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Caotang Hostel

No.31 Dongjing Street, Zhujiajiao Town, Qingpu District, Shanghai 201713, China
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Ranked #7 of 584 Shanghai B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014
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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I live in Shanghai and took my sisters here when they visited in May. We were all charmed by it. The old building is beautiful and they've done it out in a laid back slightly what I'd call "Thai hippie" style. There's a cute bar in the front, very quiet the night we stayed but it sounds like they have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Located in an ancient town on the outskirts of Shanghai, this is a beautiful preserved building full of character with court yards and rooms leading off the main lounge. We had the large room at the top our daughter stayed in the dorm. Aside from the location and building, we did have some issues. The dorm was very damp, you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Cao Tang is a hostel, guest house, bar & event center located on a quiet canal near the main shopping market. It is in a tastefully modified Ming Dynasty building with a large common area/bar which at times has live entertainment - during my stays, on one occasion there was traditional chinese comedy, & on another live music with, "Jack... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Cao Tang Inn located in Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, well preserved traditional house dating back to Ming Dynasty and now converted into a nice inn with inner garden and bar. Very easy to look for this inn, just locate the Fang Sheng Bridge and it is just 100 metres away. How to get there: The most easy and affordable way is... More 

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