Astor House Hotel - Shanghai

15 Huang Pu Road, Shanghai, China, 200080  show map
 4 stars
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Astor House Hotel - Shanghai

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

Editorial review:

This grand old hotel dates back to 1846 and was the first hotel built in Shanghai. It was frequented by such names as Albert Einstein and Charlie Chaplin. If you want a room that famous people stayed in, they cost Y1580. There are high ceilings, snaking corridors, and wooden floorboards throughout, giving it a somewhat cold and strict feel. The rooms are gigantic, internet can be accessed in the business center, and the male staff wears spats, kilts, and black tailcoats.

Verified Reviews:

  • Massive bed - No view - Wonderful breakfast room - Breakfast a bit average
  • Very affordable price - No elevators - Free wi-fi in lobby - Free shuttle - Laundry service
  • Excellent location - Rooms are impeccably decorated - Beauty salon - Currency exchange
  • Service is excellent - Friendly staff - Spa that is attached - Highly recommended
  • Great hotel - At the end of the bund - Room is spacious - Bathrooms clean

Overview

The impressive 4-star Astor House Hotel lies within walking distance of Grand Theatre, Yu Garden and Huangpu River. Since 1846 the hotel has been offering accommodation in a 6-story building with oriental architecture and furnishings.

Just 3 km from the center of Shanghai known for Oriental Pearl Tower, Superbrand Shopping Mall Shanghai and Huangpu Park. A museum, a theater and an opera house as well as parks and gardens are in a short distance from the property.

Shoppers will find shopping centers and boutiques within a few minutes of the hotel.

A 10-minute walk will take you to East Nanjing Road subway station. It takes around 20 minutes' drive to get to Hongqiao airport, which is 20 km away.

Rooms

There are 130 modern rooms appointed with free wired internet access, an iron with ironing board, an in-room safe, a private toilet and a minibar. Some rooms feature views over the Huangpu River and Huangpu Park. The rooms come with en suite bathrooms featuring a hairdryer, toiletries and bathrobes.

Eat & Drink

Delicious local specialties are proposed at the ideal restaurant. A variety of cocktails, coffee and tea is offered in the snack bar. Guests can dine in Seagull on the Bund and Li family imperial cuisine located within a 5-minute walk of the property.

A buffet breakfast is served at the price of CNY 79 per person per night. 

Services

Car and limousine rental services are available on site.

Relax

Leisure facilities feature a rooftop terrace and a ballroom.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   130.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Free safe at reception
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Executive/club floor
  • Lobby
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Lobby bar
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Hair dryer on request

Kitchen facilities

  • Mini-fridge

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • In-room computer
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of CNY 200 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

15 Huang Pu Road, Shanghai, China, 200080

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City Center
  • Shanghai
    1.4 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Hushen Gallery Three On the Bund
    3000 ft
  • Shanghai Railway Station Metro Station
    1.9 mi
Underground stations
  • Tiantong Road Station
    2700 ft
  • East Nanjing Road Station
    3300 ft
Restaurants
  • Morning Shanghai (Bund) (cuisine: Hangzhou, Zhejiang)
    200 ft
  • Seagull on the Bund (cuisine: Taiwanese, Shanghai)
    200 ft
Parks
  • Huangpu Park
    2200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    130

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      Size: 485 sq. feet
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          Size: 435 sq. feet
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            Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or Double bed or 2 Single beds
            Size: 325 sq. feet
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                How to reach hotel

                hotel Astor House Hotel - Shanghai Shanghai location
                Show big map »

                Hotel Address:

                15 Huang Pu Road, Shanghai, China, 200080

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Shanghai
                  1.4 mi
                Airports
                Train Stations
                • Hushen Gallery Three On the Bund
                  3000 ft
                • Shanghai Railway Station Metro Station
                  1.9 mi
                Underground stations
                • Tiantong Road Station
                  2700 ft
                • East Nanjing Road Station
                  3300 ft
                Restaurants
                • Morning Shanghai (Bund) (cuisine: Hangzhou, Zhejiang)
                  200 ft
                • Seagull on the Bund (cuisine: Taiwanese, Shanghai)
                  200 ft
                Parks
                • Huangpu Park
                  2200 ft
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Year renovated:
                  2006
                • Number of floors:
                  6
                • Number of rooms:
                  130

