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Royal Court Hotel Shanghai

#1,218 of 4,068 Hotels in Shanghai
No.7, Lane 622, Huaihai Middle Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200020, China
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London
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I recently stayed three nights at this hotel and I have to say it's FILTHY! I booked this hotel based on the reviews on TP and Bookings.Com. I am not sure how his hotel manages to get a 76% approval rating. Location is good as its central to most key sites and shopping. That's about the only positive thing this... More 

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Hockenheim, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights here and the room was not even worth 3 stars. Bathroom was so disgisting, it has not been cleaned up as we checked-in. Hairs everywhere, bugs in the room... Why do chinese people include only one breakfast, if the hotel is booked for two persons?! I don't get that. Never again.

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kuala lumpur
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105 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Small, clean and quiet. Away from any main road and no traffic noise. Clean and comfortable. Basic toiletries, so bring your own if you use fancy stuff, no tea or coffee in the room. There is a electric kettle. Breakfast is very simple. The courtyard has these huge trees that are lovely and give a quaint look to the place.... More 

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Beijing, China
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46 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013 via mobile

Spent 3 nights here for business and was creeped out at night with the alley entrance when checking inbbut was pleasantly surprised by the the spacious rooms in the deluxe suite. Great central location but the breakfast was under my expectations, better to grab something at Wagas down the street

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CAIRNS, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Great accommodation located slightly off the street at Middle Huaihai Road (less traffic noise). We were upgraded to a very spacious suite after the room we booked on non-smoking floor was reeking of cigarettes! Staff were very courteous & prompt in addressing our concerns. The room is furnished in very charming Chinese style and has a PC with internet access.... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Kia ora and warm Pacific greetings. This was my first long haul trip to the northern hemisphere from New Zealand. Because the hotel is so centrally located I was not expecting the hotel to be so quite which was great for me being a light sleeper. The room was very tastefully decorated but Chinese beds are very hard indeed. We... More 

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India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

Royal court is the nice hidden gem with great location in shanghai with good value. we got the best deal with Ctrip. Rooms are spacious and clean. Breakfast was ok..not much variety but decent enough. overall an excellent stay.

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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

This hotel needs to be refurbished. If you are not particular with cleanliness, then you will think this is good value for money. It's quite central and yet it's cheap. But oh my. We stayed one night because we arrived late and were so tired. We got their two bedroom suite and was horrified - carpets were stained, sofa was... More 

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San Diego
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2011

Small, Chinese art-filled hotel located in a model courtyard between Changle Road and HuiHui Road shopping district in the best part of town. If you love Chinese rosewood furniture, porcelain, and art as I do, you will love this gem of a hotel. I booked a business suite, which has a screen blocking off the bedroom area (with a swivel... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2011

Our room was large, light and high standard with a decor that blended modern functionality with a traditional chinese flavour - the photos are quite accurate. I found it a refreshing change from bland modern hotel room designs. This compact hotel borders a small park, and is up a laneway off Hui Hai Road, which make it a bit hard... More 

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Former French Concession
While there are technical borders to the area formerly governed by the French in Shanghai, the "French Concession" of today is an amorphous neighborhood that is a favorite of the city's foreign residents. While it is mostly within the Xuhui district, residents will sometimes include parts of Jing'an and Luwan in their mental maps of the Former French Concession. The area seems frozen in time, characterized by quiet, tree-lined avenues, French-style villas, interesting boutiques, lively bars and quaint cafes that are not typical of China. All of these mix and mingle with local life as Chinese markets and lanehouse communities are peppered throughout. Denizens of the Former French Concession can spectate a mahjong game on the street or get their bike checked at a tiny bike repair store on the way to their refurbished apartment tucked away among Chinese family homes.
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