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Galaxy Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.888 Zhongshan West Road, Changning District, Shanghai 200051, China (Hongqiao)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Usual Chinese local hotel standard. Expect rooms smelling of stale cigarette smoke and spotty carpet. Upholstery is in need of replacement. Nonetheless, the bed was clean and quite comfortable for the 3 nights i was there. The room itself was clean too - I suppose its an old hotel, which is why carpet, upholstery and ventilation system need some upgrading.... More

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84 reviews 84 reviews
26 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

The location of the hotel is very good , Just 20 minutes from Hongqio Airport and Railway station , 20 -25 minutes to City center , 30 - 40 minutes to Shanghai expo and Pudong airport maximum takes one hour. Rooms are old , but clean . They have another Hotel adjacent to Galaxy by the name Rainbow , which... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I have to admit that I am somewhat of a hotel snob, but am reasonable when traveling overseas. This hotel is disgusting. The lobby looks very nice at check in, but the minute I got off the elevator I knew this would be an experience. The carpets are filthy from the elevator into the rooms. I have stains all over... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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98 reviews 98 reviews
20 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

This hotel looks very impressive on the outside. The facade, the lobby, coffee house all look pretty classy. Rooms however, a little worn. Nevertheless service was good from reception, concierge, chambermaids and coffee house. Be aware for those who hates warm rooms, they turn off the aircon during autumn and spring seasons, hence only room temperature wind is coming our... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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71 reviews 71 reviews
57 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Very conveneint from Pudong airport with a direct bus link, not far from Hongqiao airport too. Good access by the highways and subway station is not too far away. Warm service and the staff are eager to please. Rooms are clean and a good value for the price paid. Will recommend this hotel for the airport access and good service.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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22 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Nice and courteous staff and most of the key people speak a fair amount of English. Room is a bit outdated and needs renovation but cleaning is good. Expect a hard Chinese style bed. Biggest complaint about the room was the slow and unstable internet connection both via wifi and cable. Breakfast buffet is uninteresting and quality of food and... More

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Makati, Philippines
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158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

We were checked in by our hosts using their account info. Even as we presented our room's keyless card, we were prevented from taking our breakfast as they said we were not the registered party. The restaurant's staff got our names and we gave them our host's contact number, yet they did not want to call claiming that the hotel's... More

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San Francisco, California
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Good location. Super close to Obama club. The staff hardly speaks any English though. Room service food items are cheap. The bed is super hard. Very uncomfortable to sleep. The hotel needs updating. You can tell it's old. Carpet kinda stinks and wallpaper starting to peel. The ac hardly cools the room. Staff couldn't do anything about it so they... More

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Capitola, California
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14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

The Galaxy is close to subway stations and relatively easy taxi distance from the combined local train and airport hub. There are convenience stores within 5 minutes walk and the Maxdo mall nearby has Italian and Korean restaurants that are good and reasonably priced. The Bund is on the same subway line as is the technology museum and associated shopping... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

Very busy hotel, difficult to get a table for breakfast. Big rooms, clean, quiet. Had a room on a no-smoking floor, no cigarette odors. Location is okay for business, but not close to most tourist locations like the Bund or popular shopping centers. Most of the staff can speak some basic English. Overall ok for a business stay but not... More

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Address: No.888 Zhongshan West Road, Changning District, Shanghai 200051, China
Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Hongqiao
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Galaxy Hotel 4*
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Jin Jiang Galaxy Hotel is a 4-star hotel located at Changning District, Shanghai, China. It offers air-conditionined guestrooms, all of which have broadband Internet access, mini-bar, and color TV. It is a must to dine it at the hotel's restaurants such as The Milky Way Café, which is a 24-hour café serving Chinese and Western dishes, The Terrace Restaurant that features Shanghai cuisine, and Tang Gong, which specialties include the abalone, shark's fin, and other Hong Kong-style snacks. ... more   less 
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