Swissotel Grand Shanghai
Travel Blogs from Shanghai
Before I visited Shanghai, I imagined China to be a vast mass of land covered with forest, valleys and hills; with traditional Chinese buildings scattered all over.But when I landed in Shanghai, I realized that the city might as well be a separate entity from the rest of China.Even though other regions like Beijing are developed,Shanghai seems to …
few days in Shanghai with sightseeing
... to see another viewing platform, this time with a glass floor. We all gingerly (apart from Donna) stepped out. With heart rates higher and bodies saying no we took some photo's and stepped back into safety !!! This viewing platform was open to the elements !!!! Back to the hostel (purchased a towel for a shower in the hostels communal showers ;) and a quick bite to eat and back in a taxi towards the ...
... We arrived outside the German restaurant and I left Si Bao with Scott to go find the man in charge. I found him quickly, asked him what I needed to do and headed back to Scott. I heard him say, "Oh, you'll have to ask my girlfriend". He was already talking to a family who wanted to adopt him. After a few quick questions with me, a Chinese adoption volunteer, a few more minutes talking to me and filling out some paper work, Si Bao was gone. I think it took less than 10 minutes, they fell ...
... or soup dumplings.
After dinner, we went to the waterfront across from the Bund, and by now it was dark, so the boats were all lit in different bright colors. It was still warm and humid, but there was a nice breeze to keep us comfortable. I looked around me and thought about how the Bund might have looked in the 19th century when it first became a major financial hub.
Shanghai weather: high of 93 degrees
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
The services were great.The room was spacious and had all the amenities I required.The staff were friendly and the food was good.I would recommend this hotel to anyone visiting Shanghai.However, a few of the staff do not know fluent English so it would help to learn some basic Chinese
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.