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3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   No.385 Laohumin Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai 200237, China (Shanghai South Railway Station)
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Ranked #125 of 3,560 hotels in Shanghai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013
Nniey Shanghai, China
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Shanghai, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Went for a conference in L'otel and stayed overnight. The room is very clean and comfortable and the food is tasty.Staff are kind and the garden in the hotel is beautiful. Best memory of retreat in L'otel!

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Shanghai, Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

My girlfriend Kate and I came to Shanghai to visit some friends. Unfortunately, our friends didn't have room in their apartment and recommended L'otel to us. When we arrived late in the evening the staff was very courteous and understanding. The room they gave us was a loft with a small kitchen and seating area. I loved how the upstairs... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

After staying at a number of hotels in China L'otel is clearly the one I like the best, and we plan on returning her when we come back to China. We stayed there a full month after touring China. L'otel is by far the cleanest hotel. I wouldn't judge L'otel by Chinese-hotel standards of cleanliness, I would judge it by... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Our last stop before we flew home. The perfect place for weary travellers, this hotel was private, quiet, ecofriendly, with warm, helpful and clean staff. There was a tiny garden space, even with 2 peacocks to liven up tired guests! Breakfast here was the best we had during our fortnights stay in China. Plentiful, a choice of eggs, toast and... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

The hotel is beautiful, clean, very green and nature inspired. Breakfast was excellent and hotel owners were very polite and always keen to help. I would definitely recommend this hotel to everyone, regardless of whether you are traveling for business or tourism.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

The Lotel Hotel is an exceptionally clean, green hotel. The hotel owners Kenneth and Kim Yeh will do anything in their power to make your stay comfortable. The buffet breakfast includes both American and Chinese dishes and is delicious. The hotel has excellent safety features including security staff and electronic building access only. The rooms are comfortable and the bathrooms... More

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Bern, Switzerland
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8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

As well as being only a short walk away from the tube lines 1 and 3, this hotel was very quet, providing its own peace and tranquility both inside and outside of the building (the peacock in the garden was a surprising site). I stayed here for four nights in September 2013 while lecturing at a nearby university and would... More

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Manila, Philippines
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

If you are looking for a nice, hotel type, cheap, accessible hotel in shanghai and away from the traffic, i would like you to try this one...a nature inspired hotel, lots of greens, the breakfast is great! everyday it change its menu. near the central train station. its like your living in a nice neighborhood.

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Mexico City, Mexico
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013 via mobile

First, very bad service... I arrived at lunch time and the restaurant was closed. And yes, I was starving cause the location is the WORST ever... there's nothing around!! The girl in the frontdesk barely speaks English. They opened my room while showering right after I got some minutes to chill out, around 3 pm... What an odd time to... More

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Christchurch New Zealand
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17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Although a 10 minute walk from the Shanghai south rail/metro station the location had little else going for it. There were very few restaurants close by. To get to the Bund etc it took some time on the metro. Room was clean and had everything we needed and was good for the price, however when you get a balcony room... More

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Address: No.385 Laohumin Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai 200237, China
Location: China > Shanghai > Shanghai South Railway Station
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #125 of 3,560 hotels in Shanghai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — L'otel 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
L'otel opened its doors in late 2008 as Shanghai's first totally non-smoking hotel, and one of the first to seriously pursue green living. It was the first in Shanghai to incorporate live plant walls, that not only improve air quality but are extremely easy on the eyes. It boasts a garden that is organically fertilized, MSG free food, energy saving LED light bulbs, hand ground soy-bean milk for breakfast, Simmons dual coil beds and even Tempurpedic pillows, proving you don't need to spend much or look far to find this hidden gem tucked away in the hustle and bustle of central Shanghai. Family run and owned, the pervading warmth and soulfulness brings guests a sense of community rarely found elsewhere. Come, see, and experience the L'otel for yourself. ... more   less 
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