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Rayfont Downtown Hotel Shanghai

No.7 Zhaojiabang Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai 200032, China
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arrive to check in at 2am. Had a huge argument with a pimp who harassed me from arrival to the lobby and waited behind me to finish check in. Staff did not do anything about it. Obviously they know each other. Concierge refused to show me where the the building of my room is even though they have many buildings... More 

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San Francisco
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What is Good: - Rooms were spacious, clean and tidy. - Bell service was prompt and efficient. - Conveniently located near to metro station. - Restaurants nearby and - Walking distance to TianZiFang (old living quarters converted to boutique shops) What can be Improved: - Buffet breakfast quality and variety. - Waited too long for lifts and had to walk... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed there for 4 days. Hotel is good and very clean. metro station is very near. but do not book the hotel with breakfast. we took breakfast one day and it was awful.. KFC and McDonnell's also near. you will find some restaurants nearby.

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I had use of one of the 2 bedroomed suites here and found the overall cleansliness to be far short of its star rating, both in the suite after service and in all the pubic areas. One of the plus points is its closeness to the metro system.

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I have been staying at Rayfont since February 2015 for a 6 month duration. I have the deluxe one bedroom apartment with a kitchenette. The room is very spacious and extremely comfortable. It is cleaned twice a week - linen is also changed regularly. The location is perfect, close to many eateries, a metro station as well as bus stations.... More 

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Markham, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

we are a Canadian couple who come to Shanghai every year October and November . We stay in the Rayfont Hotel Service apt for 2 months. they clean the Apartment every 3 days, these people provide very good service. the only thing is that you should no some Chinese, most of the staff do not know English well, some do... More 

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St. Louis
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

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 26th floor for 5 days. The apartment was reasonable although a little dated and worn. It was 900 square feet with a small kitchen, dining area, living room, large bath,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Wasn't as bad as all the reviews I saw before travelling however it was still pretty average. Little things hadn't been cleaned correctly. Couldn't see the name of the hotel from street as it had been pulled down, some letters still remained. Room was good size for two with big bags/suitcases. I never dealt with reception however they seemed quite... More 

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