Sofitel Shanghai Hyland Hotel Review

Sofitel Shanghai Hyland Hotel Review By Sarah

HKD891 - HKD1500

    • 5 From 2 Reviews

French hospitality, graceful Shanghai touches, and luxury is what defines the Sofitel Shanghai Hyland. The design of this hotel is elegant and exclusive. This hotel might not be as popular as the other hotels of the city but it has a charm of its ow...Read More

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  • French hospitality, graceful Shanghai touches, and luxury is what defines the Sofitel Shanghai Hyland. The design of this hotel is elegant and exclusive. This hotel might not be as popular as the other hotels of the city but it has a charm of its own. Sometimes people do like to stay in hotels that are luxurious but quiet places. It falls under the premium category of hotels in shanghai and boasts a reputation as great as its more popular competitors. The hotel has everything that one would expect in a four-star hotel. Add to that a humble and dedicated service provided by the staff which makes its guests come back again. The hotel is especially suited for people on business travels who don’t like the hype of popular places. Luxury meets comfort in the Sofitel Shanghai Hyland.

    About Sofitel Shanghai Hyland:

    All guests who have visited this hotel speak highly of it. The hotel is especially known for its quick service and great organization. You request something from the staff and you get it instantly. The hotel might not be swanky and the interior might look a bit old but it is a good place to stay. The lobby has been newly furnished and is pleasing to the eyes. There is nothing extravagant about this hotel. Everything is quietly elegant and speaks of luxury and class. The hotel tries to make your stay as pleasurable as possible. You might just receive a surprise from the hotel during your stay. So if you are not into huge names stop at this hotel to enjoy in a peaceful manner. The property is owned by the Accor hotel chain which explains the French touch.


    The convenience of the location of this hotel can’t be stressed enough. The hotel is an hour’s drive from the international airport and around 30 minutes drive from the national airport of shanghai. The guests can avail the limousine service provided by the hotel for dropping and picking up from the airport. Guests can also avail the metro line 2 from the airport to the hotel, the metro stop being just outside the hotel. The hotel is located in the heart of the city’s commercial hub on china’s most famous shopping street, the Nanjing Road. One can find almost anything in this area starting from shopping malls to eating places to dancing halls. Even the Grand theater of Nanjing is at a walking distance of the hotel. Most tourist sites are located at very short distances from the hotel like The Bund or People’s Square. Guests can explore the vibrant and lively area on foot as everything is near the hotel. You can buy a phone or a book in this district. Take the subway to go to almost anywhere in the city. Bus services also ply near the area. Enjoy the nightlife of the city then retire to the comfort of the hotel at night. It doesn’t get any better than this.

    Rooms and accommodation facilities:

    Sofitel Shanghai Hyland has 383 rooms of which 140 are Sofitel Club Rooms especially for those who are members of the club. All club members have special access to the lounge of the hotel. This hotel is mainly a business hotel so everything is designed that way. All rooms get high-speed internet access, 24-hour room service, laundry services as well as free parking. All rooms are fitted with comfortable bedding and new furniture. The things might not be brand new but everything is very classy and comfortable. The bathrooms have all complimentary toiletries and are spacious enough. There is a mini refrigerator in all rooms along with hair dryer. The lifts might be a bit old and the rooms don’t dazzle but many prefer it that way. The executive rooms have special privileges like complimentary drinks. The hotel is centrally air-conditioned with all rooms having thermostat. Most of the furnishing is with wood, giving the place an old world charm. Expedia can be your choice to book this hotel if you want to save some money. With Expedia discount codes, you can save on your hotel stay.

    Other facilities:

    The hotel offers a host of extra facilities to its guests. Firstly the executive lounge for the members is a place one can relax and enjoy breakfast and complimentary snacks. The guests can enjoy the view of the beautiful Shanghai skyline while from the member’s lounge. Apart from that the hotel has several ball rooms or banquets for the guests to organize events. The hotel spa offers some extremely relaxing massages and steam baths. Guests can also make use of the fitness centre of the hotel to stay fit. Dining options are available in the Mao Chinese restaurant and Mosaic coffee shop. One can also visit the Bar 505.

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    Total rooms 383
    Total no of floors 29
    Star rating 5
    Free Wi-Fi Yes
    Swimming pool No
    Valet parking Yes
    Spa Yes
    Address 505 Nanjing Road, East Huangpu, Shanghai
    Expedia rating 4.2/5
    Agoda rating 8.2/10
    Trip Advisor rating 4.0/5 rating 4.2/5