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City Hotel Shanghai

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The pictures of this hotel looked much nicer than the reality. I was quite shocked when I saw my room. It was very old and the bathroom was ancient. I would give it two stars at best. Everything should be renovated as soon as possible. The location of the hotel is good though and wifi works well, but I could...

Thank Mila00
George, South Africa
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The hotel is conveniently located with a short walk from South Shaanxi metro station. Although the rooms (and beds) are very small, it was clean and comfortable. Non smoking in the whole building but ashtrays are provided in the rooms and public areas? Extra charge for use of gym, pool etc. Overall, this hotel is not 4/ 5 star standard....

Thank Georgesmall
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 29 December 2016

It is located between nanjing road and french cohession. It is an wonderful place where you can find great restaurants, bars and shopping places in walking distance. It has great services and the room is super clean. It is a average price place to reside with family and it is safe.

Thank Wan-Flies
Hangzhou, China
Reviewed 16 December 2016

The hotel is nice but they made a few mistakes: - my mom and dad arrived first and the hotel mixed the rooms; - even if no-smoking level, Chinese smoke inside the hotel and nobody avoid this. besides that, they smoke EVEN in the breakfast room (as far as I know, is prohibited to smoke in closed places in shanghai);...

Thank rkrossi
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016

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
Reviewed 17 November 2016 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...

Thank josh m
Reviewed 5 November 2016

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
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...

Thank V1c27
Ahmedabad, India
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
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.

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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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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: ₹ 5,171 - ₹ 7,757 (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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“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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