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Howard Johnson Shipu Plaza Ningbo

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Reviewed 4 January 2017

This appears to be a new hotel and the rooms are modern spacious and very welcoming. The room came with a breakfast which was OK but did seem to be more biased towards Chinese preferences however as a westerner I was still able to get a decent breakfast. I would definitely stay here again if I was in the area.

Thank Ratty1741
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Stayed here for two nights on a business trip. I used to stay at another 5 star Howard Johnson resort. But this one is most likely to be a 4 star. Hotel itself was nice and clean. Staff was friendly. Room was spacious and clean. Bathroom was good too. It's a see-through style with blinds for privacy if needed so....

Thank Jason526
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Rooms excellent and good showers - unless smoker make sure you ask for Non smoking rooms otherwise smell will be everywhere Buffet ok - but little or no bar area and reception area very open so no so conducive for business meetings Cost good - best hotel in town

Thank stevekettle
Pell Lake, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

This will be a great place if you are a chain smoker! Staff and guests seem oblivious to "No Smoking" signs. In the restaurant, the lobby lounge, the lobby and even the elevators - smoke everywhere. Many Younger staff members seem more interested in their smart phones than serving guests. Hallways are NOT air conditioned, so be prepared to sweat...

Thank Donald F
Ungaran, Indonesia
Reviewed 31 May 2016

It was for 2'nd time I was stay in this hotel and spent for 4 days for this time. Room size are okay, breakfast menu also good enough. But I have comment for internet connection which was poor connection. Many times I have to do re connection and quite challenging to connect in to VPN. Also for TV, may you...

Thank Ferdinand D
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 May 2016

I was surprised to see a Howard Johnson in Ningbo! The check in was efficient and the room size was good even with the king bed. The closet space was ample with good full size hangers. There was no iron and ironing board which I feel should be a standard. The internet was free but poor quality and there were...

Thank pdxballard
Whitstable, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Pretty much what you would expect from a Chinese Business Hotel. I have stayed in many worse than this and therefore no surprises. Only a one night stay following flight from UK via Shanghai a good night sleep was required and best part of the Hotel are the beds. Really comfortable. The Japanese restaurant Tepanyaki also is really good, and...

Thank FoxtrotUk
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

This hotel is located 30 Kms far from Ningbo. It has all the comforts you need for a comfortable staying even if the cleaning is not always accurate. The quality of the breakfast is good and also the choices are pretty wide but sometime supplies are lacking. In the middle of this year the new sky train should starts to...

Thank Ermes B
Suzhou, China
Reviewed 16 November 2015

We arrived at the hotel late in the evening after a long flight. As we were getting ready to bed we found a large blood stain on the bed, which the hotel staff tried covered with a white thing sheet. Although the hotel immediately gave us another room, he person in charge did not apologies. The new room was ok,...

1Thank F L
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Very good clean very friendly staff who speak English. Every time you meet a hotel staff the welcome you. Be it 10 time same person. The food Is very good especially the break fast is awesome. Very near to shopping centres and kings square. Opposite the hotel entrance are skin clinic and theatre.

Thank mohamed jahaz b

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Ningbo Beilun district.beilun port owns the reputation of "the pearl on the crown"among all the chinese ports.Offering spectacular views from luxurious 30-storey accommodations,our outstanding location and extensive facilities make us as on ideal choice for business,travel and leisure vacations alike.The 255 spacious and elegantly designed guest rooms&suites offer the utmost level of comfort and conveniences for discerning business travelers.The Howard Johnson club floor,occupying the hotel's 26th to 29th floors,feature exclusive benefits and services for the guest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Howard Johnson Shipu Plaza Ningbo

Address: No.217 Baoshan Road | Bei Lun District., Ningbo 315000, China
Region: China > Zhejiang > Ningbo
Price Range: $76 - $238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Howard Johnson Shipu Plaza Ningbo 4*
Number of rooms: 255
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#20 Luxury Hotel in Ningbo
#20 Best Value Hotel in Ningbo
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“unless smoker make sure to ask non smoking room”
stevekettle, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Upper floors best”
872colinm, 19 May 2015 | Read review
“Please make sure the room is smoke free even if it is situated on a non-somking floor.”
CekayFarnsworth, 29 Dec 2014 | Read review
“there's no nice view. all rooms shoulb be quiet. Avoid being close to smokers (if possible...). floors 26th to 29th should provide extra comforts.”
Ducacontemanu, 10 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Stay at another hotel”
ShanePev, 26 Aug 2013 | Read review
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