Swissotel Grand Shanghai

No.1 Yuyuan Road, Jing'an District, Shanghai, Shanghai, 200040, China | 5 star hotel
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A taste of China with a side of west

A travel blog entry by filipmontberg on May 28, 2014

46 photos

... but he was generous enough to have booked us in for one more night which was much appriciate (så ännu en gång om du läser det här Jacob, TACK SÅ MYCKET!). Except for a fairly early and final breakfast with Jacob, we took it fairly easy that day to rest before returning to staying at hostels in Beijing. It was raining very heavily so we went to one of the malls to have a look and we had lunch there. In the evening we were going to go to the cinema but got to tired and decided to stay in instead.

Chinese Teacher Day

A travel blog entry by pallantejm on Sep 10, 2013

1 comment, 4 photos

... one, but glad they could pull it off. I don’t know what were more frustrating, the weak performance and constant updates on ESPN or the doubting trolls that exist on my Facebook wall. Either way a wins a win, on to the next one! Maybe for a numbers review I can have the kids go over game statistics? Just kidding, football isn’t a big hit here, more ping-pong, badminton and basketball.

Time to sleep! Busy day tomorrow. Till next time. Zai ...

The Dragon Trip begins!

A travel blog entry by ian_witchlow on Mar 31, 2013

306 photos

Well, the dragon trip began with us meeting Ramsay, a pretty cool guy who happenned to be one of the people who founded the dragon trip, who brought us to dinner, the train station and set us up in the sleeper train to Hangzhao, one of the most beautiful cities in China.

There we met up with a group of dragon trippers who had come up from Hong Kong. Since the trip is a loop, people join and leave when it is their time. It was a pretty awesome group we where put ...

Shanghai Week 5- I'm Not Crazy

A travel blog entry by rburrows92 on Sep 12, 2012

3 comments, 7 photos

... just frustrates me to no end. I know it's none of my business, but when you begin to insult my intelligence or imply that you deserve something because you "work out" every day, I can't help but start ruffling my feathers.

Alright, besides prickly personalities and disenchantment with China, things are going pretty well here in the good old PRC. I've become much more comfortable with the intensity of my Chinese class and I've been much better about getting my writing ...

Sixty in Shanghai

A travel blog entry by bollinger_babe on Aug 09, 2012

11 photos

... both freshwater and salt water. I was looking forward to this visit as I make jewellery as a hobby, and I love real pearls and hand-knot them onto silk.

In the pearl farm, they explained to us how the pearls were cultivated, by injecting the mollusc to encourage it to start producing nacre. The lady brought out a huge bivalve (sort of like an oyster but much bigger) and said it was a freshwater mollusc. She prised open the shell and there ...

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This 5 star hotel, located in the W. Nanjing Road area of Shanghai, is near Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai Art Museum (Shanghai Meishu Guan), Longhua Gu Si, and Shanghai Museum of Arts and Crafts.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsSwissotel Grand Shanghai

    Reviewed by lacieigandu

    5-star experience

    Reviewed Jun 18, 2012
    by (1 review) Nairobi , Kenya Flag of Kenya

    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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    TripAdvisor Reviews Swissotel Grand Shanghai

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent