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Stayed one night (room 32) which was one of the suites - great size room and amazing views. The joinery in room appeared worn out / paint peeling etc - we couldn’t quite work out if this was the look or lack of maintenance!
The Waterhouse is a fairly new player in Shanghai. It is not one of the big hotels. Located at the south end of the Bund it is a bit out... you need to walk a bit to the next subway station or you need to...More
The environment of the hotel is really seedy. The rooms was tiny and the balcony as mentioned in the room description was just too tiny to stand on it and with on top of that an awful view and big lorries driving just underneath on...More
Great modern architecture, not too difficult to find. I arrived 2AM due to flight delays. There was no 1 at the reception, finally shouted for service and a sleeping security woke up and said that someone will come in Chinese. I finally got checked in...More
The pictures on the website look really nice and the hotel & lobby area is pretty awesome with the industrial vibe they got going on. Overall I was pretty excited but when I stepped in my room the disappointment hit. It didn’t look anything like...More
This waterfront area below the most famous section of the Huangpu River has undergone multiple phases of development that started when the Waterhouse Hotel opened its doors. Though it’s been slower to catch on than people expected, every year something new and exciting opens up and gives people a reason to keep calling the South Bund the "Next Big Thing." There are a couple of landmark hotels and restaurants of
excellent quality that serve as anchors, and multiple annual events such as beer festivals, art and fashion fairs and music shows take advantage of the wide spaces, waterfront location and the tiny man-made beach to host huge crowds of people. Wandering about the newness, one can stumble upon authentic Chinese life in the stone gates of people’s residences or the street markets.