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Shanghai City Central Youth hostel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 October 2010

I had a private room with ensuite bathroom and it was fantastic. Quite clean, very comfortable, spatious and generally quiet. The standard of the room was like a 3-star hotel in North America, but for a much cheaper price! Good service from the front desk, generally decent facilities (though more computers would be nice, and faster computers would also be...

Thank eyetotelescope
Reviewed 14 September 2010

I really enjoyed staying in this hostel. Rooms were spacious and good. Toilets were neat and clean. Toileteries were provided. Felt more like a Hotel than a Hostel. Location is walkable distance to the Metro station. Free breakfast was excellent. Staffs were unfriendly. When requested to help us find a Taxi, they simply asked us to get it by ourselves...

Thank Cassey66
Pennsylvania, Usa
Reviewed 8 August 2010

The Utels Youth Hostel (aka City Central Youth Hostel) in Shanghai provided everything I needed for a comfortable stay at an amazingly affordable price. I stayed in a private room with two twin beds, TV, desk, and ensuite bathroom. I found the bed to be comfortable, but some people might feel it is a bit hard. The shower was very...

Thank AlwaysForever
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2010

Shanghai hostel international I have stayed at the Shanghai Internetional Hostel on several ocassions. As an expat working in Shanghai, some colleagues introduced me to the place. Initially on my first trip to Shanghai, I had opted to stay in a hotel. As I was worried about staying in a hostel. I must admit, that I am more of a...

1Thank KunaalT
Reviewed 5 May 2010

A friend and I stayed here around Christmas time, and we really enjoyed our stay. We booked a 4 bed dorm for the first three nights before we would head to Xi'an for a couple nights and then the same thing for a week and a half after that. The price was high for China, but it is Shanghai so...

1Thank annalise_ja
London, UK
Reviewed 22 April 2010

Overall, this is a great hostel. I would recommend it above any other hostel in Shanghai. The atmosphere is very friendly, the rooms are of a good size and the beds are comfortable, there is overall cleanliness, the bar staff are sociable, there are a wide range of dishes and drinks on offer, and the hostel staff are very ready...

Thank disgrun
Jersey, Channel Isles, UK
Reviewed 26 March 2010

I loved this place!! The rooms are large and are the standard of hotel rooms. The rooms come with:- Super comfy bed TV Writing desk Spotless bathroom with enclosed shower (good for me as I HATE wet room bathrooms) Kettle and free tea bags Free toiletries Air Con (excellent in winter when Shanghai is FREEZING) Internet connection Clean towels every...

Thank Brandon1983
Asia, Asia
Reviewed 22 February 2010

Firstly this is a great hostel for so many reasons: 1. Clean rooms in a hotel environment 2. Great lounge area to meet people. 3. Far-ish from downtown but right on subway, and taxis so cheap so that shouldn't be a deterrent. However, in the last 6 months prices have increased and staff have become surlier. Which is a shame,...

Thank orientnow
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 January 2010

Excellent facilities, and friendly staff, guests. Some people complain that it is a bit far out, but it is only a few stops on the metro and there are plenty of amenities around the around including a mcdonalds, carrefour supermarket and kfc.

Thank KunaalT
Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 13 August 2009

big and nice rooms and overall good experience. staff is helpful kitchen opening times need to be mentioned as we tried to order lunch at 11:15 am and they could not make fried rice yet. Overall nice place and easy to get taxis and a short walk to the subway.


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Additional Information about Shanghai City Central Youth hostel

Address: No.50, Lane 300, Wuning Road, Putuo District, Shanghai 200063, China (Formerly Utels Youth Hotel Shanghai Wuning Road)
Region: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Changshou Road
Price Range: €9 - €31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Shanghai City Central Youth hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 144
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Also Known As:
Utels Hotel Shanghai
Utels Shanghai Wu Ning
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“Try to request for new building blocks”
AKKL, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“Two bed room on the right side of the hostel”
341sebastieng, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“It was quite but facing to the balconies of the across buildings... Higher floor rooms and backsides might have a better view!”
bircanc, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Get a private room - wifi is great”
EmilyC307, 13 Feb 2016 | Read review
“rooms on 4ht floor better than 3rd floor, but maybe 4th was the ladies floor?”
22GraceB, 6 Oct 2015 | Read review
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