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Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotel Classiq Shanghai Peoples' Square

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

This is a small hotel, but is very central, reasonably priced with excellent amenities. One of the best things for me after nearly 8 weeks of travelling (and the oppressive heat of Shanghai over the last week) was the proximity to the Metro. The beds were very comfortable and the staff are excellent - although some variability in english-proficiency -... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

As per many of the reviews this is a very clean, spacious and well-located hotel with helpful and friendly English-speaking staff. We thought it was great value and very nice for a 3-star hotel. We had a few issues with delayed luggage and staff were great. You can walk to key locations like Yuyuan Gardens and along Nanjing Rd to... More 

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Christopher S, Manager at Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotel Classiq Shanghai Peoples' Square, responded to this review

Thank you Auckland (you have a superb city too), and thank you for choosing one of 8 MetroPolo hotels now in Shanghai, as China's leading mid market lodging chain. This well located boutique is housed in the original YMCA and nearby Peoples' Square and the Nanjing shopping street, as well a the metro line. We try to offer super good... More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Good clean well-equipped rooms. Buffet breakfast, mostly Chinese but with some Western dishes. Helpful staff with pretty good English. Very close to the Metro - leave Dashijie Station [line 8] by Exit 1, turn left and left again. Within 50 metres is a canopy reading 'YWCA'. The foyer is up a floor. Previously known as the Marvel Hotel.

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Christopher S, Manager at Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotel Classiq Shanghai Peoples' Square, responded to this review

Miss UK thank you for staying JinJiang MetroPolo Classiq for your Shanghai trip. We are China's best in class mid-scale lodging chain. This Classiq boutique is located in the historic YMCA from the 1930's in the middle of everything and the Peoples Square park. Easy metro connections; easy walking about the sites. The rooms are kept clean to standard; the... More 

Beijing, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

We booked a twin room, got a double, changed, got a smoker one, than the 3. was good. Very hard without Chinese, but some receptionist can speak English. Don't take room on the 3., restaurant is very near. Bund is just a few steps, great location. Can just recommend.

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Christopher S, Manager at Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotel Classiq Shanghai Peoples' Square, responded to this review

Thank you for selecting this MetroPolo Classiq boutique for your trip. Built in the 1930's of booming Shanghai was the YMCA. We have 8 MetroPolo hotels in Shanghai to chose from. This one is indeed a great location. Sorry about the room reservation mix up, this should not happen of course, if we are more careful. The smoking problem in... More 

Fremantle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

I'll keep this dotpoint: Great location for tourists Metro station within 100m Good clean rooms Very friendly and helpful staff Excellent english spoken by staff Exceptional value for Shanghai There is an automatic currency machine downstairs The only thing I would like to see here that was missing is me more capabilities of the staff to book rail and air... More 

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Christopher S, Manager at Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotel Classiq Shanghai Peoples' Square, responded to this review

Wonderful review, almost 5 circles....This is a MetroPolo Classiq hotel, an historic boutique in the old 1930's YMCA building. We are part of a large chain of mid scale hotels in China, providing exceptional value for money in prime locations. You are correct everybody loves this location for its convenience. Glad to hear you encountered good English as this service... More 

Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

My wife and I stayed here for four nights. Our room was noisy because it faced the park, Rooms at the back would be quieter but not as interesting. We loved looking across at the park so didn't mind all the honking. The hotel is close to the museum and People's Park as well as many restaurants. A short walk... More 

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Christopher S, Manager at Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotel Classiq Shanghai Peoples' Square, responded to this review

Thank you Canada for staying MetroPolo Classiq, China's top mid scale lodging brand. This building was the original YMCA of Shanghai in 1934 and has a beautiful much photographed ceiling at reception on the second floor. Very well located as you comment for all business and tourists things to do and also handy for the metro. The restaurant is local... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

The hotel is right next to the People's Square with easy subway access. Walking to the Bund is about 40 minutes and Nanjing road is only a 10 minute walk away. The staff is very friendly and the rooms are spacious and clean. Right on Xizang road so you can't miss it.

