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Shanghai (上海) is a colossal city with over 18 million (official) inhabitants in the core city, making it China's largest city and the world's eighth largest urban area with around 23 million inhabitants. It's the biggest city proper in the world.

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Old City, Chair Repairman Sleeping, Shanghai
Old City Card Game, Shanghai
Pudong River Skyline, Shanghai
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Mingtown Nanjing Road Youth Hostel

Mingtown Nanjing Road Youth Hostel

The place was great, very close to everything (two blocks away from the subway Line 2 from Pudong Airport). It is easy to find though the street that is on is a bit dodgy, the hostel is very clean. The rooms are superb, very very spacious, very clean bathrooms and cheap beer lol. ... more

Overall
5
City Home Apartment

City Home Apartment

We agreed that this was the worst of all accommodation we had in China. ... more

Overall
3
Asset Hotel

Asset Hotel

Situated in a cul-de-sac, this is a hotel that offers excellent service and comfort. It's a bit of a hike to the station but is quite close to the centre of town. The staff speak good English and are friendly and helpful, the rooms are well equipped and the beds comfortable. ... more

Overall
5

Shanghai Discussions

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    hi all...i am from singapore...will be planning a trip to shanghai in the second wk of jan...currently singapore airline has a promo going on...but it requires 2 to travel in order to qualify for the promo...any takers? min ...

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    in Shanghai. Basically wondering how expensive things are here such as food and accommodation, maybe ...

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    please can somone tell me how far pu dong airport is from the center of shanghai. regards lawrence ...

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Blue Mountain Bund Youth Hostel
86 %

Blue Mountain Bund Youth Hostel

6F, 350 South Shanxi Road (Map) - Hostel
place was great but some rooms had bedbug。 receptionist was lovely & informative, bar man very rude。 toilet and shower very clean
Rock&Wood International Youth Hostel
85 %

Rock&Wood International Youth Hostel

No.615 Lane, ZhaoHua Road Changning District (Map) - Hostel
Pretty decent place to stay. The hostel itself doesn't feel like Shanghai (that's a good thing); it's pretty clean overall (although there was a cockroach in our room).
City Central International Hostel
83 %

City Central International Hostel

No.300 Wuning Road Putuo District (Map) - Hostel
Hands down one of the best places I have stayed at. Clean, planned, properly managed, value for money!! The bar is good and so is the menu with a lot of options for vegetarians.
Mingtown Etour International Youth Hostel
82 %

Mingtown Etour International Youth Hostel

No.55, Jiangyin Road, Huangpu District (Map) - Hostel
This is ideally located near People's Square subway and the bar area and rooms/showers etc were smart and clean.
Blue Mountain LuWan Youth Hostel
82 %

Blue Mountain LuWan Youth Hostel

2F Building No1 1072 Nong QuXi Lu (Map) - Hostel
good Hostel Very good staff Only One problem, the location there is nothing around, but with the metro you don`t have any problem to go everywhere.
Mingtown Nanjing Road Youth Hostel
81 %

Mingtown Nanjing Road Youth Hostel

No. 258 Tianjin Road Huangpu District (Map) - Hostel
The place was great, very close to everything (two blocks away from the subway Line 2 from Pudong Airport). It is easy to find though the street that is on is a bit dodgy, the hostel is very clean.
Le Tour Traveler's Rest Youth Hostel
80 %

Le Tour Traveler's Rest Youth Hostel

Bldg. 36, 319 Jiaozhou Road JingAn District (Map) - Hostel
good rooms-friendly helpful staff-good internet facilities and lots of different areas to spend time in-pool table and ping pong a hit-very good location-a very nice way for us to be introduced to chi
MINGTOWN Hiker International Youth Hostel
80 %

MINGTOWN Hiker International Youth Hostel

No. 450 Middle Jiangxi Rd. Shanghai. P.R.China (Map) - Hostel
Great hostel centraly located in Shanghai and easy to access via the metro train , friendly front of house staff who spoke excellent English.
The Phoenix
80 %

