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Galaxy Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.888 Zhongshan West Road, Changning District, Shanghai 200051, China (Hongqiao)   |  
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Ranked #286 of 3,976 Hotels in Shanghai
Hong Kong
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“good value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

this hotel is good value for money
hotel is clean and staff is friendly
staff can speaks moderate English

there is a night club (disco) in the lobby and a nice restaurant for dimsum
location is conveniently close to Hong Qiao Airport and near a main highway

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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116 reviews
79 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Centrally located hotel. Have lot of restaurants with different type of foods. Morning breakfast has a wide variety of foods. Service is good. Room rates can be changed depend upon booking/occupancy. One problem for foreigners are most of the employees in the hotel including front desk can not speak English.

Room Tip: Try to book thru' Internet to get lower room rate. right hand side rooms have nice view.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Porto Alegre, RS
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41 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

As many hotels in China. Very far from The Bund and the smoke smell in the hotel is terrible.
By the way, this is a very serious problem in China. Smoking is free and all hotels have carpets.....and people smoke in the ailes or elevators.
Rooms are big, breakfast is reasonable, lobby is nice but English still rare in the hotels.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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shanghai
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

Good location, comfortable environment and efficient service. Free wifi is good for me.

Room Tip: Free wifi is good.
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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shanghai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

Very clean hotel with excellent city views,check in facilities a breeze especially with the executive check in desk on level 33. Beakfast on level 33 is wonderful,very relaxing area with great views.Free internet is a bonus with the executive rooms,king size beds,work desk and large room makes this hotel ideal for the business traveller.Recommend if you are looking for value for money.

Room Tip: 10 mins from the heart of shanghai
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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bangalore
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75 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2011

Reasonably priced. Hotel is good as a business stay and not for leasure. Service is not at par with international standards. Food quality and variety is OK. Located in a good locality. Good dining options.

Room Tip: Not necessary
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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116 reviews
79 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2011

We have booked early so we have got better rate. Room was very good, bed was not so soft . My colleague stayed in non-smoking room which was much better than mine . Bath room was better than smoking room. We have an excellent view of flyovers and skyscrapers. Breakfast has excellent choice of foods.
Only problem with staffs as most of them are very poor in English.
One can get English news paper from 1st floor (resurant for breakfast).

Room Tip: Book room early to get better offer..
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Galaxy Hotel

Address: No.888 Zhongshan West Road, Changning District, Shanghai 200051, China
Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Hongqiao
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#71 Spa Hotel in Shanghai
#194 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#281 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Galaxy Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 650
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Jin Jiang Galaxy Hotel is a 4-star hotel located at Changning District, Shanghai, China. It offers air-conditionined guestrooms, all of which have broadband Internet access, mini-bar, and color TV. It is a must to dine it at the hotel's restaurants such as The Milky Way Café, which is a 24-hour café serving Chinese and Western dishes, The Terrace Restaurant that features Shanghai cuisine, and Tang Gong, which specialties include the abalone, shark's fin, and other Hong Kong-style snacks. ... more   less 
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