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Holiday Inn Downtown Shanghai

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No. 585 Hengfeng Road(Greatwall Wing) No. 285 West Tianmu Rd(Plaza Wing), Shanghai 200070, China (Shanghai Railway Station)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bangalore, India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have stayed for one night in this hotel which is aging in the outset from reception to the elevator to the room. This hotel badly needs a makeover as the interior was bad and I could see the carpets were really worn out and faded. The bathroom is really antique looking. However the staff was friendly and helpful. The... More

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Newcastle
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room clean and spacious, breakfast a mix of western and Chinese, bottled water provided free in room daily, free wifi In room. Location is out of the way, although the metro stops right next to hotel approximately 40p per journey, and taxis are very cheap in Shanghai about £4 to the bund. Limited dining options near to hotel although we... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed many times because it is in walking distance to train station. I am very happy with them. Friendly people. Fast checkin. Clean rooms. Really rich breakfast offering. I will be there in 2 days again.

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Faversham, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
50 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is located very near to Shanghai Railway Station. The hotel is very visible from the main station (outside) oncourse - there are two towers, both with the big H at the top - however, actually getting to the hotel entrance is an exercise in guesswork! We wandered up and down steps, around shop corners and eventually discovered an... More

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
24 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really liked this hotel.nice, clean and very comfortable rooms with free wi-fi. Breakfast was amazing with plenty choices for vegetarians . Staff was vey friendly so I can truly recommend this hotel

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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73 reviews 73 reviews
56 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I could not join any sightseeing or enjoy free time, so my feedback is only based on the short stay inside the hotel as business traveller. Sleeping quality was very good; no outside noise in my room. WLAN and TV worked properly. Bottles of water available, as well other equipment like ironing equipment, safe and mini bar. The bathroom looked... More

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

+ Good location, cleanliness - Small rooms with even smaller windows (meaning bad view), wi-fi with problems, poor buffet (especially for breakfast), very small restaurant, careless staff. P.S.: Rooms (mine was unfortunatelly non-smoking) have a label that warn for a fine (!!!!) of 100RMB (~12 euros) if you smoke inside... I think this is unethical, unacceptable (for a tourist) and... More

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mary h, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Downtown Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Maria Pakirli Thank you for taking the time to share your feed back regarding your stay with us. We would like to take this opportunity to apologize for any inconvenience our service may have caused you. Rest assured that we are lookinginto both our software and hardware facilities, ensuring that weprovide all our guests with an excellent experience while... More

Brisbane, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I have stayed here twice and will stay again. Staff and breakfast is excellent, a lot better than equivalent hotels in Beijing and rooms are a bit small but this is above average for shanghai which has many small hotel rooms akin to Tokyo and Singapore. One staff member took me to a hand of football after work which was... More

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Shanghai, China
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36 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This hotel could be one of the first Holiday Inn in Shanghai. The location is treated as the downtown in Shanghai 20 years ago as it was right next to the Shanghai Train Station, a city was started around the train station/pier, China is no exceptional. However, Shanghai has changed a lot in the last 10 years, a few new... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stayed here with a group, we also and travelled with our 2 little boys, 11 and 13. They had a separate room right next door. We found the staff to be all very friendly and as helpful as they could be. The rooms were smallish but very clean. The hotel is in a great position, within walking distance to... More

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Address: No. 585 Hengfeng Road(Greatwall Wing) No. 285 West Tianmu Rd(Plaza Wing), Shanghai 200070, China
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Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Shanghai Railway Station
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Downtown Shanghai 4*
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