We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Holiday Inn Shanghai Downtown

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Holiday Inn Shanghai Downtown
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

861 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 437: English reviews
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have just completed our stay at the Holiday Inn Downtown, Shanghai for business travel. We stayed there 2 years ago and it has not improved in any areas since my last review. My business associate and I booked 2 "club rooms" which entitle you to a larger room, king bed, free breakfast and happy hour each evening. Upon arriving... More 

Helpful?
Thank barry w
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
54 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Daughter paid for us to stay one night on way to Beijing. Building was a building site with sheets on carpet on our floor, the light was hanging out the socket at our room door. The meal we ordered in the third floor restaurant was inedible. That said, the light was fixed as soon as we mentioned it and, after... More 

Helpful?
Thank Wilma B
Leona L, PA to GM at Holiday Inn Shanghai Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing Holiday Inn Shanghai Downtown and share your experience with us. We are very sorry for the room condition as well as meal in Angel's Cafe. We will have our housekeeping team as well as engineering team to pay more attention to in room equipmetns and facilities. Also we'll have our chefs to have more... More 

Travelers are raving about these Shanghai hotels

Level Contributor
25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am in town for medical procedures and needed something central. The staff are helpful, beds are comfortable, and the rooms are clean. If you are too lazy to go out to eat (some choices nearby), I'd say get sherpas delivery. Tons of choices! Excellent value for money. Will definitely stay again.

Helpful?
Thank Maria S
Level Contributor
163 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As always, good service but I must say that the rooms at this particular holiday inn are rather small and old. They were remodeling the lobby when we came so entrance access was very limited. Great location though, right next the train station and metro stop

Helpful?
Thank Billy C
Leona L, PA to GM at Holiday Inn Shanghai Downtown, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for staying with us at Holiday Inn Shanghai Downtown. Sorry we failed to meet your demand of room facilities. To improve guests experience in hotel public area, we are carrying out some constructions currently in house and the projects will soon be end within this week. Meanwhile our advantage in location continually offers you convenience in... More 

Singapore
Level Contributor
20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good place to stay if you plan to catch a train to the other cities in China. Shanghai train station and the nearest metro station is a 10 mins walk away. Many small eateries and convenience stores nearby. Note that there is another Holiday Inn Express nearby so don't end up in the wrong one.

Helpful?
Thank Raymond S
Karachi, Pakistan
Level Contributor
22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in Holiday Inn downtown for 4 nights in May 2016. The good thing about this hotel is its location. It is just 5 minutes walk away from Shanghai Railway Station which makes it a perfect place to stay for persons heading for other parts of China through train. The overall experience with the services and hotel is satisfactory.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Adil K
Gold Coast, Australia
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

have stayed at this Hotel a number of time over the last 5 years, this hotel has always been great, (read my last review) , but having stayed there again this week I must say I was really disappointed we where not told of construction works being undertaken when we booked, so there was dust, noise and smell of glues... More 

Helpful?
Thank bigdaddy465
Leona L, PA to GM at Holiday Inn Shanghai Downtown, responded to this review

Dear guest, We thank you for your loyal support in the past and we sincerely hope this incident would not mar your impression on us and we hope to see you again at the Holiday Inn Shanghai Downtown. The ongoing renovation project will soon come to the end before Sep. 15th 2016. And we've taken measurements to improve guests breakfast... More 

Sacramento, California
Level Contributor
23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Five day business stay in Hot August during renovation of entrance and lobby did not disappoint. Room on 14th floor was newly renovated and very comfortable. Bed was really good, A/C was incredible and bathroom was great making for a very comfortable stay. The hotel is centrally located downtown next to Metro subway and train station, and close to Bund.... More 

Helpful?
Thank BusinessTraveler611
Level Contributor
191 reviews
89 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

My favourite brand of hotel My arrival was very early and was greeted by the staff and was given my room immediatly. Thanks to the ihg gold status. Got a fresh and clean room had to take a nap as I had a long flight. Very efficient staff with good humor. Nice restaurants and good food.

Helpful?
Thank Syed S
Level Contributor
60 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Located in a central location, the hotel is nice. When i stayed here, it was undergoing renovations. These renovations did not hinder the property, only the exterior. Being a Spire member, the executive rooms are suitable; not great compared to other IHG properties. I would have stayed at the InterCon across the street had this not been a last minute... More 

Helpful?
Thank Tim V
Leona L, PA to GM at Holiday Inn Shanghai Downtown, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for choosing Holiday Inn Shanghai Downtown and share your experience with us. We are very sorry that we have to welcome you with renovation projects in house. However, I believe our lobby will be amazing after the project come to end. As a longstanding Holiday Inn which served guests for almost 20 years, we know how... More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

345 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (270)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (24)
Viewed
Room/Suite (45)
Viewed
Business Center/Function Rooms (2)
Viewed
Dining (7)
Viewed
View from Room (6)
Viewed
Bathroom (20)
Viewed
2:10
Videos (1)
Viewed
Other (165)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (75)
Viewed
Room/Suite (29)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (17)
Viewed
Business Center/Function Rooms (2)
Viewed
Dining (10)
Viewed
Other (16)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Shanghai hotels
Changshou Road
Holiday Inn Shanghai Vista
Holiday Inn Shanghai Vista
#91 of 4,457 in Shanghai
4.0 of 5 stars 502 reviews
Shanghai Railway Station
Holiday Inn Express Zhabei Shanghai
Shanghai Railway Station
Grand Mercure Shanghai Central
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Holiday Inn Shanghai Pudong
#90 of 4,457 in Shanghai
4.0 of 5 stars 519 reviews
Shanghai Railway Station
Courtyard by Marriott Shanghai Central
Changshou Road
Holiday Inn Express Putuo Shanghai
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Holiday Inn Shanghai Downtown is managed by InterContinental Hotels Group. The hotel is located in the commercial centre of Shanghai Jing’an District, only 5 minutes walking distance to Shanghai Railway Station, subway entrance of line 1/ 3/ 4 and airport line 5. Pudong International Airport is 45 minutes by car and a speedy 20 minutes to Hongqiao International Airport/ National Center for Exhibition & Convention. Ease access to some famous attractions such as Tianzifang, Xintiandi, The Bund, People’s Square, the Jade Buddha Temple, Yu Garden…around 20 minutes. Our hotel provides you an ideal location for shopping, dining, sightseeing, entertainment. The hotel has a total of 282 modern and comfortable rooms including 14 suites. Guests can also utilize your very own in-room desk and free high-speed Wi-Fi and Wired Internet Access, so you can keep on top of work and the latest news. The Holiday Inn Shanghai Downtown is the ideal choice for conventions and meetings, with its versatile and stylish function rooms; we can accommodate all types of meetings, training seminars, weddings and a wide range social function. After a day of meetings or sightseeing, the Lobby Lounge is a great place to relax and enjoy special drinks. Enjoy Western and Asian cuisine at Angel’s Cafe and experience authentic Chinese local dishes at Yue Garden Restaurant. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Shanghai Downtown

Address: No. 285 West Tian Mu Road Jing'an District, Shanghai 200070, China
Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Shanghai Railway Station
Price Range: $66 - $412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Shanghai Downtown 4*
Number of rooms: 282
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with IHG, Expedia, Booking.com, Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotwire, Priceline, TripOnline SA, Agoda, Odigeo, Ctrip TA, Cheap Tickets, HotelTravel.com and Hotels.com so you can book your Holiday Inn Shanghai Downtown reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Downtown Shanghai Hotel Shanghai
Holiday Inn Shanghai
Shanghai Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#106 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#149 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay