A good hostel for solo travellers, couples, and small groups.
17 Yunnan (South) road ,
The Phoenix Hostel is a popular hostel in Shanghai that offers guests comfortable rooms in a friendly environment. The hostel is conveniently located near People's Square and the Nanjing road pedestrian area. It's also just a short walk to The Bund and is near two different subway stations so you can easily access most places within the city. If you're a foodie, this is also one of the best areas to stay in the city. It is on south Yunnan Road, which is commonly referred to as Yunnan food street. There's a wonderful selection of restaurants and street food in the area. It's also a great area if you just want to wander around and people watch.
The hostel has some great amenities including free internet access, air conditioned and heated rooms, bright rooms, and black out curtains in dorms. There's also a lovely rooftop where you can relax after a busy day exploring Shanghai. Many guests enjoy reading books or playing games in this area.
The staff are also friendly and helpful. They can help you with any travel related questions that you might have. They can also help you schedule any number of cultural classes in the area including Mandarin Chinese classes, Majong, and Chinese brush painting.
Both private and dorm rooms are available. Single, twin and double private rooms are available and dorms sleep four, six, or eight people.