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New Harbour Service Apartments
Reviewed 29 April 2012

Nice hotel, staff very helpful & we were able to get an early checkin.Great position to stay.walk to markets shopping etc.

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 24 April 2012

I wrapped up my tour, and wanted to extend my trip, so this apartment/hotel was perfect. Great location, clean apartment with a small kitchen, but you can't really cook anything (nothing but cups, bowls & chop sticks), has microwave with refrigerator/freezer and honor bar. Bathroom is spacious with wall mounted hair dryer. The water tends to go from hot to cold in the shower. The restaurant downstairs had a huge selection for breakfast for about $12 US, but it closes at 10:00 a.m. When leaving by cab, be sure to take a business card from the front desk, because the hotel is not always easy to find. When going to the airport they do have a shuttle service for about $42 per person, but if you take a cab it comes to about $14 and there will be stop and go traffic. The only negative is the staff is not always easy to communicate with in English, so it can get extremely frustrating. I stayed in the one bedroom unit, and there is no TV in the bedroom. Other than that, I would highly recommend this property, and would definitely stay there again. The price is great for what you get, and they also have 2 and 3 bedroom units, so it's great for family.

Room Tip: It's always nice to pick a room on a higher floor, mine was on the 11th, but I believe that if y...
  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 22 April 2012

if you look for some other style of hotel, this one is a very good choice. it is situatend 10-15 min walk from busy peoples square or xiantandi in a shanghai residential and business quarter. plenty of small shops and restaurants around. the staff is very friendly, clean, the appartments are well equiped with a own kitchen, living room and bedroom. family ambiente. nice restaurant. a real alternative to the international hotel chaines in Shanghai

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 22 April 2012

The Harbour Service Apartment is in a block between Yongshou, East Jingling, Guanxi and Ninghai roads.It is just a couple of blocks from Dashijie Metro, 5 minutes to People's Square, 10 minutes to the mayhem of East Nanjing Road, and 15 minutes walk to the Bund.
New Harbour is a 28 story building, I a one bedroom executive apartment No 2603, with small kitchen (utensils for either Western-style or Chinese cooking have to be rented extra for a small charge), large dining/living area, small office space and double bedroom. All very spacious and with great views from all windows over People’s Square and westward along the elevated (East and Middle) Yan’an Road toward Jing’an and the French Concession.Also great view of the Marriott on Tomorrow Square.
Around the hotel there are still many of the traditional low-rise buildings, with little shops, street vendors and narrow lanes criss-crossing these blocks. The view from number 2603 may not last forever - developers are always on the look-out for more space, but for now it's great.
There is a restaurant on the second floor, serving Chinese and Western-style breakfast and (mainly) Chinese cuisine for dinner. On the same floor is a small gym, a pool and sauna. The business Centre provides PCs and printers. Internet connection in my room was fast and reliable (unfortunately WiFi in my room didn't work but a cable was provided and there was no extra charge).
Off the ground-floor lobby there is a small and friendly bar (ASKA Bar), which is open to about 2am (and serves cold beer - not always the norm in Shanghai)

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 21 April 2012

This calls itself a serviced apartment - but basically it is a hotel room that comprises a sitting room, three bedrooms, two bathrooms and something that is supposed to be a kitchen. Our bedrooms were nice but comprised two double beds and a single (as advertised) when surely most guests would rather have had a double bed and three singles...

The kitchen was the disappointment - it had no cooking equipment rendering it all but useless. It did have a fridge - handy for beer and yoghurt - a couple of bowls and a couple of plates. There was also free hot water for tea and cold bottled water in a bubbler. The room had internet access but only with a cable - no wifi - which was useless for our Ioads and Ipods. The only wifi was in the hotel lobby.

The rooms were large and the views were great. The sitting room was large and comfortable but the dining table only had four chairs - for a room that was supposed to sleep five.

The hotel offered very expensive, very ordinary breakfast. There was also a swimming pool which was reasonable but didn't have any water shallow enough for a non-swimming child. On the positive side, though, the staff did find a rubber ring for him to use.

The location is fab - quiet enough but within easy walk of excellent restaurants, ATM machines, supermarkets, a metro station and the bus station. It is also walkable to the gardens and The Bund. I would happily go back.

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 21 April 2012

We stayed for 2 nights. Check in took a while but understandable since we were a group of 20. We booked 3 BR apartments and they were big and the furnishing was good. There are English channels on cable TV and that was a plus. Very close to eating places and groceries etc... The cab was not too familiar with the place so we were a bit delayed but got there eventually. Front desk can speak English well enough, not too friendly but willing to answere questions. We would stay again I suppose given the price was pretty reasonable when we booked and has lots of eateries close by :)

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Reviewed 21 April 2012

Really great hotel with attentive service, right near all the action - you can walk everywhere. We were a couple with my mother and the 2-bedroom serviced apartment was a great choice.

  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about New Harbour Service Apartments

Address: No.88 Yongshou Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200021, China (Formerly New Harbour Serviced Apartments)
Region: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > People’s Square
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 324 Speciality Lodging in Shanghai
Price Range: $110 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — New Harbour Service Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 300
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Beautifully combines the elegance of hotel living with the comforts of home. this apartment-style Shanghai hotel offers a refreshing respite from the flurry of activities in the area. ... more   less 
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