The room was fine if not slightly better than some of the hostels we've stayed in and reception were nice and polite. Although nothing exceptional at all about the place. As a hostel it seemed well designed for a social atmosphere with a rooftop bar and plenty of communal space with a pool table, but it seemed to be let down by the guest. You could sit in a room full of people in complete silence and upon trying to initiate conversation I appeared to shock someone. Having a 'hostel rep' to sort out a few communal activities and get people talking could easily change this from an average hostel to an excellent one.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Le Tour Traveler’s Rest Youth Hostel is located in the downtown area of Shanghai and is just 10 minute’s walk from the Subway (Line 2 and Line 7) (JingAn Temple Station and Airport City Terminal). Shanghai Exhibition Centre, Paramount Entertainment and former French Concession are all within walking distance. 5-minute's walk from the subway Line 7 - ChangPing Road Station, which leads directly to Shanghai EXPO Park.Nearby Nanjing West Road is a busy main road with offices, shops, restaurants and pubs. However the hostel is set back in a quiet residential side street away from the hustle and bustle. The building itself was built in the 1930s and is a former Towel Factory that used to supply towels to almost every family in China. When renovating the building we tried to salvage and re-use as much as we could from the old building – much of the furniture, flooring and panelling that you see in our guest rooms and common areas are made from the original timber.We accepts ISIC, IYTC, ITIC, HI Hostel card, Hostelworld VIP Card, … as our membership cards. We can offer accommodation in double rooms, twin rooms, apartment rooms and shared single-sex dormitories. The hostel offers a lively, vibrant atmosphere and has a Café and Bar, 24 hour access, free internet, bike hire, laundry, luggage lockers, garden, TV/DVD lounge, Table Tennis, Billiards and a quiet reading room. Also, at our reception there is a Travel Center, where customers can book flight and train tickets, as well as tickets for local one day tours and acrobatics shows, and much more besides… ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Le Tour Traveler`s Rest Youth Hotel Shanghai