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New Century Grand Hotel

No.1799 Renmin North Road, Songjiang District, Shanghai 200085, China
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Ranked #148 of 3,977 Hotels in Shanghai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ames, IA
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This is a very nice hotel, but falls well short of a 5-star advertised status. In any hotel, irrespective of price range, my basic requirements are quiet, a decent bed, good internet access, comfortable temperature, clean bathroom, some kind of gym and a work desk. In a 5-star hotel, I expect very quiet, excellent internet access, effective and quiet temperature... More 

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34 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This hotel is very nice, spacious room, etc. It's a long way from Pu Dong (PVG), my cab ride was well over an hour, luckily my business contacts set up the cab since I'm not sure I'd have ever been able to explain to the cab driver. My only real complaint is a big one, the wifi was very slow... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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191 hotel reviews
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The New Century Hotel is located on the outskirts of Shanghai, near an industrial zone. The ride on the highway from HongQiao Airport takes +/- one hour and not 20 minutes as specified in the hotel advertisement. Hotel guests arre are business travellers, as it is not suitable for Shanghai tourists. The hotel has over 450 rooms which are large... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I liked the location of the hotel, as it is just next to supermarkets, close to the Metro station and universities - where I had work.The room was very spacious and well-maintained. There was an issue with my shower - which the staff helped fix. Language was an issue, as they did not understand completely when I complained about the... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Rooms are well appointed and the facilities are good. Restaurant is an extensive buffet of traditional fayre, sushi and some attempts at western cuisine. The neat aspect is that beer is included in the buffet cost. The staff are delightful and every time I have stayed there I have been acknowledged and well looked after. The foyer is a little... More 

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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

This hotel is not one you would choose to visit Shanghai Central, it is more use if you need to be in the Songjian Area, then it will be good for you. A taxi into Central Shanghai will cost RMB100, whilst a taxi to the Metro Subway will cost RMB14 and a day card on the metro about RMB18, it... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Very nice hotel -- comfortable, well-appointed room with a fabulous bathroom. Nice park across the street and several interesting sites to visit within a short taxi ride. Breakfast buffet was fabulous, although if you book through a discount site, it may not be included in your room rate. Songjiang is a little far from the city center, so if you... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

This is a great hotel with good ammenities. The SPA is very nice but a bit expensive. It is also connected to a shopping centre with plenty gift shops and decent restaurants. The rooms are clean and the service good. The major downside to this hotel is its location. It is very far (+-1hr) from any sight seeing places in... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Good Points: 1. The rooms are fairly spacious, bathroom was nice and clean. 2. Hotel is located next door to a shopping mall of which you could find a variety of restaurants to eat from including McDonald's, KFC, Starbucks for coffee, etc. 2. The shops are brand name outlets but quite quite pricy. Weak Points: 1. Its located about an... More 

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kirkland wa
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Spent 5 nights at the New Century, and find it hard to fault! It IS hard to get the temperature in the room down below 70C, but on the plus side, I didn't have my usual air conditioning respiratory "issue"! The complementary breakfast offered a good variety of western options, I felt safe walking around the lake and to the... More 

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