$57 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jan 18, 2015 Check-out: Jan 20, 2015

City Hotel Shanghai

4 stars
No.5-7 Shaan Xi Road South, Shanghai, 200020
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.2
out of 5
10 reviews
good

overall it's good and above average. wifi is not good enough and bathroom is small See full review

  • xxyycc
  • Aug 2, 2014
very nice hotel

We paid extra to have access to the gym and pool but the elevator didn't even stop on that floor.... See full review

  • Anonymous
  • Apr 22, 2010
Find the middle ground at this mid-market hotel in central Shanghai

The 270-room City Hotel appeals to travelers looking for a solid mid-market hotel. The services that travelers expect can be found here, without much fuss or fanfare. The City Club offers a range of fitness and recreation choices. The six restaurants and bar provide appealing options for guests who prefer to dine in. All rooms in the 26-story tower enjoy city views. The hotel makes a nice base for exploring the leafy lanes of the French Concession. Guests can find countless restaurants and shops nearby.

Highlights

  • Nice location for exploring the leafy lanes of the French Concession
  • Six restaurants and one bar
  • City Club fitness center

Rooms

The 270 modest-sized rooms all feature city views, a mini-bar, safe, shoeshine service, international satellite channels, high-speed Internet (fees apply), and a separate tub and shower. Deluxe rooms include such upgrades as a welcome fruit basket and City Club admission. Five floors of executive rooms cater to business travelers.

Dining

Guests can cut into a 21-ounce cowboy steak in an Old West atmosphere at Pinnacle Peak steakhouse, enjoy fresh sushi at Misato, or go upscale at Tomiku with premium Japanese abalone, shark fin, and other exotic dishes. Guests should try some Cantonese cuisine at Noble House and make time to sample local specialties at Shanghai restaurant. City Hotel's Café Vienna serves classic European dishes.

Recreation

The City Club on the sixth floor offers relaxation in every shape and form: billiards and karaoke, aerobics classes, and a VIP lounge. The fitness center features Precor and Cybex equipment. Guests can slip into the steam bath, sauna, or 17-meter (55-foot) indoor pool. Club entry is not automatically included with all rooms, so travelers should inquire upon booking.

Transportation
  • Pudong International Airport (31 mi/50 km)
  • Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (12 mi/20 km)
  • Shanghai Railway Station (2.8 mi/4.6 km)
  • Nearest subway station: Shaanxi South Road station on Line 1 (0.5 mi/0.8 km)
Nearby attractions
  • People's Square (1.5 mi/2.6 km)
  • Yu Garden (2.4 mi/4 km)
  • The Bund (2.5 mi/4.3 km)
Business
  • Five conference rooms
  • One function room that accommodates 320 people
  • Business center

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City Hotel Shanghai Rooms

SUPERIOR - ROOM
The room offers 1 double bed or 2 single beds with Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bathrobe, Bathroom amenities, Cable / Satellite TV, Color TV, Ensuite / Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Heating, Internet access, Kettle, Laundry service, Mini bar, Non-smoking rooms, Room service, Safe in room, Telephone, Voicemail.
DELUXE - ROOM
The room offers 1 double bed or 2 single beds with Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bathrobe, Bathroom amenities, Cable / Satellite TV, Color TV, Ensuite / Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Heating, Internet access, Kettle, Laundry service, Mini bar, Non-smoking rooms, Room service, Safe in room, Telephone, Voicemail.
EXECUTIVE - ROOM
The room offers 1 kingsize bed with Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bathrobe, Bathroom amenities, Cable / Satellite TV, Color TV, Ensuite / Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Heating, Internet access, Kettle, Laundry service, Mini bar, Non-smoking rooms, Room service, Safe in room, Telephone, Voicemail.
EXECUTIVE - SUITE
The room offers 1 kingsize bed with Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bathrobe, Bathroom amenities, Cable / Satellite TV, Color TV, Ensuite / Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Heating, Internet access, Kettle, Laundry service, Mini bar, Non-smoking rooms, Room service, Safe in room, Telephone, Voicemail.

Amenities

  • Indoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Indoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Spa
Game room
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Gift shop
Currency exchange
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Wheel chair access
Public areas wheelchair accessible for disabled
Wheelchair accessible elevators
Ramp access to buildings

