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Central Hotel Shanghai

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.555 Jiujiang Road, Shanghai 200001, China (People's Square)
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Ranked #40 of 3,741 hotels in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here 2 separate times in September 2013. Hotel was very well maintained. Rooms were clean and comfortable. There's no smell of smoke. For the 2nd stay, the room was smaller than the first, but still adequate. Breakfast buffet was excellent. Had Chinese dinner here one night and the food was very good. The location is the best feature of... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Shanghai for a holiday and we stayed at Central Hotel which was selected based on its on-going reviews in TripAdvisor. Checking in was easy and the receptionist on duty spoke reasonable good English. Our room was on the 14th floor with a view. I should commend the hotel for a very clean room with hardly any dust.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wonderful experience! good staff and everything, not very new but you can feel the old shanghai luxury there

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Bathinda, India
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for two days in this hotel as a couple in June 2014. We reached at 1:30 AM in the night due to a delayed flight. Even at that hour, check in was very quick and efficient. The person at the front desk who checked us in was extremely courteous. Our room was on the 21st floor, so we... More

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Auckland
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92 reviews 92 reviews
23 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on a package tour and this was the designated hotel. It has lovely decor with lots of marble and chandeliers. Check-in was OK (albeit a bit "regimented"). There is a currency exchange machine at reception which is just great. Rooms are really spacious and extremely well-kept with gorgeous toiletries. House-keeping was efficient and unobtrusive. Most times, there is... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your great review of our Hotel. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay, and we truly appreciate your high esteem of our room facilities, location as well as the service. We look forward to welcoming you back. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good place located in heart of city at a stone throw away from Nanjing Street and also the famous Bund area is not very far Hotel is having a good lobby and also services are good but I missed swimming pool which is a must for such hotels Vegetarian food is always a problem but fruits served were good Was... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share with us what you enjoyed most about your visit. We are very grateful for your encouraging feedback! We look forward to welcoming you back often upon your future stay. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Central Hotel is extremely well located in the heart of Shanghai. We were minutes away from Nanjing road and the Bund. Not too far from the old Shanghai either. Well worth the money we spent. Only downside is that the service is not great. The concierge barely spoke English making it difficult to rely on them to book transportation... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent stay at our Hotel and taking the time to share your feedback. We understand your disappointment and we sincerely apologize for our service. Thank you for bringing it to our attention and we will take action to improve our service. We hope we will be given an opportunity to change your impression. More

suffolk
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7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights here in May 2014, very close to Nanjing road, about halfway along from the Bund. Our room was a bit crowded furniture wise, probably because of the strange shape of the room, dictated by the outside shape, but room comfortable none the less. Terrible currency exchange rate compared to the banks and a very rude woman behind... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at our Hotel. We will bring your valuable feedback to the concerned department head immediately and please accept our sincere apologies for all the inconvenience caused to you. We sincerely hope you’ll have a different experience in your next visit to our hotel. More

Chicago, Illinois
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12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at the Central Shanghai for 5 nights in June. The hotel's location is hard to beat. It's right next to People's Square as well as the Nanjing Pedestrian Shopping area. The hotel itself feels old and outdated. The furniture, decor, hallways, rooms, etc. date to the early 90s/late 80s. One astonishing and annoying thing is that they keep... More

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

Thank you very much for stay at our Hotel and share all your feelings. We will create a better service, welcome to you next time! More

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8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I finally stayed at this hotel after walking by it for years now while in Shanghai. It is a great location and right off of Nanjing Road which is a good spot to be in. The hotel claims to be a four star and it is every bit of that and more. The rooms are comfortable albeit a little on... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share with us what you enjoyed most about your visit. We are very grateful for your encouraging feedback! We look forward to welcoming you back often upon your future stay. More

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Address: No.555 Jiujiang Road, Shanghai 200001, China
Location: China > Shanghai > People's Square
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Central Hotel Shanghai 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Wheelchair access
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#23 Spa Hotel in Shanghai #26 Romantic Hotel in Shanghai #34 Family Hotel in Shanghai #38 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai #58 Business Hotel in Shanghai #215 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
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