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Rainbow Hotel Shanghai

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   No.2000 Yan'an West Road, Changning District, Shanghai 200051, China (Hongqiao)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Rainbow Hotel ( Hong Qiao Bin Guan ) for 10 days in a standard room on the 9th Floor during January 2010. My travel experience to Shanghai goes back to 1994 and I have completed at least 40 trips to Shanghai. I found the room to be in its original decor from the late 80's early... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been staying in this hotel for 7 years, for maybe 3 trips per year, and it needs a few tweaks. Compared to top hotels the staff on reception are pretty poor, and generally quite rude. Elsewhere in the hotel however, the staff are pretty good and attentive, particularly in the lobby bar. Prices are reasonable, general Shanghai prices... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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17 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

I have been here more than 3 times. Good hotel. Nice location. Rooms are clean. Beautiful view if you are going to get a room on higher floors. Be aware of many massage girls sneaking to the lobby at night.

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fiona z, Public Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Warm greetings from Rainbow Hotel Shanghai. We were pleasure that you have enjoyed a pleasant business trip onwards from our property and that this message finds you well!We will update our security for the massag girls.Please stay away from them.We look forward to your return! With kind regards! More 

Valencia, Spain
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66 reviews 66 reviews
45 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Do not stay in this hotel more than one day. It´s not cheap, it´s far away of everywhere in Shanghai, but OK for HongQiao airport and HongQiao train station. One night is OK, but it´s really noisy during the day time, as there is a big road right in front of it. The bathroom in the rooms is so small... More 

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fiona z, Public Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Guest,thank you for stay our hotel and share the information with us.Our location is near the Hongqiao airport and is located at a highway intersection. A Metro station is just 5-10 minutes walk. You can go the everywhere in Shanghai.There is GYM and pool on 3F free for every guest stayed in hotel.We are sorry for the small bath... More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

Good for business trip,warm hospitality,upgrade is probably due to enhance the standards of decor.location wise it is convenient other than that there is not much to say ,breakfast had mostly oriental cuisine with few continental dishes ,

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Fiona Z, Public Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Warm greetings from Rainbow Hotel Shanghai. Thank you for your feedback on your visits to our property. We are so happy that you have had a great stay with us.We will suggest F&B Dept.to adding more continental dishes in the buffet breakfast. We do look forward to welcoming you back in the not distant future! More 

Grenoble, France
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I have checked in late night but still Hotel staff welcomed very well and provided me good room. Room was good but no wi-fi inside the room. As Veg. person it is always difficult to manage in China but still Breakfast and food was ok for me. Very convenient to get down from both airport of Shanghai.

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Fiona Z, Public Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Warm greetings from Rainbow Hotel Shanghai. We were pleasure that you have enjoyed a pleasant journey onwards from our property and that this message finds you well!Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us regarding what you enjoyed during your stay.Our free wi-fi is covers the public area(1F&2F).We look forward to your return! With... More 

Tokyo, Japan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
39 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I stayed at this hotel a few years ago and remember it didn't overly impress or disappoint me. That still holds true. The rooms show aging, especially the bathrooms. The carpet in my room also seemed due for replacement. All staff encounters were reasonably pleasant. I didn't try any of the restaurants or bars so cannot comment on them. The... More 

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Fiona Z, Public Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Warm greetings from Rainbow Hotel Shanghai. We are pleasure that you have enjoyed a pleasant journey onwards from our property and that this message finds you well!Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us regarding what you enjoyed during your stay. We look forward to your return! With kind regards! More 

North Linolnshire
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Stayed here in Sept 2013 for work / tourism reasons. The entrance is lovely with impressive flowers and a lovely scent of jasmine. We arrived early but rooms were ready. Room was average size but clean and the bathroom had the most technical bidet I have ever seen! Breakfast was a buffet compromising east and western food, the usual omelettes... More 

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Fiona Z, Public Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Thank you for your such detailed comments with us!We are pleasure that you have enjoyed and sorry for that not satisfied.We will according to the guest suggestion and adjust our breakfast product.The hole hotel will start a massive renovation in 2015. The table problem will be solved.About the night club,this club is management by third party,we will Strengthen the management... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Very nice hotel...This was my first visit to Shanghai. My room was booked and my arrival time was also confirmed to the Hotel but when I reached at the Hotel, room was not available for me. They took 30 min to make my room ready. Balance everything perfect Nice food, good service nice ambiance.

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Fiona Z, Public Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Many thanks for posting your great review on TripAdvisor following your stay at Rainbow hotel shanghai.Sorry to keep you waiting , according to our hotel's policy, if you check-in before 14:00,depending on whether there is a clean room provided to you. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. More 

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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I have stayed there several times during last few years and deterioration is visible. My recent room (especially bathroom) smelled bad (it may be because of the poor quality of local water...). And even my non-smoking room smelled like cigarettes. Other thing is most of the rooms do not have free wi-fi (it is available on the first floor).

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Fiona Z, Public Relations Manager at Rainbow Hotel Shanghai, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at Rainbow hotel with everyone.About the smell of you mentioned problems, our engineering department has been addressed. Our hotel's pulic areas have free WIFI and if you want to use wifi in your room, you can call the house keeping department in the guest room can borrow free wifi router to use.Thank you again... More 

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Address: No.2000 Yan'an West Road, Changning District, Shanghai 200051, China
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Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Hongqiao
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rainbow Hotel Shanghai 3.5*
Number of rooms: 640
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