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Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre
Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre
555 Xi Zang Road Middle, Shanghai
Free cancellation
4.5/5 (1,452 reviews)
RM506/ nightfor 2 guests

Great staff and amenities. Good restaurant choice.

Reviewed on 14 Jan,2019
Modena by Fraser Putuo Shanghai
Modena by Fraser Putuo Shanghai
4.0 out of 5.0 No. 1, Lane 58, Tongchuan Road, Shanghai
Free cancellation
4.3/5 (647 reviews)
RM242/ nightfor 2 guests

Hotel itself : A stylish hotel located in Putuo area, approx. 5-10 mins walk to subway. Nearby : There is a shopping mall in 100 miles (Supermarket, Burger King, hotpot and pizza etc available). Starbucks is just next to the hotel. 2 convenient stores nearby and one is 24-hr, so no worry even in ...

Reviewed on 2 Jan,2019
New Harbour Service Apartments
New Harbour Service Apartments
3.5 out of 5.0 No 88 Yongshou Road Huang Pu D, Shanghai
4.1/5 (1,310 reviews)
RM368/ nightfor 2 guests

Hotel clean ,near to metro station and restaurants.

Reviewed on 15 Dec,2018
Green Court Place Jin Qiao Middle Ring Shanghai
Green Court Place Jin Qiao Middle Ring Shanghai
4.0 out of 5.0 No. 567 Zaozhuang Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai
Free cancellation
4.6/5 (146 reviews)
RM464/ nightfor 2 guests

20 minutes in a taxi to Disney lovely and warm apartment with three big bedrooms and two bathrooms kitchen and living room. Small indoor play area perfect for toddlers and a larger outdoor play area.

Reviewed on 31 Dec,2018
Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World
Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World
5.0 out of 5.0 88 Nanjing West Road, Shanghai
Free cancellation
4.4/5 (1,321 reviews)
RM434/ nightfor 2 guests

Great hotel. Location was perfect for shopping and sightseeing.

Reviewed on 8 Jan,2019
Green Court Serviced Apartment - Peoples Square
Green Court Serviced Apartment - Peoples Square
4.0 out of 5.0 55 Beijing Xi Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai
Free cancellation
4.2/5 (1,007 reviews)
RM279/ nightfor 2 guests

A great location. Easy walk to Nanjing Road, shops and subway. Rooms were spotless and beds comfortable.

Reviewed on 9 Jan,2019
Fairmont Peace Hotel
Fairmont Peace Hotel
5.0 out of 5.0 20 Nanjing Road East, Huang Pu District, Shanghai
Free cancellation
4.7/5 (703 reviews)
RM919/ nightfor 2 guests

The historical features were lovely, and the Fairmont has done a great job in updating while maintaining this atmosphere.

Reviewed on 5 Jan,2019
Lanson Place Jin Qiao Service Residences
Lanson Place Jin Qiao Service Residences
4.0 out of 5.0 No 27 & 28, Lane 399, Zao Zhuang Road, Shanghai
Free cancellation
4.6/5 (124 reviews)
RM399/ nightfor 2 guests

Great place to be both in facility and location. Breakfast is a bit weird as in a paper bag so not great but made up with a free coffee machine and lounges amazing.

Reviewed on 9 Jan,2019
Sheraton Grand Shanghai Pudong Hotel & Residences
Sheraton Grand Shanghai Pudong Hotel & Residences
5.0 out of 5.0 No 38 Pujian Road, Shanghai
Free cancellation
4.2/5 (285 reviews)
RM345/ nightfor 2 guests

Terrible hotel bar - food quality could have been much better

Reviewed on 2 Dec,2018
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Where Should We Stay in Shanghai?


You might want to consider the historic destination of Shanghai if you've been thinking about a trip for the whole family. The museums, parks, and sightseeing tours are just some of the things that make this an interesting destination for family trips. Arrange a flight into Shanghai (SHA-Hongqiao Intl.), which is the closest airport, or Shanghai (PVG-Pudong Intl.), which is located 20.3 mi (32.7 km) from the city center. When you're thinking about where you should stay in Shanghai, you might want to consider one of the 453 child-friendly hotels and other accommodations here.


Families on vacation have good things to say about these accommodations:

Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre: Offers an indoor pool, 4 restaurants, and free cribs. Guests like the overall comfort at this hotel.

Green Court Place Jin Qiao Middle Ring Shanghai - Features a kids' club, a restaurant, and in-room kitchens. The overall comfort and clean rooms make this 4-star hotel popular with guests.

The Qube Hotel Shanghai Pudong - Offers 2 restaurants, free parking, and laundry facilities. Guests like the breakfast options at this 4-star hotel.

Seventh Heaven Hotel - Features a restaurant, free WiFi, and in-room refrigerators. The clean rooms and central location make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.

Somerset Xu Hui Shanghai - Offers an indoor pool, in-room kitchens, and an outdoor tennis court. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 4-star aparthotel.


When Should We Visit Shanghai?


You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to plan when to pack up the kids and head to Shanghai.


  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 86°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 38°F
  • Driest months: December, January, November, and February, with an average rainfall of 2.00 inches
  • Rainiest months: June, July, August, and September, with an average rainfall of 5.95 inches

What Should We See and Do in Shanghai?


While you and your family are vacationing in Shanghai, you might want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as The Bund and Nanjing Road Shopping District. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities like Jing'an Temple, Shanghai Tower, and Shanghai Museum.


Shanghai is also well-known for its:
  • Museums
  • Shopping
  • Temples
  • Sightseeing
  • Parks
  • Tours
  • Restaurants
  • Historical sites
  • Monuments

Getting Around Shanghai


Shanghai has transportation options that will make it easy for your family to get around. You can access metro transit at People's Square Station, Dashijie Station, and Xinzha Road Station. If you want to journey outside of the city, hop aboard a train from Shanghai Railway Station, Shanghai South Railway Station, or Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station.