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Donghu Hotel (Donghu Road)

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   No.70 Donghu Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai 200431, China (Huaihai Road)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Beijing, China
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

If you love the enthralling tales of Old Shanghai, stay in this Hotel. Located right in the heart of the former French Concession, Donghu is surrounded by history. That's why I stay here almost ever time I come to Shanghai. The old building is under renovation right now, but the corner rooms in the rundown new building have a very... More 

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117 reviews 117 reviews
40 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Tripadvisor does not distinguish between the Donghu Hotel (the old hotel at 70 Donghu Road) and its annex, the Donghu Hotel Guesthouse (the 1980s property at 7 Donghu Road), unfortunately. This review is about the Guest House. I have reviewed the main hotel -- which I love dearly -- before. It is "charming" and "classic" (to use the tripadvisor categories),... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

... a city that sometimes can become a bit noisy and overcrowded for Westerners. That is the kind of experience from which I wanted to preserve my partner. I insisted, of cours, to get a room in the main building, and we were entirely satisfied. The room was spacious, with a big bed and Chinese old style furniture. Bathroom was... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Perfect location within walking distance to people's square (20 minutes on Huaihai Lu), near Metro station. Very nice and quiet area behind the hotel (Yanqing Lu). Free WiFi in the room. Good selection of food for breakfast. Small rooms, however clean. Surprisingly littel English command of staff.

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Sion, Valais, Switzerland
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I stayed in the new Donghu Hotel (Donghu Road) No.7 Donghu Road for a week. I can realy recommend it. The location is near the metro station (7min walk) and the breakfast is just awesome! Only negative point is the slow internet.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Good location near Huihai Road. Close to subways and bus stations. A lot of local restaurants and bars are nearby. Staff were friendly and speak a little English (the hotel phone service speaks fluent English) Our room was dusty and not very clean. No AC so we have to open the windows at night. rooms need to be updated.

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Mannheim, Germany
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11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Having already lived in Shanghai, I remember the Donghu Hotel as being a well presented and grand place. So there was disappointment when I was directed down the road to the annex which is very ordinary Chinese hotel. I also noticed other people wheeling their suitcases down the road from the main building to the annex. The annex comes complete... More 

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Jiangyin, China
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

My husband and I have stayed here five times, as we live in a small Chinese city outside Shanghai, and come in often for weekend getaways. We have stayed in both the main hotel and the annex. We definitely prefer the main hotel. The annex, while cheaper, is a bit run down, but the main hotel is better appointed. Shop... More 

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Upland, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
10 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

The Donghu is a very comfortable hotel for foreigners. The service is professional, the front desk speaks English, and the rooms have western-style toilets with all the necessary amenities. Breakfast each morning is comprehensive in either a Chinese or American style. Taxi's are readily available at the street. Western-style shopping stores are nearby, and there is also a Starbucks and... More 

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Shanghai, China
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Stayed here one night, the night before I moved back to the US after living in Shanghai for 2 years. This hotel is in the best location you could ask for. Wonderful restaurants walking distance, the subway is about a 15 minute walk, and perfect streets to stroll on in this area. The hotel service was fantastic. The room was... More 

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Address: No.70 Donghu Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai 200431, China
Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Huaihai Road
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Donghu Hotel (Donghu Road) 3.5*
Number of rooms: 270
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