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Shanghai Hotels

Sofitel Hyland

  • 505 Nanjing Dong Lu Map It
  • $$$
  • Practical Base


  • Handy location
  • Close to shopping
  • Rooms with some nice details


  • Small rooms
  • Poor frontage

Updated 05/28/2013

Fodor's Review

Facing the pedestrian-only Nanjing Road, the Sofitel Hyland is a convenient base for shopping and exploring the city center. The rooms in this 30-story French-managed hotel are somewhat small, but have been spruced up with prints of Chinese emperors and small replicas of terra-cotta warrior statues. This is a relaxing retreat in the middle of the often-manic People's Square area.

Hotel Information


505 Nanjing Dong Lu, Shanghai, 200001, China

Map It


021-6351–5888; 021-6351–4088

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 299 rooms, 73 suites
  • No meals

Updated 05/28/2013

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Jan 29, 2009

beautiful room on Club floor, with nice views

best location, right in the Nanjing road pedestrain street, good service and ambiance.

By Kent

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Apr 17, 2006

Best located hotel in Shanghai

The club level rooms are a great bargain as they offer one of the most incredible breakfast buffets, as well as an amazing afternoon tea and cocktails presentation. The room are beuatiful.

By Brian

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Apr 5, 2002

Sofitel Hyland

The location makes this hotel popular, as it's within walking distance of central Shanghai. The rooms are nice and the facilities clean. The newer hotels such as the Ritz and Hyatt are much nicer, although less conveniently located.

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