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Grand Central Hotel Shanghai

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   No.505 Jiujiang Road, Shanghai 200001, China (People's Square)
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Ranked #23 of 3,924 Hotels in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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218 reviews 218 reviews
114 hotel reviews
576 helpful votes 576 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was staying in another Nanjing E Road hotel which I was disappointed with, but found a very attractive online last-minute rate for the Grand Central Hotel, and changed hotels. I was glad that I did. The location is excellent, about one third the way down Nanjing East Pedestrian Street. The location is popular for 5 star hotels with the... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel has great location which is just across the street from the Nanjing road and very close to subway station. The service was great. The decor was very nice. Room and amenities weren't new but clean and well maintained. The bed was comfortable. And on my birthday night, the hotel nicely prepared a birthday cake in my room for... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I shared a twin room with a friend and we were pleased the room really was as spacious as it looked in the photos. We felt pleasantly spoiled by the old fashioned plushness of it all, the armchair and writing desk in the bedroom, the marble bathroom, the 2 very comfortable queen size beds. The hotel lobby was over-the-top and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good hotel, large rooms, well comfortably equiped and clean.Not really modern but well maintained. Also serivces were adequate. Breakfast was good but on the expensive side. At checkin I was "offered" an upgrade of 460CNY per room per night, was was, in my opnion, over the top. They claim room would be better, but I do not believe that... More

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Wantagh, NY USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights at this property. The rooms were spacious and clean and the property is in a desirable location. The staff was courteous and efficient. Food and beverage service was outstanding. Highly recommend.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros: - great location, just one block from pedestrian Nanjing Road - good WiFi in the room and no password hassles - comfortable bed - 5-10 minutes walk to Metro - 7 minutes walk to People's square Cons: - none found

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel location is really great, we stayed at Shanghai few days and did not worried about the time out, it is located on very active street where is good shopping and food. On the other hand the hotel staff and services are very high, we only were in satisfied the first night as we arrived late and the door... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent our 3 nights staying here and we enjoyed very much.Our room on high floor with great city view and bed was very comfortable. Restaurant with great food as well. Also location was excellent, we could easily walked around few mins for places nearby.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stay here for 4 nights for our Shanghai visit. It a very nice hotel in a very convenient location. In the middle of two major metro stations( line one go directly to Airpirt). Walking distance to most top seightseeing sites. The hotel is well managed, the only negative the bed is not comfortable, it sink in where you lay... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After backpacking around China for 3.5 weeks we were treated to 3 blissful nights at this wonderful hotel. Cannot fault it. Perfect location, staff were incredibly helpful and friendly, beds were like sleeping on a cloud...... I could go on and on and on. Honestly if you can afford it just stay here. You won't find a better hotel in... More

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Address: No.505 Jiujiang Road, Shanghai 200001, China
Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > People's Square
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Grand Central Hotel Shanghai 4.5*
Number of rooms: 353
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