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The Waterhouse At South Bund

No.1-3 Maojiayuan Road, Shanghai 200011, China (The South Bund)
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Ranked #169 of 3,950 Hotels in Shanghai
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

From the minute I walked into the lobby, Waterhouse at South Bund screamed 'design hotel'. A great looking lobby - very impressive with it's industrial chic, oversized chandelier and 'design' chairs - and 'design hotel' service - staff that were way-too-cool to work in a hotel, or to deal with people in any way. Our room was Ok, considering that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the industrial chic of this wonderful hotel. The staff was very nice. We arrived in the middle of the night due to our flight arrival and were very warmly welcomed. We felt even more lucky, when we found out, that we got room no. 32. This room offers a stunning view over Pudong - especially from the bathroom,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Waterhouse at South Bund following recommendations from the Wallpaper Guide and Tablet Hotels which we use regularly for hotel bookings. The location was good and the actual hotel stylish. Our Junior suite was a great size and the decor was simple but stylish. Service was ok - not warm and staff struggled to understand us sometimes.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This is a spectacular designer hotel with a great restaurant a short taxi ride south of the main Bund area. We would have given it five stars but the rooms are beginning to show signs of wear and tear, and it does have an event space next to it that can be noisy if your are visiting when there is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Once we found the entrance to the hotel, it was a complete surprise package. We took three rooms and each one was different and unique in its own way. The location is great, right on the bund and the rooms were ultra modern, clean and everything in the bar fridge was included in the price of the room. You have... More 

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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

It is a perfect place for accommodation. The design and decoration is nice. The breakfast was simple and delicious. The location is not far away from the bund area which is a walking distance. I would recommend this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The Waterhouse is a great hotel away from the crowds. With taxi or subway you're quickly in different areas of the city. It has a great top floor bar and restaurant on ground floor. Breakfast is western oriented. Starbucks is opposite to the entrance of the hotel. The room was great. Super shower. Free wifi that worked well. All in... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We arrived exhausted at this hotel after three weeks of traveling in Europe and a flight from Amsterdam. I chose this hotel before all others in Shanghai for the brilliant conversion from a 1930s warehouse. I was prepared to love it wholeheartedly for its looks alone - industrial chic and stark,cool interiors. The restaurant, Table No 1 is very good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The Waterhouse has nice trendy rooms and modern furnishings. The hotel is a bit torn and needs upgrade. The Waterhouse is located at the Docs 2 km South of the main strip of the Bund, which is a bit off and the other restaurants in the area seems to have lost it. Breakfast was good but below expectation for a... More 

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222 helpful votes 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I just returned from 3 nights in Shanghai and my overall experience of this hotel is rather positive. I am extremely attracted to architecture and design and normally prefer small properties that offer something special over the big scale branded hotels. I chose this hotel based on competitive price quoted through booking.com and the design factor, but before arriving I... More 

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Address: No.1-3 Maojiayuan Road, Shanghai 200011, China
Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > The South Bund
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 19
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