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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 #52 of 3,560 hotels in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I returned to this hotel in March 2014. My last stay was in 2009. I was traveling with students on both occasions, and one reason we chose this hotel was its closeness to pedestrian streets and the center of the city. After 5 years, I was greeted by the hotel staff by name. Nothing had changed. They were very efficient... More

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Uppsala, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found a deal at the hotel that we couldn't resist and booked a 5 night stay for our Shanghai vacation. The location is perfect, the hotel is situated right next to the Nanjing pedestrian street with just a few minutes walk to two different metro stops. The Bund is a 10 minute walk away. We stayed in a nice... More

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Pennington, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose this hotel on the advice of a Chinese friend who travels to Shanghai a lot. Couldn't be happier - fabulous room, delicious breakfast buffet, terrific location, great rate. But the most notable feature is the service. As an example - on my birthday, the manager Erik Rufer sent a delicious cake to our room (he must have spotted... More

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Kuala Lumpur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelled to Shanghai during Chinese New Year in February with family. Taken the offer without breakfast as we wanted to enjoy the local food. Happy with the choice as there are plenty of eatery around! Nanjing East Road is just across the road & the subway is nearby. Would recommend to others.

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just remember to book way in advance to get the best rates online. We opted for superior room with 3 single beds, no breakfast and were happy with choice. Breakfast at about US$18 per head is reasonable enough but only steps away are nice restaurants and fastfood places to cater to varied taste. Hotel lobby impressive and neat, fresh flowers... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location of hotel is great for exploring Shanghai . The room was spacious on the 12th floor bathroom with shower over tub was ok the bed was a bit hard for my liking. Breakfast was good with good selection of western food . Staff were pleasant and helpful only a few spoke or understand english. The hotel is 2 minute... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

good location as metro near and opposite nanjing rd and a few minutes from the bund. special mention to reception staff oliver who was very helpful in providing info on nanjing trip. breakfast though reasonable needs more variety; more or less exactly same food over 4 bfast meals. issue with aircond as in our opinion, not working properly, fortunately we... More

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this hotel because of the good reviews and the excellent location. We weren't disappointed. The rooms were spacious and clean with cable tv and wifi. Perfect for relaxing after a hectic day exploring in Shanghai. The pool and gym were very well equipped and also very lovely. Great location right on the shopping mall. 1km walk to most... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Positive: - Very clean - Extremely friendly staff - Good service - Excellent location Negative: - maybe a better gym and pool area if i am to be picky. - breakfast quite expensive As its centrally located, careful of the dodgy people right outside the hotel.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Having booked a superior room with Expedia, I was upgraded to a business room as a special offer. In fact the hotel was nearly empty because of the New Year.The room was very spacious with a separate living room but lacked of storage space such as drawers for shirts, socks, underwear etc. I chose this hotel because the name sounded... More

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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Plaza Shanghai Hotel Shanghai
Howard Johnson Plaza Shanghai Hotel
Howard Johnson Shanghai
Shanghai Howard Johnson
Address: No.595 Jiujiang Road, Shanghai 200001, China
Location: China > Shanghai > People's Square
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#31 Family Hotel in Shanghai
#51 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#59 Business Hotel in Shanghai
#224 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Howard Johnson Plaza Shanghai 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Shanghai is an international five star hotel in the heart of downtown Shanghai. ... more   less 
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