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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
"Hostel Captain Youth Hostel - Shanghai is quite the enjoyable stay. We enjoyed the atmosphere and although there are downfalls, these are countered with its advantages. The Location The location of Hostel Captain Youth Hostel is moderate. It is located on Fuzhou Road. It has a decent view from our shared room on the highest level. As a result of being constructed near the Huangpu River, it has a semi-serene view (we say that, as the...
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." … "Dirty. Well located - Really dirty place. The bunk beds room weren't bad. But the shared wc was terrible. Really dirty people over there and cleaner didn't clean at all. Showers need to be urgently modernized, new shower curtain is not so expensive. Only one sink for twelve people is...
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...
Shanghai Blue Mountain Luwan Youth 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....
"This Hostel's predecessor was the 'Old Factory'. Not only does it embody the concept of a youth hostel, it is also enriches its ambience with traditional characteristics. Naza devotes the whole strength to creating a good residential environment and exchange platform for all our customers. We hope you enjoy your stay! Double / Standard Rooms Lobby Bar Food Laundry Kitchen Hot water Shower Tickets Reservation Game room Reading room...
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
"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." … "Very cool - beautiful flowers, garden, and cats dogs. love everything." … "Average location, unexperienced staff - yes they have bus...
Old West Gate International Youth Hostel
"… most historical and central) area of Shanghai,within a walking distance to all major attractions such as 15 minutes to Shanghai old streets(Yu Garden) ,30 minutes to The Bund, 5 minutes to the Confucian Temple. In this 4-floor house,we invite you to relax with the music while reading books, play billiards and surf our free internet. Our friendly staff will help you with the information of Shanghai , ensuring you are able to have a...
Blue Mountain HongQiao Youth Hostel
"… 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 Hostel and we do hope you enjoy your stay here! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Please note: Remember to bring your passport to check in at...
Soho People's Square Youth Hostel
"… decoration.We invite fellow travellers to relax in our Soho bar, enjoy delicious food, or read our books and surf our mega-fast internet in our reading area ---------SERVICE---------- * FREE Wi-Fi(in public area and every room) * FREE 24-hour hot 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 *...
Shanghai Soho Youth Hostel
"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 was also a bit hard to find. The location isn't bad, but don't expect too much." … "Quite good. - The carpet in our room was soggy but apart from this detail everything was great!...
Blue Mountain Bund Youth Hostel
"Safe and fun - Stayed here for three nights in winter. Great location near the Bund. Staff is welcoming. Rooms are a bit cramped, but the common-area is a great place to meet people and relax. I would stay here again in an instant." … "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...
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
"… lockers, individual lights, and power outlets. Safety deposit boxes are available at reception. We also offer free short-term luggage storage.It's a wonderful hostel and welcome to our hostel! Things to note: 1.Our hostel only accept cash and can't credit card,pls take enough cash when you check-in! 2.Please remember to bring passport(not copy) with you when you come here. Please note If you book the dorm beds, we can't...
Shanghai Soho Bund Youth Hostel
"… options are within walking distance of the hotel. Free hairdryer and free luggage storage are available. Soho Bund Hostel is a 7-minute walk from line 12 International Cruise Terminal metro station and a 10-minute walk from The Bund and Nanjing Road. Guests can enjoy Shanghai’s skyline on the terrace. Laundry and room service are available. Added conveniences include safety deposit box and luggage storage at the 24-hour...
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
"… of Shanghai. The hotel offers a wide range of amenities and perks to ensure you have a great time. Express check-in/check-out, Wi-Fi in public areas, free Wi-Fi in all rooms, lockers, shared kitchen are there for guest's enjoyment. Guestrooms are fitted with all the amenities you need for a good night's sleep. In some of the rooms, guests can find desk, toiletries, satellite/cable TV, kitchenware, shower. The hotel's peaceful...
Shanghai Chi Chen Hostel
"… TV and air conditioning. There is also an electric kettle. Featuring a shower, private bathroom also comes with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Extras include a sofa and a desk. At Shanghai Chi Chen you will find a 24-hour front desk. Others offered at the property include a shared lounge with TV, free luggage storage, a games room and ticketing service. The property offers free parking. Guests can use the computer at the lobby...
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...
Backpacker Homestay Shanghai
"… 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 any time to store bags. Once...
Shanghai Koala Garden House
"… restoration is added by modern facilities without spoiling its character and guests can be secured by our conscientious staff, security card system and commitment to the highest standards. A bar in the lobby is also available with various drinks, featuring Italian coffee--illy. Delicious foods including pizza, pasta, some great snacks are also served. Our mission is to provide comfortable, secure, clean and spacious accommodation to...
"… 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...
Koala International Youth Hostel
"Koala International Youth Hostel is a member of the Hostel International group and is the main reason for booking here. They are usually always of a high standard and consistent among hostels. The Location The hostels directions are not very clear at all. Being asked to walk for seven minutes, then changing direction and walking another seven minutes is never going to be ideal. If arriving by train, just take a taxi from the station....
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...
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
"… Serviced Apartment is conveniently located in the popular Hongqiao and INTEX Changning area. Featuring a complete list of amenities, guests will find their stay at the property a comfortable one. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at the Mayson Shanghai Zhongshan Park Serviced Apartment. Internet access - wireless (complimentary), internet access - wireless, non smoking rooms, air conditioning, heating can be found in...
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...
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,...
"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...
City Hotel Shanghai
"… and most convenient to Hongqiao and Pudong International Airport. 272 guest rooms are furnished to the highest international standard, 6 meeting rooms are located on the 2nd floor, providing comprehensive facilities that cater for all your business needs. To 'eat in City Hotel' is our first choice. City Hotel collects a wide variety of delicious cuisines to meet the needs of different guest. 'Cafe Vienna' offers...
Magnificent International Hotel
"… in Hong Kong. At the Magnificent International, you would find that it is a superior hotel coupled with home away from home atmosphere. The hotel's 185 rooms are modern & simple . All rooms are well furnished and equipped with satellite TV, Broadband internet access, in-room safe, mini-bar and coffee/tea setup. The hotel is located in the central heart of Shanghai - XiZang South Road, surrounded by the Bund, Xin Tian Di,...
Asset Hotel - Shanghai
"… Features:Complimentary European Breakfast Free Shuttle Service ParkingMajor Credit Cards Accepted24 Hour Reception24 Safety & SecurityIntenet AccessCleaning serviceRoom ServiceTours DeskThe Asset Hotel is equipped with broad-band internet access and various international TV channels. The rooms are nicely decorated with european-style room. All Rooms are private and spacious with a strong sense of mood and intimacy. There are six...
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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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