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Jin Jiang Tower Hotel
Ranked #117 of 5,059 Hotels in Shanghai
Chicago, Illinois
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“Solid Business Hotel”
Reviewed May 17, 2013

Stayed here for a business confernece and meetings in Shanghai. Great central location that allows you access to all industrial parts of Shanghai in about an hour (PuDong, Songjiang, etc). Very clean property, rooms are average size, and the service is very good. English is not the strong suit of the staff, so be very clear in what you are requesting, especially when they are providing directions / hiring a taxi. The food in the hotel is OK, however, the property is located near many good restaurants and it is not a challenge to find something. Overall a decent property and I will stay during my next trip to Shanghai.

Room Tip: Make sure you specifically request a non-smoking FLOOR if you want a non-smoking room.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
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Jill W, Front Office Manager at Jin Jiang Tower Hotel, responded to this review, May 27, 2013
Dear Saiklo:
Thank you very much for sharing your experience with other travelers via TripAdvisor platform and We are glad to learn that you have had a pleasant stay with us, and don’t forget to check out our hotel official website for latest special offers when you plan for a next visit to Shang Hai! It will be our honor to welcome you at JinJiang Tower again soon!
p.s. If you have any special requests on room (non smoking,etc,)please do not hesitate to let us know.

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Reviewed April 21, 2013

Our family of 3 stayed at the Jin Jiang Tower hotel in mid April 2013. This is a very nice hotel, with very new looking modern rooms in a 40+ story high rise. The marble bathroom was in excellent condition as well. There were two single beds, be sure to ask for a roll away bed if there is a third person in your room. King bed rooms are also available. Front desk staff was a bit slow, but serviceable, and English was spoken by everyone we dealt with. Breakfast was included in our room rate and had an extensive selection of western and Chinese fare. The cooks at the egg station didn’t speak English and could be a bit indifferent.
The pool and locker area is a pleasant surprise, with large locker rooms with a hot tub and adjacent cold pool, steam room and sauna, in luxurious surroundings. Exceptionally nice considering that use is complimentary. The adjacent workout room wasn’t so impressive, rather small with limited equipment. This is a very upscale area, with designer boutiques and restaurants lining the quiet streets surrounding the hotel, and high end shopping nearby on Nanjing Road. (I had to run out one night at about 10pm for a bottle of water, things were a bit more dicey, some strange characters around approaching me to offer illicit services, so to speak, but other than that we felt quite safe here). The #1 subway is only a block away, with the #10 a little further. Overall this is a very nice place, and I would stay here again if we ever return to Shanghai.

Room Tip: King bed rooms have more space.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
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Jill W, Front Office Manager at Jin Jiang Tower Hotel, responded to this review, April 22, 2013
Dear Guest:It was really great to heard that you have enjoyed your stay with us and Thank you very much for your support to JinJiang Tower! We will continue to make the environment more comfortable for the guest. Looking forward to your next visit and enjoy memorable stay with us!
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Reviewed April 18, 2013

This was my 3rd stay at this hotel and was a better experience that I had last time I wrote a review. The wifi service is now much better but still is a little annoying as you have to log in each time you move around the hotel. I stayed in an executive room which if you like a more spacious room is well worth the extra, my only grip was that the room I was allocated was close to the lift well and you could hear the constant swishing of the lifts. The superior rooms are quite pokey and my friends one was looking rather tired with stains on the furnishings. The Villar House club lounge on the 40th floor is comfortable with expansive views of the city and attentive service. I found the breakfast in the main dining area on the ground floor more appealing with a very good range of Asian and European foods to select from.

Room Tip: Stay in an executive room and ask for one well away from the lifts.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
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Jill W, Front Office Manager at Jin Jiang Tower Hotel, responded to this review, April 22, 2013
Dear Chris:
Warm greetings from Jin Jiang Tower Shanghai. Thank you for taking the time out of your schedule to post your review of your most recent stay with us.
I am grateful to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us! Please kindly be noted if you have any request on room arrangement,please do not hesitate to let us konw .
Hope to see you again soon!
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Shanghai, China
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Reviewed February 6, 2013

It's my first stay in New Jin Jiang Tower Hotel, usually I stay in a hotel in Xujiahui district.
My stay was divided in to two bookings.

29th to 31th January 2013 (Superior Room at 20th floor)
The room size is OK, not small but also not that spacious. Bathroom is well appointed, comes with a Japanese style toilette as well a big basin and mirror.
Bedroom has a queen-size bed which is comfortable to sleep, a corner sofa and a desk to work.
Breakfast and internet was not included in the room rate, so I've paid extra charge of around 200 RMB per night. The carpet at the bedroom and ceiling in the shower looks kinda of running down and need a maintanence.
At that time I also didn't know it was possible to upgrade to a room in the Executive Lounge at high floor, which had would cost 300 RMB per night.
Really bad that the frontdesk officer didn't offer to me as I would rather to pay 100 RMB per night more, but would get a spacious room at the Executive Lounge floor and include all the benefits such as free internet, breakfast, breakfast at Executive Lounge at 40th floor.
My colleague who was with me together on this trip had enjoyed an upgrade thus I've learned about this, so I've requested for it after I came back from a short trip (1night) for my second stay from 01st to 4th February. The frontdesk officer directly booked me to an Executive floor room, which this time expacted my request.
Beside of this issue, I really like much the Spa area at the 6th floor. There has a indoor swimming pool (water is warm), relax pool, massage area, sauna, etc.
For hotel guests the access to swimming pool and sauna is free of charge.
The hotel locates quite central (Puxi area) from where you can reach many destination by a short taxi drive. Opposite of the hotel are some nice restaurants such as Bi Fen Teng or a Japanese Teppanyaki for 200 RMB all you can eat.
All in general I had a comfortable stay and would choose Jin Jiang Tower again, but only room at the Executive floor.

