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1. Posted by bushbaby (Budding Member 11 posts) 10y Star this if you like it!

Hi all. I'm gona travel to Chinal and my first stop is Shanghai for 3-4 days. This is my first time to China, and for that matter first serious overseas trip by myself so I'm a bit lost. My first question is where is a good clean place (and also easy on budget) to stay and still fairly handy to all the touristy spots, which are from what I can gather- Nanjing Road, Yu Garden, the Bund etc.

My 2nd question is, what are people's experiences with travelling from Shanghai to Beijing? I'm thinking of taking an overnight train as cost and time saving measure. I'm thinking of getting a soft sleeper and from the information I can find can be separated into a 2 or 4 bunks compartment. For those who have tried it, is overnight train on this route a fairly comfortable ride, and is it worth paying the extra to stay in a 2 bunk compartment?

Thanks for any suggestions.

2. Posted by lisa564357 (First Time Poster 1 posts) 10y Star this if you like it!

hello~~~~~! in fact u`d better come to beijing by train if u leave from shanghai~~! and i think u can book accomodation first! u don`t need book 2* OR 3*....COZ It`s very expensive! now i can u a website where is book accomodation with a little money:
青年旅社社名 地址 电话
1.侣松园青年旅社 东城区宽街板厂胡同 22号 010*64040436
2.工体青旅 朝阳区工体9台 010*65524800
3.飞鹰 宣武门西大街10号楼后台 010*63171116
4.晨光 东城区东单3条8-16号 010*65284347
5.兆龙青年旅社 朝阳区工体北路2号 010*65972299*6111
6.新大都 西城区车公庄大街21号 010*68319988*180/185
7.远东国际青年旅社 宣武区铁树斜街90号 010*51958811*3118
8.实佳 东城区南小街史家胡同9号 010*65249098/65272773
9.北京国际青年旅社 建国门内大街9号国际饭店2号楼十层 010*65126688
10北京城市国际青年旅社 东城区站前街1号 010*65258866/85115050
11凤龙国际青年旅社 宣武区右安门东街5号 010*63545836

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3. Posted by Utrecht (Moderator 5655 posts) 10y Star this if you like it!

LOL, I think it's a square building no?

4. Posted by hamihaha (Budding Member 8 posts) 10y Star this if you like it!

Youth hostel are clean and not too expensive in China.
You can find their contact numbers on internet.

You have direct daily train between Beijing and Shanghai.

5. Posted by Swept Away (Travel Guru 1116 posts) 10y Star this if you like it!

aside from

what other sites should I check....

WHATS BETTER IS IF YOU GUYS COULD NAME 5 youth hostels in Shanghai that are cheap and great.

Please help! I dont plan to book online, i want to find places on foot.