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Outrageously Priced or Is It?

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by SJC, May 9, 2019.

  1. SJC

    SJC Reader

    Hi Lucky,

    I trust your judgment and insight on this rather peculiar matter. So, I would probably need to have an extended stay in Shanghai in January or February. So, as I was browsing through the Marriott App, I came across an insanely priced hotel room. The Sheraton Grand Shanghai Pudong Hotel and Residences is asking for around 87,000 to 89,000 RMB a night before taxes and service charges. I was not able to find a way to upload the screenshots. Is there a reason for this pricing? It is only for a superior room with a garden view. It must be a very superior room overlooking a replica of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. What is your opinion on this? Thank you.

  2. MidSouth Skier

    MidSouth Skier Well-Known Member

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    Jan 25th is Chinese New Year. Is that around the time you were looking?
  3. SJC

    SJC New Member

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    Hi. Thanks for replying. I was specifically looking from January 8th through January 20th. It is before Lunar New Year. Yet, I still cannot fathom the reasoning for charging over 10,000 US dollars a night at any time of the year for a superior room that is housed within a category four Marriott branded hotel. Yeah? Thanks again for your response.