Grand Central Hotel Shanghai
Why We Love This Hotel
- A deluxe modern hotel in central Shanghai, near Nanjing Road
- It's a 5-minute walk to the metro & 20 minutes' walk to the Bund and Yu Gardens
- The spacious rooms come with free Wi-Fi & marble bathrooms with tubs; suites include free breakfast & drinks; some have a Jacuzzi, a sauna, private gardens or a kitchenette
- It has 2 restaurants serving French & Cantonese food, a spa, a swimming pool & a barber/beauty salon
The modern 4.5-star Grand Central Hotel is in a central location in Shanghai, near many of the city's main attractions within the Bund-East Nanjing commercial district, yet the spacious lobby and rooms provide a quiet respite from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Nanjing Road, with its shopping and restaurants, is a 3-minute walk from the hotel. It is also 20 minutes' walk to Shanghai's famous Bund waterside embankment promenade, a 5-minute walk to a metro station, a 10-minute taxi ride to the Natural History Museum and a 20-minute walk to the must-see 16th-century Yu (or Yuyuan, meaning 'Garden of Happiness') Gardens.
The 353 deluxe rooms and suites feature free Wi-Fi, a mini bar, a refrigerator, a safe, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, an iPod dock, sitting areas, a spacious marble bathroom with a bathtub, bathrobes and slippers, and tea- and coffee-making facilities. Family-friendly suites include sofa beds and access to a lounge with complimentary breakfast and drinks; some have Jacuzzis, saunas and/or private gardens, and one has a kitchenette. Wheelchair-adapted rooms are also available.
The hotel's dining options include two restaurants: the á la carte L'ile de France, serving French cuisine, and Bo Yuet Hin, which offers buffet-style contemporary Cantonese cuisine. There's also a lobby bar with a billiards room, a café where the mixed Asian-Western buffet breakfast is served, an opulent ballroom, meeting/banqueting facilities, a business centre and conference facilities, a spa offering massage treatments, a sauna, an indoor pool, a gym, and a barber and beauty salon. There's a 24-hour reception, a currency exchange desk, a concierge, touring/ticketing services, and in-room babysitting and childcare services. On-site parking is available (fees apply).