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Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We really enjoyed our stay here! We stayed for a lengthy period when visiting Shanghai. I will go through various aspects of the hotel. 1. Smoking - this has been stopped in the hotel altogether. (I did not quite understand the legal position, I think it has been stopped in buildings in China? Or it will be later in the...

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GSMgarden, 客户关系经理 at Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear VioletJ, Thank you for choosing Okura Garden Hotel (shanghai), our hotel is always committed to offer the best accommodation, best cuisine and best service to our guest. Thank you so much for your long stay with us and your comment in detail and professional view is the best reward of our hard work. Every point you mentioned was our...

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This is a very beautiful historical hotel but it does not look old at all. The concierge was extremely helpful and friendly and recommended some very nice local restaurants for us. The rooms were a bit small and plain, but the heated toilet seats were very nice! Front desk did have some trouble speaking and understanding English when we checked...

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GSMgarden, 客户关系经理 at Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Monica N, Thank you for choosing Okura Garden Hotel (shanghai). Our staff speaks English, Mandarin and Japanese. We are so sorry to bring trouble with you. We will improve our English skill as possible as we can. We have two restaurants for breakfast, Rose coffee in western style and Baiyulan in Chinese style. The view of the upper floor...

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We stayed here twice recently as we journeyed back and forth within China and loved it. The breakfast buffet is among the best to be found anywhere in the world. The rooms were spacious and we had extra pillows brought immediately so we could sit up to read. We stayed once on the garden side and once on the urban...

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GSMgarden, 客户关系经理 at Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Molihua2013, Thank you very much for your stay in Garden Hotel Shanghai.And we are delight with your positive reviews. We will never let you feel disappointment. We have great history which embodied by the frontage built between 1925 / 27 by a French architect and was the French Tennis Club. Now the tennis courts have gone to be replaced...

Kuala Selangor, Malaysia
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Old Shanghai Charms with modern/upgraded amenities. Well maintained and great service. Had a pleasant experience here. Location was really good in town. It is a historic hotel located within its own garden on a major tree-lined street, near premium shopping, subway, restaurants. Well-run. Quiet, comfortable room. "With breakfast" rate an excellent value. Will be back. The backside was nothing to...

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GSMgarden, 客户关系经理 at Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear IlaMusa, Thank you for choosing Okura Garden Hotel(shanghai), your evaluation and advice are very important to our hotel.Garden hotel is a very clean and elegant hotel, setting in a beautiful garden with excellent service all around. We have a great location for exploring the French Concession, with convenient metro connections. There are also a lot of local cafes and...

Teqisquiapan
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

The OKURA Garden is a perfect base of operations in Shanghai, in the French Concession. With 4 restaurants, it takes a week to finally get a bit tired of the choice in menus. The rooms are spacious, quiet, and very comfortable. The showers are great and the toilets al all equipped in the Japanese tradition. Great in room wifi. This...

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GSMgarden, 客户关系经理 at Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Rick N, Thank you for choosing Okura Garden Hotel (shanghai), our hotel is always committed to offer the best accommodation, best cuisine and best service to our guest. Your compliment is the best reward of our hard work. We have great location in Former French Concession near Shanxxi S Road metro stop and Huaihai middle Road. It is really...

Reviewed 14 December 2016

We stayed for three nights. Our room was comfortable, quiet and well maintained with a great view over the city. The staff went out of their way to make sure that were were ok, by giving us maps, cards with the hotel address in Mandarin (in case we got lost!) and when we wanted a taxi they would ensure the...

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GSMgarden, 客户关系经理 at Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Leon S, Thank you very much for your stay in Garden Hotel Shanghai. And we are delight with your positive reviews. As you mentioned, we do have the great location. We are in the downtown area with three subways. Hope to see you soon in the future. Okura Garden Hotel

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The Okura Garden hotel is an extended building from old French royal club Shanghai in 1930s. It is located in the old traditional Shanghai Puxi where rich Shanghainess life style still exists. It is in an area where many different types and classes of restaurants coexist next to each other for different consumers. The hotel has Japanese staff at front...

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GSMgarden, 客户关系经理 at Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear FlyingMichael, Okura Garden Hotel is run by a Japanese consortium, which will guarantee a great service from the beginning until the end of your stay. We targets not only businessmen, but also offering best convenient for your holidays in Shanghai. Okura Garden Hotel is located in a nice neighborhood with several shops and restaurants around, without mentioning the beautiful...

Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 25 November 2016

The Okura Garden Hotel is located in a very nice place of the city. Tree lined streets, Shops and Restaurants and many attractions easy to reach. The style of the Hotel is fantastic. It sits on the former French Club of Shanghai. Many art deco items, beautifull Lobby and full of history. Even Mao was here back then. The staff...

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GSMgarden, 客户关系经理 at Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear CologneCitizen, Garden hotel is a very clean and elegant hotel, setting in a beautiful garden with excellent service all around. We have a great location for exploring the French Concession, with convenient metro connections. There are also a lot of local cafes and shopping around, as well as large modern malls. The Rose cafe dining area serves up a...

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Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

The ancient colonial building gives an incredible charm to the hotel lobby and the room are clean and confortable with a fantastic view on both sides. Service, restaurants, gym and spa are all awesome. Place to be in Shanghai best location.

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GSMgarden, 客户关系经理 at Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for giving us comment. We will never let you feel disappointment. We have great history which embodied by the frontage built between 1925 / 27 by a French architect and was the French Tennis Club. Now the tennis courts have gone to be replaced with 7 acres of magnificent gardens in the middle of...

Shenzhen, China
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Location is great. They upgraded me without me even asking. But I was really disappointed about the breakfast buffet. Wide variety but tastes soso. No decent Western bread. Sour coffee, I only recommend if you are into asian breakfasts. After that I went to the spa and I was really dissapointed that as inhouse guest I had to pay 50...

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Dear gasthuis, Thank you very much for choosing the Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai for your recent stay.And we are sorry to learn of that we haven't provide you the kind of bread and coffee you prefer.Your suggestion will be our reference for restaurant. The place you have mentioned is a gymnasium,which does not contain luxurious SPA. We are so sorry...

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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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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai

Address: No.58 Maoming South Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200020, China
Region: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Former French Concession , Huaihai Road
Price Range: $176 - $369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai 4.5*
Number of rooms: 485
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Okura Garden Shanghai
Shanghai Okura Garden Hotel
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#14 Family Hotel in Shanghai
#34 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#47 Business Hotel in Shanghai
#51 Romantic Hotel in Shanghai
#101 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
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“This is available upon request. I would suggest calling the hotel directly to make this request. Rooms facing the garden are recommended.”
live2eat2017, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Garden room”
VioletJ, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“if they are working in the street ask to be moved to the garden side.”
Molihua2013, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I got the end room very quiet but scary due to quietness.”
IlaMusa, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We had a room facing the garden, very quiet, never heard any traffic”
CologneCitizen, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
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