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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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Faversham, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
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99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 3 weeks ago

+ 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

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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I stayed in Holiday Inn Downtown, during BAUMA China fair in Nov. 2012. The location was perfect as I was in the heart of city and also near to all the places where I wanted to go. The hotel is pretty decent and the staff was also very helpful. The room size was also very good and very neat and... More

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

Dear sharad_bansal06 Thanks for sharing your valuable feedback with regards to our hotel. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Just like our name, we are at the downtown of Shanghai. You can enjoy fast and convenient transportation around hotel, even to whole China. We are always try to offer you a valuable stay. In... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Impersonal, bureaucratic staff at the front desk. Location right opposite the railway station. Not close to any of the attractions. The Bund is $5 away by taxi. Food expensive in the hotel. Many eateries on adjoining streets. No concierge facilities. Constant din of traffic even on top floors. No good views through the small room windows Good city map available... More

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

Dear Akhil B Thanks for sharing your valuable feedback with regards to ourhotel guest room.We are very glad to know that our staff and service helped inmaking your visit enjoyable.Meanwhile, we take our guestcomments very seriously and always strive to providecomfortable and friendly accommodations.We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience due to the noise and will definitely rectify the issues that... More

Miami, Florida
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Shanghai hotels are not cheap. We were staying for 3 nights in Shanghai and basically picked it because it was the most reasonably priced and in a decent area. We were in Shanghai merely for pleasure, not business. This hotel is centrally located if you're in town for business, but the best part is that it's around the corner from... More

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

Dear Miamigirl14 Thanks for sharing your valuable feedback with regards to ourhotel guest room.We are really glad to know we were able to provideyou with a memorable experience.As you found we are close to Shanghai Railway station and Metro line No.1/3/4. That provides you convenient transportation to everywhere of Shanghai.Sitting in the center part of Shanghai, you can enjoy all... 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
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Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Downtown Shanghai 4*
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Choose the dramatic, twin-towered Holiday Inn Shanghai Downtown for its vibrant Puxi district location and excellent rail links.The grand Holiday Inn Shanghai Downtown is a landmark in commercial Puxi district with its 2 towering wings with separate marble atrium Lobbies. High-speed CRH trains whiz to the Jiangsu Province and Beijing from Shanghai rail station, 200 metres away, and Hongqiao International Airport is a 30-minute drive. Arrive via the close North-South Inner Ring Road and use our underground parking area.It's just 15 minutes on the Ring Road to The Bund, where historic merchants' buildings line the Huangpu River. Meet in the huge Lobby of our 14-storey, tourist-orientated Plaza Wing for tours of the affluent shopping district of Xin Tian Di, 4km away. Fast trains transport you to Ming and Qing eras at water towns around Suzhou and Hangzhou, in under 30 minutes.Our 20-storey Great Wall Wing is tailored to corporate guests staying at Holiday Inn Shanghai Downtown with its top-floor Executive Lounge. Conferences take place in 2 ballrooms, one in each of tower, and Shanghai Exhibition Centre is 20 minutes by car. You can walk to the glitzy Pacific Department Store for shopping.Dim sum and seasonal hairy crab are served in Yue Garden Chinese restaurant, overlooking the courtyard between our 2 uniquely designed towers at Holiday Inn Shanghai Downtown. ... more   less 
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