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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 16 November 2013

This is a large hostel located within walking distance of The Bund in Shanghai. It is ideally located for those who want to spend their time walking along the river admiring the architecture and skyline of Shanghai. It is a very large hostel with helpful...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2013

The hostel was excellent value for money, in a great location and large. Security was good as you needed a key to get up to the dorms and then into the rooms themselves. Each bunk had a light, a shelf and a locker. Only bad...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2013

Stayed 3 nights in a double room. Although a bit pricey, we were pleasantly surprised with one of the best room conditions we had during our trip to China: spacious room, nicely decorated, very clean, new bathroom. Location is also great, 5 min walk from...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2013

I stayed here in November 2011 so hopefully this is still relevant (I did write a review earlier but it has disappeared...) This was the best hostel experience I've ever had. I admittedly probably did get lucky and happened to stay at a time when...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2013

Excellent location right next to the Bund, the staff spoke good English, and the communal bar/cafe area was relatively inexpensive. Each bunk had a locker along with a light and plugswitch but the rooms were very cramped, there was air-conditioning but it had been locked...More

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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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