Mercure Shanghai Royalton
What We Love
- A choice of three restaurants for Shanghainese, Japanese or Spanish dishes
- Live music at the lounge bar every night
- Within strolling distance of the upscale Cloud Nine shopping mall
What To Know
- The Zhongshan metro station is a five-minute walk away; from there it’s a six-minute ride to Jing’an Temple and 11 minutes to People’s Square
- There's no spa, but massages can be arranged
- Free WiFi
- Free WiFi
- Handicap Accessible
- Parking On Site
Between Zhongshan Park and Tianshan Park in Shanghai’s Changning district, the Mercure Royalton is a traditionally styled purse-friendly property. Just a five-minute walk from the Zhongshan metro station, top Shanghai sights including the Jing’an Temple and People’s Square can be reached in 15 minutes, and the upscale Cloud Nine shopping mall is within strolling distance. Guestrooms feature dark wood furnishings and an authentically Chinese red and gold color scheme, and all come with soundproofing, air-conditioning and free WiFi and mineral water. Choose between Asian and international options at the breakfast buffet, where a chef is ready to prepare fresh noodle and egg dishes. For dinner, there’s traditional Shanghainese and Cantonese cuisine at the R Kitchen, Spanish dishes at the cellar-style Grand Bodega or Japanese sushi at Fuji Restaurant.
In the Area
Join a morning tai chi session in the nearby Zhongshan Park or enjoy a stroll around the lake or through the rose garden. Farther afield, the 88-story Jin Mao Tower is one of the tallest in the world. Take the high-speed elevator to the observation platform for incredible Shanghai views. Stretching a mile along the west bank of the Huangpu River, the Bund is justifiably one of Shanghai’s major tourist attractions. With European-influenced architecture dating back to the early 20th century, the waterfront area is a picturesque (if crowded) spot for a long stroll. Fresh from hosting World Expo 2010 Shanghai, the city has a booming art scene, and the new Red Town district is well worth a visit. See the Minsheng Art Museum, explore the sculpture park and shop in the Joyce Warehouse.
How to Get There
Noticeably a 4 star hotel, but out of most of the hotels in this class in the Zhongshan Park vicinity its probably the best value for money option. Room was okay and place was clean but the hotel Wi fi was unreliable and room tv was totally Chinese, no English channels. Executive rooms floor would seem to be the best option here. Breakfast was okay and some western choices available. This hotel is located 5 minutes walk from Changning Road and then 10 minutes along that road by foot to reach Zhongshan Park.
Photos on website looks impressive but NOT in reality
I was given room 1212 with broken and glued toilet seat covers.
The sink is all chipped off.
Location all blocked by hoarding. Difficult for taxi to come in.
Its isolated away from complex and walking distance food stalls.
Being and old hotel, SPA in hotel is so expensive.
Coffee house not under Accor Group no 50% discount for dining.
Very far to Pudong Airport. Need pay double taxi fare compared to city hotels
Walking distance is 15 mins from metro, you will need to take a long detour to get there, so don’t rely on the map. There is no shops around the hotel, as a result it’s kind a secluded and quiet. The room is very clean and spacious. I stayed in the no window room which I think it’s excellent value for money. They have a very small gym and two hotel restaurants which are both reasonably priced. Overall it’s a great stay if you come here for business.