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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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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Sausalito, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I really liked this hotel. We had a great suite (this one had windows in both rooms) at a really reasonable price. The location is perfect one block from Nanjing Dong Lu and not too far from the Bund or People's Park. The food at breakfast was really good and the location of the restaurant above the lobby was pleasant.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My colleague booked the rooms from the hotel WEB site. He booked for 3 persons for 3 rooms...when we checked in to the hotel, the staff showed a surprise face :"just three of you ?" Apparently they thought we have 9 persons and hence prepared an extra bed to each and every of our room ! Anyway, we cancelled the... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not like the Howard Johnsons in the U.S. - this place is quite luxurious. While the area is a bit too touristy, it's also very very central and easy. The facilities are beautiful, well maintained, and the staff is excellent!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our 3rd visit to Shanghai - our previous hotel was a 5 star in Zonghia which we loved but found it was inconvenient for touring the city. Not so the Howard Johnson Plaza overlooking the East Nanjing Rd, the heart of shopping and minutes from People's Square. Furthermore The Bund is 10 minutes away. Our superior room on... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 4 nights at the end of a 3 week holiday in China. Hotel was lovely & clean & desk staff were friendly. Some of doorman however were lazy & no help when it came to getting taxis, did not encounter this problem with the other hotels we stayed at. Location is excellent, right next to the pedestrian... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I was looking for a decent hotel for less than $200 per night with breakfast. The rooms were a bit small but acceptable. The staff I interfaced with were friendly and the breakfast buffet had a wide range of choices. The room faced west so it absorbed the heat from the sun during the day and the AC seemed to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

All the Chinese people are not friendly, the hotel employees are no exception, If you stay at this hotel, as much as possible do not communicate at a man named Jimmy, who claims to be one of dutty manager.. There is no employees who kindly answered the questions of customers, and really bad Service, about location good, big room &... More 

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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We stayed 2 nights in this hotel (23-24 oct 2014) which was announced by our operator 'Audley Travel' as 'first class' hotel. This was a total disappointment. The hotel is dated, old bathroom, dirty windows and very simple, not very fresh breakfast buffet. the location is OK if you like the non interesting shopping area and the Bund. The rooms... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I have stayed in the hotel for few times, this come checking-in in Winter (Dec), rate is lower considerably. Everything ok and particular of the location, which is quite near to the pedestrian zone and Bund. The improvement needed is the air conditioning, the air out is so dry when I switched it on and make the whole room not... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This hotel has all the conviences nearby. Restaurants, train stations, People's Park, walking distance to the Bund and other tourist attractions ie. Fairmont Peace hotel. The staff at reception were very helpful in obtaining directions especially since taxi drivers have very little English. Breakfasts here though were quite expensive US$25 per person. Instead, my husband and I found a tiny... More 

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Address: No.595 Jiujiang Road, Shanghai 200001, China
Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > People's Square
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Hotel Class:4 star — Howard Johnson Plaza Shanghai 4*
Number of rooms: 358
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