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Grand Central Hotel Shanghai

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Mandelbachtal, Germany
Reviewed 9 June 2014

The location is unbeatable. Just a few feet from the Nanjing Road for shopping and sightseeing. The room was comfortable in room service great. Even the booking was through an agency everything was arranged well including airport pickup.

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Thank you very much for your nice comments that will be shared with the team. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Great rooms.Comfortable and luxurious.Breakfast included in the cost,and excellent.Most of all,great staff,especially the concierge They were very helpful.Mr.Stockton was quickly able to get us prepaid chinese sim cards and phones if we needed them.He was a great help with taxis.We forgot a few things in our room when we checked out and he quickly mailed them to our hotel in...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share with us what you enjoyed most about your visit. We are very grateful for your encouraging feedback! We look forward to welcoming you back often upon your future stay.

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 7 June 2014

It was great value (compared to other 5 stars hotels in area) and one could not really find one thing wrong with it. Rooms are huge (we had Deluxe room) with lovely decor. Separate shower and bath also toilet had its own door. Big comfy oversized King bed. Swimming pool had warm water, just ok if you wanted to do...

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Thank you very much for our hotel's favor, and made such a high evaluation, we will do better as a driving force, to look forward to seeing you again!

Australia
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Fantastic room, excellent shower, nice pool, delicious blt in the coffee shop. A real king bed not two singles joined together. As my flight was at 1.30am they let me shower in the health spa before catching the metro (7 Yuan vs 210 in a taxi and only 10mins more) out, wonderfully accommodating. You would pay much more elsewhere in...

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grandcentralhotelsha, qc at Grand Central Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at our Hotel. We will bring your valuable feedback to the concerned department head immediately and please accept our sincere apologies for all the inconvenience caused to you. We sincerely hope you’ll have a different experience in your next visit to our hotel.

Ormond Beach, Florida
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Location is the selling point for this hotel (as well as its sister one, Central Hotel, sitting right next to it). It sits in the heart of Shanghai and small block to East Nanjing Road. Room is spacious, as compared with others in the same area (such as Le Royal Meridien, Marriott City Center, Radisson Blu New World etc.). Wi-fi...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share with us what you enjoyed most about your visit. We are very grateful for your encouraging feedback! We look forward to welcoming you back often upon your future stay.

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

Location of this hotel is what you should choose it for! It is located in the very central of Shanghai! The physical facilities of this hotel also matches its name, rooms are huge, and the bathroom is also very nice. The service level as a whole is excellent with a few exceptions. One example is that the serving-time at the...

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Thank you very much for stay at our Hotel and share all your feelings. We will create a better service, welcome to you next time!

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Had a 3 night stay at this hotel last year Nov. Weather was getting chilled but the room was warm and cozy. In fact is quite big if to compare to most hotel of it's class at that area. Check in and out was a breeze and the counter personal speak good English. Location was the main advantage of this...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share with us what you enjoyed most about your visit. We are very grateful for your encouraging feedback! We look forward to welcoming you back often upon your future stay.

Pensala
Reviewed 27 May 2014

I use to stay in this hotel nowadays when i visit Shanghai. It has a convenient location and is close to the hearth of the city. Nice rooms and good breakfast. Good price. Clean rooms. The walking street is outside the hotel and is very nice in the evenings.

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Thank you very much for your nice comments that will be shared with the team. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 May 2014

We had a lovely stay for 6 nights this month. The hotel is well located near the bund. Lots of shops and restaurants nearby. The staff are particularly helpful, Nimrod at Concierge desk is one who went the extra mile for us more than once. Thank you Nimrod. The restaurant is very good, if a little pricey. The hotel is...

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Thank you very much for our hotel's favor, and made such a high evaluation, we will do better as a driving force, to look forward to seeing you again!

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2014

....as they say where I come from. A very large well appointed and well positioned hotel just off Nanjing Road and centrally located. Rooms are large and overall the hotel is very comfortable. This was our 2nd trip to China but 1st for many years and the change is of course very dramatic however we have no recent experiences to...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at our Hotel. We will bring your valuable feedback to the concerned department head immediately and please accept our sincere apologies for all the inconvenience caused to you. We sincerely hope you’ll have a different experience in your next visit to our hotel.

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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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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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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: $175 - $266 (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
#34 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#39 Business Hotel in Shanghai
#55 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
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“ask for a room facing the Park”
edgar1947, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“we asked for and got a room on a high floor (16) and it was nice and quiet”
Shelly-BN, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“non smoking room”
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. :)”
Paolaroid, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Unless you smoke, be sure to ask for a room on a non-smoking floor.”
Poly1982, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
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