Grand Central Hotel Shanghai
Travel Blogs from Shanghai
Well where to begin.... I suppose I'll start with the moment we stepped out of our beautifully air conditioned (and very luxurious, might I add) hotel into the overwhelming humidity and bustling street. We knew where we wanted to end up, in people's square, but weren't 100%2525 sure how to get there, due to the minimal english even of our hotel …
25th October 2013 This morning an English speaking guide to pick us up from our hotel for a transfer to the train station. After one hour travelling we will arrive in the garden city of Suzhou, The City tour begins with a visit to the large and stunning Master of the garden which demonstrates the Chinese garden designers' adept skills for …
Day 66 Wednesday 22 August - Shanghai
We got into Hong Qaio Station at just before 15h00, bought the equivalent of an Oyster card and caught the metro to half a block away from our hotel. Deb has been amazing with her choice of hotels and their position. The hotel looks fairly new, but the inside & the rooms are quite classical, and …
Our Central Hotel in Shanghai was lovely and after a good night's sleep we managed to fit in a short walk around our hotel block very early the next morning. It reminded us of how much we love Shanghai. The sights, sounds and smells were strangely familiar.
Shanghai in the morning is always amazingly quiet. Like many Asian …
... and souvenirs as shopkeepers called out to us to buy things. Others would approach you while walking and follow you for several yards begging you to buy a watch, "iPhone," "iPad," laser pointer, etc. Ying taught me a very important phrase in Chinese that sounds like "boo-yao." It basically means, "I don't want." Before long, I was boo-yaoing every Chinese person who got near me, but it proved to be effective. Downtown Shanghai is actually not too much ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center