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Featured Hostels in Shanghai

Shanghai LOST International Youth Hostel
2 out of 5
Lane 938, Datong Road, Jing'an, Shanghai, Shanghai
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Located in Jing'an, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Daning Lingshi Park, Nanjing Road Shopping District, and People's Square. Former French Concession and ...

Shanghai LOST International Youth Hostel
J Trip Youth Hostel
3 out of 5
Citizen Building C96, Lane 3188, Xiupu Road, Shanghai
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Located in Pudong, this hostel is within 9 mi (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 Apr 23, 2019

J Trip Youth Hostel
Bufan International Hostel
2 out of 5
Floor 3, No 4943, Chuansha Road, Chuanshaxin Town, Pudong, Shanghai
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The price is ¥2,753 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 27

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 Nov 12, 2019

Bufan International Hostel

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The Phoenix Hostel Shanghai
2 out of 5
17 South Yun Nan Road, Shanghai
The price is ¥2,684 per night from Oct 12 to Oct 13

Located in Downtown Shanghai, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of People's Square and Shanghai Museum. Former French Concession and Xintiandi Style Shoppping ...

4.3/5Excellent! (212 reviews)

"Very international feel to the whole place. Good mix of domestic and foreign clients. Free upgrade from 8 bed dorm to twin shared room. Have been using Phoenix for 8 years. The only place I'd stay!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2020

The Phoenix Hostel Shanghai
Weflow Hostel
2 out of 5
No.33 Zhongshan North 1st Road, Shanghai
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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 Sep 18, 2019

Weflow Hostel
Shanghai Meego Youth Hostel
1 out of 5
No.495 Jiangning Road, Jingan District, Shanghai, Shanghai
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The price is ¥4,236 per night from Oct 13 to Oct 14

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 May 5, 2019

Shanghai Meego Youth Hostel
SHANGHAI UNESTS YOUTH HOSTEL
1 out of 5
No. 1585 Wenshui Rd. Building No. 640, Baoshan District, Shanghai, Shanghai
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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. Jing'an Temple and Hongkou Football ...

SHANGHAI UNESTS YOUTH HOSTEL
Le Tour Traveler's Rest Youth Hostel
2 out of 5
Building 36, Alley 319, Jiaozhou Road, Shanghai, Shanghai
The price is ¥4,501 per night from Oct 13 to Oct 14

Located in Jing'an, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Jing An Park and Jing'an Temple. Former French Concession and Zhongshan Park are also within 2 ...

3.9/5Very Good! (110 reviews)
ood stay with minors

"The hostel is located in a very nice area. Very clean and very cozy atmosphere. I was not so happy with the room condition as there was a very strong smell of moist in the room and one corner in the room hat a water damage. I hope this will be fixed"…"

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

Le Tour Traveler's Rest Youth Hostel
Yiheyuan Hostel
2 out of 5
Lane 555 Shitai Road, Room 102, Building 62, Jindiyijing Xiaoqu, Shanghai
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥3,958 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 27

Located in Baoshan, this hostel is within 9 mi (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 Sep 25, 2019

Yiheyuan Hostel
Jing'an No10
2 out of 5
No.10, WanHangDu Road 269, Jingan district, Shanghai, Shanghai
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Located in Jing'an, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Jing An Park and Jing'an Temple. Nanjing Road Shopping District and People's Square are also within ...

4.4/5Excellent! (11 reviews)

"Very strategic location close to major shopping area. The place is clean and nice. The owner is very friendly and attentive."…"

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2019

Jing'an No10
Shanghai Sky168 Youth Hostel
2 out of 5
No.333 Datong Road, Jingan District, Shanghai, Shanghai
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Located in Jing'an, this hostel is within 3 mi (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 Mar 5, 2019

Shanghai Sky168 Youth Hostel
Deng Ba Hostel Shanghai
1.5 out of 5
576 West Yan'an Road, Changning District, Shanghai, 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
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InterContinental Shanghai Jing’ An

InterContinental Shanghai Jing’ An

5 out of 5
500 Heng Feng Rd, Jing'an District, Shanghai, Shanghai
The price is ¥13,706 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
4.4/5Excellent! (305 reviews)

"New and clean hotel with friendly staff. But the restaurant is expensive and not so tasty."…"

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2020

InterContinental Shanghai Jing’ An
Hyatt Place Shanghai Hongqiao CBD

Hyatt Place Shanghai Hongqiao CBD

5 out of 5
9 Shenhong Road, Hongqiao CBD, Shanghai, Shanghai
The price is ¥9,261 per night from Sep 30 to Oct 1
4.4/5Wonderful! (300 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

Hyatt Place Shanghai Hongqiao CBD
The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi

The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi

5 out of 5
No.99 Madang Road, Luwan District, Shanghai, Shanghai
The price is ¥17,750 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
4.7/5Exceptional! (592 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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 money for exploring. 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 feature shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms), budget-friendly prices, and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Shanghai?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These options have the highest reviews from our customers and could be a good place to start: Shanghai LOST International Youth Hostel - Close to public transit, 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 an elevator. 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 hair dryers. Bufan International Hostel - Property features include free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and tour/ticket assistance. You’ll find showers and hair dryers 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. Weflow Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of North Xizang Road Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a bar. Rooms come with showers, free toiletries, and desks.
How many hostels are there in Shanghai?
If you’re searching for a low-cost place to stay in Shanghai, one of Expedia’s 27 hostels could be a great choice.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Shanghai?
The weather is important when you’re discovering new places, so here are some stats that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 78°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 46°F. Average annual precipitation for Shanghai is 45 inches.
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 like 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 to and around Shanghai while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Shanghai in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Pudong Intl. Airport (PVG), located 20.3 mi (32.7 km) away. An alternative is Hongqiao Intl. Airport (SHA), which is 8 mi (12.9 km) away. When you’re out and about, you might want to use public transit to get around. Take advantage of metro transit at People’s Square Station, Dashijie Station, and Xinzha Road Station. To see more of the area, hop on a train at Shanghai Railway Station, Shanghai South Railway Station, or Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station.

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