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Shanghai is one of the most visited cities in China and is a seaport on the East China Sea. It is divided into 18 suburbs, whereof nine are located in the central region (Puxi).
A couple of the places you can stay in if you are looking for a hostel in Shanghai are Huangpu, the historic center of the city and Xuhui which offers lots of hip shopping and lifestyle spots. Generally speaking, you can expect Shanghai hostels to be clean and safe with friendly staff to help you in every situation.
If arriving by plane you will probably arrive at Shanghai Pudong airport. To get to the city center, take the legendary high-speed maglev train which reaches a speed of 430 km/hour. Getting to and from your hostel in Shanghai is also no problem since the city is served by a modern and comprehensive public transport system. If you get lost and ask somebody for directions, be aware that most people will think it is impolite to tell you they do not know either. Instead, they might lead you the wrong way just to give you an answer.
While you are there, enjoy some of the numerous cultural activities such as exploring the Shanghai Museum or the Museum of Art and History, attending a performance of a classic Chinese opera, or discovering the mixture of Chinese and modern architecture. You can also go shopping on Nanjing Road, discover up-and-coming Chinese artists at Moganshan Art District and join the vibrant nightlife in the hip district Xintiandi. After all that you'll be ready for a good night's rest at your Shanghai hostel.
Street market at Yu Yuan Garden in Shanghai.
Pudong at night.
Skyline of Pudong financial district, across the river from Downtown Shanghai.
A Shopping street in Downtown Shanghai.
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Hostel Captain Youth Hostel - Shanghai
"I was at the Captain Hostel during the SARS crisis and found the staff utterly phlegmatic - the Western guests were the only panicky ones in sight! This is a great hostel in a brilliant location, the Bund is literally 30 seconds away and it's within walking distance of most of Shanghai's attractions. It's an easy walk to the subway and if you're arriving in Shanghai by air as we were it's cheap and easy to get from the airport to the subway...
HI - Shanghai Easytour - Mingtown Etour Hostel
"Lovely atmosphere, central & pretty cheap - Lovely courtyard & bar atmosphere. Comfy, large bunk beds & nice, new sheets & doonas. Clean bathrooms." … "This hostel is great. It's very clean and everything is new. The staff are very helpful when you ask them questions. The best part is that all the toilets and showers are one per small room (no huge rooms with lots of showers together), which gives a sense of privacy unlike other...
City Central International Hostel
"City Central International Hostel is a large, institution-like hostel. The Location It is a bit far from the city centre and the most convenient way to find it is by taxi, but make sure you keep the receipt in case you get ripped off on the price of the ride, as this is quite common. There is also a subway station close by, approximately ten minutes' walk. Rooms and Bathrooms This place is a large building with many floors and...
Beehome International Youth Hostel
Pudong New Area
"Beehome International Youth Hostel is not the typical crazy backpacker hostel. Many of the guests are Chinese people who are working or doing business in the financial district. It is very quiet without drunk gap year students making noise. On the other hand, it's harder to find other Western travelers with which to hang out. All the better reason to get immersed in a local Chinese neighbourhood, and try the local foods! The Location...
HI - Shanghai - Blue Mountain YH ShangHai Hostel
"Cheap and good! - I have been in many hostels, but this one is one of the best i have stayed in. clean, big rooms, hot water, again everything is clean and new. staff is nice and ready to help, everybody speak english very good. location is also perfect -- just next to metro and no more than 10 minutes to the city center." … "Secondhand smoke, slow internet - if you don't mind slow internet and second hand smoke then it shouldn't be a...
Hostel Shanghai - People's Square YH
"Hostel Shanghai - People's Square YH, part of the Mingtown chain and affiliated with YHA China, did not impress us. Going from the reception on the ground floor to the main area of the hostel is three floors up drab stairs with unpainted hardboard walls, a few framed posters, and an equal number of empty spaces where others once hung. The rooms run off brighter, long, straight corridors but which lack any form of decoration. Smoking seems...
Le Tour Traveler's Rest Youth Hostel
"Traveler's Rest Youth Hostel is an excellent hostel. It's large and it's obviously a business, but still, it's friendly and full of character. There's plenty of space, which is a good sign that the owners are not after every last jiao. There is so much here that it should meet the needs of most types of hostelers, except perhaps smokers, as it's nonsmoking throughout. There's Wi-Fi in all the common areas, but not in all rooms -- management...
InnJoy International Youth Hostel
"InnJoy International Youth Hostel (previously called Sleeping Dragon International Hostel) is the best "old Shanghai" hostel. Its not very centrally located, there is no McDonald's nearby and it's not new. It does lend the traveler to the most authentic cultural experience one can hope for in Shanghai and it doesn't hurt that it's cheap and in a grand old house with loads of common space. Plus the staff are not only nice but actually helpful....
