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Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Shanghai

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Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fabulous hotel for the price. The staff are very curtious and knowledgeable. The foyer is beautifully laid out with sumptuous carpets and grand marble flooring. The bar is to one side of the foyer and has a reasonable selection of drinks for the average person. On the other side of the foyer, an area sells fresh cakes...

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stay for 3 nights in room 2608 , room is quiet big, just like junior suites but if I see the condition of the room , seems like they don't care about it !1st day here , I was Schock how they order a taxi for us 😏 we asked front office to order taxi and he said I...

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Pinckney, Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful lobby greets you from the hustling streets of Shanghai. Check in was efficient and clerk spoke English well. Room was quiet and comfortable. Breakfast was plentiful of both Chinese and American dishes. I would return.

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Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is located along the famious pedestrian shopping street, which I did not know was also the red light district. Each time I left the hotel I was harassed by people selling knock offs or massages. "Beautiful women? Massage?" And they don't take no for an answer. They follow you, ask questions, and I had to yell "no. Go...

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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

The hotel is perfectly situated near east banking road. The room was spacious and clean. The lights however being worked off a electronic pad were awful. The staff were very know-legible and keen to advise destinations and authentic restaurants. A very pleasant experience and I will stay at this hotel again.

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The hotel is in a great location. Our room was quite small and did not have much of a view. Just after midnight, our room was filled with cigarette smoke smell - this was really terrible and for this reason alone I would not stay here again. As described in other reviews, the staff here does not speak much English,...

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Tours, France
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Nice hotel, very well located near Nanjing road and only 5min by walk to People square subway station. Swimming pool and fitness room available. The breakfast offers a wide selection that should satisfy anyone.

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Howard Johnson hotel over new years eve and beginning of January 2017. The rooms are big and clean and we had a stunning view over the city. Bathroom and pool/spa was also clean and nice. Although the pool seems to be a little old. The staff was very friendly and helpful and we can recommend the...

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hong kong
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed in this 4-star hotels during Christmas Eve and New Year. The hotel is centrally located nearby exit no.4 of metro line 2 and a walk to the Bund only 10-12 minutes. The lower hotel fares is reflected in poor quality of the breakfast, very dim room even you switch on all the light (difficult to read books) and the...

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Minneapolis
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This place was an amazing value in the heart of the city. Beautiful lobby and huge windows in the rooms. We would highly recommend it to anyone with a layover in China. Easy to get to the bund and good people watching. We loved our stay.

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People’s Square brings with it all the excitement you would expect from the town square of one of the biggest cities in the world. The area around People’s Square and People’s Park is always a abuzz with activity. Oceans of local and foreign tourists flow in and out of the area every day to see grand museums, go shopping and eat at some of Shanghai’s most storied food centers. Shanghai residents, meanwhile, live and work in the many residential and office high-rises. While much of Shanghai stays busy late into the night, this really is an area that never sleeps with glitzy nightclubs keeping people up until the wee hours of the morning.
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Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Shanghai is an international five star hotel in the heart of downtown Shanghai. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Shanghai

Address: No.595 Jiujiang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200001, China
Region: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > People’s Square
Price Range: RM465 - RM819 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Shanghai 4*
Number of rooms: 358
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Plaza Shanghai Hotel Shanghai
Howard Johnson Shanghai
Shanghai Howard Johnson
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#38 Romantic Hotel in Shanghai
#50 Family Hotel in Shanghai
#53 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
#62 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#66 Business Hotel in Shanghai
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