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Somerset Xu Hui Shanghai

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We stayed only 2 nights, excellent location to go an explore, the underground is just 2 minutes away. Also there are nice shops and restaurants and bar nearby. Try to get a room on a high floor. Staff also very friendly. If you want to use the swimming pool you need to wear a swimming cap.

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Tina L, General Manager at Somerset Xu Hui Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Customer We were delighted to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us. At the same time, we are happy to have met your expectations in service and quality standards. Receiving such positive feedback from our residents motivates us to further improve our commitment to delivering good service. Once again, thank you for your valued patronage. From all of...

Beijing, China
Reviewed 9 July 2016

The room is not very big, but very clean and pretty cozy. HBO channel is good, but for some reason I can only see a few channel, and I was watching the same channel for a week. Gym and swimming pool are not bad. Breakfast ., wel , it's ok, it's just what we usually eat but not very delicious....

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Tina L, Manager at Somerset Xu Hui Shanghai, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to tell us about your recent stay and we are delighted to know that your stay with us is an excellent one. Your feedback will be shared with the entire team at Somerset Xu Hui Shanghai. Feedback such as yours inspire us to continually provide and improve the level of service that...

Reviewed 13 June 2016

I have been staying in this service apartment for many trips (stretch of 5 to 8 days) and it has never fail to impress me with their high level of service standards from their staff. Even though I realised that they are running on a tight staff strength, but all level of services are never compromised e.g. from the frontdesk,...

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Tina L, Manager at Somerset Xu Hui Shanghai, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Somerset Xu Hui Shanghai. We appreciated your continue supports and looking forward to welcoming you soon.

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Booked 3 2 bedroom executive rooms and very impressed with the spaciousness and quality of the rooms Newly renovated Location was poor but mrt just across the road and get to anywhere in Shanghai via mrt which was very easy to navigate Only disappointment was being charged adult prices (about 18 aud ) for breakfast for 3 children aged 11...

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Tina L, Manager at Somerset Xu Hui Shanghai, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Somerset Xu Hui Shanghai. We appreciated your feedback and glad to know that you and family were satisfied with the service. We look forward to welcoming you soon.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2016

I stayed at Somerset XuHui for ten days over Xmas/NewYear 2015 in a 1 Br Executive Suite. I had earlier requested to be allocated a high floor apartment and Somerset responded by putting me in suite no. 2503 which was very satisfactory. (Thanks Somerset). The apartment was very nice and apparently newly renovated with everything virtually brand new. Kitchen/bathroom facilities...

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Tina L, Owner at Somerset Xu Hui Shanghai, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Somerset Xu Hui Shanghai. We appreciated your supports and glad to know that you were satisfied with our service and quality. We looking forward to welcoming you in the near future. Thank you.

Asia
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Our usual place of accommodation, as far as possible when we in Shanghai ! Near to metro line9, and station嘉善路 just across the street opposite hotel (2-3 minutes walk). There are lot of good restaurants nearby and can ask for delivery too, especially sometime we are busy to go out for lunch ! Only sit back is side gate is...

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Tina L, Manager at Somerset Xu Hui Shanghai, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Somerset Xu Hui Shanghai. We are glad to know that you were satisfied with our service and quality. Our apartment takes safety as the first priority, it is importmant to control the entrance access in order to reduce irrelevant people in or out the apartment. We thank you for your supports and looking forward to welcoming...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Ever since we have our son and parents travel with us for holidays few years back, we choose to stay only in serviced apartment as it provides more space and more home-feel over a hotel room. And apartments under the Ascot group is always our first choice if it is available in the city that we travel. For our Shanghai...

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Tina L, Manager at Somerset Xu Hui Shanghai, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Somerset Xu Hui Shanghai. We are glad to know that you and family were satisfied with our service and quality and more, thankyou for spending so much time to write your review about your experience with us. We appreciated your supports and looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Please Take care. thank...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 25 November 2015

I would stay here over a hotel any day. Firstly, it feels like a much safer place, and although I'm Chinese (Canadian) and pretty used to the hustle and bustle of China, as a traveler it's nice to walk through a private driveway into a quieter neighbourhood. Beautiful front lobby area. Modern, has a nice sitting space and a coffee...

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Tina L, Manager at Somerset Xu Hui Shanghai, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Somerset Xu Hui Shangahi. We were delighted to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us. At the same time, we are happy to have met your expectations in service and quality standards. Receiving such positive feedback from our residents motivates us to further improve our commitment to delivering good service.Once again, thank you for your...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 5 November 2015

The overall facility/room were a little outdated but nonetheless clean and comfortable. The price is very reasonable, especially when you are traveling with group of friends or as a family. I stayed in the 2 bedroom apartment, which the living area is a little small. Lack of bathtub was also a disappointment. (There is a bathtub in the 3 bedroom...

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Tina L, Manager at Somerset Xu Hui Shanghai, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Somerset Xu Hui. We appreciated your supports and glad to learn that you have enjoyed the stay with us this time. We have finished 3 phase of guest room upgraded and we expecting to welcoming you and famly visit again in the near future. Thank you.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

I have stayed at the Somerset for 5 months. For the entire stay there were renovation works. It was very annoying, they would work even on the weekend, but at least they did notify me before I signed my contract. The room I rented was not renovated so it was not very new and clean but it was very big...

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Tina L, Manager at Somerset Xu Hui Shanghai, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Somerset Xu Hui. We are happy to have met your expectation in services and quality standard. Receiving such positive feedbacks from our residents motivates to further our commitment to deliverty good service. We are looking forward to welcomg you again in the future. thank you.

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An ideal location for utives and their families, Somerset Xu Hui is centrally located in the heart of Shanghai’s prestigious Xu Hui residential district. It is minutes drive away from the Xujiahui Commercial Centre, which offers a wide array of fashionable shopping, gourmet cuisine and entertainment. International culinary, academic, cultural and social pursuits can be found at the nearby Huaihai Road. Free musical and drama performances can also be enjoyed at the adjacent Xujiahui Park. Combining tranquility with convenience, Somerset Xu Hui offers a large range of apartments, each complete with a spacious living and dining area, a fully-equipped kitchen, a top-quality home entertainment system and broadband internet access. Our 24-hour security system provides a safe environment for you and your family. For a balanced lifestyle, Somerset Xu Hui organizes Reservations residents’ programmes, including group gatherings, city explorations and sports activities. For recreation, relax and enjoy our fitness centre, swimming pool, jacuzzi and sauna. Our helpful, caring staff and personalized attention is the core of our signature Heartware service, which is our commitment to tailor each residence to your individual needs. Conducting business at Somerset Xu Hui is easy and convenient. With WiFi zones and our efficient Business Centre, you will have complete business connectivity from the comfort of your home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Somerset Xu Hui Shanghai

Address: No.888 Shaanxi Nan Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai 200031, China
Region: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Former French Concession , Dapuqiao
Price Range: $174 - $388 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Somerset Xu Hui Shanghai 4*
Number of rooms: 167
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#105 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#150 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
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“The highest the best”
 of 5 bubbles LorenzoB637, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors have good view and probably less noise.”
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“I stayed in a one bedroom which was adequate for one, but probably not for two people for a longer stay. ”
 of 5 bubbles stevenr0bertd, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“High floor rooms the best”
 of 5 bubbles HarryR28, 9 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Select newly renovated rooms ! Double layer of glass window, so noise level is much lower compared to old units !”
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