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“Quite and good place.”
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Dorsett Shanghai
Ranked #74 of 5,069 Hotels in Shanghai
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Istanbul, Turkey
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“Quite and good place.”
Reviewed June 9, 2012

I liked much the location of the hotel. You may go to subway inside of hotel directly!...
If you be there for trade fair, it's just 10 minutes by walking. Only 5 subway stops away to like Nanjing Lu or People's Squre. You can reach also Pu Dong Int. Airport by same subway line.
Rooms are not so big even could be say small a bit but enough. Wireless is only at the loby and the bar. Cable int.possible at the rooms. English or European TV channels are insufficient.
Breakfast generally Chinese style it could be imrpove for European style also. Because, the visitors ratherly more than the Asia visitors.

Room Tip: Ask the staff possible wi-fi rooms.
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled on business
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Doris H, General Manager at Dorsett Shanghai, responded to this review, June 10, 2012
Thank you so much for your comments on areas which require further improvement. Currently we have 9 satellite international TV channels which are commonly watch; Wifi is available in hotel public areas, all restaurants and bars; Club floor guestrooms on 19 - 21/F. We serve daily buffet breakfast, a combination of Chinese, Asian and European food selections, we will ensure guests from different nations have a good varierty food items at their choice. Thank you once again for selecting Yue Shanghai Hotel.
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Brasov, Romania
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Reviewed May 25, 2012

Very good Metro connections and airport connection.
Good breakfast, large rooms and nice decorations, close to century park.
Good sleeping quality
Problems with drainage in the bathrooms, also by rain water comes into the room at the 20-th floor.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled solo
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Doris H, General Manager at Dorsett Shanghai, responded to this review, June 10, 2012
Thank you for sharing your stay experience at Yue Shanghai Hotel. Regarding the bathroom drainage problem, it work properly. The defect was shower curtain did not work sufficiently to keep the water inside the bathtub, water spill out caused wet floor.
Thank you for mentioning the rain water flow inside guestroom from the balcony, we had fixed it out right away on the date of your departure.
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Reviewed May 16, 2012

I chose the Yue because this time it was significantly cheaper than the Kerry hotel adjacent to the fair, where I had stayed before. The hotel is smaller, effectively closer to a "boutique hotel" to Asian standards. With a very late arrival in the day, I was lucky to be upgraded to large suite with an interesting white deco.

The Yue is next to a subway station and rapidly accessible from Pudong airport. It is also next to a beautiful park, making it a relatively quiet location but for the large road between the park and the hotel (only light traffic at night though).The hotel itself, the service offered, the amount of restaurants etc...clearly don't match those of the Kerry but for half the price it was a really good alternative if you're on a tighter budget or have a small team to lodge. If the weather allows you can walk to the exhibition center (about 15 min) ; they also have a free shuttle service.

Service was OK, my room was very clean and everything worked well. The main restaurant closed early (11PM) and there is nothing around but a small 7/11 type supermarket. The bar is cosy but small and had limited choice of snacks after hours.

The breakfast was just OK and again no match to the Kerry, which also offers the promity of a modern "mall" with restaurants and shops that the Yue doesn't offer.

I would prefer the Kerry when the prices are attractive, but I would not mind staying to the Yue either if visiting the expo center.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled on business
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Makati, Philippines
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Reviewed April 18, 2012

Love this well lighted, conveniently located hotel. All their staff speak good English. Thier bed are very comfortable. Excellent location for those going to the New Shanghai Expo, they have free shuttle services n the morning. The coffee/bread shop in the ground floor (access is outside the hotel) serves quite good selection of bread. Their is also a convenient store located right at the back of the hotel. Their is a direct access to the hotel from the rail station (line 2), so very convenient if you need to go to other places.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled on business
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Reviewed April 13, 2012

The Yue Shanghai Hotel is located 10 minutes away from the New International Exhibition Centre. Being a boutique hotel, it's decorations are charmingly arranged with a fusion of west and east (more china taste).

It offers comfortable accommodation and efficient services to visitors who conduct his business or activities in Pudong area.

Its buffet breakfast (normally included in the room rate) have a good selection of qualilty food, comparable to any 5 stars hotel.

Free wirefire is offered in Deluxe rooms and in public areas (lobby, restuarants & bar) for all guests.

Opposite to the hotel, is good beautiful park and it is a wonderful venue for those who likes to run or walk.

Room Tip: Ask for a room facing the park on high floor. So you get the best view and away from the car noise.
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled on business
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Reviewed April 11, 2012

This hotel is perfect for guest attending the exhibit at New Shanghai Expo Center. It is convenient located at the no 4 exit of the no 2 line of the subway. Service is excellent! The room is new and comfortable. The surroundings is safe and relaxing, there is huge park infront of it. The bake shop beside the hotel is delicious and price reasonably.

