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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...

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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...

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Melbourne, Australia
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....

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Singapore, Singapore
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...

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Shingle Springs, California
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Good price, good location. Close to eateries and the bus stop. Subway station is a couple blocks down. The room is average, needs updating, at least some repair. Nothing crazy just worn out. The breakfast was good, plenty to choose from. They will make you custom omlete. The front desk was very helpful and spoke English. Felt safe around the...

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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Rooms: The rooms are simple, not recently updated. The first room we had was on a smoking floor, the next room smelled of mildew, and finally we ended up in a decent room. The air conditioning is not very strong, so all rooms feel a bit damp. They did not have a full bed available, so my wife and I...

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WGC - Hertfordshire
Reviewed 24 June 2016

First time staying at this hotel but not the area. Firstly this area is pretty safe with lots of people around. There are many places to eat, several main roads with lots of shops and metro stations near by. The hotel is fairly average based on others in the area, but I did get a good price on line. The...

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Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 24 June 2016

The hotel was very basic, but nice. A large, quiet room with great black out curtains. The hotel overall was very quiet. The breakfast was decent. It was a close walk to shopping and restaurants. The staff were helpful. My only advice is to avoid the spa that is connected to it. It smelled terribly of old smoke, and they...

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Lahti, Finland
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Staff is NOT service minded or helpful. Specially in restaurant and in business center. Breakfast buffet was disaster, all the time something was missing and staff did not react. Rooms are boring and old style. Also the location is not that good.

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a week. The hotel is basic, actually a bit dated and has a faint smell of 90s. The standard was nothing like what was shown on the web picture. So we upgraded and it was ok. The bed is rock hard, i could feel the wire of the spring on my back. We tried to ask...

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Staying in Former French Concession

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Former French Concession
While there are technical borders to the area formerly governed by the French in Shanghai, the "French Concession" of today is an amorphous neighborhood that is a favorite of the city's foreign residents. While it is mostly within the Xuhui district, residents will sometimes include parts of Jing'an and Luwan in their mental maps of the Former French Concession. The area seems frozen in time, characterized by quiet, tree-lined avenues, French-style villas, interesting boutiques, lively bars and quaint cafes that are not typical of China. All of these mix and mingle with local life as Chinese markets and lanehouse communities are peppered throughout. Denizens of the Former French Concession can spectate a mahjong game on the street or get their bike checked at a tiny bike repair store on the way to their refurbished apartment tucked away among Chinese family homes.
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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 > Former French Concession , Nanjing West Road
Price Range: $106 - $159 (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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Shanghai City Hotel
City Shanghai
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#53 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
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“Ask for managers who knows english”
Wan-Flies, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ripooms with views extra, they take a deposit from your card on arrival, but give it back when you leave!”
LORIAN65, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“high floor seemed nice”
Malkie1000, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay on Top Floor or Higher Floor, Good View.”
riteshshah2016, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Pay a bit more for next category room maybe”
Skylovelatte, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
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