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Mingtown Hiker Youth Hostel

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4 Apr 2016
“Good stay for backpackers”
26 Feb 2015
“Nice hostel, good location, poor staff”
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

Good stay as this hostel has everything a backpacker wants from a hostel, mostly if it is the first trip to China. Staff speaks English and amenities such laundry/ free wifi/ common spaces to meet other travelers are available. Did not try the bar but...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2015

The hostel is in an absolutely great location! Right on People's Square with immediate access to the metro. The hostel itself is really pretty and the onsite restaurant and bar is convenient. With laundry and wifi. Local shops nearby and everything worth visiting within a...More

Thank Lyndsay D
Reviewed 23 October 2014

Stayed here probably nearly 10 times on short breaks to Shanghai when living in China for a year. Found the staff welcoming and helpful every time, particularly with giving information about trains. Very clean and comfy rooms, great value too if your used to western...More

Thank L M
Reviewed 7 September 2014

Compared to the Mingtown Hostel in Hangzhou, this one is not much different. However, I disagree that the staff was great. They were average compared to the other hostels from Mingtown. They did not exceed my expectations. 1. For example: on arrival the girl behind...More

Thank Ozymandias2009
Reviewed 23 June 2014

The location is amazing! Just a five minute walk to the bund, train station, and East Nanjing Road. The staff was very friendly and extremely helpful. The private room that I stayed in was quiet, spacious, and comfortable. The only complaint about the room would...More

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China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > The Bund
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Mingtown Hiker Youth Hotel Shanghai
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The Bund
While there are certainly many other “bunds” in the
world, “the Bund” refers to Shanghai’s famous
waterfront. The area’s Gothic, Art Deco and Beaux Arts
monoliths were built when it was part of the Shanghai
International Settlement run by the British and
Americans. The atmosphere of colonial-era luxury has
endured over time and is now found in the five-star
hotels, luxury brand boutiques and expensive
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"We saw better rooms in passing by but we had booked very late. I have no real tip other than to enquire if..."
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"You are here because it is cheap and the location is easy. Accept it for what it is."
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"No swimming pool or fitness centre . Unable to click off"
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"Dorms on the top floor are less noisy when there are noisy backpackers around and the private rooms on the..."
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