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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 #170 of 3,933 Hotels in Shanghai
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Due to this hotel being opposite a club, there is constant loud music being played day through night. By loud I mean seriously loud. If you want restful stay (or sleep) go elsewhere. Breakfast service is a disappointment, it's slow and sometimes food is either forgotten or does not even get delivered (all without explanation or apology). This was with... More 

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The hotel's cool interior design is pulled off really well, and the rooms are minimal and finished to a high standard. The bathroom in particular is great, with a huge rainforest shower. The (Western) breakfasts are good value and generally very nice. The hotel is about a fifteen minute walk down the Bund, which is fine, but it's not particularly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I had the opportunity to stay at The Waterhouse in late August after a month in Shanghai - I'm delighted to say, it was probably one of the highlights of what was already an incredible experience in China. With an upfront admission that I am an architecture and design junkie, from the entrance on the street level, to the hotel's... 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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