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Fairmont Peace Hotel
5 out of 5
20 Nanjing Road East, Shanghai, Shanghai
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The price is ¥25,965 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (904 reviews)

"Great view, great rooms, the air conditioning worked well and fantastic service"…"

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Fairmont Peace Hotel
Les Suites Orient, Bund Shanghai
5 out of 5
1 East Jinling Road, Shanghai, Shanghai
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The price is ¥11,359 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,083 reviews)
Good location- very convenient

"A big hotel Well located on the Bund Large rooms Good and versatile breakfast Yet, nothing memorable"…"

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

Les Suites Orient, Bund Shanghai
Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai
5 out of 5
58 Mao Ming Nan Road, Shanghai, Shanghai
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The price is ¥7,963 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (996 reviews)

"i do not like Rose resaurant:i have to discuss to accept my card! all the rest i like a lot."…"

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2019

Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai
SSAW Boutique Hotel Shanghai Bund(Narada Boutique YuGarden)
4 out of 5
No. 839 Renmin Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, Shanghai
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4.4/5Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)
Great location, comfortable room

"This hotel was an excellent place to stay in Shanghai. Conveniently located, very close to a subway station, and a walking distance from Yu Garden, as well as other interesting landmarks like People's Square, Xintiandi, East Nanjing Rd and The Bund. The room was spacious and had a very comfortable ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2020

SSAW Boutique Hotel Shanghai Bund(Narada Boutique YuGarden)
The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai
5 out of 5
No. 740 Hankou Road, People's Square, Shanghai, Shanghai
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The price is ¥8,947 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (998 reviews)

"Location was good. Would’ve liked a bar. WiFi service unpredictable."…"

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2020

The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai
Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel
4.5 out of 5
159 South He Nan Road, Shanghai, Shanghai
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The price is ¥9,864 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,006 reviews)

"Overall hotel was good, convenient location. But check-in process was a bit delayed. We got there around 4pm. Hotel staff asked us to wait for 15 minutes for room to be ready. This is the first time encountered such experience. Other than that, service was good"…"

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel
The Westin Bund Center, Shanghai
5 out of 5
88 Henan Central Road, Shanghai, Shanghai
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The price is ¥12,413 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (867 reviews)
Wonderful upgrade

"Booked 4 rooms last minute and was pleasantly surprised with an upgrade. The bedroom and bathroom are very spacious and stylish, with nice touches like the lavender sleep balm and zojirushi hot water urn. The hotel is conveniently located near major attractions in the city and a 30min ride to the ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

The Westin Bund Center, Shanghai
The Mansion Hotel
4.5 out of 5
82, Xinle Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai, Shanghai
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4.2/5Excellent! (82 reviews)
Disappointed.

"Breakfast was appalling . Not even 1 star. No espresso or Cappucino on offer or if one wanted some cheese in the omelette also not on offer. Catering surely for the Western market not considered. As for service same rating.Have stayed several times at this hotel and it’s gone down hill. Will not ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

The Mansion Hotel
Moller Villa Hotel Shanghai
4.5 out of 5
No 30 Shanxi Road South, Jing An District, Shanghai, Shanghai
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The price is ¥13,172 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (539 reviews)

"Hotel eclectic. Restaurant average though..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2019

Moller Villa Hotel Shanghai
Pudi Boutique Hotel Fuxing Park Shanghai
4.5 out of 5
99 Yandang Road, Shanghai, Shanghai
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4.1/5Very Good! (594 reviews)

"Everything is good, except the shower of the bathroom. The water is too weak and too slow."…"

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

Pudi Boutique Hotel Fuxing Park Shanghai
Broadway Mansions Hotel
4 out of 5
No 20 North Suzhou Road Shanghai China, Shanghai, Shanghai
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4/5Very Good! (547 reviews)

"Overall I was very impressed with the location and friendliness of the staff. I had mentioned that I had an early morning flight leaving Thursday morning and they had organized a cab in advance to drop me off at the airport. I also mentioned that there was a mosquito in my room and they even set ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2019

Broadway Mansions Hotel
Shanghai Fish Inn Bund
3 out of 5
No. 639 Middle Henan Road, Shanghai, Shanghai
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The price is ¥3,309 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (415 reviews)

