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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
"Great hostel in prime location! We had a nice double room which would rival better class hotels. It was clean, had new furniture, and a TV. Rooftop restaurant-bar is a good place to relax." … "I met some of the coolest people ever here at this hostel on the fourth floor. We had many many many sleepless nights just sitting and chatting about everything. A group of us even took some strange adventure to the ocean and came back the...
HI - Shanghai - Le Tour Shanghai YH Hostel
"HI - Shanghai - Le Tour Shanghai YH Hostel is located right near the metro station (in fact, it is almost underneath the metro line). It is in a somewhat more poor area of Shanghai (compared to the area around The Bund and around the Pearl Tower), however, within a five-minute walk of the hostel is an area with street food as well as McDonald's and convenience stores. The rooms are air conditioned and the beds are comfortable. The Location...
HI - Shanghai Easytour - Mingtown Etour Hostel
"Very clean and enjoyable ambience - I stayed at this hostel two months ago and it was a very nice place. The staff are friendly and helpful, structure inside the hostel is unique with traditional and modern elements, and the washing facilities allow for privacy and comfort. The location is on a small residential street which adds to the flavor however it is a little difficult to find the hostel itself. Look for the "Hostel" triangle sign...
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...
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
"Secondhand smoke, slow internet - if you don't mind slow internet and second hand smoke then it shouldn't be a problem. many nights i could smell smoke in my room with the door closed. seems like smokers can just about smoke anywhere they like -- in the bathroom, front desk and in all of the rooms, the common area with a bar is non smoking. I would suggest them to divide parts of the hostel into smoking and non-smoking rooms. And to move the...
Hostel Shanghai - People's Square YH
"Mingtown People's Square Youth Hostel is a good hostel. With traditional Chinese style, it provides all the tourists an excellent environment to see Chinese culture and meet people. Additionally, the staff there are friendly and helpful to all the guests. However, the rooms of the hostel are quite small and a bit dark, which should be improved in the future. The Location When talking about location, we need to say that it's not easy to...
Le Tour Traveler's Rest Youth Hostel
"We consider Le Tour Traveler's Rest Youth Hostel one of the best hostels in China, and that's saying a lot. 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...
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
"… Delicious foods including pizza, pasta, some great snacks 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...
"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
"Good location, great value, wonderful staff - It was by accident and necessity that I stayed a night at the Phoenix. Awesome! I would've stayed longer had I not already monetarily committed myself to another nearby hostel. There are four big pluses to the place: location, the restaurant attached to the hostel, the upstairs outdoor bar ... and Snog. I mentioned Snog but the rest of the staff are also wonderful and helpful and genuine. When I...
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
"… quality services. Spacious (Yes, we proudly announce “spacious” in Shanghai!) and clean rooms, 24-hour hot shower, air-cons, and newly renovated bar meet your every requirement. Free WIFI available in public area. Mostly important, the staff, friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, is willing to assist you at any time. Welcome to Blue Mountain HongQiao! We have 6-bed dorms and 8-bed dorms. We also have standard double, twin and...
Soho People's Square Youth Hostel
"… FREE Wi-Fi(in public area and every room) * FREE 24-hour hot shower * FREE luggage storage * 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...
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
"Stay @ basic double bed en suite - The stay was pretty pleasant, environment is amazing with ample space to chill and bond. Love the bar however service could have been better. In regards to the stay, the cleanliness was alright overall, however there is not hair dryer available in the room. I would say in summary, this is a pretty cool place." … "Common area, location, staff and food was great, room was ok. - We stayed at the Rock and...
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
"… 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 your needs. Every room is with air-conditioning,...
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,...
Astor House (Pujiang Hotel)
"A delightful experience. The list of rooms offered no longer lists any rooms cheaper than 420 yuan, which are the huge doubles with private bath. They do have, however, just 3 rooms at 165 yuan which are a great bargain. Room 607 is the real prize, with an unobstructed view of the entire bund stretching away into the distance -- glorious, especially at night. Ask, just in case any of these three 6th floor rooms are available." …...
"The Captain hostel provides several kinds of room rates from 50 Yuan to more than a thousand Yuan. You can certainly find what you like here. The Captain Hostel lies beside the Huangpu River,only one minute's walk to the famous Shanghai Bund and less than 10 minutes' walk to Nanjing Rd., People's Square and Yuyuan Garden." … "… tickets booking, recreation facilities, BBQ, left luggage and so on. There are kinds of rooms...
"… 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...
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." … "… 2 from Hongqiao Airport to Zhongshan Park Station (Exit 7) -->Arrive at Shanghai Railway...
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...
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,...
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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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