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Shanghai LA Residence

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Pittsburgh, PA, USA
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72 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015

This apartment hotel could be a steal - nice location, good basic infrastructure, and huge size units by any standards. But whoever manages it seemed to just want to manage themselves out of business entirely. It seemed that nobody cares! :( The front desk reminds me of customer service in the 1980s, where you are a bother to them. You... More 

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2015

The earlier reviews are true, and to date, Jun 2015, there is absolutely no improvement. 1. Aircon in the main living space works but is noisy in one room and doesn't work at all in another. Maintenance was called in and guess what? They said that the aircon is old, so noisy, and the other they also don't know why... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2014

One of the worst hotels! We are not picky when it comes to hotels, but this one's really below low standards! Service is super terrible! They cannot do anything with whatever you need. We booked a 2 bedroom suite, with extra bed as we are 5. When we arrived, which was around 9pm, we entered a room with no extra... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2013

Looks good and not bad of a locatioin, excellent coffee shop and Italian Restaurant across the street, however, after leaving the lobby it gets worse. The rooms were dirty, beds hard and apartment was in need of general maintenance, which it looked like hadn't been done for some time. Terrible service at the front end, no english speaking staff and... More 

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2 Thank hometownbc
Shanghai, China
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2012

On the outside it seems like an excellent place, but as soon as you move in you'll realize you've made a terrible mistake. While it labels itself as an international hotel, it only has one English speaking person at the front desk(Her English is very good and she has incredible patience.) Even if you are able to speak Chinese (I... More 

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Harlingen, Texas
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2011

Stayed here about 3 months ago, and one of the three elevators wasn't working. Was there again last week, and not only had the first elevator not been fixed, but a second one was out of commission as well. Seems like the management is letting the place fall apart. Will be staying elsewhere on my next trip....

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San Francisco Bay Area
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23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2011

My family stayed here for almost a month. It was a two bdroom unit with two baths. There's a small kitchen with a fridge. We actually stayed in two different units. One was more updated (i.e. flat screens, larger fridge, lighting) than the other. There's also a sofa in the living room. There's daily maid service or twice a week... More 

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Beijing, China
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19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2010

I stayed here for 3 months, I think I paid about 6-700usd per month. I had a king sized room, which is basically a hotel room, with love seat, and a tiny kitchen which was functional. It is a high rise building about 30 floors, located very close to downtown area and about 10 minute walk to the Hilton Hotel,... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2010

If you want to stay near the French Concession, near good services, and need a kitchen or apartment-style accommodation, then this is a great option. I spent several weeks here in March-April 2009 for personal business. I hunted high and low for a reasonably priced apartment, and this was a definite winner! There are many serviced apartments in Shanghai, but... More 

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2 Thank caaron
Australia
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26 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2008

Stayed at the La Residence for five nights in April. It seems to be catering for the mainland/Chinese mid to luxury market and perhaps for those on timeshare schemes and expats on longstay. Firstly, finding info on the hotel was difficult and the hotel website is different from the name of the building! All in Chinese too. Before I go... More 

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Staying in Zhongshan Park

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Zhongshan Park
The residential and commercial areas around the beautiful grounds of Zhongshan Park have never been considered particularly fashionable by a majority of Shanghai’s foreign residents, but plenty of expats do choose to live here. The park itself is a huge draw, providing a pocket of serenity in the middle of the metropolis. The area has its share of trendy shops with wares that can’t be found elsewhere, delicious restaurants with food ranging from fancy to affordable, and great hidden bars. Rents are also cheaper here than in other neighborhoods with the same conveniences. Aside from the obvious attractions, with its neighborhood fix-anything shops and pop-up street stalls that sell anything you need, you’ll never sacrifice Western comforts.
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Additional Information about Shanghai LA Residence

Address: No.98 Zhenning Road, Jing'an District, Shanghai 200040, China
Region: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Zhongshan Park
Price Range: RM272 - RM281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Shanghai LA Residence 3*
Number of rooms: 115
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“Unfortunately, avoid this one for now until reviews improve by real travelers.”
 of 5 bubbles Family_of_4PGH, 9 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Get an updated room if staying here”
 of 5 bubbles hometownbc, 22 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Single person rooms have curved desks, which are incredibly uncomfortable, rock back forth, and do not provide ample table space.”
 of 5 bubbles GT1991, 26 May 2012 | Read review
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