Room Tip: Upgrade for 300 RMB per night to Executive Lounge (high floor) is valueable, as the room is more spa...
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
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Jill W, Public Relations Manager at Jin Jiang Tower Hotel, responded to this review, February 22, 2013
Dear Valued Guest,

Warm greetings from Jin Jiang Tower Shanghai!

Thank you very much for sharing your experience with us. We are especially grateful and encouraged for your comments and hope you get more and more familiar with Jin Jiang Hotels, the largest hotel management group in the Asia. We regard all of our guests' feedback as an important tool for our training and improvement.

We look forward to having you back again!
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Reviewed February 2, 2013

we booked a double room and wanted an extra bed, so we had to pay for the extra bed. The front desk upgraded our room to the an executive room.

The room was very spacious with a great view from the 33rd floor. We had access to the executive lounge which had good breakfast serving a good range of food. The hotel staff are very friendly and the location and price for stay was very reasonable. Definitely will come back

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
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Jill W, Public Relations Manager at Jin Jiang Tower Hotel, responded to this review, February 22, 2013
Dear Valued Guest,

Warm greetings from Jin Jiang Tower Shanghai!

Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your most stay with us.

We are so pleased to know you are satisfied with the Villar Executive Room and have already shared your comments with my colleagues. Please know that we would be eager to have you back again in the future.

Best Wishes!
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Traralgon, Australia
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Reviewed November 27, 2012

I wasnt sure what or where to book in Shanghai but ended up at the Jin Jiang Tower based on location and price and wasnt disapointed . The room on 24th floor was nice (showing a little bit of wear in places but nothing to worry about) . The view , bed and shower were great . Breakfast was ok but nothing special .The fridge was hot . I booked online and took an internet package ... was a waste of time and money , the in room wifi was hopless .The staff in the resturant were great , freindly and helpfull and the food was great to . The location was excellent for me , short walk to Hauihai Rd shops and resturants parks and old tree lined areas . Overall a great place to stay and when in Shanghai having said that ... Everynight i returned to the hotel i was hassled by pimps and prostitutes as i tried to enter the hotel . One night i was aproached at the lift on 24th floor and sitting at the bar ....IN the foyer its not to hard to notice the girls working there ways . I really honestly cant believe management dont notice or care .
Nothing against the girls or there work but there persistant sales pitch was bloody anouying and if i returned to Shanghai i would be looking at the Okura Garden hotel or Jin Jiang Hotel (same area ) or a garantee from the Tower hotel they had delt with this issue .
One more thing , being a tall building i thought i would be waiting for lifts all the time but they were excellent , fast and never kept me waiting .

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled solo
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Jill W, Public Relations Manager at Jin Jiang Tower Hotel, responded to this review, December 24, 2012
Dear Valued Guest,

Warm greetings from Jin Jiang Tower Shanghai!

Thank you very much for choosing Jin Jiang Tower during your stay in Shanghai and taking the time to submit a review. We apologize for the security work in the hotel. To avoid the persistant disturbance to the guests and the hotel as well, we keep making efforts to enhance the security and are now undertakint the renovation project of the elevator to allow only the in-house guest to use it. We truly appreciate your positive comments for the location and restaurant staff. Your concern about the in room wifi and room facility will be tried hard to improve. We hope to offer you a better experience upon your return.

We look forward to having you back and hope we have the opportunity to impress you!
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed October 29, 2012

Good hotel for a quick stay in Shanghai. Very nice room, although bathroom tired. Excellent gym. Great breakfast buffet. Well located within walking distance to Old Street and waterfront (for the fit). We dined at an excellent little bistro type restaurant down the road, wonderful food and super cheap and very relaxed casual dining. (English difficult but possible). (Go out the front of the hotel and turn left and walk no more than about 50m). Nice bar area, and all round a good stay although brief, but will come back to this hotel for sure.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Jill W, Public Relations Manager at Jin Jiang Tower Hotel, responded to this review, December 24, 2012
Dear Valued Guest,

Warm greetings from Jin Jiang Tower Shanghai!

Thank you very much for sharing your comments regarding your experiences with us. We regard all of our guests' feedback as an important tool for our training and improvement.

We look forward to having you back again!
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Property: Jin Jiang Tower Hotel
Address: No.161 Changle Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200020, China
Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Former French Concession , Huaihai Road
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#110 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#111 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Jin Jiang Tower Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 582
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ideally located in the former French concession, near the Huaihai Road Central Business District, Jin Jiang Tower Shanghai enjoys a most convenient traffic, close to Xin Tian Di and People's Square. As a flagship hotel of Jin Jiang Hotels Group, the largest hotel group in China and Asia, the hotel is one of the best venues to overlook Shanghai downtown landscape. Choosing a hotel receiving more than 370 heads of states, foreign dignitaries and celebrities, the guest will experience exquisite oriental-attentive services.The hotel owns 582 rooms and suites, where high-speed WiFi network fully covered including the public area. All the guests may enjoy the cutting-edge digital system during your stay at Jin Jiang Tower Shanghai. ... more   less 
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