Shanghai Koala Garden House
"… are also served. Our mission is to provide comfortable, secure, clean and spacious accommodation to budget traveler. Don't just see Shanghai's history; but to know it, live in it ! Mixed dorm The Rooms are equipped with 4 or 6 beds Double bed room The double-bed room is equipped with a large size bed capable of two people. Twin rooms The twins room is equipped with 2 single beds Internet and Wi-Fi access are free in...
"… 3minutes walking distance from the 4th subway Link,Dalian Road station. We founded on the concept of a fusion between design and style for the discerning,budget conscious traveler.When you walk into Naza, the decoration wake up the memory of Shanghai city,where east meets west. We offer 6 different style rooms to match different requirement.Our design creat this atmonsphere:welcome,warm,relaxing,participant and...
The Phoenix Hostel
"The Phoenix Hostel is well located and just refurbished; though it's of good quality, it fails to totally overcome being a hostel grafted onto a hotel, restaurant, and bar business, with just a small number of dorm beds to dozens of private rooms. At the time of the review, the there is still some refurbishment work taking place. There's a full service laundry (only), no kitchen or TV facilities, and minimal hostel and travel info; Wi-Fi is...
Shanghai Hidden Garden Youth Hostel
"Very cool - beautiful flowers, garden, and cats dogs. love everything." … "Cheap, close, good atmosphere - located on east side of river, in business district, hostel has good public transport connection all over the city about 10 mins walk from front door/gate. good communal space and nice atmosphere in hostel, though it is not one of the cleanest hostels in china." … "Average location, unexperienced staff - yes they have bus...
Old West Gate International Youth Hostel
"… our free internet. Our friendly staff will help you with the information of shanghai , ensuring you are able to have a good trip. The hostel provides: - FREE Wi-Fi; - FREE Internet/ Computer access; - FREE Satellite TV; - FREE personal lockers; - FREE linen & towels; - FREE use of hairdryer; - FREE Maps and Advice; - FREE Luggage storage -Washing machine express...
Blue Mountain HongQiao Youth Hostel
"… services. Spacious (Yes, we proudly announce 'spacious' in Shanghai!) and clean rooms, 24-hour hot water supply, air-cons, and newly renovated bar meet your every requirement. Free wi-fi access is available in public area. And there will be splendid free movie shows in the evening. Mostly important, the staff, friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, is willing to assist you at any time. Welcome to Blue Mountain HONGQIAO Youth...
Soho People's Square Youth Hostel
"… shower * FREE board game to borrow * FREE books to borrow * FREE hair drier * FREE self-service kitchen * FREE travel information * Movie Night every week * Bicycle rental * Laundry facilities * Tickets booking(Train tickets and plane tickets) * Bar ATTENTION Check-out time at 12:00 noon Passport is required for check-in. We DO NOT guarantee to allocate dorm beds in the same room for multiple beds booking Please...
Shanghai Soho Youth Hostel
"Quite good. - The carpet in our room was soggy but apart from this detail everything was great! Excellent location, friendly, fun places to hang out, and a baby rabbit to cuddle!!" … "Room with no windows or air conditioning - Stayed here one night and it was awful. It was a windowless room in the middle of the hostel. There was no air conditioning just a central fan that blew warm air. The bathroom was small, but tolerable. The hostel...
Blue Mountain Bund Youth Hostel
"Excellent stay - This hostel is great. The staff are super nice, friendly, helpful, and accommodating. The hostel is also a good size and the common area is well-lit, unlike virtually all the other Shanghai hostels I looked at. Has facilities like washing machines, dryers, an iron, and free wifi (wifi is only in the main lounge area, but you'll also find this to be the case with all other Shanghai hostels). Location is also excellent -- right...
Rock & Wood International Hostel
"Rock & Wood International Hostel is one of the best -- with an exceptional lounge and an outside common area with a fishpond and shrubs, good-sized clean dorms, and good bathrooms. It's not quite as central as some, but the metro is not far away and most places travelers need are just a short ride away. The free Wi-Fi is exceptionally good and covers the entire hostel and all indoor areas are smoke-free. The Location The hostel is a...
Hostel Shanghai - Mingtown Nanjing Road YH
"… air conditioning - 24 hour hot showers - with good water pressure! - Self-service Laundry - International telephone call facilities - Flight tickets booking - Acrobatic show tickets booking - Postcard mail service (stamps also for sale) Note -Please bring your passport(not the copy) with you when you check in -Please inform us your new arrival time by phone if you arrive later than the scheduled time on your booking, or...
