Grand Central

Shanghai, China

8.2 K reviews
Excellent family hotel. Close to East Nanjing Road. Great rooms in excellent location. Great pool. Awesome vibe.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Fridge
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • Restaurant(s) with air conditioning
    • Laundry Service
    • WLAN access
    • Room Service
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
  • Food
    • Breakfast Served
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • Set menu lunch
    • Set menu dinner
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Indoor Pool
    • Number of Pools
    • Massage
    • Sauna
505 Jiujiang Road Shanghai 200001


The hotel is adjacent to the pedestrian shopping and entertainment street Nanjing Road and at the centre of Shanghai's ever vibrant business and leisure centre. It is just a 3-minute walk from metro lines 1, 2 and 8, a 20-minute drive to Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport and a 45-minute drive to Shanghai Pudong International Airport.


The hotel was built in 2009. Guests are welcomed at the accommodation, which has a total of 353 rooms. Individual storeys are accessible via the lift or stairs. Among the culinary options available at the establishment are a restaurant, a dining area and a breakfast room. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the hotel. Additional services include translation services, room service and a laundry service.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning. A safe and a minibar are also available. A fridge, a mini fridge and a tea/coffee station ensure a comfortable stay. Other features include a telephone and a TV. A shower and a bathtub can be found in the bathrooms. A hairdryer is also available. The accommodation offers family rooms and non-smoking rooms.


The establishment features various options for cooling off on hot days, including a pool and an indoor pool. Leisure options available for a fee at the hotel include a gym, a sauna and massage treatments.


Travellers can choose options including breakfast, lunch and dinner.


The following credit cards are accepted at the accommodation: American Express, VISA, Diners Club, JCB and MasterCard.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Hotel location is superb. Fabulous Grand Central. Excellent restaurants nearby.

    "Great location." "Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping." "Good accessibility by car." "Near public transport, airport, and train station." "Decent, but pricey, parking."

  • Cleanliness

    Spotlessly clean rooms. Cleanliness good. Clean hotel.

    "Clean hotel facilities." "Pool surroundings and rooms are immaculate." "Clean bathrooms and dining area."

  • Bar and Beverages
    "Bar is awesome"

    "Bar is awesome."

  • Vibe
    "Awesome vibe"

    Modern exterior. Elaborate interiors. Amazing decore.

    "Awesome vibe." "Friendly atmosphere." "Luxurious Hotel." "Pleasant entrance area." "Stylish hotel." "Awesome for families." "Nice for romantic trips." "Suitable for solo travelers."

  • Amenities
    "Great amenities"

    Excellent facilities. Modern exterior. Amazing decore.

    "Great buildings with nice entrance area and conference rooms." "Facilities in need of refurbishment." "Elevator in need of updating." "Beautiful architecture."

  • Comfort
    "Rather comfortable"

    Bed is very comfortable. Good air conditioning. Room is spacious and clean.

    "Rooms and bathrooms are spacious and comfortable, with nice beds." "Noise level is acceptable."

  • Wellness Area
    "Great wellness & sports facilities"

    Excellent gym facilities. Good gym.

    "Awesome wellness and fitness areas." "Sauna is ok."

  • Room
    "Great room"

    Fantastic night views. Spotlessly clean rooms. Bathroom door properly.

    "Rooms are large and clean with great beds and reasonable views." "Decent, well-sized bathrooms are very clean." "Out-of-date rooms with complaints about the furniture, minibars, and TVs." "Rooms need regular maintenance." "Shower was ok."

  • Pool
    "Great pool"

    Nice swimming pool. Hotel had a nice swimming pool. Nice pool.

    "Clean pool area."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Fantastic staff. Charming people working there. Perfect room service.

    "Friendly and professional housekeepers." "Average reception and restaurant service, but management is not great." "Hotel security is ok."

  • Breakfast
    "Breakfast is average"

    Expensive break fast. The breakfast buffet expensive. Excellent breakfast spread.

    "Breakfast is decent but expensive."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    No email address. Email account did not work. Bad internet connections.

    "Wifi quality could be improved." "Free internet."