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Shanghai SOHO International Youth Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   No.1307 South Suzhou Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200003, China (Qipu Road)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Sanya, China
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9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This place was great. You could walk from there to the Bund in no time at all and it was cheap as hell for Shanghai. If you don't like crowds, I recommend going to Shanghai during Spring festival. The rest of China is rammed with tourist, but Shanghai empties.

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Dirty public washroom, a big turnoff. Luckily the shared toilet in room is still decent (depending on the people you stay with) There's a bar with snooker table, + point for that. Location is ok, subway station is nearby.

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Beijing, China
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here 2 nights in June. When we checked in we got a room with molt on the ceiling. When we asked if we could have another room we were informed this could only happen in the evening as the room maid still needed to clean the room. We got a smaller, and even more dirty room with a... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

Pros of this hostel are Wifi everywhere with an okay speed, lots of common space and reasonable prices. Cons are a lack of atmosphere and lots of noise. For example they let new guest enter the room at 9 am to leave their stuff, so you can't sleep much longer.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

It's a nice place with reasonable price, near the subway, just 1-2 stops to the main places of Shanghai Staffs speak English & helpful. The guy helped to call taxi for us & also wake up us in early morning. They also adjusted the temporary when we felt cold. I like this place

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Didn't enjoy staying here, When we got to our room the floor was soaking wet so we asked to change rooms but the next one they showed us was even worse. Location is a bit out of the way, first time it took a little while to find our way out of there. Main problem i had with this place... More

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Brest, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

I have stayed in this hostel during 4 nights. Staff is really nice, dorms are ok, and it is definitely really well situated. Really near from the metro station and then just one station to People's square.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Clean hostel. Staff ok. Room was nice. No window, so felt quite confined. But was able to sleep through in the mornings as it remained dark. Breakfast in the morning is thrown together by some of the guys working there. The place was over-run with Chinese tourists. Which is cool. But it wasn't a place to meet other travellers. I... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

What does it take to get hired here? Go check for yourself. The "hardworking" staff can usually be found in what has recently become an over priced bar playing on a broken pool table or socializing amongst themselves in the various hideouts at SOHO. You will notice that except for maybe two staff members who will be leaving this hostel... More

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

I stayed at the Shanghai SOHO International Youth Hostel during a long weekend visit to Shanghai. I live in Beijing and was visiting a friend. Because I was on a budget I decided to stay at the hostel because it was the lowest price for what seemed like the best location and service. The service was average. They were all... More

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Address: No.1307 South Suzhou Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200003, China
Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Qipu Road
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Shanghai SOHO International Youth Hostel 2*
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shanghai soho is only a five-minute walk from metro station line 1. Only a five-minute walk from one of the famous food street, Huang He road. Only a ten-minute walk to People’s Square ... more   less 
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