Stay in the heart of Shanghai Excellent location – show map

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Central Hotel Shanghai is a 9-minute walk from People's Square Metro Station, a 3-minute walk from Nanjing Road and a 10-minute drive from the famous Bund. It offers 3 dining options, a fitness center and rooms with free wired internet.

Hotel Central Shanghai is a 15-minute drive from Yu Garden and Shanghai Xin Tian Di. People's Square can be reached on foot within 10 minutes. It is a 20-minute drive from Hongqiao Airport and a 45-minute drive from Shanghai Pudong International Airport. Central Hotel Shanghai is a 43-minute drive to Shanghai Disneyland.

Featuring modern interiors, air-conditioned guest rooms are fitted with a personal safe, an iPod dock and a flat-screen TV with cable channels. The private bathroom comes with toiletries and a hairdryer.

Guests can request for a massage service, or unwind in the sauna room. Indoor Golf and billiards can be played. The staff at the tour desk can assist with making travel arrangements. Laundry and dry cleaning services are offered.

The on-site Shanghai Restaurant features sumptuous, traditional Shanghai cuisine, crab dishes and Huai Yang flavors in an refined and classical atmosphere.

This is our guests' favorite part of Shanghai, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Central Hotel Shanghai has been welcoming guests since Feb 16, 2012

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Shanghai, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info


Parking available at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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4 reasons to choose Central Hotel Shanghai

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Brilliance Shimao International Plaza
    0.3 miles
  • Raffles City Shanghai
    0.3 miles
  • Pedestrian Street of East Nanjing Rd.
    0.3 miles
  • Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Centre
    0.4 miles
  • Madame Tussauds Shanghai
    0.4 miles
  • Madam Tussaud’s Waxwork Museum of Shanghai
    0.4 miles
  • People's Square
    0.5 miles
  • The Government of Shanghai Municipality
    0.5 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant 王宝和酒家
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Yu Garden
    0.9 miles
  • Binjiang Avenue
    1.1 miles
  • Superbrand Shopping Mall Shanghai
    1.2 miles
  • Oriental Pearl Tower
    1.2 miles
  • IFC Shanghai International Financial Center
    1.3 miles
  • Jin Mao Tower
    1.5 miles
  • Shanghai World Financial Centre SWFC
    1.6 miles
  • Shanghai Train Station
    1.8 miles
  • Jing'an Temple
    2.2 miles
  • Shanghai South Train Station
    6.4 miles
Public transit
  • Subway East Nanjing Road Station
    0.3 miles
  • Subway People's Square Station
    0.4 miles
Closest Airports
  • Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport
    8.9 miles
  • Shanghai Pudong International Airport
    19.8 miles
How to get to Central Hotel Shanghai from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport
    Parking available
1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: Asian

Amenities of Central Hotel Shanghai
  • Pool table
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs CNY 80 per day.
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Massage
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Chinese
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Central Hotel Shanghai takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
12+ years
Extra bed by request
CNY 200 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa JCB Diners Club Jin Peony Greatwall Central Hotel Shanghai accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Guests have free access to the swimming pool at Grand Central Hotel Shanghai (sister property), which is a 2 minutes' walk away.

According to Shanghai’s anti-smoking regulations, smoking is not allowed in the property's indoor areas.

During the epidemic, the hotel only accepts guests with green double codes (with application code & itinerary code), and guests need to hold a 48-hour nucleic acid certificate to check in.

FAQs about Central Hotel Shanghai

  • The prices at Central Hotel Shanghai may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Central Hotel Shanghai is 2,600 feet from the center of Shanghai.

  • Guests staying at Central Hotel Shanghai can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Central Hotel Shanghai has 1 restaurant:

    • 上海餐厅

  • Check-in at Central Hotel Shanghai is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Central Hotel Shanghai by:

    • Taxi 50min

  • Room options at Central Hotel Shanghai include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Twin

  • Central Hotel Shanghai offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Pool table