Nearby points of interest

  • Nanjing Road: 0.4 mi
  • Black Apple Gallery: 0.6 mi
  • Jing'an Temple: 0.6 mi
  • Shanghai Museum: 1 mi
  • Shanghai Grand Theatre: 1 mi
  • Shanghai Art Museum: 1 mi
  • Former Residence of Zhou En Lai: 1 mi
  • French Concession: 1.1 mi
  • Longhua Temple: 1.1 mi
  • Jinjiang Amusement Park: 1.2 mi
  • Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall: 1.2 mi
  • People`s Square: 1.2 mi
  • Taikang Lu: 1.3 mi
  • Eastlink Gallery: 1.8 mi
  • City God Temple: 1.9 mi
  • Nanjing Road: 0.4 mi
  • Black Apple Gallery: 0.6 mi
  • Jing'an Temple: 0.6 mi
  • Shanghai Museum: 1 mi
  • Shanghai Grand Theatre: 1 mi
  • Shanghai Art Museum: 1 mi
  • Former Residence of Zhou En Lai: 1 mi
  • French Concession: 1.1 mi
  • Longhua Temple: 1.1 mi
  • Jinjiang Amusement Park: 1.2 mi
  • Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall: 1.2 mi
  • People`s Square: 1.2 mi
  • Taikang Lu: 1.3 mi
  • Eastlink Gallery: 1.8 mi
  • City God Temple: 1.9 mi
  • Shanghai Natural History Museum: 1.9 mi
  • Yuyuan Garden: 2.1 mi
  • Bund Museum: 2.2 mi
  • C. Y. Tung Maritime Museum: 2.2 mi
  • Shanghai Wen Miao: 2.2 mi
  • Shanghai Zoo: 2.2 mi
  • General Post Office Building: 2.2 mi
  • St Ignatius Cathedral of Shanghai: 2.5 mi
  • Oriental Pearl Tower: 2.7 mi
  • Shanghai Expo: 2.8 mi
  • Jin Mao Tower: 2.8 mi
  • Shanghai Ocean Aquarium: 3.1 mi
  • Lu Xun Park: 3.4 mi
  • Aquaria 21 Dive Club: 3.4 mi
  • Liu Hai Su Art Center: 4.8 mi
  • Shanghai Oriental Arts Center: 5 mi
  • Shanghai Science and Technology Museum: 5 mi
  • Fanguzi Art Gallery: 5.1 mi
  • Xiang Yang Market: 5.3 mi
  • Shanghai New International Expo Center: 6.2 mi
  • Hongqiao: 6.8 mi
  • Gubei: 9.8 mi
  • She Shan Basilica: 17.9 mi

Dining

Restaurant
Shanghai City Restaurant offers an exquisite mix of the classic and the trendy, the familiar local flavours and international tastes, providing our valued guests with no less than the most exquisite dining experience. City Bar, a relaxed and leisure place for you and your friend to enjoy. We provide you classical coffee, sweet cakes and elegant cocktails.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1200
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (10)

Ratings and reviews for City Hotel Shanghai

Overall score

3.2 / 5
5.01.0
10 out of 10
Amenities:
3.1
Room cleanliness:
3.4
Hotel staff:
3.6
Room comfort:
3.4
Location:
3.9
Value:
3.9

70% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Ronald
Not Provided
May 9, 2010

The room was spacious enough.

The room was spacious enough. The breakfast system was a little confusing. The staff were helpfull and very polite. We would return to this hotel again

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
No rating
Location:
4
Value:
5
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
xxyycc
Business
chicago
Aug 2, 2014

good

overall it's good and above average. wifi is not good enough and bathroom is small

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
ALHJ
Business
Chicago, Il
Dec 7, 2013

Average Odinary

Slow check in & check out, went I wanted to exchange Money had to come back later because the staff on duty wasn't trained how to. Decent breakfast selection, many staff working but no service, no music made for an uncomfortable setting. Room nice, cleanliness good great shower. Staff service traing would go a long way in increasing the guest experience. With in walking distance to Shopping but not a lot of stuff immediately around hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Htun
Business
Singapore
Dec 24, 2012

hotel price

Did not mentioned clearly breakfast option in online booking . we knew that Our booking didn't include breakfast when we check in.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
2
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
traveling2012
Business
New York, NY
Jul 22, 2012

Good place to stay

This hotel is in a great location. It's right in the heart of the French Concession and it's about a 7 minute walk to the metro. They were doing renovation while I was there so there was no view from my window. Staff was attentive and spoke English. Swimming pool and wi-fi in the room is not free (I think wifi was 60rmb for 24 hrs). Non-smoking room available.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
JULIANCOLOMBIA
Business
Bogota, Colombia
Nov 16, 2011

BAD experience

My brother told me. don't stay there, but I booked in this hotel thinking my experience would be good, but it wasn't. Old, cold air through windows, odor as street on bathroom.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
3
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Allentown, PA
Apr 22, 2010

very nice hotel

We paid extra to have access to the gym and pool but the elevator didn't even stop on that floor. When we asked about going to the gym and pool area, we were told that it was closed for repairs until May (three weeks after our stay). They also raised the price of the breakfast 60% during our stay. Only one breakfast per day was included with our room. (they did refund the difference at checkout when I asked).

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

My wife really enjoyed the inexpensive massage that was very close by. $11 for an hour.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Malibu, CA
Dec 22, 2009

Good location for the price

Overall staff was good, except checkout clerk, didn't seem to know what she was doing. Room was satisfactory but found long hair in bed and all over floor, I have crew cut. Don't think they vacuum the floor.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Hotel is situated between Wei Hai Rd and Nan Jing Rd. Two major shopping areas of Shanghai. Xin Tian Di is within walking distance or RMB12 (US$1.75) cab ride. With lots of restaurants of different cuisines, clubs, movie theatres and shops. Several Starbucks are also within walking distance.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Connecticut, USA
Nov 15, 2009

Excellent value

Very good value. The hotel was quite clean, and the staff was uniformly friendly and helpful. It was a bit distant from the nearest subway station, but still walkable.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
LA,CA
Jun 23, 2009

Good location,good price

If you really need help,they always there and help you;If you don't need, they won't bother you.Good price,good location. what do you expect more?!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
San Francisco
Jun 21, 2009

Unbeatable location

pretty nice, especially, super Location!!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

major shopping district

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