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Mingtown Shanghai Etour International Youth Hostel
Mingtown Shanghai Etour International Youth Hostel
7,1 Good
No.55 Jiangyin Road, Shanghai, China
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3,1 km from city centre, Shanghai, SH, China 
GoodBased on 12 reviews
7,1

This Shanghai hostel is located just two minutes from the Shanghai Museum, and provides charming accommodation. Guests can also make use of free wireless internet.

Captain Hostel
Captain Hostel
5,8 Okay
No.37 Fuzhou Rd, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
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2,6 km from city centre, Shanghai, SH, China 
OkayBased on 12 reviews
5,8

This themed Shanghai hostel is located within a 10-minute walk of East Nanjing Road Metro Station. It also offers free Wi-Fi and a rooftop terrace.

Shanghai Le Tour Traveler's Rest Youth Hostel
Shanghai Le Tour Traveler's Rest Youth Hostel
8,4 Excellent
Building 36, Alley 319, Jiaozhou Road, Shanghai, China
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5,3 km from city centre, Shanghai, SH, China 
ExcellentBased on 1 review
8,4

Shanghai Le Tour Traveler's Rest Youth Hostel is located in Shanghai and offers guests free Wi-Fi. It is set amongst a variety of dining options and is within a 10-minute walk of Jing'an Temple Metro Station.

Shanghai Rock & Wood International Youth Hostel
Shanghai Rock & Wood International Youth Hostel
8,2 Excellent
No.278 Lane.615 Zhaohua Road, Shanghai, China
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7,2 km from city centre, Shanghai, SH, China 
ExcellentBased on 13 reviews
8,2

Shanghai Rock & Wood International Youth Hostel provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Shanghai. It also features laundry facilities, a library and an express check-in and check-out feature.

Shanghai Blue Mountain Youth Hostel - Luwan
Shanghai Blue Mountain Youth Hostel - Luwan
2f No 1a Lane 1072 Quxi Road, Shanghai, China
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2,5 km from city centre, Shanghai, SH, China 

Shanghai Blue Mountain Youth Hostel - Luwan is situated in Huangpu, just 35 minutes from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport. Rooms are air conditioned and a wireless internet connection is provided free of charge.

Shanghai Blue Mountain Bund Youth Hostel
Shanghai Blue Mountain Bund Youth Hostel
8,7 Excellent
6F, No350, South Shanxi Road, Shanghai, China
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3,2 km from city centre, Shanghai, SH, China 
ExcellentBased on 1 503 reviews
8,7

Located in Huangpu, this 3-star hostel is within easy walking distance of the Shanghai Natural History Museum and Bund Center. It also offers free Wi-Fi.

Tips for booking a hostel in Shanghai

Cheapest month:January
Most expensive month:May
Average price in Shanghai:R279/night
Absolute cheapest price found:R96/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
R108 - R422
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
R154 - R564
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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Shanghai Blue Mountain Bund Youth Hostel
Shanghai Blue Mountain Bund Youth Hostel
8,7 Excellent
6F, No350, South Shanxi Road, Shanghai, China
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3,2 km from city centre, Shanghai, SH, China 

Located in Huangpu, this 3-star hostel is within easy walking distance of the Shanghai Natural History Museum and Bund Center. It also offers free Wi-Fi.

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Captain Hostel
Captain Hostel
5,8 Okay
No.37 Fuzhou Rd, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
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2,6 km from city centre, Shanghai, SH, China 

This themed Shanghai hostel is located within a 10-minute walk of East Nanjing Road Metro Station. It also offers free Wi-Fi and a rooftop terrace.

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Mingtown Shanghai Etour International Youth Hostel
Mingtown Shanghai Etour International Youth Hostel
7,1 Good
No.55 Jiangyin Road, Shanghai, China
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3,1 km from city centre, Shanghai, SH, China 

This Shanghai hostel is located just two minutes from the Shanghai Museum, and provides charming accommodation. Guests can also make use of free wireless internet.