Shanghai Dock Bund Hostel
"Great place - Good location, close to the subway. 170RMB for a double room in city center is hard to come by. No real hangout space so it's less like a real hostel, but that's not a big deal. The rooms are clean with a relatively soft bed. The bathrooms are big so you don't have to brush your teeth right underneath the shower head. The rooms are similar to hotel rooms without the hotel price. There is no wifi in the rooms, that's the only...
Shanghai Soho Bund Youth Hostel
"… inform us in advance if something changed about your reservation ,otherwise the reservation will be canceled if passing the arriving time Any Special requirements, please inform us by calling us or when you are making the reservations. We DO NOT guarantee to allocate dorm beds in the same room for multiple beds booking.' We have almost 30 rooms in the hostel, twin beds, double beds, triple beds, male dorms, female dorms to suit...
Sleeping Dragon Hostel
"… modern flair and convenience. Nestled right in the heart of bustling old town Shanghai, an area bursting with Chinese culture and lifestyle, Sleeping Dragon is surrounded by old-fashioned open-air markets, classical homes, interesting shops, and street vendors and plenty of traditional restaurants. We are also within 5 minutes walking distance of the convenient metro line 4. The famous sights of Shanghai, The Bund, Yu Gardens,...
Shanghai Qibao Old Street International Hostel
"… station: 400 feets to old street, 900 meters to line 9, 4.6 kilometers to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport. Qibao Old Street International Hostel is like home when compared with others, It 's a Hostel including accommodation, entertainment and travel consulting, It has a very big and warmly public area, clean and tidy bedrooms. powerful WIFI, friendly environment and hospital service However, if we are luck enough, we can have...
Astor House (Pujiang Hotel)
"Amazing! After flying direct from Australia it was total luxury to arrive at this place. Classic old-world charm, very clean, well-organised, bellhops, friendly staff, and awesome building. Stay where Einstein, Chaplin, and Bertrand Russell slept! I stayed Dec '05 and Jan '06, two different rooms, both immaculate. Huge rooms, views, TV with many channels, large ornate bathrooms, total hotel opulence. And free slippers, replaced daily. Good...
Backpacker Homestay Shanghai
"… wireless internet access for your laptop, air conditioner, linen, heating facilities for winters, hair drier, toilet paper, shower cream, shampoo, laundry machine, complimentary tea, refrigerator, microwave, cooking utensils. We offer French style breakfast by your order. There is water, coke, beer, fruits; ice creams and so on are available always. Rooms are available from 14:00hrs on the day of your arrival. You can check in at...
"… toilet and bathroom, and air-conditioners, so as to meet various needs. In the Shanghai bund, deeply carved with history and memory, writing a new thriving era of the elder times, warmly welcome travelers from the world. It is a cozy harbor in your trip, and another home for your stop. Here, you can get detailed travel information, enjoy free internet and spacious public space for chat, read Shanghais history, see the whole...
"… chage your travel experience to other travelers. sweet room with 2 dorm types,6dorms and4dorms,double and single.all beds are soft and comfortabel enjoy your niht here .Bed sheets and linen , towels are provided,bathroom with 24hr hot shower,air conditioning unit.bars and sofa with some soft drink,make more friends here from the worldwides. our staffs are welcome and outgoing for every traveler from worldwide. We also prepare...
HI - Shanghai Mingtown Hiker YH Hostel
"Hiker Youth Hostel -Shanghai has a relatively large atmosphere. There are ensuite, co-ed, and single rooms. There are three computers with internet connection in the lobby, but considering the number of guests, it’s hard to get computer time and there is always a line of people waiting. The hostel has wireless internet connection if you bring your own laptop. There are bathrooms and showers on each floor. The showers are small and...
ShangHai City Home Serviced Apartment
"… to new open subway line 7, take you about 10 minutes by foot, you can come to the subway station. And easy to chenge line 1, or 2 by line 7.. The apartments located in the city center and Jing An District with easy access to anywhere in Shanghai. The apartments have 24 hour reception and other hotel facilities. All our apartment provide ketchen utilities and wash machine, you can cook here and enjoy you new home in...
HengSheng Peninsula Serviced Apartment
"It is a four-star new-built Serviced Apartment with elegant decor and top-class facilities. It is located in the heart of Shanghai with easy access to the Bund, Nanjing Road and Pudong Area. The heart of shopping and business center is available for all kinds of purposes. It is just 30 minutes drive from Hongqiao Airport and 60 minutes from Pudong international Airport. HengSheng Peninsula International Serviced Apartment is an ideal...
