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(Pre-2019) Marriott Bonvoy hotels in Shanghai, China

(Pre-2019) Marriott Bonvoy hotels in Shanghai, China

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Old Dec 26, 18, 11:33 pm
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Originally Posted by kapooncha View Post
Don't get me wrong, I am too. Just in this case, and you said as much in a previous post, Suzhou passes through Shanghai on the way to Hangzhou. So I'm not sure if it really makes sense to go there for just 1 night. Just seems more convenient to stay the extra night in Shanghai and not have to deal with lugging bags around.
You will not go through Suzhou when on a train from Shanghai to Hangzhou. (or shanghai from suzhou to Hangzhou?). I'm with you about changing hotels for 1 night. It's not for me. Not enough time right now.. Just wanted to share this for now. Courtyard Shanghai Central was great if you are Platinum. They did just cancel breakfast in the 30th floor lounge to the 2nd floor. I just saw that when booking a room for early Feb. Best.. R

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Old Dec 27, 18, 12:21 am
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I agree that the day trip to suzhou makes a great deal of sense for anyone staying near the train station. That having been said, if I wanted to optimize my logistics, I would kuaidi my big luggage directly to the Hangzhou hotel, and spend a night in suzhou on the way to hangzhou. In fact, I would still kuaidi the bags even if going directly to hangzhou (train travel is infinitely better if you don't have to deal with bags) .

The suzhou-hangzhou trains might pass through the Shanghai municipality, but they don't necessarily stop in Shanghai, and even if they do the total trip is still around 1.5 hours.

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Old Dec 27, 18, 12:37 am
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Originally Posted by moondog View Post
I agree that the day trip to suzhou makes a great deal of sense for anyone staying near the train station. That having been said, if I wanted to optimize my logistics, I would kuaidi my big luggage directly to the Hangzhou hotel, and spend a night in suzhou on the way to hangzhou. In fact, I would still kuaidi the bags even if going directly to hangzhou.

The suzhou-hangzhou trains might pass through the Shanghai municipality, but they don't necessarily stop in Shanghai, and even if they did, the total trip is still around 1.5 hours.
I'm not dense, I promise. I'm still unclear on what exactly the benefit is of doing an overnight in Suzhou as opposed to just doing a day trip and then taking a train from Shanghai to Hangzhou? How does the Suzhou overnight "optimize" logistics?

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Old Dec 27, 18, 12:46 am
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I'm not dense, I promise. I'm still unclear on what exactly the benefit is of doing an overnight in Suzhou as opposed to just doing a day trip and then taking a train from Shanghai to Hangzhou? How does the Suzhou overnight "optimize" logistics?
The main benefits are: 1. one less train station ordeal, 2. avoiding backtracking, 3. you could enjoy dinner in suzhou (don't get too excited about this because the cuisine is pretty similar to shanghai cuisine)
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Old Dec 27, 18, 7:05 am
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Hi Guys!
Traveling to Shanghai in April with my wife. I have points to spend and looking at the Renaissance/Courtyard. Which one would you recommend for a 2 nights stay? I am gold (I know, worth nothing anymore..)

Thanks!
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Old Dec 27, 18, 1:26 pm
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Hi Guys!
Traveling to Shanghai in April with my wife. I have points to spend and looking at the Renaissance/Courtyard. Which one would you recommend for a 2 nights stay? I am gold (I know, worth nothing anymore..)

Thanks!
There are several Renaissance and Courtyard properties in Shanghai. Which ones are you looking at?
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Old Dec 28, 18, 5:09 am
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Hello!
That was my question to you, any recomendations?
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Old Dec 28, 18, 6:26 am
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Hello!
That was my question to you, any recomendations?
Please try reading this thread: it is awash with recommendations.
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Old Dec 28, 18, 6:52 am
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Thank you for moving this post to the correct thread!
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Old Dec 28, 18, 8:14 am
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Thank you for moving this post to the correct thread!
You initially posted in the correct thread, but failed to state what you are seeking.
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Old Dec 30, 18, 2:04 am
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Originally Posted by moondog View Post
You initially posted in the correct thread, but failed to state what you are seeking.
These are not the threads that you are seeking. :-:

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Old Jan 2, 19, 3:45 pm
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Can anyone kindly share a contact email address for the Renaissance Yu Garden hotel?
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Old Jan 5, 19, 4:39 am
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Can anyone kindly share a contact email address for the Renaissance Yu Garden hotel?
You could ask Marriott support in Twitter via DM, they normally reply, though seldom immediately.
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Old Jan 5, 19, 5:10 am
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You could ask Marriott support in Twitter via DM, they normally reply, though seldom immediately.
Simply calling them would be most efficient!
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