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Astor House Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   No.15 Huangpu Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai 200080, China (The North Bund)
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Ranked #73 of 3,739 hotels in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Auckland, New Zealand
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82 reviews 82 reviews
17 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Astor House Hotel: this is certainly one of China's last remaining elegant hotels. It combines the classic style of Victorian architecture with all of the modern day mod cons! We had 3 days and 2 nights here in Shangahi at the Astor House hotel. It was beautiful, the staff were very helpful and obliging. The breakfast, taken in the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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42 hotel reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel was just what I expected, an 1846 hotel built and decorated in a grand style. The outside is a beautiful example of the architecture of the period and is right at home in The Bund. Once inside you step into a truly beautiful foyer with the columns graced by photos of famous people who have stayed here, such... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My son and I spent 2 nights at the Astor House Hotel. I checked out several other places and the price for the proximity to the The Bund is very reasonable. The hotel is just over a little bridge from one end of The Bund (not too far from The Peninsula Hotel). We had a very spacious ground/basement-level floor with... More

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Newcastle, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent three nights in the Astor House Hotel Shanghai. Yes this hotel is old and a little run down,but it makes up for that with charm and character , The room we had was large and well appointed,we were offered an upgrade at a cost but didn't think it was required as the room we has was quite good.The... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay, as the Hotel has a great location, spacious rooms and an interesting history and decor, but it could do with a bit of TLC. Staff were good, the little cafe in the foyer very good. Biggest issue was the road noise. I would stay here again, but a few improvements and it would be a... More

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astorhousehotel, Guest Relations Manager at Astor House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your feedback to us and I am pleased that overall you liked our hotel.The Astor House Hotel has more than 160 years history. It is the very first western hotel property all over China. The transportation is very convenience. We really appreciate your positive comments on the hotel.You mentioned about the noise problem, we have... More

Beijing, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed there last weekend. Guess my expectations might have been a little too high from reading the other reviews. There are really only two things to recommend the hotel--the location and the great history. However, really pretty run down, front desk would not even let us have 2 room keys and were very unhelpful when we were looking for where... More

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is in a great location. It was pouring rain and taxis kept passing us up. The front desk basically said we were out of luck. The bell man on the other hand found some umbrellas for us that were checked out to us for a deposit. The room was spacious, quiet and very comfortable. The hotel itself was caught... More

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New Delhi, India
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24 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

now as other reviewers have said this hotel is only for the historically minded if you like spacious rooms that have wooden floors and pre WWII decor, great views of the Bund, incredible public areas and reception rooms then this place is good value for money.. better, almost than neighbouring Broadway mansions where i normally stay, except that the latter... More

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astorhousehotel, Guest Relations Manager at Astor House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest,Thank you so much for your suggestion about our hotel’s facilities and customer services. We would like to renew the rooms appropriately while keeping the traditional style and specialties. We sincerely wish you understand. We will also enhance the training of our employees as well as the service contents, provide you a more comfortable living surroundings and best services.... More

Sydney, Australia
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97 reviews 97 reviews
43 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this historical hotel for its marvellous location on the Bund and booked a penthouse room. However the category could be a little misleading: the penthouse rooms are not the double-storey glass-walled, glamour-puss rooms of say, Las Vegas, but merely good-size rooms which have been tucked under the building's roof, much like a Parisian garret - with none of... More

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a gem. Historical place. My husband and I booked an inexpensive room ( deluxe, about $ 100 including tax a night ) , but the room is spacious, quiet, and charming; We could see great view of the bund, huangpu river, old bridge and fundong through window It was a great value! We highly recommend this place. The... More

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astorhousehotel, Guest Relations Manager at Astor House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest,Thanks for your affirmation and encouragement.Stay in Astor House Hotel,you can feel the elegant of the old building,you can enjoy immediate access to the world famous Garden Bridge,Huangpu River,the Bund and the Nanjing Road——all the essence of exactly are historic Shanghai.We will continue to work hard and hope to see you again! More

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Address: No.15 Huangpu Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai 200080, China
Location: China > Shanghai > The North Bund
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Astor House Hotel 3.5*
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