Shanghai is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in China. It has the perfect combination of modern glitz and old world charm. The city comes to life at night when the skyscrapers light up and the streets fill with people. Restaurants and bars stay open late into the night and the atmosphere is fun and glamorous. Although China does not have the same backpacker crowds that can be found in Europe or South America, there is still a well established hostel network that appeal to young travelers who are looking for a good time. Students keep the city lively and there is no shortage of activities for enthusiastic travelers.
Dorm Bed: $11.86
Located in the heart of Shanghai, this hostel is a great option if you're hoping to meet other travelers during your time in the city. It's conveniently located near everything you need to see and do. It's only a five minute walk from East Nanjing Road and is fifteen minutes from the Bund. The metro also makes everything around the city easily accessible and there's a stop only 300 meters away from the hostel.
The staff work to make sure that the hostel has a homey feel with comfortable rooms. There air conditioning and hot water available throughout the day.
The hostel stays lively as there is an onsite bar where many guests hang out. You can also enjoy the many free movies they have available, the pool table, free books, board games, and foosball.
The hostel also offers the standard amenities including internet and wi-fi service. This is a great option for young travelers who are hoping to meet others and make some friends while they're on the road.
6F, 350 South Shanxi Road ,
Dorm Bed: $13.55
This hostel is located in an old-fashioned warehouse that has impressive architecture. The traditional decoration gives it the look of an old Shanghai building. It's also located next to a city park which is pleasant to explore.
The hostel appeals to a young crowd because it has a fun and social atmosphere. There are board games you can borrow and a movie night every week. There's also bicycle rental available and a full service kitchen. The onsite bar is the place to hang out if you're hoping to meet other travelers. It's an active hostel where people are always coming and going. The staff is also friendly and can help you with any travel questions you might have.
NO. 1307 South Suzhou Rd Huangpu District ,
Dorm Bed: $11.83
This hostel is a little removed from the center of the city, but it has a fun atmosphere and attracts and interesting group of people. It is close to the Caoyang Road metro station so there is quick access into town.
The rooms are clean and comfortable and there are a range of options for guests. You can choose between singles, doubles and dorm rooms which sleep either four or six guests. There is also air conditioning in all of the rooms.
You'll also find a supermarket, bars, coffee lounge, and banks near the hostel. The onsite bar and restaurant is a great option for guests who are hoping to meet fellow travelers. This a great place if you want to see the real side of Shanghai away from the tourist crowds and tour groups.
No.300 Wuning Road Putuo District ,
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