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Brooklyn
Reviewed 31 December 2011

(Based on my May 2011 trip, so no knowledge on renovations.) I enjoyed my two stays (one for Shanghai, one for transit back to the US) in May. The only late-night or morning noise that I experienced was some kids playing table tennis around 11 pm or so. I stayed in a first-floor dorm room in the back (by the...

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Clermont Ferrand France
Reviewed 7 November 2011

Wrong description, most of services unavailable because renovations, renovations are supposed to start at 10am when you book in: they start at 8am, they cancel booking to avoid to pay site fee, so you pay cancellation fee, room never cleaned, lot of broken things in room. But the worst is that renovation just make impossible to sleep after 8, or...

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 31 October 2011

I was actually surprised that the bed and the bathroom was clean.Garbage are taken out daily and they even provide you with daily toilet paper. Hot water is also good. The only problem is the nearby residences who can be quite noisy at night. The staff are very good in English and very helpful with directions. There are also nearby...

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Sydney
Reviewed 23 October 2011

The staff are helpful and the location is very central. Especially the train booking office which is in the area. The streets are shaded and pleasant to walk through, unlike some other areas of Shanghai. There are lots of local restaurants on the same street. I had some great steamed dumplings in one. There is a filtered water machine in...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 18 September 2011

We spent 5 nights there in september 2011. Nice clean rooms in an old factory. It's quite a big place but well maintained. It's well situated in the town. A 10 minutes walk gets you to the subway on one of the main lines. The main strenght on this hostels is the staff. They have a really good english and...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 July 2011

We stayed here for one night before we moved on. Although the hostel appears to be a small inn from the front, it's actually enormous inside with rooms across three large levels. After staying in several of the same faceless HIs/YHAs throughout China (often they're the best option, and sometimes the only option), we were looking forward to something with...

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Berri
Reviewed 6 July 2011

We stayed in a family room with a double bed and a bunk. It was in a great location with subway, restaurants, supermarkets close by. Our children are 4 and 6 and they loved to have a run around the roof top bar. The price for the room was a bargain, we can't stay anywhere that cheaply here in Australia....

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Istanbul
Reviewed 11 June 2011

I came here with seven of my high school students. We all stayed in the private en suite rooms and although they are dark and simple, they are clean and quite. I would stay here again with my students or with my family. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The subway station is a 10 minute walk and the...

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New York
Reviewed 5 May 2011

it was my first time staying at a hostel. better than expected. i stayed here in the begining and end of my trip. stayed in both the 3-ppl ensuite room and female dorm room, had no problem. a very relax atmosphere. was able to use the computer and wifi service. you have to walk through a small alley (less than...

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Scotland
Reviewed 13 April 2011

This is comparitively expensive for a youth hostel, but to be honest it felt more like a hotel in many ways. Reception staff were helpful, room was clean and the place has a game room, movie room and bar. Only a ten minute walk from the subway too. Recommended.

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Jing'an
The heart of this neighborhood is the Jing'an Temple, while the main artery of excitement and entertainment is West Nanjing Road. Close to the Former French Concession, the area has a similar draw for foreign residents but displays a more commercial character. Large, flashy malls, luxe residential high-rises and trendy nightlife areas can be found along West Nanjing Road, but areas off the busy street have the same quiet cafes and independent boutiques that many people think of as distinctive of the Former French Concession. Jing'an is less encased in amber, though, and it's possible to immerse yourself more fully in the energy of China's most bustling metropolis here.
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Le Tour Traveler’s Rest Youth Hostel is located in the downtown area of Shanghai and is just 10 minute’s walk from the Subway (Line 2 and Line 7) (JingAn Temple Station and Airport City Terminal). Shanghai Exhibition Centre, Paramount Entertainment and former French Concession are all within walking distance. 5-minute's walk from the subway Line 7 - ChangPing Road Station, which leads directly to Shanghai EXPO Park.Nearby Nanjing West Road is a busy main road with offices, shops, restaurants and pubs. However the hostel is set back in a quiet residential side street away from the hustle and bustle. The building itself was built in the 1930s and is a former Towel Factory that used to supply towels to almost every family in China. When renovating the building we tried to salvage and re-use as much as we could from the old building – much of the furniture, flooring and panelling that you see in our guest rooms and common areas are made from the original timber.We accepts ISIC, IYTC, ITIC, HI Hostel card, Hostelworld VIP Card, … as our membership cards. We can offer accommodation in double rooms, twin rooms, apartment rooms and shared single-sex dormitories. The hostel offers a lively, vibrant atmosphere and has a Café and Bar, 24 hour access, free internet, bike hire, laundry, luggage lockers, garden, TV/DVD lounge, Table Tennis, Billiards and a quiet reading room. Also, at our reception there is a Travel Center, where customers can book flight and train tickets, as well as tickets for local one day tours and acrobatics shows, and much more besides… ... more   less 

Additional Information about Le Tour Traveler's Rest Youth Hostel

Address: No.36, Lane 319, Jiaozhou Road, Jin'an District, Shanghai 200040, China
Region: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Jing'an
Price Range: $37 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Le Tour Traveler's Rest Youth Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 54
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“Dorms are cheap. Try to get a room on the ground floor because there is no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles andrewsrharris712, 16 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Second floor room are close to the roof terrace , better choose first floor”
 of 5 bubbles AndreaCanton, 23 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Go across the street to the Green Tree Inn.”
 of 5 bubbles kirsteno429, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
“dorms are ground floor, didn't check them, private rooms upstairs, occasional noise as late nighters return to sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles sarumanthewhite, 3 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Lots of good dumplings to be found in the area early in the morning”
 of 5 bubbles Romblondavid, 21 May 2014 | Read review
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