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                What's nearby

                Popular areas

                • The Bund - 2000 ft

                Places of interest

                • Shanghai Monument to the People's Heroes - 400 ft
                • Bund - 2000 ft
                • Bund Sightseeing Tunnel - 3000 ft
                • Bund Center - 4300 ft
                • Shanghai East Jinling Road Ferry Station - 4300 ft
                • Shanghai Citigroup Tower - 4600 ft

                Train stations

                • Hushen Gallery Three On the Bund - 2700 ft

                Convention centers

                • Garden Bridge of Shanghai - 1000 ft
                • Shanghai Ocean Aquarium - 3700 ft
                • Shanghai World Financial Center - 4300 ft

                Monuments and Landmarks

                • Oriental Pearl TV Tower - 3300 ft
                • IFC Shanghai International Financial Center - 4300 ft

                Museums

                • Shanghai Municipal History Museum - 3000 ft

                Business areas

                • Shanghai International Financial Center - 2700 ft
                • Superbrand Shopping Mall Shanghai - 3700 ft

                Underground stations

                • Tiantong Road Station - 2300 ft
                • East Nanjing Road Station - 3000 ft
                • North Sichuan Road Station - 3300 ft
                • Lujiazui Station - 4000 ft
                • Central He Nan Road Station - 4300 ft
                • Baoshan Road Station - 5000 ft

                Marina

                • Shanghai International Cruise Ship Terminal - 1700 ft

                Local attractions

                • Garden of Contentment (Yu Yuan Garden) - 1.1 mi
                  No.137 Anren Street, Huangpu District, Shanghai
                • Jin Mao Tower - 1.1 mi
                  88 Century Blvd, Shanghai
                • Raffles Square - 1.2 mi
                  XiZangZhongLu 268Hao Jin FuZhouLu, Shanghai
                • Lujiazui Central Greenland - 1.0 mi
                  No.160 Lujiazui East Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai
                • Gucheng Park - 1.1 mi
                  No.333 Renmin Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai

                Near the hotel

                • Garden Bridge - 600 ft
                  Zhongshan East 1st Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai
                • Waitan History Museum - 800 ft
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                • Rockbund Art Museum - 1300 ft
                  No.20 Huqiu Road, Shanghai
                • Shanghai International Convention Center - 1800 ft
                  No.2727 Binjiang Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai
                • Shanghai People's Heroes Monument - 800 ft
                  Zhongshan East 1st Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai
                • Lianhe Church - 800 ft
                  No.107 South of Suzhou Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai
                • Shanghai Post Museum - 1800 ft
                  No.395 Tiantong Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai

                Restaurants nearby

                • Morning Shanghai (Bund) - 200 ft

                  Address: HuangPu Road 1
                  Phone: 021-63091846

                  69% likes this, based on 11 reviews
                  Cuisine: Hangzhou, Zhejiang

                • Sir Elly's - 900 ft

                  Address: No.32 Zhongshan East Road
                  Phone: 021-23276756

                  64% likes this, based on 54 reviews
                  Cuisine: French

                • Xindalu - 1000 ft

                  Address: Hyatt on the Bund, 199 Huang Pu Road
                  Phone: 021-63931234

                  82% likes this, based on 85 reviews
                  Cuisine: Chinese

                • Seagull on the Bund - 200 ft

                  Address: No.60 Huangpu Road, Hongkou District
                  Phone: 021-63564280

                  Cuisine: Taiwanese, Shanghai

                • Vue Restaurant - 900 ft

                  Address: 30 Floor West Building, Hyatt On The Bund,199 HuangPu Road
                  Phone: 021-63931234

                  82% likes this, based on 60 reviews
                  Cuisine: European

                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Year renovated:
                  2006
                • Number of floors:
                  6
                • Number of rooms:
                  130

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                Astor House Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Astor House

                Average guest rating

                8.2out of 10
                Fabulous
                Based on 139 reviews

                Guest reviews

                • Single
                  7.0

                  Hotel location is good. Central and in proximity of major spots. Well trained staff.

