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JinJiang Metropolo Classiq Hotel, Shanghai Bund Circle

14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here with my family for a couple of days while visiting the city and although it is a top range hotel, I found some cons that wouldn't make it my first choice of I return to the city. Pros: - very good location, near Nanjin east metro station and the bund water view. - Friendly staff. The lady...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the JinJiang Metropolo Classiq Hotel, Shanghai Bund Circle for 1 night. This was formerly the Metropole Hotel (this still appears on some of the mapping sites such as Google Maps) which was renovated in recent years. Though this hotel still has some of the charm of a former grand hotel of Shanghai in the early 20th century...

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Harwell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This hotel has the best, by a big margin, triple glazed windows that eliminate pretty much all traffic noise. That made it a real pleasure to stay here. Its convenient for the Bund, Nanjiang Road and other Shanghai spots. The room was lovely, nice big shower, fluffy towels but no bath robe (OK, not perfect but I'll live with that)....

1Thank Glyn W
Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2017

the reviews here were awful and only went up to when it closed for renovation, based on a decent price and the location we decided to take the risk and it paid off. The hotel is well located and the renovation in the public areas has been a good one, keeping many of the original features and design. We did...

1Thank Hannikins
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We were a bit confused by the reviews we read before booking: some doubts about the fact that the hotel has been renovated or not and about the location. Our experience was extremely positive. The hotel is brand new, recently renovated with a 20' 30' style copied from Great Gatzby's recent movie. The location is the best of the best...

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Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 14 November 2016

When I arrived at the hotel, I was assigned a non-smoking room on a non-smoking floor. However, when I got to the room, the room/floor smelled really badly of smoke. It turned out that other floors - despite being smoking floors - didn't. In order to find me a room that was smoke-free, they ended up giving me an upgrade...

1Thank Becky_zee
Glasbury-on-Wye, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I have stayed at this hotel on a number of occasions while in Shanghai on Business. The hotel itself is clean and fairly modern, rooms are nice and serviced well with good bathrooms and business Facilities. There is a bar / restaurant on the same floor as reception which is nice to unwind. Only 5 minutes walk from the Metro...

1Thank Extremetoad
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 October 2016

What a value for money in central Shanghai. Wanted something different, other than the usual modern design hotels. I am glad to have found this hotel. Classic 1920's, '30's art-deco design throughout the hotel. I was treated with a generous room upgrade upon checking in. Staff were helpful and fluent in English. The room was just wonderful. very comfortable bed....

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 7 September 2014

One of my hobbies and pastime is to stay at least 1 night at historic hotels wherever and whenever I business travel. There were and are a number of "old Hotels" in Shanghai - Peace Hotel, Astor Hotel (the old Richard Hotel), etc. Several were restored to past glories by international label chains - Waldorf Astoria, Intercon Ruijin, Fairmont Peace...

2Thank Edmund K
Christopher S, Manager at JinJiang Metropolo Classiq Hotel, Shanghai Bund Circle, responded to this review

Greeting to a dismayed traveler, I understand how you must have felt. The Metropole opened in 1931, in all her then glory I believe; and now has closed summer 2014. We have closed this historic landmark for a total refurbishment inside, top to bottom. When the hotel reopens refreshed and new again in spring 2016, we will be a part...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 March 2014

Although it is easy to be seduced by the attractive foyer, a trip to you room will reveal how this once attrctive hotel has been allowed to decline through lack of maintenance and greed. It is the only hotel (of seven this trip) that did not offer drinking water inclusive of the room rate but sold it as an extra,...

1Thank John7249

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The Bund
While there are certainly many other “bunds” in the world, “the Bund” refers to Shanghai’s famous waterfront. The area’s Gothic, Art Deco and Beaux Arts monoliths were built when it was part of the Shanghai International Settlement run by the British and Americans. The atmosphere of colonial-era luxury has endured over time and is now found in the five-star hotels, luxury brand boutiques and expensive restaurants that can be found within the historic buildings. A cultural center has built up away from the water and some of Shanghai’s best art galleries and museums are housed close to the Bund. Nighttime views of Pudong and the rest of the city also make for a great backdrop at the many rooftop clubs.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
OPEN again! This beautiful art deco hotel opened in 1934 designed by the famous Palmer & Turner and developed by Victor Sassoon as sister to the Cathay (Peace): we are so excited to announce its rebirth, reborn and reopen again after the massive renovation by Hirsch Bedner Associates. This iconic & historic Metropole hotel opens as the flag ship of the new Jinjiang MetroPolo mid-scale Hotel brand (already 40+ in China). This hotel is in our "Classiq" series meaning both boutique & historic along with 7 others open in the Shanghai chain. Location: almost perfect for shopping, culture, site seeing and entertainment. 14 floors, 126 chic modern art deco rooms: 8 elegant suites: 2 terrace suites with Pudong skyline views. Do I hear you say party? The brands signature plush bedding features fresh white duvets & crisp linens. Sleep deep-work smart. Shanghai Garden Restaurant serving local cuisine. EVES lobby bar with international nibbles and a full bar of adult beverages to relax. A couple of small meeting rooms; a fitness center inside the iconic & infamous American Bar of old to recharge. Eats-meats-west-buffet-breakfast to revive; FREE Evening Social at the back of ground floor restaurant daily to rekindle Afternoon Tea, lunch & dinner to refresh. Attentive staff-distinctive decor-delight your senses-inspire your imagination. Artists for life-your life! ... more   less 

Additional Information about JinJiang Metropolo Classiq Hotel, Shanghai Bund Circle

Address: No.180 Jiangxi Middle Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200002, China (Formerly 新城饭店)
Region: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > The Bund
Price Range: €94 - €145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — JinJiang Metropolo Classiq Hotel, Shanghai Bund Circle 4.5*
Number of rooms: 141
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Also Known As:
Shanghai Metropole Hotel
Metropole Hotel Shanghai
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#195 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#235 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
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