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Ocean Hotel Shanghai

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.1171 Dongdaming Road, Hongkou Disctrict, Shanghai 200082, China (The North Bund)
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Ranked #221 of 3,559 hotels in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well staffed hotel with good service! Room no 718 half of the view blocked by a wall...but surprise! This is the first hotel I have stayed in with an inside window to the bathroom. You can watch your room mate having a bath or using the toilet (found out later that there is a curtain inside bathroom so one can... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is a victim of new high- rises built in front that obstruct the view of the river and the Bund. The revolving restaurant on the top moves very slowly the food is better in the lobby. Staff was very attentive, changing currency and giving directions. Location was near new 12 train station. The pool is still closed. Probably... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Please don't stay at this hotel - they run a scam where they incorrectly charge you for items on your room. They accused us of stealing a clothes brush and tried to charge us 500 yuan for it (£50!) when we never had one in the room to start with. They were exceptionally persistent, shouting at us in Chinese. They... More

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Shanghai, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

For a country vouching to bring themselves in ten years time to a global tourist destination, this hotel is not an example of what they want to advertise. Ocean Hotel is a bad experience, not living up the hype on their various websites. Sure the establishment looks fine and glossy and a bit modern, but behind the scenes there must... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

This hotel promises a lot but delivers little. Most negative part is its location as it is located far away from the city centre, markets and even nearest metro station Dalian Road at a distance of more than a kilometer. Therefore while making a booking following aspects should be kept in mind especially when you plan to visit the city... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at Ocean Hotel, Shanghai. The rooms were comfortable and clean. The restaurant service was indifferent and it took a couple of days optimize our food selection. The central location made up for much of the shortcomings.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Service was awful.. staff yelled at us when they incorrectly charged the wrong amount on our room tabs. Spoke mostly in Chinese.. ignored us when we asked to have the bill corrected. Sent us to another desk where they didn't want to help us either. We were refused entrance to the revolving Lounge and Restaurant on the top floor-3 nights... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

The Ocean Hotel was very modern and very clean. Window (with shade)to see into shower from room! Had to go into hotel lobby area to use internet. Breakfast had nice selection including fried eggs. Tried turning down heat the first 2 nights to no avail and we were miserably hot all night and then were told that they turn off... More

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cheam, surrey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

The Ocean Hotel in Shanghai was our first stop on our tour. The hotel was clean and the rooms were lovely and spacious. Breakfast was great. There was a huge problem with changing money in this hotel. The staff were very aggressive and basically they do not want to accept sterling bank notes. The whole procedure was very annoying and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We were booked on a China Focus tour so our hotel destination was selected for us. I was pleasantly surprised with the spacious and modern rooms we were assigned, actually a mini-suite by most standards. There was plenty of space - foyer/dressing area, living area with L-shaped sofa and wet bar, king bed and a large Western bathroom with separate... More

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Additional Information about Ocean Hotel Shanghai

Also Known As:
Shanghai Ocean Hotel
Address: No.1171 Dongdaming Road, Hongkou Disctrict, Shanghai 200082, China
Location: China > Shanghai > The North Bund
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#138 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
#155 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Ocean Hotel Shanghai 4*
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