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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 8 December 2014

We spent 4 nights here on our first trip to Shanghai and the first impressions were great - the responses to my queries via email were extremely prompt, the booking was painless and directions and plans for checking in were explained in detail as we were arriving after the reception had closed. When we arrived (and we got there before...

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5Thank LeeBZA
Reviewed 18 November 2014

This was our first visit to Shanghai from nearby Suzhou, and the Quintet was the perfect place to stay. Po and Kenny took excellent care of us. They provided a map and list of nearby restaurants and attractions. It's in a great location-about 5 minutes walking to the subway, plenty of great restaurants, and lots of shops and cafes on...

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6Thank badgerrun11
Shanghai, China
Reviewed 23 October 2014

I have always been a fan of this hotel for a very long time - it is my favourite place to stay in Shanghai city, the perfect location as it is located in a very charming part of the French Concession area, with easy access to everyone and a 10 minutes walking distance to Jingan temple. Every time when there...

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2Thank Janny0302
UK
Reviewed 29 August 2014

This was once probably quite nice but is now no longer the shiny boutique of all the past reviews. With decor that is relying on a reputation that is clearly out of date the overall impression is weary. Sometimes chipped paint can be carried off with the power of personality but this was also lacking. Not sure who is in...

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6Thank Annie2008UK
Singapore
Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

We arrived at Quintet on a rainy evening after four nights at the Four Seasons in another city. What a departure from the usual it proved to be from the start. The charming five-room B&B is a 1930s building in the French Concession in Shanghai converted from an old family home. Located opposite a high rise building that houses several...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 June 2014

The staff was excellent supported by their fluent English. The location is perfect (restaurants, metro, boutiques). It is housed in traditional French concession style house and very well maintained. The rooms are nicely decorated.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2014

We don't have enough words to explain the wonderful experience we had at Quintet! so many thoughtful details and touches from Daphne and Quintet staff! We arrived late at night and found the owners with a letter for us, including all recommendations for our staying in Shanghai, and even a sign on the door, saying "welcome!", we felt so special!...

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2Thank NauiR
Brisbane
Reviewed 31 March 2014

We spent 3 nights at this B&B in the French Concession in the old city of Shanghai during March. Not a very big (6 rooms) B&B but the service of the staff was exceptional and very helpful in regards to tours, restaurants, shopping etc. There are no lifts but only 3 floors while the rooms have plenty of space, the...

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3Thank JandD74
Singapore
Reviewed 30 March 2014

We stayed here 2 nights either side of a trip to Beijing and found the staff to be amazingly helpful. They booked our train tickets, organised taxis, helped with restaurant bookings and foot massage bookings. It was a quiet little oasis in a good area within walking distance to the metro station, would definitely recommend. Lots of good restaurants close...

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2Thank Andrew_Kellie
Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 22 March 2014

Quintet is beautifully done and perfectly located in an area of the French concession full of individual restaurants, bars and shops. Staff are friendly and professional (and speak excellent English). The perfect hotel for couples looking for a boutique hotel at affordable prices.

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Staying in Former French Concession

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Former French Concession
While there are technical borders to the area formerly governed by the French in Shanghai, the "French Concession" of today is an amorphous neighborhood that is a favorite of the city's foreign residents. While it is mostly within the Xuhui district, residents will sometimes include parts of Jing'an and Luwan in their mental maps of the Former French Concession. The area seems frozen in time, characterized by quiet, tree-lined avenues, French-style villas, interesting boutiques, lively bars and quaint cafes that are not typical of China. All of these mix and mingle with local life as Chinese markets and lanehouse communities are peppered throughout. Denizens of the Former French Concession can spectate a mahjong game on the street or get their bike checked at a tiny bike repair store on the way to their refurbished apartment tucked away among Chinese family homes.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quintet is a boutique B&B located in the historic French Concession neighborhood of Shanghai. Stay at one of our six stylish, individually designed rooms in this three-story 1939 garden lane house and experience the bygone elegance of Old Shanghai. All rooms come with private baths, satellite TV, DVD players, and iPod-ready stereo. Enjoy gourmet breakfast in our downstairs lounge dining room or simply relax on the rooftop terrace. Knowledgeable staff can assist with special requests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Quintet Bed and Breakfast Guest House

Address: No.808 Changle Road, Jing'an District, Shanghai 200040, China
Region: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Former French Concession , Huaihai Road
Price Range: $171 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“All good - different sizes and prices available”
 of 5 bubbles AKGaryBoston, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We didn't stay in the 3F loft, but it looks amazing!--No bath tub, but it has its own private outdoor seating.”
 of 5 bubbles badgerrun11, 18 Nov 2014 | Read review
“stayed in Grand Cathay- biggest room. Atmosphere was very nice with its french art deco interior and outside at the balcony one can enjoy the sounds of the birds singing at small courtyard and of the local people starting their day to day activities”
 of 5 bubbles Tibet2011, 2 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Aurora room is small but great for couple!”
 of 5 bubbles NauiR, 25 May 2014 | Read review
“All the rooms we saw were excellent!”
 of 5 bubbles clangers, 2 Jan 2014 | Read review
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