I was there for a week for a business trip and so it was ok as its a bit far from downtown shanghai. I was staying in a business suite and it was really huge. separate huge hall and a separate bedroom. View was pretty ok as you could just see other hotel rooms. Another good thing I noticed about this hotel was they provide umbrellas in all rooms for use which is a novel concept which I hadnt seen in any of the other hotels I had stayed in. I didnt use the subway but the station is just 2 minutes walking and based on my discussion with other travellers its quite nice to use.
Langauge is a major problem in Shanghai as forget about understanding english, many people including taxi drivers cannot even read english. So make sure you have Chinese translations of whereever you want to go.
Breakfast was pretty good with a nice spread, though the oil in some items tasted weird but that was the same case i found in many other restaurants in Shanghai.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Parkyard Hotel Shanghai is located in the central of Zhangjiang Hi-tech Park Pudong. The hotel steps away from Zhangjiang Hi-tech Park Metro station, only 5 minutes drives from Shanghai Maglev Train Station and the Shanghai New International Expo Center, 20 minutes drives from Shanghai World Expo Park and Shanghai Disney Land, 30 minutes drives away to the Pudong International Airport, and 40 minutes to Hongqiao Airport and Hongqiao Railway Station. It can also be easily connected with downtown and various tourist attractions by the Lujiazui and Puxi in Shanghai. The hotel has a total of 300 contemporary designed rooms and suites in elegant and modernize equipped, as well as the unique bamboo and garden view for most of rooms. Free wireless broadband internet and super VPN unlimited access are provided throughout the hotel. It is always the best choice for business people because of its convenient facilities and personalized service. The Asian fusion restaurant Woodside presents a sophisticated setting, provides a wide selection of buffet and a sumptuous a-la-cart menu prepared by hotel experienced international chef team. The hotel has well-appointed banqueting facilities and venues including a 1200 m2 pillar-less grand ballroom, two meeting rooms, one pillar-less ballroom and a chapel, along with the latest audio-visual system and technologies. Whether it is a meeting, a banquet or a product launch the professional team will make them a place to remember. The 1200m2 pillars-less grand ballroom Pavilion can accommodate up to 800 people simultaneously. The 253 m2 ballroom can be adjusted for any scale of activities which an ideal place to provide you with business meeting, conference, wedding or any events. In addition, the Fitness Center offers the superior health facilities, swimming pool, Thai Spa and VR game to be your solution to a healthy lifestyle while traveling and your best choices to relax in indulgent comfort. ... more less
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