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Shanghai Old West Gate International Youth Hostel

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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“minute walk”(2 reviews)
“dorm”(2 reviews)
“supermarket”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

The rooms are small, dark, dated and grubby. They were at least fairly clean and the air con worked. Location is poor- 15/20 mins walk from the metro which was too far as the weather was very hot. A lack of restaurants/shops/coffee shops nearby too...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This Hostel Just about made average, not for the accommodation but because the location was very good! The Hostel itself was very old and battered but it did have good WiFi and the staff were helpful. Another thing was that it was very cheap indeed...More

Thank madmanprod2015
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I stayed here for a month in a 7 person dorm with attached toilet and bathroom. It depends on what type of person you are as this hostel is located in the old shanghai neighbourhood and Yu garden is about 10-15 walk minutes away. Xintiandi...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We usually intended to stay 4 days there but decided to extend by one more day. To our surprise, we were charged more for the same room! I'm pretty sure the extra 40 yuans that we paid went into the pocket of that dude on...More

Thank thecoldpayer92
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed there for 2 nights and we couldn't be happier! Cheap hostel but the room was really clean and the bathroom was gorgeous with a nice and tidy shower. Bed really comfortable and clean and the staff speak excellent English. The location is perfect...More

Thank Francesca P
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$11 - US$38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Number of rooms
28
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Location
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
...More
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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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