I have stayed here many times for work and, lets face it, there is really no other reason to stay in this hotel. It is in a decent location if you have business in Jinshan and don't want to suffer the traffic from downtown Shanghai every day.
Like many Chinese hotels, and particularly those in the JinJiang group, this hotel could be so much better than it is. The plus side is that the rooms are nice and very large if you reserve a deluxe. They are looking a bit tired in places, especially the bathrooms, but are generally comfortable and well appointed. It is also close to the main shopping center and a mixture of restaurants. As others have mentioned, the climate leaves does not work very effectively.
The major downside to this hotel is the breakfast and other eating options. The breakfast area is best described as a hovel. It looks like something from the 1980's that has not had a single update since it was first opened - freezing cold in the mornings with filthy chairs and tables and a small TV blaring Chinese news. It has the atmosphere of a dungeon. The food is terrible quality and includes 'warm' food that is completely cold and sat bathing in cold water. Everything tastes the same. The other two restaurants in the hotel are also very outdated with quite low quality, although the 'coffee shop' on the 5th floor does have some Chinese Western options if you can stand the fog from the smokers.
There is a small gym on the 5th floor with at least some working equipment.
With some attention to detail from the management this could be a really decent hotel. As it is, the hotel is just OK if you are in town for work. Just wish they could iron out some of the wrinkles.
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