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Rayfont Downtown Hotel Shanghai

4.0 of 5 Apartment Hotel   |   No.7 Zhaojiabang Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai 200032, China (Dapuqiao)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Yuxi, China
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rayfont Downtown certainly provides an inexpensive place to stay at a great location in downtown Shanghai. And I also thought my room (#2312) was handsomely designed and appointed. Unfortunately a real lack of maintenance and an indifferent staff made me more and more disappointed with the hotel as my time there went by. In my room, the wood veneer... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very impressed with its big revolving door. Normally, I see revolving doors can accommodate 1 person per section but, in this hotel, the section is so big it can accommodate as many as 5 people. Meet several European guest in this hotel but not many Asians. Room is reasonable size, enough walking space, furnished with a writing table and chair.... More

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St Louis
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The Rayfont is an amazing value in a city with high cost real estate. I stayed in one of the Deluxe Business Suites (really a 1 bed apartment) on the 25th floor for 5 days starting June 5th for about $63 a night through Expedia. Much better than a hotel room at the Hilton or Marriott at a fraction of... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

First of all, there was no Wi-Fi anywhere in the Hotel. If you need Wi-Fi, try the cafe beside the hotel. Next... (1) In my Room, the sink was clogged. Bummer and had to use the toilet bowl to brush my teeth. (2) There is only 1 key card, so careful about getting locked out. 100 Yuan fine for getting... More

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Paris, France
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I've been staying in this establishment from may 2 to 10 2014. I haven't had breakfast there and can only comment my room, the geo location and the service: I think this hotel is good value if on's looking for a good value for money middle-class hotel. The geo location is very goos, close to many nearby tourist attractions and... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The hotel is older but clean with all the essentials. We got a room for $54 a night on booking.com which is incredible! You pay when you get there. No deposit. Walking distance to the trendy tianzifang area. Short cab ride to explore the glamorous yet expensive Xintiandi. Would definitely stay there again!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

We are a family of 5 and sometimes struggle to get enough space. We got a large 3 bedroom apartment with its own kitchen. The kitchen came completely empty except for a fridge and cooker. We had to rent everything to go in it! The rooms were nice, although the bed was the hardest, most uncomfortable I have ever slept... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

I stayed here for 2 months, that's right 2 months while completing a portion of my studies in Shanghai. Pros: comfortable, useful business cards for taxi drivers with address on, good location, amenities nearby, running track across road Cons: gym pokey, pool in building 2 dirty, due to many conference guests in hotel you might find yourself waiting up to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

If you have experienced hotels in China that are not international brand such as SPG or Marriott, you know how they can be really great, or really not. This rayfont (only a few blocks from another) is the better of the two. It is closer to the French Concession, quieter, with nicer rooms, and fixtures that are not broken. I... More

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Mendoza, Argentina
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

When I arrived to Shanghai I thought I have booked a nice hotel, given most of the hotels in the city are quite good. The hotel is in the middle of a very very poor neiborhood, even its not dangerous, its quite dirty. The Hotel is quite dirty and breakfast is perhaps one of the most unhealthy things I have... More

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Address: No.7 Zhaojiabang Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai 200032, China
Location: China > Shanghai > Dapuqiao
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Hotel Class:4 star — Rayfont Downtown Hotel Shanghai 4*
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