The Phoenix

17 Yunnan (South) road (Map) - Hostel
We are pleased with the Phenix hotel room. The staff is also very friendly and helpful. The location is great.
Soho People's Square Youth Hostel
80 %

Soho People's Square Youth Hostel

NO. 1307 South Suzhou Rd Huangpu District (Map) - Hostel
GOOD location, close to main sites (walking distances), the staff does not speak English very well.
Captain Youth Hostel (Fuzhou Road. The Bund)
79 %

Captain Youth Hostel (Fuzhou Road. The Bund)

No. 37 Fuzhou Road (Map) - Hostel
Excellent location as walking distance to Bund, nanjing road east. Wifi only works in the ground floor only from morning 10 am to evening 9pm or 10 pm. Toilets and Bathrooms are not good.
Old West Gate International Youth Hostel
78 %

Old West Gate International Youth Hostel

No.115 Penglai Road Huangpu District (Map) - Hostel
Cheap but enough. Most stuff can't speak english ,because almost all costumers are chinese when i stay.
Beehome International Youth Hostel
78 %

Beehome International Youth Hostel

NO.210 Lane 490 Dongchang Road (Map) - Hostel
LOcated in a fantastic location. The double room could be better, the bathroom smells really bad and there is no door between the bathroom and the room.
Mingtown People's Square Youth Hostel
78 %

Mingtown People's Square Youth Hostel

No.35 Yong Shou Road Huangpu District (Map) - Hostel
Nice architecture, great location, good coffee! I love the pending lamps in the staircase! Only a laundry service was missing that is really hard to find in China! And I was missing a real muesli (tha
Le Tour Shanghai Youth Hostel
77 %

Le Tour Shanghai Youth Hostel

136 Bailan Road, Putuo District, Shanghai, China (Map) - Hostel
3, 4 minutes walk from the metro station. you'll see the hostel like a small ship. not too big. staff helpfull, quiet and clean. actually they're often cleaning something.
Blue Mountain HongQiao Youth Hostel
77 %

Blue Mountain HongQiao Youth Hostel

#108, HaMi Road (Map) - Hostel
i would intended to book shibo youth hostel,but booked hongqiao one by mistake,by all lucky,the servers in hongqiao hostel were very warmth, making up the pity,furthermore,the hongqiao one was also co
Naza Hostel
76 %

Naza Hostel

No. 318 Baoding Rd (Map) - Hostel
It's got all your basic hostel needs: a cheap room (although I stayed during the Shanghai expo, which cost me 79 yuan per night.
Zhongshan Park Serviced Apartment
75 %

Zhongshan Park Serviced Apartment

Room 1310, Floor 13, 99 Huichuan Road Changning District, Shanghai (Map) - Apartment
Genting Star Shanghai
75 %

Genting Star Shanghai

No.1102 Zhongshan North 1 Road Houkou District (Map) - Hotel
City Home Apartment
75 %

City Home Apartment

Rm709, No.5 Building, Saintland Servic Apartment, JiangNing road, Jing An District (Map) - Hotel
We agreed that this was the worst of all accommodation we had in China.
Shanghai Fish Inn Bund
75 %

Shanghai Fish Inn Bund

No.639 Middle Henan Road Huangpu District (Map) - Hostel
Shanghai Bund Serviced Apartment
75 %

Shanghai Bund Serviced Apartment

Wuchang Rd 258 Huangpu (Map) - Apartment
nice apartment with waitan view. good for single occupant. pls. change the bedsheets sometimes. good value for money and good location.
Magnificent International Hotel
75 %

Magnificent International Hotel

No 381 South Xizang Road Huangpu District (Map) - Hotel
Shijia Inn (By the Bund)
74 %

Shijia Inn (By the Bund)

No. 480 middle Sichuan Road (Map) - Hotel
The location was fantastic, however they wouldn't recognize the deposit we paid. I would suggest you don't pay any deposit. Staff were unhelpful and unfriendly.
Shanghai Koala Garden House
71 %

Shanghai Koala Garden House

240 DuoLun Road Hongkou District (Map) - Hostel
The place is beautifully renovated, but our stay would have been much more pleasant if certain things were conducted differently.