"Nice hotel, very close to MRT, helpful staff and great location"…"

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Shanghai Fish Inn Bund
Mercure Shanghai Yu Garden
4 out of 5
789 East FuXing Rd., Huangpu District, Shanghai, Shanghai
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3.9/5Very Good! (274 reviews)

"This property was definitely a little different than other hotels I've visited. Staff was so helpful and accommodating."…"

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2020

Mercure Shanghai Yu Garden
Jin Jiang Park Hotel
4 out of 5
170 Nanjing Road West, Shanghai, Shanghai
The price is ¥6,877 per night
3.7/5Good! (303 reviews)

"Good position and kind staffs"…"

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2019

Jin Jiang Park Hotel
Seventh Heaven Hotel
3 out of 5
627 East Nanjing Road, Shanghai, Shanghai
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The price is ¥5,047 per night
3.6/5Good! (951 reviews)

"The staff at the reception desk were wonderful and very helpful, but the dining staff were rude and unwelcoming excluding the weekend staff. In my opinion I felt very discriminated against if the staff in my home country treated tourist the way my family and I were treated they would probably be ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2019

Seventh Heaven Hotel
The Seagull on the Bund
4 out of 5
60 Huangpu Road, Shanghai, Shanghai
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3.4/5Good! (196 reviews)
Charm stops at the front desk

"Though location is great right on the bend the front desk staff makes this a very uncomfortable hotel. The rooms are large for China but they are kept wat to warm and the WiFi strength is very poor. I can’t recommend this hotel"…"

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2018

The Seagull on the Bund
ibis Shanghai Yu Garden
3 out of 5
No 85 Zhoujin Road, Entrance Of Jin Yu Dept Store, Shanghai, Shanghai
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3.4/5 (391 reviews)

"The location was near a lot of food places and the Yu Garden and Market. Staff were helpful and friendly. Room was pretty standard in size but enough. Hotel is nicely decorated."…"

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2020

ibis Shanghai Yu Garden
Jin Jiang Jing An Hotel
4 out of 5
370 Huashan Road, Jing'an District, Shanghai, Shanghai
The price is ¥7,266 per night
3.2/5 (96 reviews)

"Convenient location with helpful staff. The hotel has been around for a long time, a classic example of “old Shanghai”."…"

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2019

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Frequently asked questions

What should a history buff expect from a stay in Shanghai?
The rich history of Shanghai is well known so make time to visit the prominent temples, especially if you love history. Be sure to check out the array of shops and fascinating museums while you’re here. You can also relish a trip to the top-notch restaurants.
What's the best hotel in Shanghai that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Fairmont Peace Hotel is a top 5-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a full-service spa and 3 restaurants. The Bund is a short walk away. Other choices close to historic sites include SSAW Boutique Hotel Shanghai Bund(Narada Boutique YuGarden) and Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel.
How many historically relevant hotels are located in Shanghai?
In Shanghai, there are 1910 hotels and other accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 674 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the top historical places and other sights in Shanghai?
Shanghai is notable for its temples and landmarks like The Bund, Former French Concession, and Old Chinese City. Known for its museums, cultural venues include Shanghai Science and Technology Museum, MOCA Shanghai, and Shanghai Natural History Museum. Other popular sights include People’s Square and Nanjing Road Shopping District.
What is a historic hotel like in Shanghai?
When you book a historic hotel, you’ll spend a night or two in a place that has an official historic designation. A castle, a palace or even a pub or an old police station can be turned into a historic hotel provided that it has special significance. Traditional architecture and period features can be admired in the public spaces and guestrooms of these historic hotels in Shanghai, giving a real sense of character.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, wheareas the term “historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S. though overall the terms are quite similar. The architecture and building of historic hotels are generally the most significant aspect. For a heritage hotel, mainly, it’s cultural value as well as how it inspired the community.
Do historic hotels in Shanghai have modern facilities?
Hotels have the safety features and modern conveniences you expect to find, but every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, free and fast Internet, and the popular amenities found in most hotels should be available at a historic hotel. When you choose a historic hotel in Shanghai, don’t worry that you’ll find yourself staying at a place that’s uncomfortable or rundown.

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