                • Single
                  8.8

                  The best thing of the Astor hotel is its original and exclusive style which points to the Shanghai of the 19th century. It gives a good impression of the Shanghai of the 19th century and shows how luxury hotels looked like at that time. Since it has been refurbished recently, room and bathroom was in a very good condition. The location is excellent, just a few meters away from the famous Bund.

                • Older travelers
                  7.4

                  Hotel with historical character and modern facilities.

                  Minor dislike. Double glazing would have helped to eliminate traffic noise, but probably would not fit with the historical aspect of the hotel. Long way from nearest Metro station.

                • Single
                  5.8

                  perfect location, beatifull old building with history, nice for architecture lovers

                  everything inside is old, smelly and under expectations, hotel need general refurbishing, breakfast room with unpleasant smell

                • Older travelers
                  9.2

                  Room and friendly trainees

                  Difficulty understanding bill add ons

                • Couple
                  8.2

                  The room was quite and peaceful. The history of the building was very interesting - it was cool to stay in a relic of Shanghai.

                  The Internet in the room was expensive when compared to other hotels. They did offer free wifi in the bar, however this was quite slow.

                • Older travelers
                  8.2

                  This is reputably the oldest hotel in Shanghai and it has loads of character. The location is excellent. We were offered an upgrade to a Queen suite (extra 400 RMB per night) which we accepted, but the deluxe twin room would have fine. We enjoyed the extra luxury (and view of Garden Bridge) from our room.

                • Single
                  9.2

                  Excellent! Really old hotel, like staying in a museum. Rooms are super large. Got upgraded to the suite, what a luxury! Great, don't miss out on this hotel!

                • Couple
                  7.8

                  It's a beautiful hotel the breakfast is amazing, the staff is very very good

                  When we arrived at 3pm our room was not ready yet. They give us after 1h a room at 4 th floor but we the paint smell was terrible so we asked to change (they are renovating the 4 th floor). At the end we changed 3 rooms for 3 nights ...

                • Group of friends
                  7.4

                  The door staff was fantastic. They often seemed to care about our trip more than we did. Truly the best I've ever had.

                  The desk staff was not better than adequate. They were unable to answer some questions that we considered basic, and were not able to make any recommendations regarding where to go or what to do. Also, our room was not ready when we arrived. It was no trouble for us, but I could see how it might trouble some.

                • Couple
                  7.4

                  The authenticity of the place

                  As it is an old building, the sound isolation is a bit poor...you can hear the neighbours walking in the room above you...

                • Single
                  10.0

                  this was home away from home absolutely full marks

                  not even de tiniest flaw.

                • Older travelers
                  10.0

                  We first stayed at the Astor House in late May at the start of a nine week trip around China. We enjoyed our first stay and had looked forward to returning to the hotel in late July. We were delighted to be back at the hotel as the standard of service is excellent. We would highly recommend the hotel as it is located right at the northern end of the Bund. The hotel is a classic traditional hotel around 100 years old. The standard in our room was very good. The service by the staff is also very good.

                • Family with children
                  10.0

                  Immense historic charm overlooking the Bund.Very spacious rooms with huge flat screen tv and excellent staff.

                • Older travelers
                  10.0

                  Very nice and well maintained old famous shanghai hotel. Kept the old shanghai luxury western life style and modern facilities . good location walking distance to bund and oriental pearl tower. Good service -- receptionists , door men, and house keepers.

                How to reach hotel

                hotel Astor House Hotel - Shanghai Shanghai location
                Show big map »

                Hotel Address:

                15 Huang Pu Road, Shanghai, China, 200080

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Shanghai
                  1.4 mi
                Airports
                Train Stations
                • Hushen Gallery Three On the Bund
                  3000 ft
                • Shanghai Railway Station Metro Station
                  1.9 mi
                Underground stations
                • Tiantong Road Station
                  2700 ft
                • East Nanjing Road Station
                  3300 ft
                Restaurants
                • Morning Shanghai (Bund) (cuisine: Hangzhou, Zhejiang)
                  200 ft
                • Seagull on the Bund (cuisine: Taiwanese, Shanghai)
                  200 ft
                Parks
                • Huangpu Park
                  2200 ft
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Year renovated:
                  2006
                • Number of floors:
                  6
                • Number of rooms:
                  130

                Hotel Awards

                ChineseHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedShanghaiAstor House

                According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                Best Spa Hotels in China

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