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Marvel Hotel Shanghai

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.123 Xizang South Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200021, China (Yu Garden)
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Ranked #92 of 3,559 hotels in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Rome, Italy
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a special hotel in Shangai, not too big but with efficient service and staff, in a beautiful position close to People Square, Marvel Hotel is the right place for you. In the lobby, located at the the first floor, you can find the right atmosphere for a holiday. Wide rooms, wi-fi, special breakfast (wide choice... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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161 reviews 161 reviews
20 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just stayed here for 6 days and were pleasently surprised. We got a nice spacy room with a view of several nice buildings including Jin Mao and Shanghai Financial Center. To the other side we could se Peoples Park. The metro is just around the corner and a bus stop more or less right outside the door. You can... More

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have returned from a 5 day trip to Shanghai staying at this hotel. It is difficult to think that this hotel can be neaten for value for money. Rooms are clean and well appointed, the reception staff are helpful (although their English isn't great, neither is my Chinese), the location is excellent for sightseeing and shopping, the hotel design is... More

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Manchester
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was chosen by my China-based colleagues for a business event and I was a little sceptical as I already had a favourite hotel in Shanghai. However, Marvel is now my new favourite! It is the former YMCA Shanghai and it has been very sympathetically renovated, and still contains much reference to its interesting past - something you don't... More

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Palma de Mallorca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just one night in this business Hotel in Shanghai very well located near People,s Square and very convenient to a short visit to this amazing city . We got an upgrade to superior room and also qe borrowed an umbrella for free . Bed and facilities in room were excelent and we will definitively will come back .

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Seattle, Washington
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7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First off, let me say that the hotel's location is great. Literally around the corner from Exit 1, when you get off Metro line 8 at Dashijie. (Line 8 is just one transfer from either airport). The room was clean with all the toiletries (combs, toothbrushes, vanity kits, shampoos, conditioners, etc.) that you would expect at this class of Chinese... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was definitely drawn in by the 'old-China' exterior and it was a lovely, comfortable hotel with nice rooms. However, a few negatives of note were: 1) Internet connection is bad, sometimes the wifi would just refuse to work which can be infuriating. 2) don't share a room with someone who you are not in a relationship with because the... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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143 hotel reviews
495 helpful votes 495 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights here in March 2014 - our first 2 nights of 14 in China having booked the Hotel ourselves on Hotel.com. The location is great for accessing the Metro system - virtually next to Dashijie subway station. The entrance is a bit odd - reception is on the first floor (But there is a lift from ground... More

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Manila, Philippines
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5 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Its the hotel beside the MRT Dashijie subway station (line 8 blue) that really attracted us to booked in that hotel, just about 50 meters over the corner, it is also know as the YMCA of Shanghai. There's a lot of restaurant at the back street with varieties of food being served. Only draw back was its lobby and reception... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Located right across the vast green area of People's Square, Concert hall and Yanzhong Square Park, which resembles the Central Park atmosphere in NYC. The hotel building is historic and quite attractive, retaining the classic western-chinese mixture look. The room was clean, but the shower booth floor had stains all over, which I was already aware by reading other Tripadvisor... More

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Additional Information about Marvel Hotel Shanghai

Also Known As:
Ymca Hotel
Address: No.123 Xizang South Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200021, China
Location: China > Shanghai > Yu Garden
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#63 Family Hotel in Shanghai
#92 Business Hotel in Shanghai
#204 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Marvel Hotel Shanghai 3*
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