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Grand Central Hotel Shanghai

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Great choice to stay in Grand Central instead of another 2 hotels nearby with similar charges. First, greeted with widespread lobby with nice lounge style ambient. Room was quite big and clean, bathroom was well equipped. Separate rooms for toilet and shower. Beds were firm enough. The best was the location, stone throw distance to the famous pedestrian shopping street,...

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Grand Central for four nights on a recent business trip to Shanghai. Good location for shopping, restaurants and close to the Bund. We stayed on the executive floor, which gave us access to the lounge, but this lacked atmosphere and had very limited services compared to most executive clubs. The room was a good size, with excellent...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful hotel and in central Shanghai close to all amenties and attractions. The lobby is amazing and nice to sit down for a drink. Rooms are comfortable. I did find the water pressure in the shower and bath very poor. That is the only negative I had with the hotel.

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect location with walking distance to shops and to the skyline view of Pudong. Breakfast average in the lobby, and some of the hot dishes were not warm enough. The rooms and the bathroom of very high standard.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its very old style, not modern, so depends on your taste. Rooms were comfy, gym is rubbish, swimming pool excellent, I liked having a game of snooker/billiards, main lounge is too smoky. At 400yuan a night its value for money compared to other places

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Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check in smooth and painless. Room not as large as normal Chinese hotels, but it was right in the centre of Shanghai's busy shopping area Nanjing Road. Room was spotless, bed large and very comfortable, nice bathroom etc... Wifi connect not great - could get emails and facetime home, but google just did not work for any sites. TV great...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Luxury hotel experience in shanghai with a reasonable price. The room decoration is luxurious with everything you need. Even the shampoo and shower gel are of high quality. Location is perfect for business traveller. Breakfast is average though.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First to say - the hotel has a great position. There is the well known central pedestrian zone direct across the street, the hop-on hop-off buss stops some two hundreds meters down the street. The lobby is magnificent, the room perfect. The hotel is clean and surely worth of its price. Our room was very nice, spacious with magnificent bathroom....

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Parma, Italy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect, big rooms and great classic style. The hotel is perfect and the location is very comfortable! 3 minutes walking from subway ant 50 metere from main street. The hotel has an excelent restaurant managed by a Italian executive chef.

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Sibu, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here. The room was clean, spacious,comfortable and nice on the eighth floor. The staff particularly concierge were very helpful and friendly. The location is superb, just two minutes walk to Nanjing East Pedestrian Road and very close to two subways stations. I never found so abundant bathroom utilities in an ordinary room in any other 4 or 5...

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People’s Square
People’s Square brings with it all the excitement you would expect from the town square of one of the biggest cities in the world. The area around People’s Square and People’s Park is always a abuzz with activity. Oceans of local and foreign tourists flow in and out of the area every day to see grand museums, go shopping and eat at some of Shanghai’s most storied food centers. Shanghai residents, meanwhile, live and work in the many residential and office high-rises. While much of Shanghai stays busy late into the night, this really is an area that never sleeps with glitzy nightclubs keeping people up until the wee hours of the morning.
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Additional Information about Grand Central Hotel Shanghai

Address: No.505 Jiujiang Road, Shanghai 200001, China
Region: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > People’s Square
Price Range: $164 - $251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Grand Central Hotel Shanghai 4.5*
Number of rooms: 353
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#12 Family Hotel in Shanghai
#19 Romantic Hotel in Shanghai
#31 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#39 Business Hotel in Shanghai
#52 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
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“non smoking room”
 of 5 bubbles TonyM0758, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose the higher floors so you can take advantage of the view. Breathtaking view in the morning and more so at night. :)”
 of 5 bubbles Paolaroid, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Unless you smoke, be sure to ask for a room on a non-smoking floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Poly1982, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a 12th floor room overlooking Lijiang Rd. Quiet and excellent block out curtains.”
 of 5 bubbles carolnnick2015, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors with abstreet view are best”
 of 5 bubbles brithea, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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