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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.
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.
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
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
Great location - a 5 minute walk from Caoyang Road and very close in a taxi to most areas
Price was excellent - when paying for a 3 bed room at that cost you don't expect much but for the price we paid it was...More
US$13 - US$36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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