  • Stayed April 2012
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Doris H, General Manager at Dorsett Shanghai, responded to this review, April 16, 2012
Thank you for the great compliments of Yue Shanghai Hotel, your observation addressed all the hotel unique selling points perfectly.
1) The new and cleaness hotel
2) Within 5-minute drive or 10 minutes walk to Shanghai New International Expo Centre 3) Facing the picturesque Century Park
4) Design-led hotel
5) Convenient hotel location by metro line 2
6) Experienced service staffs
7) Natural day light meeting rooms facing Century Park
We look forward to welcome you back to Yue Shanghai Hotel.
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Redmond, Washington, United States
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Reviewed January 4, 2012

after 20 nights and days of visiting China and sleeping in several different hotels. The Yue shanghai was an absolute delight. The staff was friendly, available and happy to acomidate with questions or concerns. The rooms are quite stylish with endless and amazing views of the city. The high point for this tired traveler, was the krispy clean and so-ooo comfortable king size bed with some of the most comfortable pillows I think Ive ever slept on.

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  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
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Doris H, General Manager at Dorsett Shanghai, responded to this review, January 8, 2012
Thank you for sharing your memorable stay with us, our staff take pride in servicing guests and to ensure guest expectation and comfort are met.
The design-led Yue Shanghai Hotel has awarded "The Best Charming Boutique Hotel 2011" at the 2nd China Leisure Creative Awards held in Beijing, China. Yue Shanghai Hotel is situated next to Century Park metro station line 2; facing the picturesque Century Park, stands as a landmark symbolising chic and charm, while combining grace and comfort to business travellers and tourists alike.
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Property: Dorsett Shanghai
Address: No. 800 Hua Mu Road | Pudong New District, Shanghai 201204, China (Formerly Yue Shanghai Hotel)
Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Century Park , Shanghai New International Expo Center
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #74 of 5,069 Hotels in Shanghai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Dorsett Shanghai 4*
Number of rooms: 264
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the heart of the dynamic Pudong new district, Dorsett Shanghai is facing Century Park, a peaceful oasis in the city. The hotel uniquely fuses modern design themes with Chinese elements and luxurious interiors. Guest rooms are ideally designed for relaxing or working, with comprehensive facilities complemented by the highest level of quality service. Over 80% of the rooms have balconies that offer stunning views of the city and Century Park. The hotel is a 15-minute walk from Shanghai New International Expo Center and Kerry Parkside, and adjacent to Metro Line 2 (Century Park metro station), making cross-town meetings and leisure activities a breeze: Lujiazhui Financial Area, Shanghai Aquarium,Oriental TV Tower (10 min), People’s Square, Nanjing Pedestrian Street and The Bund (15 min), Jinan Temple (22 minutes), Zhongshan Park (28 min), Hongqiao airport and train station (45 min), Pudong International airport (40 min by metro and 10 min by maglev train) The award-winning Dorsett Shanghai hotel is owned and managed by Dorsett Hospitality International (HKEx Stock code: 2266), one of Asia’s fastest-growing hotel groups, with a growing portfolio of hotels in key cities around the Asia region and the UK. Dorsett Shanghai is a member of WORLDHOTELS First Class Collection, which counts some 500 unique hotels in 70 countries worldwide in its membership roster. An exquisite experience starts the moment you step into our lobby - drenched with natural light by day and bursting with energy at night, decked with lively, hand-painted furnishings and warmed by our staff's genuine desire to assure that you have made the right choice of hotel on your visit.Yue Shanghai Hotel offers 264 guest rooms and suites, uniquely designed with vibrant colour themes and furnished with all the essentials modern travellers require – for doing business, to experience all the amazing features the metropolis has to offer or simply to chill out and "get away from it all".Spacious balconies in more than 80% of the rooms and suites provide windows to various vistas – the exciting flurry of the city in motion and the awesome, sweeping view of lush greens, winding walkways and a sprawling man-made lake that make up the famous Century Park.As part of our continuing effort to provide our guests with excellent facilities,in every guest room and suite, the latest in communications and entertainment facilities and other essentials are available – complimentary use high-speed and wireless internet access; at hotel lobby we have equipped two computers with internet access available for free use from 6:30am to 12:00 midnight. Dining options offer a culinary treat of regional cuisines; quaint cafes to while away lazy afternoons while a charming Oriental-inspired lounge provides welcome respite after a day's work. The hotel offers a conference and banquet facility for an exclusive venue for business and social events; a range of vital business services, conveniences as well as venues for recreation and relaxation. ... more   less 
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