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Shanghai Old West Gate International Youth Hostel

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“minute walk”(2 reviews)
“dorm”(2 reviews)
“supermarket”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Pets Allowed
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Breakfast included
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Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Great hostel in a quiet neighborhood that is clean with friendly staff. I stayed in the 8 bed dorm. Comfortable beds, seperate shower and toilet in the room, power points for each bunk, and good WiFi. Price was awesome too. But of a walk to...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

It's a cheap place with a good location and that is it. Maby good for backpackers. The hotel has no service at all. The staff don't seems to be interested to take care of the guests. Small and dirty room. The bathroom was ok but...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2015

I stayed at this hostel with my friend in a private room with its own bathroom. The staff are not friendly or helpful and the room was just plain dirty. The bathroom really old and smelly and there was no atmosphere - plenty of better...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2014 via mobile

Love the warmth feeling the twin room had brought to me in my last two days stay in shanghai. Room is clean though surrounding area are dirty wet market.im happy never see roaches or mice. Around 15 mins walk to nearby underground station with a...More

Thank Billy C
Reviewed 30 October 2014

Basic accommodation but comfortable. spacious. twin en suite room at bargain basement prices. Staff friendly and helpful. Free PC with internet and wifi. Towels, shampoo and shower gel provided. Kettle in room. We found location to be superb for walking to most attractions, however, not...More

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China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Old Town
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Old Town
Shanghai’s original walls live on in the curve of the
streets that serve as the border to the old city. An
aerial view shows a clear circular outline and parts
of the original wall are preserved as monuments to the
ancient past. The main tourist attraction of Yuyuan
(which means Yu garden, though it is often redundantly
referred to as Yuyuan Garden) draws hordes of tourists
every day, but wandering the streets around the
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"Rooms upstairs (3-4 floor) are quieter to sleep in and have less foot traffic."
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"Room above the hall has wifi"
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"stay closer to ground floor as there's no lift to help you with your luggages. Also, wifi is the..."
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