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“A refined choice for exploring chinese south-east” 5 of 5 stars
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Grand Mercure Shanghai Baolong
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.180 Yixian Road, Shanghai 200434, China (Jiangwan / Wujiaochang)   |  
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Ranked #418 of 3,790 hotels in Shanghai
Guangzhou, China
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“A refined choice for exploring chinese south-east”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

A very stylish and elite hotel for people who like comfort and luxury. Nice dim lights and many carpets. Very friendly and professional staff. I like this place for colonial style and nice exotic oriental servitude.

Room Tip: Any rooms is good here. Better on high floors as traffic in Shanghai is huge.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Beautiful. Great rooms. Otherwise a full rip off. We went to the lobby to have a drink. Not only was it a major overpriced situation, but they also hide a service charge. A local beer was 48 RMB plus another 8 RMB service charge. In US money it was $10.00. A mixed drink was even more.... I do not have a problem with paying for value, but this was too much.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 1 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

I would like to recommend this hotel to everybody who is traveling to Shanghai.
The location is not exactly in the center, but it will take 10 minutes by taxi to city center.
English speaking staff will help you with everything and will recommend you the best possible options how to organize your trip and your program.
Excellent breakfast with Western and Asian food. On the evening there is a buffet dinner with various Western and Asian food also and price of this buffet dinner is including drinks.
Room was clean with comfortable bed, free internet connection.
Hope that you will enjoy your stay at this hotel!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

I checked in at this hotel on May 10th, 2013. The lobby and the other areas are very nice. They also offered me welcome tea. The room was also very nice with transparent bathroom. Though the bathtub was not useful as the water level of the bathtub was very low and the handheld shower on the bathtub was not working properly. The most pathetic experience I had with the air conditioner. I didn't realize in the morning when I checked in because I went outside for city tour after an our. I finally realized at night that the ac is not working at all and was literally sweating. I threw out blanket and tried to sleep because it was very late at night and had to go to a place called Yiwu early in the morning by Bullet train. I thought I'll tell them in the morning about the AC but didn't get time. On the second day I again came very late at night but I still called the room service. A manager on duty came and check and said the AC is working fine, they do not feel hot. I was staying in room # 913. Upon request, he changed the room to # 909. I thought may be the problem with this particular room. When I moved to the other room on the same floor, I realized that the AC is not working here either. The room service manager also told me if you feel hot, then you can open the windows which didn't make any difference for cooling but of course was getting outside noise. Didn't feel like to bother them again. Somehow managed to sleep with sweating. In the morning once again I went out for business. After coming back, I complained at the reception that AC didn't work for the last two days. They apologized for the same and accepted that the AC was not working but they repaired it and today it's working. I happily entered the room and turned the AC on. I t was better but still can't sleep with the blanket. Next day once again I woke up early in the morning and went out for business. Again came late at night and found the AC is not working again. I became frustrated but didn't complain because the next day was my check out.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Stayed at hotel 2 nights before and after a tour. The first night the room was smaller and window facing a wall. The 2nd night, we had a bigger and better renovated room facing the highway. Like all hotels in China, big and impressive lobby but always something not quite right in the room furniture or fixture in the washroom. Rooms were clean and the beds were comfortable, it was ok for 2 nights. Wifi was not free. The included breakfast, selection was good but forgettable coffee. Had dinner at the hotel 'Shanghai restaurant'. Food and service were good, the portion was huge and cost was reasonable (considering it is a hotel restaurant).

Room Tip: Ask for bigger room not facing the wall.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Xiamen
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Like some other hotels, this one also has a "Grand entre" all big and shinning, whiles the rooms are just ok. The breakfast not good. the staff dont know how to smile, and are in need of training in the art of hospitality. They dont seem to like their job. I had a room service burger as well, which was ok, unfortunately to salty.

The swimming pool however was nice, and the gym very ok. Location in Puxi little out of the centre.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Hotel room is very clean and bed is comfortable, friendly staff in front desk. Valuable price but it is quite far and not easy to found Subway and transport.
Both lobby and room can not access wifi, it is a bit disappointed. Need to pay for wifi access (in the day time only).

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Additional Information about Grand Mercure Shanghai Baolong

Address: No.180 Yixian Road, Shanghai 200434, China
Location: China > Shanghai > Jiangwan / Wujiaochang
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#196 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Mercure Shanghai Baolong 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Grand Mercure Baolong Hotel Shanghai is located close to major shopping areas, points of interest and cultural centres, including local attractions such as Lu Xun Park, historic Duolun Road and Fudan University. Capturing the essence of both old and newShanghai, this heritage listed hotel has 372 spacious rooms with a warm and elegant decor. Conference facilities, 3 restaurants and 2 bars make this an ideal destination for business and holiday travellers seeking convenience, comfort and luxury. ... more   less 
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Grand Mercure Baolong Shanghai Hotel Shanghai
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