Motel 168 (Shanghai Xincun)

No.873 Xincun Road, Shanghai, Shanghai Region, China
#1147 of 4,801 hotels in Shanghai
Very Good (3.5 out of 5.0) 2 reviews
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A budget hotel chain

Good (3.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on February 15, 2014

I stayed three nights in Motel 168 during my first visit to Shanghai. The room was large enough for comfort and relaxation. There was no English channel available on TV. The wifi was slow and sometimes not available. The breakfast was good enough for starting the day. The hotel staff was not trained well to support foreign guests. This explains why the hotel chain is popular amongst the locals. However, if you are on a tight budget, you can think about Motel 168 as an option.

Unique Quality: I am sure you can find a Motel 168 branch in any area you want to stay in Shanghai. Since it's a budget option, it's good to know you have an option.

Directions: There are many branches of Motel 168 around Shanghai

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motel 168 cheap hotel/motel in shanghai

Great (4.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on September 12, 2010

i have now stayed 4 times at this motel. if you are on a budget then this is a safe place to stay. i have stayed there 2009 - 2010 - 2012 and 2013. i will stay there again in the future.
from 2010 i have found that there are now no small safes in the room and no bar fridge. the fridge isn't an issue as you really don't need one in shanghai considering there are so many 24/7 type shops open. the removal of the safe was of some worry but haven't had any issues (i stayed 9 nights in both 2010 and 2012)
in 2009 the motel was fairly quiet but 2010 with the world expo the motel was a hive of activity with local tourists visiting the expo. they even had their own expo info desk in the foyer which was always busy.
the rooms are hard to judge because they differ quite a bit and it appears they are doing small up-grades along the way.
the 9th floor is the non smoking floor. around the lifts you can sometimes smell cigarette smoke.
a flaw or two i have noticed is that there is small spots of mould in the tiling of the showers (nothing major) and i suppose what you pay for is what you get.
beds are quite hard.
after my stay in November 2013 (4 days) I feel the standards are slipping with each year. the shower tiles really do need a scrub and I feel the general cleanliness had dropped as well - still it is budget accommodation. I get the feeling they are running on a tight budget themselves. it's the small things like not having any business cards at the front desk that make you think - hmmmmm?

there is a restaurant in the hotel but i haven't checked it out but it may well have an english menu.
desk staff have limited but passable english

Unique Quality: motel168 have quite a few outlets in shanghai and through out china. the one i stay at is conveniantly located for me and on the street it is located on, there are 2 small restaurants that have a basic english menu. check out pics i have posted to help find them.
rooms are around $40>50aud/usd a night and are of good standard for the price paid.
for budget travel i recommend this motel.
the motel has free wifi - you do need to ask the front desk how to log in - we had some minor issues to start with but once we were able to log in it worked well.
just a curiosity......sometimes I had trouble using my yahoo account.
remember, no facebook in china :-)

Directions: near jing'an district

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