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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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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Bangkok, Thailand
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174 reviews 174 reviews
78 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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
20 helpful votes 20 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

Tokyo, Japan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I have stayed at this hotel numerous times over the last seven years and have to say I do like the place. I think value for money is good compared to the other players and you have to remember you are in Shanghai. For me the best bits are the nice clean comfy rooms and lovely beds. I sometimes work... More

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

Thank you for your time to share your feedback about your visit to the Rainbow Hotel Shanghai and thank you so much for your choice and stay in our hotel for many times. First of all, the public areas of our hotel has free WIFI and if you want to use wifi in your room, you can call the house... More

Shanghai, China
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43 reviews 43 reviews
35 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I have been waiting for 20 minutes at midnight to check in as the only front desk staff is a taking care a group of guests for their reservation problem. Room is okay, a very normal room and not much you could expect. The toilet is quite small which is standard for this aged hotel. I will give up any... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your impression from your recent stay at Rainbow hotel shanghai!We are unfortunately you didn't have a pleasant stay, and hope you choose us again our newly renovated room: executive room, the room and bathroom is very spacious and with breakfast and broadband, you can choose to register at the executive floor, so... More

Bangalore, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

As an Indian rarely do you find yourself helpless during travel to any part of the world. Considering that Indians are fluent in English, travel is not a difficult task. But not so in China. Not knowing Chinese can render you so immobile and helpless that buying a bottle of water is impossible. You need to be divinely blessed by... More

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

Thank you very much for your very kind words of appreciation.The Rainbow hotel to the airport and the city center are very convenient, We really look forward to welcoming you stay our hotel in near future. More

Shanghai, China
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This was surprisingly a really nice hotel, especially for the cost. The room I had was on the 21st floor (non-smoking). It was a large room with a comfortable bed (king size) and desk. Japanese style toilets. There is a stocked small fridge in the room. Major disadvantage - there is no WIFI in the rooms. A wired connection is... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your most gracious praises from your recent stay at Rainbow hotel shanghai.About the network, the guest through the online booking can enjoy free broadband service;the public areas of our hotel has free WIFI and if you want to use wifi in your room, you can call house keeping department in the guest... 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*
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