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Christopher S, Manager at Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotel Classiq Shanghai Peoples' Square, responded to this review

Thank you for staying MetroPolo, China's leading midscale lodging brand. We have 7 hotels in SH for you to chose from, 4 are the Classiq boutique variety such as this one. The location and value for money paid are second to non in People's Square with some larger rooms overlooking the park and concert hall. Close for shopping and sight... More 

Hong Kong, China
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27 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Great location, it's right next to the Daishijie metro station. It's a safe neighborhood with plenty of restaurants to choose from. The bed was comfortable. Breakfast was simple but decent enough with half Chinese and half non- Chinese selection. I like the simple but artistic deco too! On the down side, the lobby area is a bit too dark (i... More 

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Christopher S, Manager at Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotel Classiq Shanghai Peoples' Square, responded to this review

Thank you for staying MetroPolo during your SH trip. We are China's leading mid-scale lodging chain with soon to be 10 hotels in town next year. Everybody does love our central, safe location. The brand's signature plush bedding features fresh white duvets and crisp linens. Though the restaurant is leased out, they are required to follow the brand standard east-meets-west-breakfast-buffet... More 

Oslo, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

This hotel is situated near Peoples Square, a central location very close to Shanghai Museum. I stayed for two nights. The standard room was of average size, clean, with TV, toiletries, safebox, etc. The WiFi was OK, the greatest nuisance is the Chinese censoring blocking certain news and everything in connection with Google. But this is the same in all... More 

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Christopher S, Manager at Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotel Classiq Shanghai Peoples' Square, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at MetroPolo on your trip, we are China's leading mid-scale lodging chain. I am sorry you found us clean but average. We try to be better than that with hospitality. There are 7 large rooms being renovated in time for 2016, should you return next year. The restaurant is a third party lease, but the brand... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Jinjiang metropolo was a great value for our first stay in Shanghai and I would recommend it to all my friends. The location above Dashijie metro station and across the road from the Shanghai Museum is really convenient (note however google maps is slightly off, its actually listed on google as Marvel Hotel, not in People's Square). The staff were... More 

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Christopher S, Manager at Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotel Classiq Shanghai Peoples' Square, responded to this review

Thank you for staying MetroPolo on your SH visit. We are China's leading mid-scale lodging chain with 40+ hotels already open in China. The value for money is key to the brand business plan so that rooms are well decked out with plush bedding and amenities such as 4 or 5 star hotels. Every guest loves this boutique's location. Sorry... More 

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Staying in People’s Square

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People’s Square
People’s Square brings with it all the excitement you would expect from the town square of one of the biggest cities in the world. The area around People’s Square and People’s Park is always a abuzz with activity. Oceans of local and foreign tourists flow in and out of the area every day to see grand museums, go shopping and eat at some of Shanghai’s most storied food centers. Shanghai residents, meanwhile, live and work in the many residential and office high-rises. While much of Shanghai stays busy late into the night, this really is an area that never sleeps with glitzy nightclubs keeping people up until the wee hours of the morning.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Super Great location in the historic 1931 YMCA building for transport, shopping, entertainment, bars and cafes! Historic entrance then walk or take the lift to 2F to reception. This hotel joined the new mid scale Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotel chain as a "Classiq". Try out the new extra large rooms recently renovated and well worth a little extra to overlook the park.Good local cuisine featured in the 3 meal a day leased out cafe on 2F. Along with the brand standard east-meets-west-breakfast-buffet. Please check out the MetroPolo brand website or Booking for a total of 10 hotels in Shanghai open in 2016 and 30+ in other cities. Attentive service; distinctive decor; delight your senses; inspire your imagination. Unique urban style lodging. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotel Classiq Shanghai Peoples' Square

Address: NO. 123 Xizang South Rd, Shanghai 200021, China (Formerly 商悦青年会大酒店)
Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > People’s Square
Price Range: $93 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Jinjiang MetroPolo Hotel Classiq Shanghai Peoples' Square 3*
Number of rooms: 142
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