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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Located in Huangpu district, by the river, between the classic area of the Bund and Yu grarden, this hotel is a good solution. Seems to have everything, nice, clean rooms, nice prices, good service, still you always feel that the people working there, could have done so much better if they put on a smile, be faster and involve more...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel included in tour of China, stayed 2 nights, reception looked impressive, rooms slightly tired looking and worn round the edges, but was clean and well appointed. Good free wifi. Good location, 10 min walk to the Bund. Breakfast buffet adequate for needs but nothing special.

Thank Deltic55009
Rye, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Completely underwhelmed with this complex ! When attempting to book in at their reception we had to wait while they went looking for a staff member who spoke English ! Eventually we got through this process and directed to our room on the 12th floor. The room was very spacious and the ensuite passed muster. The matress was rock hard...

Thank 1955Westy
San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Riverview Hotel is very nice and you can't beat the location with views of the river and partial Bund views. Lobby is nicely decorated however the check in area is a bit unconventional...no check in desks, just 4 tables lined together for checkin, information and currency exchange. My main complaint is this hotel is HOT! The rooms are unbearably...

Thank LizaKline
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Nice hotel close to the Huangpu river, just 100 meters away from the famous Bund and the sightseeing spots. Walking distance from the old neighbourds and markets full of tourists. Breakfast is ok, a lot of Chinese type of foods with some western standard items. Rooms comfortable and cozy,but our view was not the best. Very good value for money.

1Thank DanElux
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Hotel is tired Old Prostitute hotel Don't go there Lobby is nice but lights turn off at night. No staff. Front desk staff terrible Not inviting Possibly a long time ago 30-50 years it was good but now needs a total renovation and new management Alternative is to renovate it and make it serviced apartments I would never stay there

1Thank P T
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Good location, nice staff, great choice of breakfast. rooms are a bit dated but very clean with lots of amenities. The bund is in walking distance. We stay hear to attend meeting nearby the hotel, so did not notice how far is the metro station. It is a good hotel with reasonable price and comfortable.

1Thank CMY_KL
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We booked 2 rooms and phoned hotel (as they didn't respond to question via booking.com) to check that the rooms would have an internal connecting door as we have 2 young children. We were assured this was the case. But when we checked in this wasn't the case and they had no rooms like this.

Thank Haylee M
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I've enjoyed staying at the Riverview. The rooms are a good size and are very clean and well maintained. The only slight downside is that it's a good walk to the underground and taxis are sometimes hard to get. For the price the hotel is great value.

Thank Ryan O
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Pros: Location Luxury hotel (chinese standard but that did not bother me) Housekeeping staff is very polite and friendly Cons: Service at reception was ok but not impressive Wifi is very slow and unstable

Thank Guiguijojo

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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 complex reveals more exciting attractions such as food and antique markets. There are also streets lined with shops peddling everyday wares such as Chinese dining ware and craft notions that can be even more enticing to visitors uninterested in the usual tourist fare.
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Address: No.76 Zhongshan South Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200010, China
Region: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Old Town
Price Range: €67 - €186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riverview Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 180
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#24 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
#146 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
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“ask a room at the river side, where i am actually not sure you will have a view since there are some taller buildings built recently.”
GiannisG1111, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The beds are rock hard - difficult to get a good nights sleep !”
1955Westy, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room with view on the river or the city”
bertrandb223, 14 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a high floor room and you might have luck to get a nice view to the Bund from your room”
Prigurt, 6 Nov 2015 | Read review
“I wouldn't choose any rooms.”
ne0sham, 20 Jun 2015 | Read review
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