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Shanghai Hidden Garden International Youth Hostel - Shanghai
222 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Shanghai Blue Mountain Bund Youth Hostel - Shanghai - Patio
Air Conditioning
Aifeng Hostel
Yangpu105 ﷼+
105 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Wangpuda Hostel
Baoshan60 ﷼+
60 ﷼+
Air Conditioning
Zhujiajiao Uma Hostel
Qingpu375 ﷼+
375 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
82 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
107 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Weflow Hostel - Shanghai Xintiandi
7.4 Good
Huangpu82 ﷼+
82 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
45 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning

Shanghai hostels near the city center

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Ma Cherie Homestay - Shanghai
Ma Cherie Homestay
6.9 Okay
Huangpu267 ﷼+
267 ﷼+

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Average price (weeknight)

110 ﷼

Average price (weekend night)

86 ﷼
Cheapest month to stay with an average 37% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 159% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hostel in Shanghai

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Top tips for finding Shanghai hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Shanghai, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Shanghai in September and July.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Shanghai if you stay on a Friday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Saturday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 17 days before your stay to get the best price for a Shanghai hostel.
  • Don’t know how much time you need to see all the sights? KAYAK users usually book their hostel in Shanghai for 1 day.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Shanghai

  • What are the best hostels near Nanjing Road?

    Nanjing Road is a popular area in Shanghai and there are many hostels closeby. Check out Shanghai Nanjing Road Youth Hostel or Dayin International Youth Hostel East Nanjing Road & The Bund for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Nanjing Road.

  • How much does a hostel cost in Shanghai?

    Hostel prices in Shanghai can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Shanghai is 57 ﷼ but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as 7 ﷼ in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Shanghai?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Shanghai is 57 ﷼ compared to 126 ﷼ for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best hostels in Shanghai?

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