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Shanghai City Central Youth hostel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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The room is pretty rundown. Old and there is not even a kettle in the room. Only provide small vacuum flask for a triple room. Need to take hot water from level 2 as our room is at level 5. The keycard doesn't work properly. Sometime cannot even scan to open. The last thing we would want to happen is...

Thank AKKL
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I stay there for almost one month and it was emptier because of the Spring Festival, but I visited there some friend that were staying in it was plenty of interesting international people to chat with. The bar is quite big with a pool, table soccer and good music. The bar tender, Bourne, is really nice, and the food is...

Thank Elena V
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I would highly recommend booking this hostel if you ever are in shanghai. It's good value for money! Pros are ; - it's cheap - Amazing 24 hour staff to help you. - rooms are spacey - location, location , location! Right by Caoyang lu subway stop (exit 7). - Con; - no wifi in the rooms just in the...

Thank Ray J
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Not a great place to visit. The staff is extremely rude and not willing to help. Wifi is too poor for use and we had to pay for everything. They charged us a lot of money for storing our backpacks, using the computer (it did not work but we couldn't get our money back) and even loaning some plates and...

Thank Thomas S
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 3 February 2017

good location good to have elevator room is average a bit too small. needs your keycard to get electricity so you can't leave your phone to charge when you're out. front desk fairly helpful. Embarrassing to share the sink with men. hairdryer not good. no toiletories. fair lounge. restaurant is nicely decorated but the food is below average and no...

Thank Crystal F
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

stayed with 3 other friends we booked the family room and it was clean, comfortable and a good size. although the location isnt very central it is near metro which is easy to use. nice cheap bar, massage chairs, okay food and friendly staff towels, toothpaste, toothbrush, soap are provided too.

1Thank CatherineScarlet
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Found a deal on Booking.com for a single room and considering I was staying only one night and on a budget this place was good value for money. One thing that wasn't so great though was seeing the mould/whatever it was on the shower floor. Shower can do with a more thorough clean. Other than that clean and plenty of...

1Thank Riddhi R
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

I booked triple room for 6 nights -The room was very cold we asked for more blanket but sadly they just gave one + book liberty & computer with printer is available for free - one bed was semi bed i can say + there is very good bar&resturant inside the hostel -Room weren't so clean but okay + location...

Thank Benny G
Reviewed 3 December 2016

I stayed in this hostel for quite a long time and one of the few hostels I've stayed in shanghai. Its by no means the best hostel in shanghai, but if you get to know the staff well then you'll get what you want without problems. I advice get a two bed room and you'll have a better time, stay...

1Thank Sebastien G
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Not really far from the subway station, the location isn't very nice (talking about view or touristic places), but the hostel is good, the staff is nice and speak a good english. The price is cheap for a clean and comfortable room (had a double bed one). I highly recommend it if you need a nice cheap place!

1Thank Adeline A

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Additional Information about Shanghai City Central Youth hostel

Address: No.50, Lane 300, Wuning Road, Putuo District, Shanghai 200063, China (Formerly Utels Youth Hotel Shanghai Wuning Road)
Region: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Changshou Road
Price Range: $14 - $47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Shanghai City Central Youth hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 144
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Also Known As:
Utels Hotel Shanghai
Utels Shanghai Wu Ning
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“Try to request for new building blocks”
AKKL, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“Two bed room on the right side of the hostel”
341sebastieng, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“It was quite but facing to the balconies of the across buildings... Higher floor rooms and backsides might have a better view!”
bircanc, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Get a private room - wifi is great”
EmilyC307, 13 Feb 2016 | Read review
“rooms on 4ht floor better than 3rd floor, but maybe 4th was the ladies floor?”
22GraceB, 6 Oct 2015 | Read review
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