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Shanghai Rock & Wood International Youth Hostel
Shanghai Rock & Wood International Youth Hostel
8,2 Excellent
No.278 Lane.615 Zhaohua Road, Shanghai, China
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7,2 km from city centre, Shanghai, SH, China 

Shanghai Rock & Wood International Youth Hostel provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Shanghai. It also features laundry facilities, a library and an express check-in and check-out feature.

R176
Avg. per night
Shanghai Blue Mountain Youth Hostel - Luwan
Shanghai Blue Mountain Youth Hostel - Luwan
2f No 1a Lane 1072 Quxi Road, Shanghai, China
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2,5 km from city centre, Shanghai, SH, China 

Shanghai Blue Mountain Youth Hostel - Luwan is situated in Huangpu, just 35 minutes from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport. Rooms are air conditioned and a wireless internet connection is provided free of charge.

R192
Avg. per night
Shanghai Blue Mountain Bund Youth Hostel
Shanghai Blue Mountain Bund Youth Hostel
8,7 Excellent
6F, No350, South Shanxi Road, Shanghai, China
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3,2 km from city centre, Shanghai, SH, China 

Located in Huangpu, this 3-star hostel is within easy walking distance of the Shanghai Natural History Museum and Bund Center. It also offers free Wi-Fi.

R224
Avg. per night
Mingtown Shanghai Etour International Youth Hostel
Mingtown Shanghai Etour International Youth Hostel
7,1 Good
No.55 Jiangyin Road, Shanghai, China
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3,1 km from city centre, Shanghai, SH, China 

This Shanghai hostel is located just two minutes from the Shanghai Museum, and provides charming accommodation. Guests can also make use of free wireless internet.

R351
Avg. per night
Captain Hostel
Captain Hostel
5,8 Okay
No.37 Fuzhou Rd, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
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2,6 km from city centre, Shanghai, SH, China 

This themed Shanghai hostel is located within a 10-minute walk of East Nanjing Road Metro Station. It also offers free Wi-Fi and a rooftop terrace.

R750
Avg. per night
Shanghai Le Tour Traveler's Rest Youth Hostel
Shanghai Le Tour Traveler's Rest Youth Hostel
8,4 Excellent
Building 36, Alley 319, Jiaozhou Road, Shanghai, China
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5,3 km from city centre, Shanghai, SH, China 

Shanghai Le Tour Traveler's Rest Youth Hostel is located in Shanghai and offers guests free Wi-Fi. It is set amongst a variety of dining options and is within a 10-minute walk of Jing'an Temple Metro Station.

R830
Avg. per night

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Shanghai hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Shanghai?

    Shanghai hostels are R280/night, on average. However, you may find that prices fluctuate depending on the time of year. In November is often the cheapest month to book, and in October is the most expensive month to book a hostel in Shanghai. Our users recently found hostels for R97/night - which is currently the lowest price. Keep in mind that we would consider anything in Shanghai for R203/night or less a good deal.

  • What’s the best hostel in Shanghai?

    Shanghai Blue Mountain Bund Youth Hostel is the best Shanghai hostel according to HotelsCombined users. Shanghai Blue Mountain Bund Youth Hostel has a rating of 8,7/10 from 1 503 reviews.

  • What hostel is closest to Shanghai Hongqiao Intl Airport?

    Shanghai Rock & Wood International Youth Hostel is 8,1 km away from Shanghai Hongqiao Intl Airport, making it the closest Shanghai hostel to the city’s most popular airport.

  • Should I stay in a Shanghai hostel?

    Staying in a Shanghai hostel has many benefits, including cost savings, proximity to the centre of the city, a social and laid-back atmosphere, and similar amenities to hotels (such as Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, or 24/7 check-in). Hostels in Shanghai tend to attract younger, solo travellers, but they can be great for couples and families as well.