Le Meridien She Shan Shanghai
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLe Meridien She Shan Shanghai
The hotel is like a citroen, beautifully concieved poorly engineered.
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... off for our hotel. The hotels give you cards that say "Take me to xyz hotel at xyz address" in Mandarin. Unfortunately they are only useful if you can catch a cab, which we couldn't. We tried for 15 minutes and nobody would stop. We genuinely didn't know what we were doing wrong, but just wanted to get back so decided to change course.
Having taken the subway to The Bund and knowing the station was less than 10 minutes ...
... be there three hours early. We sent him packing cursing as he stormed away. Not our fault you drove all the way out here. This incident will henceforth be recalled as "Taxigate."
Our real cab did show up promptly at 04:30 and off we went to the airport. We made it through check-in with no issues. We did find the United staff to be generally surly and unhelpful but at 05:30 I pretty much felt the same way. We attempted ...
... technically non-smoking, people are allowed to smoke at each end of the carriage next to the toilets. The (squat) toilets can also be pretty horrible depending on when you use them - one lady from my tour group would always go right in the middle of the night right after they'd been cleaned and nobody else was using them as everyone was sleeping! Having said all that, the train's actually not as ...
Today we started our morning in suzhou - had a really interesting tok tok ride through the old part of the town. was amazing and the canals were beautiful. We then headed back to the hotel and got a private bus to shanghai that took 2 hours - thats what i call easing in!
Hotel is lovely here in shanghai but no wifi so ...
... day of exploring the shops, restaurants and street stalls. Once again we decided to have street food for tea with it being so cheap and stuffed ourselves on tofu and pancakes before heading back to the hostel, resting our weary feet and having a nice cold beer.
We had one last full day in Shanghai before we would be leaving for the airport and leaving China. To get ourselves off to a good start we had Christmas coffees in Starbucks with the mandatory muffin ...