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“The deluxe room” 5 of 5 stars
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Mason Hotel Shanghai
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.935 Huaihai Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200020, China (Huaihai Road)   |  
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Ranked #326 of 3,976 Hotels in Shanghai
UK
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“The deluxe room”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2008

Well this was my third stay at this hotel and can honestly say it was a pleasure again.
The last time I stayed was earlier this month (Aug 08) and upgraded to a deluxe room ,the standard rooms are pretty good so my expectations were high . I was not dissapointed.The room was larger with far more space.The room service was up to its usual excellent standards ,your washing done ,packed and ironed for a bag full for 10 UK pounds ,returned in 24 hours ,The bathroom at least matching a 4 star european equivalent .
a joy to stay here ,convenient location ,reception staff speak near perfect english .if you can try the guided tours from the hotel ,especially the circus .For a few pounds you get a guide,travel in luxury ,worth every penny.
You'll still need your ear muffs if you are a light sleeper but the local law enforcement have curtailed the noise to a minimum past 11pm .
You can get a limousine FREE to return you to the airport by the hotel if you stay there for 5 days or longer.

10 out 10 this time round

  • Liked — quality
  • Disliked — nothing really
  • Stayed August 2008, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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England
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
26 hotel reviews
Reviews in 49 cities Reviews in 49 cities
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2008

A less expensive hotel than the more familiar big brands, which offers a lot, although some things may be missing. This won't bother you if you are there for sleep, or work, however for leisure you might need to be happy heading out.

The interior is all very modern, the rooms are like new, and spacious. Some rooms don't have a bath, but just a walk in shower. There is a tv with limited english channels. No other entertainment. However the broadband access is free, via an ethernet port.

Outside the rooms note there is no swimming pool, but a small gym equipment room, and two pool tables.

There is a roof top bar, however it may only be open in summer, as it was closed (despite signs saying it is open). There is a ground floor starbucks, and many good places to eat nearby within walking distance.

Breakfast is available - a buffet of chinese and various western foods. Don't expect a continental or full english breakfast, but you will find something to suit you.

I have always stayed at the rear of the hotel, which is quiet.

Overall, a good western style hotel, particularly suited to business travellers.

  • Liked — Free broadband
  • Disliked — No Pool.
  • Stayed March 2007, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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20 hotel reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2007

We really enjoyed our stay at the Mason Hotel in Shanghai. Although located on a busy shopping road (Huaihai road), in a town where the traffic is very noisy, the traffic noise in the room was acceptable (on the 7th floor). That was the only downside, explaining the less than perfect score. However, half the rooms (even numbers?) are on the other side of the hotel, which should be very quiet (not from experience) .
Room comfort and spaciousness was excellent, and far superior to what we got for double the price in Hong Kong, our subsequent stopover. Located in the heart of the elegant French Concession, and right above South Shaanxi metro station, with easy access to rest of city and right in the midst of many good services and tourist sights. There is a HSBC ATM next to the lobby.
The hotel interior has a clean, peacefull, elegant and modern feel. Staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast facilities were excellent offering a mix of local and Western food.
Terrific value for money.

  • Liked — Value for money
  • Disliked — Some traffic noise in rooms on street side of building
  • Stayed April 2007, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Mason Hotel Shanghai

Address: No.935 Huaihai Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200020, China
Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Huaihai Road
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
#319 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Mason Hotel Shanghai 3*
Number of rooms: 115
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