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Shanghai City Central Youth hostel

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#198 of 5,206 Hotels in Shanghai
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  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“subway station”(15 reviews)
“snooker table”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One cannot expect to have familiar home comforts and conveniences under a different language, culture, custom and regulations. Yes, they have strict rules and regulations in China. There is no Google, Facebook, Instagram, Line, Messenger Forget about the usual points of references Remember the core...More

Thank Kay L
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Staff were unfriendly from the moment we walked in. Wi-Fi was terrible. Room was a decent size but bathroom and walls were mouldy. Good location for public transport. Best thing was the bar in the hostel that served western food and imported beer.

Thank shaunbuckley90
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I was a little loft, 2 beds downstairs and a double bed upstairs, it was clean. Close to the tube, shops and food markets/convenience stores. Staff spoke little or no English and were not very welcoming or talkative. We had a nice stay overall.

Thank Humberto R
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This place is a bit of a dive, but you get what you pay for! The bathrooms are mouldy and there is no drain for the water outside of the shower, so the bathroom floor is constantly flooded, the rooms stink of cigarette smoke, the...More

Thank Martynkuz
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The Shanghai City Central Youth Hostel was the end point for our tour of China. Intrepid Travel finished their tour here and it was a great place to base ourselves from. The nearby Metro station (Chaoyang) makes travel around Shanghai very easy. All of the...More

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US$12 - US$30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$12 - US$30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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"great location"
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"Try to request for new building blocks"
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"Two bed room on the right side of the hostel"
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"It was quite but facing to the balconies of the across buildings... Higher floor rooms and backsides might..."
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