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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff, easy access into Shanghai by taxi,or local train or bus if you speak chinease! Make sure you don't go on a national holiday!it gets very busy,hotel stagpff speak english, that's a relief! Nice and modern,mand great self services Buffett breakfast! If you get a taxi anywhere, make sure you get the concave to write it in Chinese!

Thank LORIAN65
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Room was hot 24/25 degrees can't be changed only solution to open the window Bed was rock hard, they don't have mattress toppers tried with four blankets could only get did pillows so slept on them as well still hard and uncomfortable. Breakfast was decent Linda at reception eventually offered is an upgrade but room was older and still hot... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room fairly comfortable; Hotel clean; buffet breakfast good; fairly convenient location being about 12 minutesalk from 2 metro stations; disppointed that the 'superior' room did not allow access to the swimming pool as advertised. Huge Y100 cost if you wanted a dip.

Thank Malkie1000
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

City is a fairly basic hotel, no frills. On arrival the check in staff didn't make eye contact, smile or say anything, and they didn't do the usual explanation of hotel facilities etc. The room was adequate but no more. The bed was hard, the bathroom wasn't that clean and the sink and bath didn't drain properly. The furniture was... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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51 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Hotel is Good with a Good Breakfast & staff. Should Provide Pick up & Drop from Subway station to Hotel. At Least 1 Person should know English very well in communication & understanding. Centrally Located of City.

Thank Ritesh S
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38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

City Hotel is clean, efficient, and in a great location. You can walk about 10-15 minutes to the red or green line. We enjoyed the breakfast in the morning as well-except that it ended at 10, and they quickly cleaned up all the food at 10. Using booking.com we paid about 600 rmb/room.

Thank badgerrun11
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Stayed in City Hotel Shanghai for one night. Location is very good, though Metro a bit far away. Service during check-in/check-out good. Executive rooms are very good, but the Executive lounge is a joke, not worth spending the extra money. Decor in hotel is a bit dated. Breakfast was kinda poor, as there were not enough tables avaliable and had... More 

Thank Takumito
Exeter, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We stayed at the hotel for a couple of nights whilst visiting Shanghai. The location of the hotel was great and not too far from the subway. We could walk from the hotel to the subway in about 15 mins. There are lots of restaurants and places to buy food from small corner stores. The breakfast at the hotel was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Due to my train being late, I had to check in around 2am, and was able to do so with no problem. Because I was so late in I asked about a late check out and they had no problem allowing me to check out at 2pm, which was perfect for me. The bed was hard but reasonably for Chinese.... More 

Thank Elebel82
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Good price and quite convenient. Though need to walk a bit to Shaanxi South Road station. However along the way there are quite a number of cafes. Hotel is a bit old. Stayed in Deluxe room. Room size was acceptable. Breakfast buffet was still not too bad. The biggest problem we faced was the hair dryer - very old and... More 

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Staying in People’s Square

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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 City Hotel Shanghai

Address: No.5-7 Shanxi South Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200020, China
Region: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > People’s Square , Nanjing West Road
Price Range: $89 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — City Hotel Shanghai 3.5*
Number of rooms: 270
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“Ripooms with views extra, they take a deposit from your card on arrival, but give it back when you leave!”
 of 5 bubbles LORIAN65, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“high floor seemed nice”
 of 5 bubbles Malkie1000, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay on Top Floor or Higher Floor, Good View.”
 of 5 bubbles riteshshah2016, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Pay a bit more for next category room maybe”
 of 5 bubbles Skylovelatte, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Be sure to request a non-smoking floor; but even those floors may smell of smoke.”
 of 5 bubbles natalieandpatrickr, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
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