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Shanghai City Central Youth hostel

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time back in Shanghai since the 1990s so this place was a bit of a strange experience. Most of the staff have some English, which together with a pre-downloaded dictionary worked ok. Family room (two singles and a mezzanine with a double was quite...More

Thank TravellingBeeBrunei
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed there years ago and just came back again, what a pity thought they improved but there and now found out the same situation: unfriendly staff in a very neglected place. Only worth to stay there if you are on your budged and don't...More

Thank Jseq79
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Not far from metro, they have a small bar/restaurant inside with good prices. They offer a discount on beer and coffee. Staff is frendly and speak English. Rooms are big and bathroom is ok. You have to provide about shampoo and soap, and ask for...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 4 January 2018

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.

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#6 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
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