. I loved that. I actually slept well in a hotel.

My reason for a 4 rating instead of a 5 is that the hotel is expensive in my estimation and is not a 5 star hotel. I equate 5-star with opulence and this hotel is not opulent. It is very nice and comfortable and well maintained and well run, but you will not feel like a king or queen in this hotel. You will be happy though.

Room Tip: I asked for a quiet room, which I definitely got. As a result, we did not have a view. I assume th...
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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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ManagementTLSHA, Manager at The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2014

Dear Kellie M,

Many thanks for this review and 4 Stars. We are really glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in the Yangtze Boutique Shanghai. It was our pleasure to serve you and your family during your stay and we would love to welcome you back in the near future.

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Address: No.740 Hankou Road, People's Square, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200001, China
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Region: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > People’s Square
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#22 Family Hotel in Shanghai
#24 Romantic Hotel in Shanghai
#25 Business Hotel in Shanghai
#34 Spa Hotel in Shanghai
#56 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#79 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
Price Range: £104 - £222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai 5*
Number of rooms: 96
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In the center of Shanghai with endless flow of people, there is a place that could take you back to the 1930s to appreciate the golden age of Shanghai. That is The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai.The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai, an Art Deco masterpiece infused with gold age of Shanghai, owns the superior geographical position. Located in the People's Square, centre of Shanghai, the hotel enjoys convenient access to all parts of the city with the Shanghai Metro Lines 1/2/8 less than 30 meters from the hotel. Moreover, the hotel is bordered by major cultural and entertainment highlights within walking distance, such as Nanjing Pedestrian Road, People's Park, the Raffles City, the Shanghai Museum, and the Shanghai Grand Theatre.This hotel attracts guests with its private and graceful environment instead of the splendid and magnificent impression. The stained glass dome looks so gorgeous with carved staircase winding up. The candlelit crystal lighting collocates with palatial valance creating the elegant and sumptuous atmosphere. The unique collections displayed on the wall of guest room floor corridors, such as jewelry boxes, manual-shaving-hair tools, ancient door latch, traditional pipes, ladies' hand bags, Hawksbill needles, cookie boxes, etc, all tell guests the history of Shanghai. Entering each room, the song " Rose, Rose, I love you" reminds each guest of the prosperity of the old Shanghai with its sweet voice and nostalgia melody. Standing on the guest room private balcony, you could feel the quick pace of the modern city while retrospect the past good times at the same time.Yangtze Hotel, the predecessor of The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai, opened in 1934, owns 80 years of history. Decorated with lavish art deco style, this hotel was touted as "The Third Largest Hotel in the Far East" by the renowned architect, Li Pan. This hotel used to be a popular social resort gathered many celebrities and movie stars, and it was exactly the birthplace of the most classic and well-known song "Rose, Rose, I love you". In order to inherit this cultural heritage, Yangtze Boutique reserves this song as the background music in the room, and names one suit of room as "Rose Suite" to be one of the signature of the hotel, which becomes the favorites of many guests. Over the past 80 years, the Yangtze Hotel witnessed the ups and downs of Shanghai. In 2009, the Yangtze Hotel was renovated gorgeously and re-emerged in a great sumptuous way, reserving the classic Art Deco design style while mixing the 1930s old Shanghai style together. Just like the time flying back, The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai guides guests back to the glamorous and extravagant life in old Shanghai with great charm and elegant demeanor. ... more   less 
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