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Grand Central Hotel Shanghai

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2014

I spent 4 nights in a standard room on the 10th floor in March 2014. Its a absolutely lovely hotel. I could not fault it (actually, the internet service isnt great, but thats more to do with China than the hotel). The staff are very friendly and helpful, the rooms are very comfortble and well appointed, the bed was very... More 

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

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. More 

San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2014

Our first trip to Shanghai and I am happy that we stayed at the Grand Central Hotel. The location was excellent and walking distance to various sights. The rooms were spacious and comfortable (they looked like junior suites), the rate was fair and the internet connection was strong. What made our stay special, was Stockton, the concierge (he is the... More 

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

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. More 

Sydney
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104 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2014

This was our first trip to Shanghai and the hotel was a great pick. As others have said, very centrally located about halfway between People's Square and the Bund. Easy walk to both, and a great stroll along East Nanjing Road and lots of people watching. Our room (a deluxe king) was very spacious (particularly for Asia) and well appointed.... More 

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

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. More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2014

The hotel was nice and clean, service at reception was very good. Forgot my USB stick so called reception and manager rushed one up to my room urgently. Staff are friendly and always willing to help, although only a few speak basic English (i should learn mandarin). Location is 5mins walk from East Nanjing Rd Metro station and about 10minutes... More 

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

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. More 

Uppsala, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2014

First there is the perfect location: a short walk up Jiujiang Road takes you to The Bund. Just opposite the entrance across the street you find Nanjing Road and excellent shopping. A short walk down Nanjing you have People's Square and the gorgeous Shanghai Museum. The Metro stop Nanjing Road, Exit 4 (make sure you take this exit, otherwise you... More 

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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. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2014

The hotel is nice on the exterior, but you peel back the top layer and things weren't so great. The lobby was quite nice, but unfortunately there was quite a lot of smoking so that was unappealing for us as we don't smoke or like to smell smoke indoors. Our non-smoking room also had a scent of cigarette smoke that... More 

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

Thank you very much for your comments and we do apologize if you feel we let you down. I assure you we take it very seriously. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future. More 

Atlanta, GA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2014

This hotel is in a great location within walking distance to The Bund. The room we stayed in was gorgeous along with the bathroom, the room was also spacious. We were very comfortable (two adults and two children). Everything was great except two things; they hold double the amount of the total stay on your debut card, after you check... More 

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

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. More 

Bratislava, Slovakia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2014

I stayed at this hotel for 3 nights. The room was amazing with all needed facilities and with small things such as adaptor or even scale. I really like it. It has even window which can be open so you don't feel like in close shell.I know it can be a problem for someone and especially with Shanghai smog but... More 

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grandcentralhotelsha, Public Relations Manager at Grand Central Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying at the Grand Central Hotel Shanghai. It is a pleasure to read your positive comments about our hotel. We are very fortunate to be able to offer such a great location. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

Manila, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 January 2014

We stayed for 3 nights here and the hotel was great. It had spacious rooms and English Speaking staff to assist you. It is conveniently located close to a lot of the Main Attractions in Shanghai including shopping.

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grandcentralhotelsha, Public Relations Manager at Grand Central Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying at the Grand Central Hotel Shanghai. It is a great pleasure to read your positive comments about our hotel. We hope to serve you again on your next visit to Shanghai. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2014

This is a beautiful hotel with a lovely lobby. The rooms are very nice and they offer an assortment of pillows which I tried the 2nd night. Their standard pillows are big but not very fluffy. They offer "fluffy pillow" and a bamboo pillow and charcoal pillow, you get the idea. I got one of each and I don't know... More 

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grandcentralhotelsha, Public Relations Manager at Grand Central Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at Grand Central Hotel Shanghai. We appreciate your positive comments with regards to our rooms and pillows in guest rooms. We will bring your valuable feedback to the concerned department head immediately. Please accept our sincere apologies for all the inconvenience caused to you. We hope to serve you again on... More 

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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: $166 - $258 (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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Hotel Style:
#12 Family Hotel in Shanghai
#19 Romantic Hotel in Shanghai
#32 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#39 Business Hotel in Shanghai
#54 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. :)”
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“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.”
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“Higher floors with abstreet view are best”
 of 5 bubbles brithea, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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