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Riverview Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.76 Zhongshan South Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200010, China (Yu Garden)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is excellent, because in five minutes walk brings you The Bund The treatment is very correct but the receptionists at night do not understand about English. In the morning we managed train tickets to Beijing and were all very friendly. The rooms are very comfortable, spacious with very comfortable beds, very clean bathroom and full of character. From... More 

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Girvan
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Walk across the road and you are on the Bund. You can stroll along the river front and view the amazing skyline on the far side. The hotel has enormous leather seats in the foyer, the rooms are a good size. You will not have a good view of the river despite the hotel name. Breakfast is good but not... More 

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chelsea,vic
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Arrived at the hotel after a scary taxi ride from the airport. It was very late at night and very we were tired from the plane trip. The gentleman at reception was quick and helpful. We went to our room and was met with a very hot and stuffy room. After trying to get the air conditioner to work it... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Extended my business trip to a personal trip by 2 days and stayed back in Shanghai to look around. Was hunting for a budget hotel with decent hygienic room and located within the prime area of the city....and found a Gem - Riverview hotel! The hotel is located just in front of the Bund - the major tourist spot. The... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

A comfortable hotel well situated and close to the delights of Shanghai centre. They offer a menu in the evening with some well known western food dishes on it. Give it a miss they haven't got a clue.

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Hong Kong, China
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27 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I would say the hotel is just above average, and not really catered for foreign business travellers. You do get the usual business amenities cramped in but not in a spacious way, you don't even have a proper desk. TV, well, you get most of the local channels, plus a couple of foreign ones, but no foriegn news channels. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I really like the hotel & I found everything perfect but the staff doesn't speak English Perfect food, Perfect rooms. The bathroom is really nice & clean, it's a good size room. Really close to the city center & if I went to Shanghai again, I'll stay in the same hotel.

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fluffer1000
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19 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

i stayed here for 3 nights at the end of a 2 week tour. most of the hotels we stayed at were much of the same quality, decent size rooms, big bathrooms and very clean one noticeable difference with this hotel were the beds, they were rock hard. it wood almost think you were lying on a wooden board! the... More 

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

A group of ladies, none under 66 recently stayed here for 4nights before getting onto a cruise ship leaving from Shanghai. Lovely hotel, breakfast was extra and well worth it. Handy to the Bund and walking distance to Old Shanghai. Beds were hard but we have been told that is normal for China. David, the manager on duty was wonderful

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Hotel is good location is very good everything is near the hotel . But hotel staff is not good because they cater for Chinese people. They doesn't know how to behave with foreigner . Breakfast is ok. We stayed in these hotel from 10th of September till 14 th of September. Because of location we picked the hotel. I took... More 

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Address: No.76 Zhongshan South Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200010, China
Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Yu Garden
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Riverview Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 180
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#90 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
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