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Kingtown Riverside Hotel Plaza Shanghai

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   No.126 Xinzha Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200003, China (People's Square)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is situated in a back lane and is a little hard to find. Do yourself a favour and get a copy of the directions in Chinese. The staff on the desk have limited English and to be honest I think they would rather not have to deal with non - Chinese speaking guests. The one shining light was... More

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Singapore, Singapore
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a superior queen bed. The room is clean, modern and fairly spacious with a separate small area for the desk away from the bed. The bath room includes a bath tub outside the shower area. The bed is soft(!) unlike the typical Chinese hotel beds which are very hard. I really had good rest on the bed after 9... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this hotel for my pre and post cruise in Shanghai. On my 1st visit when checking in, I specifically heard the guy saying they are full and giving me a standard room. I kept insistently told him I booked a twin superior city view room but was ignored. Being tired from a early morning flight, I just accepted... More

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71 reviews 71 reviews
39 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

So called 4 star hotel and it might live up to 3. Well received in the Reception, arriving quite late. Room was quite nice with all the expected facilities except minibar. TV with all the hundred of CCTV Chanel's and some English speaking channels. Found a free WiFi; not sure if it was hotel, but it was open. Breakfast was... More

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London, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

What can I say for this hotel. It is drab, depressing and getting out the lift accidentally on the 1st floor left me with chills. It was like something from a horror story, dirty, dark, abandoned and spooky. Staff spoke no English, the room service promised was non existent, I spent 2 days sick in bed when my daughter attempted... More

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Kunming, China
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183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I stayed here a little over a year ago and returned last week when passing through Shanghai. Must say that the place has gotten a bit run down, wallpaper was peeling and the hallways were dirty. It was still a good value. Some people have been put off by the advertising cards for sexual services that are slipped under the... More

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Victoria, Canada
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24 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

In all fairness, this hotel is quite great value for money considering that it is 3 mins walk to Xinzha station, and it's one stop to People Square from there. There is really nothing much around the immediate vicinity but if you walk 30 mins you will get to Nanjing Road. The room - it had a modern look which... More

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Jaipur, India
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Negatives: - Rooms could have been cleaner. Few spots on the carpets and tiles. - Staff was helpful most of the time. On one instance they asked my 10Rmb service for speaking to someone on the phone for me, as they were talking in Mandarin and I only understood English. This was extremely shocking and unprofessional. -Views aren't the greatest.... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We stayed in this hotel on late december 2013, I also experienced the prostitute cards under the door everynight we came back to the room , it seems like they have the same network with the prostitute agent. it was pretty cold in shanghai, we expected a warm room when we came back, you know what ? although the air... More

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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

We stayed at this hotel as part of the China Highlights tour package. It's located on a quiet back street. The room had an usual feature. The bathroom shower had a glass wall that can be viewed in from the bed room. For privacy, there was a blind you can access from the bed room side of the wall. Another... More

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Address: No.126 Xinzha Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200003, China
Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > People's Square
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kingtown Riverside Hotel Plaza Shanghai 3.5*
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