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Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotel Classiq Shanghai Peoples' Square

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.123 Xizang South Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200021, China (Formerly 商悦青年会大酒店) (Yu Garden)
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Ranked #103 of 3,950 Hotels in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The name is quite tricky. Booking thru Agoda as Marvel Hotel but when you go there the name in the building is Metropolo Hotel but the name in the inside of the hotel is Marvel. The lobby is in the 2nd floor, and nothing in the 1st/ground floor - so you have to up thru stair or lift. The interior... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't really sure what to expect from this hotel, but found myself really pleasantly surprised. Although the decor is a little tired, the room was clean and comfortable, and most notably spacious! I really liked the fact you could open the windows and enjoy fresh air, not just re-cycled hotel air con air! Period features are still in evidence,... More 

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Christopher S, Manager at Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotel Classiq Shanghai Peoples' Square, responded to this review

Thank you for staying MetroPolo on your recent SH trip. There are 6 value MetroPolo hotels in SH and 30+ in other cities to travel to. This building built in 1934 is the historic YMCA as you note with some beautiful features all still on show. The location at People's Square is quite superb for walking and metro station. There... More 

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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Our stay at this hotel was excellent, recently taken over by Jinjiang Hotels the old building formerly a YMCA is a classic Shanghai building with excellent period features and fabulous rooms in a great location. It exceeded our expectations by a mile, starting with the excellent check in and access to our super room eraly in the day after a... More 

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Christopher S, Manager at Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotel Classiq Shanghai Peoples' Square, responded to this review

Love your country love your city too! Thank you for the business and the superb comments on large rooms, great front desk hospitality, superior location. We exceeded your expectations is our goal always.Taxis can be a challenge everywhere in SH, this is one hectic and busy city. We now have 6 MetroPolo hotels in Shanghai for you to try on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

Small room. Comfy bed with good sleeps. Cleanliness excellent except for the shower floor which little black. Doesn't looks like a hotel at first glance- the entrance looks more like a motel. However, the lobby (level 2) looks classics decent. Had comfy 4 nights. Will be one of the choice again if I back to shanghai.

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Christopher S, Manager at Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotel Classiq Shanghai Peoples' Square, responded to this review

Thank you for staying MetroPolo! This hotel has just joined our mid-scale lodging chain fir China. There are only a few smaller rooms here, and many are in fact quite large. If you return please ask for a larger room and a view over the park. The beds, duvets, pillows and sheets are a major focus for our brand as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I stayed in this hotel for 6 nights, and it did exactly what we wanted it to. The rooms were spacious, clean, comfortable and had all the amenities you would need. Because you can't drink the tap water in Shanghai, they provided two bottles of water every day without fail- which although is not enough to survive on the whole... More 

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Christopher S, Manager at Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotel Classiq Shanghai Peoples' Square, responded to this review

Thank you for staying MetroPolo. This hotel recently joined our mid-scale lodging brand and it seems we met your travel needs. The location is really marvelous as you say. The price value of the rooms and amenities fits the bill. Should you need an extra bottle of water at any of our hotels the staff can provide on your request... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I s very surprised with the hotel. Large rooms with all the amenities you need. Clean space, with large washroom, sitting area, desk and comfortable beds. Hotel lobby is very smoky but that is par for the course in Sanghai. Very pleased with the room and the service.

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Christopher S, Manager at Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotel Classiq Shanghai Peoples' Square, responded to this review

Thank you for your business Lisa S. You stayed at the historic 1931 YMCA building which is now part of the MetroPolo mid-scale lodging chain. I am glad you enjoyed the sleep comfort, cleanliness, room amenities and the guest room size. A few or the rooms are extra large facing the park for just a few RMB more. Over coming... More 

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We stayed here for five days. We enjoyed our stay. It is by People's Square and near several major shopping centers. It is steps to the subway station and the Bund is nearby. We were very surprised at the quality of the food in their dining room. It was great, and we had dine there on our last day. We... More 

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Christopher S, Manager at Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotel Classiq Shanghai Peoples' Square, responded to this review

Delighted. Yes we are delighted you enjoyed your experience with us at Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotels. The location of this hotel is what everyone always talks about as so convenient for everything you may want to do or need. The cafe is out sourced to a third party and we will certainly pass along your rave review about their local food.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

優點: 1. 很棒的位置,就在地鐵站正上方 / nice location, just above the subway station. 2. 如果不介意走路,到外灘、南京東路、新天地、人民廣場都算近 / near lots of hot spot, less than half hour by walk. 3. 附近有不少餐廳 / lots restaurant nearby, even there's a nice restaurant in 2F. 4. 房間乾淨整潔、滿大間的、床很舒服 / clean, big room, with nice bed. 5. 很棒的性價比 / Nice CP rate. 缺點: 1. 房間稍微有一點點味道 (可接受) / a little... More 

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Christopher S, Manager at Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotel Classiq Shanghai Peoples' Square, responded to this review

This hotel is now part of Jinjiang MetroPolo chain of mid scale lodging. Thank you for your business. We have 6 hotels now open in Shanghai to select from. All our guests LOVE this hotel's location for walkabout and the metro station. The rooms are spacious, clean and recently remodeled. The bedding comfort is part of our brand specialties, glad... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Stayed for about 4 days. Great hotel. But please note that the hotel name is now Metropolo and not Marvel as mentioned. Superb location for tourists. Metro is just around the corner, Line 8 and the location is well connected by bus services too. There are some nice restaurants nearby too. I had my business meetings during the day, and... More 

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Christopher S, Manager at Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotel Classiq Shanghai Peoples' Square, responded to this review

Thank you for your business and positive comments about the hotel and location. Yes please everyone take note that this hotel is now part of the Jinjiang MetroPolo hotel brand in China for mid scale priced hotels. We plan to provide superior hospitality at a reasonable price. The next one to open is on Nanjing Lu next door to Peace... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We love the location : around the corner from the metro and a big shopping area, as well as being right in front of the People's square and the Concert Hall. It was our third hotel on that tour and it was the softest, most comfortable bed with a wonderful welcoming room. I hope it's our choice for every visit.

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Christopher S, Manager at Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotel Classiq Shanghai Peoples' Square, responded to this review

Thank you for your business and choosing the latest MetroPolo hotel, a Classiq since it is housed in the historic YMCA building. Superb location and softer beds than the norm. Thank you and we look forward to welcome you and your friends back again. More 

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Address: No.123 Xizang South Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200021, China (Formerly 商悦青年会大酒店)
Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Yu Garden
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Hotel Class:3 star — Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotel Classiq Shanghai Peoples' Square 3*
Number of rooms: 142
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