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Bufan International Hostel
2 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$35 per night

Located in Pudong, this hostel is within 12 mi (20 km) of Shanghai Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park, Shanghai Disneyland© and Shanghai WIld Animal Park. Shanghai New ...

4/5Very Good! (14 reviews)

"Will consider staying again if I were to visit Shanghai again. The host were very friendly."…"

Reviewed on 12 Nov,2019

Bufan International Hostel
J Trip Youth Hostel
3 out of 5
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Located in Pudong, this hostel is within 9 miles (15 km) of Shanghai Disneyland©, Shanghai New International Expo Centre and Shanghai Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park. ...

3.5/5Good! (18 reviews)

"Not a working number & not very easy to get ahold of the property."…"

Reviewed on 23 Apr,2019

J Trip Youth Hostel
Shanghai Meego Youth Hostel
1 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$37 per night

Located in Jing'an, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Jing'an Temple, Former French Concession and Nanjing Road Shopping District. People's Square and Shanghai ...

4/5Very Good! (31 reviews)

"Far from metro station."…"

Reviewed on 5 May,2019

Shanghai Meego Youth Hostel
SHANGHAI UNESTS YOUTH HOSTEL
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Located in Baoshan, this hostel is 2 mi (3.2 km) from Daning Lingshi Park and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Shanghai Circus World. Hongkou Football Stadium and Jade Buddha ...

SHANGHAI UNESTS YOUTH HOSTEL
Shanghai Summer Youth Hostel
The price is SG$49 per night

Located in Jing'an, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Jade Buddha Temple, Nanjing Road Shopping District and People's Square. Former French Concession ...

2.8/5 (4 reviews)
Wouldn't recommend for foreign backpackers

"It's just a couple of apartments with shared dormitory rooms. You have to call to find the place and each time you want to be let in (even though the phone number on my booking didn't work). No toilet paper, and all Chinese guests that don't speak English and some that smoke in the rooms."…"

Reviewed on 29 Mar,2019

Shanghai Summer Youth Hostel
Weflow Hostel
2 out of 5
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Located in Hong Kou, this hostel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Lu Xun Museum and 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from Nanjing Road Shopping District. North Sichuan Road and Hongkou ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (18 reviews)
Weflow hostel, excellent option.

"Excellent option in Shanghai, friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on 18 Sep,2019

Weflow Hostel
Yiheyuan Hostel
2 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$51 per night

Located in Baoshan, this hostel is within 9 miles (15 km) of Shanghai Circus World, Global Harbor Mall and Daning Lingshi Park. Zhongshan Park and Xianxia Road ...

1.5/5 (2 reviews)
Closed!

"This hostel is closed! Hotels.com gave me a confirmation one day before. I didn't find out until I arrived in the middle of an apartment complex at 4pm when there was no answer at the door. A woman with very little English (bilingual advertised) was finally able to explain "closed" over the phone. ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Sep,2019

Yiheyuan Hostel
Deng Ba Hostel Shanghai
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Located in Xuhui, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Shanghai Museum of Arts and Crafts and Jing'an Temple. Zhongshan Park and Former French Concession are ...

Deng Ba Hostel Shanghai
Shanghai LOST International Youth Hostel

Located in Jing'an, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Daning Lingshi Park, Nanjing Road Shopping District and People's Square. Former French Concession ...

Shanghai LOST International Youth Hostel
Shanghai Sky168 Youth Hostel
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Located in Jing'an, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of MOCA Shanghai, Nanjing Road Shopping District and People's Square. Former French Concession and Jing'an ...

1/5 (2 reviews)

"Hele lieve mensen, alleen is dit geen hostel maar een plek waar Chinezen op een kluitje wonen op zoek naar een baan. Niemand spreekt Engels. Het is zeker een manier om te ontdekken hoe het merendeel van de Chinezen in Shanghai leven. Maar ik ben blij dat ik een andere plek heb gevonden, wat zeker ..."…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar,2019

Shanghai Sky168 Youth Hostel
Shanghai Punk 666 Youth Hostel

Located in Jing'an, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Jade Buddha Temple, Nanjing Road Shopping District and People's Square. Former French Concession ...

