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Howard Johnson Plaza Shanghai

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.595 Jiujiang Road, Shanghai 200001, China (People's Square)
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Ranked #56 of 3,841 hotels in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Shanghai, China
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83 reviews 83 reviews
20 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

GOOD 1.Location if you like downtown/shopping areas. 2,big rooms/big bath 3.good wifi/staff is helpful. 4.near to main city attractions/best bars/clubs. BAD 1.too many sex workers around hotel at night (typical in that area i guess). 2.breakfast buffet is so so nothing great. 3.hotel might consider refurbishing floor carpets in galley. overall one of the good options in downtown.

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here for a couple of days in Shanghai, nice location pretty convenient but I cant remember anything particularly good or bad. it was all pretty average, a good hotel for business, not for holidays.

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Houston, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Right in the middle of town for all tourist stuff. Great room, Comfortable beds, super view of town. The spa was awesome too, great services, low cost for a hotel. Food was great, bar was good, nice pastries for high tea. Price as great, super service. Would go back again 5 star for 4 star price.

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Mississauga, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the second I had come to Shanghai, and honestly one of my highlights of this trip was this hotel. It was pouring buckets in the morning after our first night sleeping over, and we were worried about not having an umbrella. Luckily, at the front, they had over 20 large umbrellas to be used free of charge. (They... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location of this hotel is great .this hotel is located in city center and in East Nanging road . The hotel is a bout 5 minutes to metro station and also the big bus station is in beside of this hotel. Breakfast in this hotel was complete specially fresh carrots juice . I suggest that don't buy anything from... More

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Queretaro, Mexico
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5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is located at walking distance from Nanjing Lu pedestrian Street and People´s Square so you can easily move from here to the main attractions in Shanghái. The staff is very kind and most of them speak good english. The food at the restaurant is very good, you can choose either western or chinese options. The rooms are clean... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights before joining a Viking Cruise tour. Paid for an Executive room and on arrival found the Executive suite was being renovated. However we were given normal buffet breakfasts plus afternoon tea and "happy hour" in the main bar. It was hard to find out what this included as English was not widely understood/spoken by staff... More

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was smelly and hot (no control of temp). Lamps did not work. Mattress hard. Pillows good though. Hot water faucet for sink did not work. Worst though was that I got my doorbell rung at 11:15 pm. NO I did not want a "massage". So security not so great. Do not stay here, do not trust ratings.

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Morden, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a rather pleasant hotel to stay in located very closely to The Bund. The pool was small but empty and the sauna was never busy too. Also helped that the gym and swimming pool facilities stayed open very late! Rooms were very clean. It was however slightly scary seeing some plug sockets coming off the wall in my... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location to the bund and main shopping area and peoples square . 10 m walk to people's square train station . All signs are in English as well as in Chinese . Very easy to navigate . Lovely pool to swim and relax in with hot tub saunas . Great gym . Shops open till 10 pm . We... More

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Address: No.595 Jiujiang Road, Shanghai 200001, China
Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > People's Square
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Howard Johnson Plaza Shanghai 4*
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