A good hostel for backpackers, female travellers, and small groups.
No.55, Jiangyin Road, Huangpu District ,
Mingtown Etour International Youth Hostel is located in the center of Shanghai near the People's Square area. It's located in a building that was designed with the traditional residential Shanghai style. There's a central courtyard where guests can hang out. There are also twenty rooms and more than 70 bunk beds. The room options include twin and double private rooms as well as six bed dorms that are split by gender. Guests can choose from rooms with private or shared bathrooms. Every room has air conditioning and windows.
The hostel offers all kinds of amenities for guests. On-site facilities include a restaurant, bar, laundry facilities, a common area, and even a small pool. There's a small kitchen area with a microwave oven, an electric kettle, and a refrigerator.
The staff here are helpful and most speak English. Don't hesitate to ask for suggestions of places to eat or things to do in the area. They can also help you with any local travel arrangements you might need.
The hostel is in a great part of Shanghai. It's about a ten minute walk from Nanjing Road pedestrian shopping district, People's Square, the Shanghai Museum, and much more. It's also about half an hour from Xin Tian Di and the Bund.