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Astor House Hotel vs InterContinental Shanghai Pudong

Both properties are highly recommended by expert reviewers. Overall, Astor House Hotel scores significantly better than InterContinental Shanghai Pudong. Astor House Hotel scores 82 with praise from 7 sources like Lonely Planet, Frommer's and The Telegraph.

Astor House Hotel
Astor House Hotel
8 / 10
No.15 Huangpu Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai 200080
From $84 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Laundry Service
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Frommer's Frommer's
"This hotel north of the Bund is China's oldest, and the first place to use telephones and electric lights in the country." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"This august old-timer shakes up an impressive cocktail from select ingredients: a location just off the Bund, old-world, Shànghǎi-era charm, great discounts and colossal rooms." Full review
Time Out Time Out
"Shanghai's first ever Western hotel, built in 1846, the Astor House looks a lot sorrier than the days when Einstein and Charlie Chaplin stayed here." Full review
Rough Guide Rough Guide
"Dating back to 1846, this is a pleasingly old-fashioned place with creaky wooden floors and high ceilings, and the antiquated look of a Victorian school."
Fodor's Fodor's
"The oldest Western hotel in China, the Astor House does an admirable job of capturing the ambience of Victorian Shanghai." Full review
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InterContinental Shanghai Pudong
InterContinental Shanghai Pudong
7 / 10
No.777 Zhangyang Road, Pudong District, Shanghai 200120
From $105 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
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Fodor's Fodor's
"The pièce de résistance of the 24-story Hotel InterContinental Pudong is a nearly 200-foot-high Italian Renaissance–inspired atrium, decorated with red Chinese lanterns." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
"The former Asia Thompson, in the heart of Pǔdōng near the Nextage department store, has a spectacular atrium and decent facilities." Full review
Star Service Star Service
"Located 40 minutes from the Pudong airport, this hotel is in Lujiazui, the New Shanghai Commercial City, an area designed as a launch pad for new businesses." Full review
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Make sure to ask for a newly renovated guest room, as some of the older units are showing their age.
Time Out Time Out
"Within easy reach of three different metro stations and spread over a modest (in Pudong terms) 24 floors, the InterContinental scores bonus points for friendly, accommodating front of house staff." Full review
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"Inside, the soaring atrium lobby creates a sense of openness, while contemporary rooms come in light, calm tones; select accommodations come with a sunken tub in the bathroom." Full review