1/5 (1 review)
Worst hostel experience

"This was the worst experience I had with a hostel in the span of a 3 month trip. First it took forever to get there. Bery out of the way location but that's not there fault. However the location indicated on the map is about 4 blocks from the actual location, they have no reception and its off the ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb,2019

Shanghai Punk 666 Youth Hostel
Tours * Soho Garden Hotel (Shanghai City Centre Riverside)

Located in Zhabei, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of West Nanjing Road and Nanjing Road Shopping District. People's Square and Former French Concession are ...

3.4/5 (95 reviews)

"Nice place"…"

Reviewed on 9 Dec,2019

Tours * Soho Garden Hotel (Shanghai City Centre Riverside)
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The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi
The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi
5 out of 5
No.99 Madang Road, Luwan District, Shanghai, Shanghai
The price is SG$180 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (591 reviews)

"The location is good. The hotel facilities are getting old though. The Tang Court restaurant is not as good as before."…"

Reviewed on 5 Jun,2020

The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi
Dorsett Shanghai
Dorsett Shanghai
4 out of 5
No.800 Hua Mu Road, Pudong New District, Shanghai, Shanghai
The price is SG$99 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,000 reviews)

"Nice and quiet location with huge park view, convenient for transportation to airport and city with subway (just right underground). Nice staff, good in English communication, clean, good for long stay with family and travelers"…"

Reviewed on 3 Feb,2020

Dorsett Shanghai
Hyatt Place Shanghai Hongqiao CBD
Hyatt Place Shanghai Hongqiao CBD
5 out of 5
9 Shenhong Road, Hongqiao CBD, Shanghai, Shanghai
The price is SG$101 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (300 reviews)

"Very nice hotel. Service was only ok though as they seem"…"

Reviewed on 29 Jan,2020

Hyatt Place Shanghai Hongqiao CBD
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Shanghai?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save your budget for sightseeing. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its museums and temples.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodations all offer shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), budget-friendly prices and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Shanghai?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks have the highest reviews from our guests and might be a good place to start: Shanghai LOST International Youth Hostel - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Zhongxing Road Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk, as well as a lift. Rooms come with showers, desks and linens. J Trip Youth Hostel - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a restaurant and tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with showers, free toiletries and hairdryers. Tours * Soho Garden Hotel (Shanghai City Centre Riverside) - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Xinzha Road Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a restaurant, as well as a bar. You’ll find towels, showers and linens in all rooms. The Phoenix Hostel Shanghai - Located steps from People’s Square. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar. Rooms come with showers, free toiletries and TVs. Shanghai Meego Youth Hostel - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of West Nanjing Road Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and tour/ticket assistance. You’ll find showers in all rooms.
What's the weather like in Shanghai?
The weather can be a big factor when you want to venture out and explore, so here’s some information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 26°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 8°C. Average annual rainfall for Shanghai is 1133 mm.
What is there to see and do in Shanghai?
In general, Shanghai is known for its museums, temples and sightseeing. Major attractions include People’s Square, Nanjing Road Shopping District and The Bund. Get out into nature with places such as Yu Garden, Zhongshan Park and Century Park. Cultural attractions include Former French Concession, Shanghai Science and Technology Museum and MOCA Shanghai.
What's the best way to get around Shanghai?
You can search for flights to the closest airport in Shanghai (PVG-Pudong Intl.), 20.3 mi (32.7 km) away from the city centre. An alternative is Shanghai (SHA-Hongqiao Intl.), situated 8 mi (12.9 km) away. When you’re out and about, you might want to make use of public transport. Take advantage of metro transport at People’s Square Station, Dashijie Station and Xinzha Road Station. To see more of the area, catch a train at Shanghai Railway Station, Shanghai South Railway Station or Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station.

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