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Mingtown Nanjing Road Youth Hostel

No.258 Tianjin Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200001, China (People's Square)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really nice, clean and conveniently located hostel. It is minutes away to Nanjing Road and the Bund and 5 minutes from the Metro. The rooms were in excellent condition, so everything is one big thumbs up! However, the wifi signal in the room was problematic and the service was horrible. The staff just made everything you asked... More

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32 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The only really great thing about this hostel is the location. This couldnt be better! Nice and central. Further on, the rooms were fine. Beds are good, aircon is nice. Bathrooms are clean. Lockers available. And on the fifth floor we had wifi in the room. However... The staff is really unfriendly and not helpful at all. * do you... More

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Guangzhou, China
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48 reviews 48 reviews
18 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Very chic youth hostel, clean, and just one minute walk from Nanjing East road subway station. Restaurants and Shopping places are just steps away. The Bund, People Square are also within walking distance. The hostel has a very cute yet cool cafe at downstair for you to relax a bit and plan your next trip.

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Montreal, Canada
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13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Location: Excellent, right in the middle of the city, 5 minutes away from a metro, street food all around the block, decent restaurants around, in close proximity of shopping areas/touristy spots Atmosphere: It was alright.. the reception area is more like a restaurant setting, making it a bit more difficult to mingle with others, but there was still a cool... More

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Shenyang, China
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93 reviews 93 reviews
11 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

It's located near the infamous Nanjing Road, just 5 minutes walk. The room size is okay for 6 people, and there is WiFi inside the room. From the entrance door there is a space for outside sink and separate toilet and bathroom, then there is another door to the beds. There is even an outside huge cozy bathroom in case... More

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Beersheba, Israel
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49 reviews 49 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Got there after asking a friend for recommendation. I went online to hostelworld.com but it said that it's all fully booked, so I just stopped by and asked if they have any spare beds and they did - so don't rely only on hostelworld if your'e nearby. Pros: Clean bathroom and shower, price, great wifi availability in every floor, free... More

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Guilin, China
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120 reviews 120 reviews
14 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The hostel is close to everything, Nanjing Road, People's Square, The Bund, Shanghai Museum and the subway station. The mix dorm is ample enough for 3 bunk beds and very clean. Public bathroom booth is a bit narrow and I had nowhere to put my change clothes. Hallway is narrow, too. You can hear people walking by and talking all... More

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Taiyuan, China
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We traveled to Shanghai with no hostel reservations, on a Chinese holiday, but we were able to find a private room for three nights at Mingtown. We arrived and were able to communicate with the staff, who gave us friendly and helpful service. The room was more than what we expected. The beds were big, there was a rack to... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I was in Shanghai recently with my partner and we just needed a place to sleep for one night. We really wanted to save money, and this hostel was great for us. We booked a room with a double bed for 200 RMB. It wasn't the fanciest room, but it was clean, included a shower, and even had a TV.... More

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Beijing, China
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36 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

The hostel is in an excellent location just a couple of minutes walk from East Nanjing Road subway exit 1. The rooms were a bit grubby but not the worst I’ve seen. The bed sheets were clean but the mattress itself was pretty stained (best to look away when putting your sheets on!) and the walls in the dorm had... More

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Address: No.258 Tianjin Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200001, China
Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > People's Square
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