Swissotel Grand Shanghai
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSwissotel Grand Shanghai
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
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