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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Minutes away from one end of the Bund this is a great place to be based in Shanghai. Shops, colonial buildings and numerous places to eat are on the door step and there is also of course the amazing evening light show from the 21st century skyscrapers. If you have lots of money to spend there are no doubt better...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The photos of the Astor House on internet booking sites rather exaggerated the hotel's allure. We were drawn to the Astor's historical grandeur and style. We selected a 'celebrity room' but the size and tenor of the room were rather disappointing - moderately spacious and not so grand and with no view whatsoever. The breakfast was so so but the...

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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of staying at this historic hotel where so many celebrities and politicians stayed over the years. The history is magnificent. The first phone call in China was made in this hotel and there are many movies and documentaries made about this hotel. Even during my stay you can see film crews almost everyday doing some filming....

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London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well! I've stayed at many swanky new hotels all over the world - steel and shiny chrome with fine floors of marble etc. Not much of any of these materials at The Astor House...nope! It's mostly wood. Lots of wood. Oh! and how lovely it all is in that regard. Step back in time and find yourself in turn of...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful building, stunning entrance, large en suite rooms, helpful staff. Lots of information on the history of the hotel and some of its famous guests. The Russian Embassy is opposite, the Bund is just over the bridge and it is an easy walk to the main shopping area. We would definitely stay here again.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My 2nd stay in this great historical place...Its just the building and its interior that makes your stay already worth while. I was so lucky to stay in the very room where Albert Einstein stayed and there are many more rooms where famous people stayed. It would take too long to go on about the history of this wonderful place...

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Rennes, France
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, near the Bund and the beautiful Shanghai skyline view. Walking distance from Nanjing road. An old building, well preserved. Nice staff and the breakfast was OK. Highly recommended, the overall value for money is positive.

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British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed December 31, 2016

We were generally happy with our choice of The Astor House and can recommend it. We chose it for its history and reputation, and we were in Shanghai to explore my British family history, so just being a short walk across the bridge to the Bund was very handy. The main shopping street and downtown and the metro station were...

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Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed December 21, 2016

This hotel is very close to the Bund and all the great sights of Shanghai. The walk on walk off bus stop is also very close. They have an exceptional breakfast in the Grand Ballroom, it is an amazing room.

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Reviewed December 21, 2016

Love the history, grandeur & the charm of this hotel. It transforms into a 30s Shanghai. The Peacock Hall where we had our breakfast was splendid. Breakfast spread was good too & they vary the food options during our 4-day stay there. Location-wise it is about 15min walk to Nanjing East Metro Station. 5 min walk to The Bund to...

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Hongkou
History oozes out of every fiber of the city, but Hongkou is a particularly notable neighborhood. Shanghai was a safe haven for about 20,000 Jews during the Second World War, and traces of this heritage can still be found in buildings and park monuments. Historic foreign relations aside, this neighborhood throws you into traditional Shanghainese life without taking you too far away from the city center. Some of the city’s best-preserved, ancient longtangs (laneway communities) and shikumen (Shanghainese lanehouses) are still in use as actual residences here. If you like to be surrounded by local faces, Hongkou is a great area to spend your time in. The football stadium, Duolun Lu and the North Bund area await should you need some entertainment.
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Address: No.15 Huangpu Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai 200080, China
Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Hongkou , The North Bund
Price Range: $87 - $832 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Astor House Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 130
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Astor House Hotel Shanghai
Astor Hotel Shanghai
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#24 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
#60 Romantic Hotel in Shanghai
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“All rooms to the front of the road seem to be very noisy during the night”
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  • Uncleaned room, bed stripped and unmade from previous guest, sanitary pads on floor
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