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Riverview Hotel

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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good50%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“yuyuan garden”(10 reviews)
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for six nights whilst visiting Shanghai. We arrived very late at night to check in and were a little surprised when asked to pay a 5000 Renminbi deposit for the room ( around £500). Due to the language barrier, it was not...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel in April 2018 having been allocated by Virgin tour operator. The decor of the hotel is good but there is where the use of this word ends for this hotel. No one in the hotel staff speaks English, not even...More

Thank yorkshirekid
Reviewed 29 April 2018

The Riverview is an elegant older style hotel but the rooms are tidy and well equipped with anything you need. The staff are helpful. The location, five minutes walk from the Bund is great. The nearest underground station is about 10 minutes walk away.

Thank Anne-Marie H
Reviewed 28 April 2018

First off, im almost positive its the culture because they treat there fellow Shanghainese absent of respect. Got a paper from the Hotel stating the check out was at "before 12pm". Didnt need it that long so i was leaving at 2:20. they tell me...More

Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

2 weeks were spent In this hotel, and by the 2nd week it felt like home.. a sage and comfortable place to return too following a busy day travelling and sightseeing.. there are lots of pros and cons to staying here.. Beds are hard, but...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Babysitting
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$83 - US$102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#166 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#249 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$83 - US$102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#166 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#249 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Traveller (110)
Room & Suite (45)
Nearby
Old Town
Shanghai’s original walls live on in the curve of the
streets that serve as the border to the old city. An
aerial view shows a clear circular outline and parts
of the original wall are preserved as monuments to the
ancient past. The main tourist attraction of Yuyuan
(which means Yu garden, though it is often redundantly
referred to as Yuyuan Garden) draws hordes of tourists
every day, but wandering the streets around the
...More
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Frank291
5 August 2017|
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Response from saltycos | Reviewed this property |
I would say it is only a 10 minute walk to the Hop On Hop Off Bus which is located just outside the Boat tours. We found the Hop On Hop Off Bus great as when we got too hot or tired another bus would come along and we... More
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Morven L
15 April 2017|
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Response from saltycos | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about inside but everyone smokes everywhere outside the Hotel and all over China.
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Room Tips
"please ask to try the bed 1st before you book"
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"Higher floors are less noisy"
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"Get a room at higher floor to get away from the noise and better view of the bund"
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"Higher floors for views. River side if you can afford it."
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