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Central Hotel Shanghai

#41 of 3,971 Hotels in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
No.555 Jiujiang Road, Shanghai 200001, China
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No complaints about this hotel. Helpful English-speaking front staff, very clean, great furnishings, high end bathroom with rain shower. The location is the best part of this hotel; it is less than a block away from the Nanjing pedestrian street. This makes the Bund, the subway and the People's square all within a 15 minute walk at the most.

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Arlington, Virginia, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The property is clean and well-positioned in the city, especially for tourist. Only a short hop from the Bund and 100 feet away from the Nanjing Pedestrian Street. Comfortable rooms, solid housekeeping, helpful staff with decent grasp of English language, and a delicious (and extensive) breakfast buffet with both Western and traditional Chinese cuisine. Spa was also great, took advantage... More 

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I stayed in this hotel for two days in Sep/2014 , i enjoyed the acceptable food and hospitality of staff and also the location which was close to many shops ,etc. I encountedred men and women on the streets on many occassions showing images of half nude girls offering different services .my advice is to stay firm and cut them... More 

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Penrith, Australia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
41 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

As others have mentioned, the location is outstanding, right next to the shopping and restaurants of Nanjing East Road and two local Metro stations. My stay here was quite good. The staff were reasonably courteous and spoke reasonable English. Do not expect them to go over and above to help you out. My room was on a higher floor and... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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142 reviews 142 reviews
29 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Major point has to be noted for this hotel is that it is just in the middle of the city. It is just one minute walking to Nanjing road street which is heart of Shanghai with its bars, cafes, shopping places and so on and easy access to Bund area where you can have a Shanghai photo together with river... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Initially I was apprehensive about booking this hotel. I had read mixed reviews that lead me to assume: 1. The Central Hotel is the poorer relation to the Grand Central Hotel next door 2. Facilities and decor are poor or dated 3. They offer only standard no-nonsense Chinese service My experience was therefore confusing and very surprising... Upon approach, we... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I stayed here 1 night on business en-route to central China - admittedly I didn't use many of the facilities but the room was excellent considering it was only around $120 a night for 2 people. The room was well decorated and comfortable. Bathroom was luxurious and great shower. The Internet is slow (but that's China for you) - I... More 

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new zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

very nice place to spend our last night on holiday. close to all the action, easy to get to, very comfy rooms and lovely service. staff more than friendly, be it from check in to the concierge. happy to come again.

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Yantai, China
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We had a wonderful vacation but the hotel was a bit of a let-down. I'm quite sure that the hotel would receive bad reviews if it weren't for the great location (between East Nanjing Lu and People's Square) Unfortunately I get the feeling that because the location is good the customer service suffers. There are some more helpful staff but... More 

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centralhotel s, qc at Central Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments and we do apologize if you feel we let you down. I assure you we take it very seriously. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
32 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Central Hotel i found just ok . Check in was no prob but i did have help from a Chinese friend . Found my way to my room which was ok , clean and nice shower area . Very comfortable bed and good wifi . There was a breakfast menu in the room to hang on the door buy 3am... More 

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centralhotel s, qc at Central Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for sharing your experience! Your comments are indeed valuable to us, as they help us in our committed effort to serve you better. Rest assured that we have placed great priority on the issues you raised in our services. Yours sincerely More 

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