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Rainbow Hotel Shanghai

No.2000 Yan'an West Road, Changning District, Shanghai 200051, China
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Ranked #250 of 3,975 Hotels in Shanghai
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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
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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7 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Location: 15 mins walk from the nearest Mrt. Room: very tired room : needs a renovation soon. Aircon need servicing soon. Breakfast: absolutely lousy spread of breakfast.not worth the pricing. Service: the only saving grace. Internet: quite slow

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

I have been staying in this hotel for a number of years now more due to habit than anything else. From checking in to leaving I cannot say the staff are friendly, and I actually think some of the staff on the check-in desk are quite rude. For the number of foreign travellers that I see staying there, few people... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went as a large group with students and the hotel was really in need of an update. The wifi did not work in the room despite having the password (login page did not reroute properly), nor did our TV turn on. They ran out of room keys so gave us one for 2 people. The room reeked of cigarettes... More 

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istanbul
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29 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I made the reservation I thought Rainbow will be like Jin Jiang Hotel on Mao Ming Road but I was wrong. This is a factory type hotel far from being international although they had many western guests. English is not widely known accross the hotel staff. The rooms are small and the price is above average. The wifi was... More 

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Bangkok
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Disappointed by the hotel: everything is very Chinese and not geared to the casual tourist / businessman, with some features below standard. List of gripes: - English not widely spoken by staff - TV has 45 channels, 42 of which are in Chinese, and the remaining 3 have a grainy picture and bad sound - getting a freshly brewed coffee... More 

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Budapest
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Good hotel, nice and helpful staff, and they do speak English which is valuable and important in China. Clean rooms, decent size, good internet/wife (you need to pay for it). Only downside is no breakfast included. In overall I would recommend it.

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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 comments on your visits to our property. From then on ,all the guest room provide free internet and Wi-Fi service as well. As to breakfast,you may ask for it when you check in at front-desk. We look forward to welcoming you again to the Rainbow Hotel on your... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Very convenient if you need to transit overnight between airports, very clean and staff very good in English. Chinese restaurant on level 2 is good. Nothing is a problem to teis hotel and the price is very reasonable.

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

We are so happy that you have had a great stay with us. The location of our hotel is very convenience. We do look forward to welcome you coming back in the near future! More 

Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

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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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.The carpet was recently cleaned, and the problem about toilet bowl leaked when in use and wall tiles cracked in the bathroom is solved . TV reception now was great in most channels. Airconditioning was... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

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

Dear guest, thank for your value feedback.We are glad that our hotel can let you feel like home.We look forward to seeing you at January and also another 7years. More 

Ottawa, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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 

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