Zhongshan Park Serviced Apartment
"… Zhongshan Park serviced apartments in Zhongshan Park central business area. The heart of shopping and business center is available for all kinds of purposes. Easy access to West Nanjing Road (Nanjing Xi Lu), Hongqiao Shanghaimart, Xujiahui, Jingan Temple, West Yanan Road (Yanan Xi Lu) People's Square, the Bund and Pudong Lujiazui. We offer: Air-conditioning and Heating CATV, DVD Player Emergency Interface telephone Alarm...
Shanghai Bund Serviced Apartment
"Fully furnished MAYSON SHANGHAI Bund serviced apartments in Shanghai Bund central area. The heart of shopping and business center is available for all kinds of purposes. Easy access to East Nanjing Road, Bund, Pudong Lujiazui, Jingan Temple and People's Square. Check in at 1210, 12 Floor. We offer: + Air-conditioning and Heating + CATV, Satellite TV, DVD Player + Emergency Interface telephone Alarm System + Modern furnishings,...
New Harbour Service Apartments
"We are delighted to provide personal hotel service to make it a comfortable place, such as do-it-for-you service, ADSL in room, Chinese & Western Cuisine, Business Centre, 24-hr Security, tens of satellite TV programmes. The 2000-square meter Club, equipped with indoor swimming pool, sauna, gym and billiards, is an ideal place for relaxation. We have 255 all-suite apartments with different size and style. One-bed-room Suite, Two-bed-room...
Mayson Shanghai Zhongshan Park Serviced Apartment
"The heart of shopping and business center is available for all kinds of purposes. Easy access to West Nanjing Road (Nanjing Xi Lu), Hongqiao Shanghaimart, Xujiahui, Jingan Temple, West Yanan Road (Yanan Xi Lu), People's Square, the Bund and Pudong Lujiazui. Superior Queen bed room, Superior Twin beds room and Superior Family room." … "… Railway Station Take Metro line 3/4 from Shanghai Railway Station to Zhongshan Park Station...
Mike 168 Service Apartment
"… is open in 2005 with the decoration standard in 4-star hotel. It is also famous for its high-grade services, 24 hours security, password entrance guard system, intelligent elevator and completed equipments like microwave oven, fridge, washing machine, rice cooker, air-conditioning, TV, wireless internet and wired internet etc. The apartment has 24 hour reception and there are double room, twin room and junior suite available. The...
"Anqi Hostel is a warm and firendly,Anqi Hostel that welcomes travelers from all over the world.We have a wealth of experience in the industry and know what travelers value and need during their stay!! Double room(1.5m bed,with bathroom,TV,Air condition) Double room(1.8m bed,with bathroom,TV,Air condition) Standard Room(1.1m bed*2,with bathroom,TV,Air condition)" … "By Subway :take the Subway Line 1 ,get off at Jinjiangleyuan Station...
"Quintet is a boutique B&B located in the historic French Concession neighborhood of Shanghai. Stay at one of our six stylish, individually designed rooms in this three-story 1939 garden lane house and experience the bygone elegance of Old Shanghai. All rooms come with private baths, satellite TV, DVD players, and iPod-ready stereo. Enjoy gourmet western breakfast in our downstairs dining room or simply relax on the rooftop terrace....
The Train Inn
Min Hang District
"The Train Inn is located in Pu Jiang Town which is a new town 15 KM away from downtown Shanghai. It takes about 35 minutes by Metro Line 8 from People's Square(the city center) to our property. There's a famous water village called Zhao Jia Lou is about 10 minutes by car from TTI. You can have a half day tour there to do a boat trip and try the traditional local food. The Train Inn is a creative lifestyle project that brings together a...
Bi Hao Apartment Hotel
Jing An District
"… equipped with air-conditioner, television, high-speed Broadband Internet connection, telephone, washing machine, microwave oven, fridge, dish-washer, electric oven, kitchen utensils, etc. 24 hours reception and guard service. Room cleaning service provided twice a week along with friendly and helpful staff to assist you 7 days a week .Conveniently located at Jiangning Road, offers a wide selection of supermarkets, restaurants,...
Magnificent International Hotel
"… in the hub of Shanghai close to Huaihai Central Road. The hotel offers suites-coffee shop-gymnasium-carpark-conference rooms and business services. Built in 2002 this modern business hotel offers first class service. The bedrooms all have private facilities and are equipped with air conditioning-satellite TV-direct dial telephone-hairdryer-internet access and mini bar. Suites and non smoking rooms available. The hotel offers a...
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Shanghai Travel Tips & Suggestions
Shanghai is a very beautiful city -- I just love it. Take a river boat and go to Shanghai Tower.
Shanghai is like any big city and it feels too Western. The old city and Yuyuan Gardens is touristy but beautiful and the area across the water from the Bund is beautiful. There is not much to do here, so after three days I was ready to move on.
— Pippin, USA
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