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“AKA The Phoenix” 4 of 5 stars
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Laoshan Hostel (The Phoenix)
No.17 Yunnan Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200001, China (Yu Garden)   |  
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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“AKA The Phoenix”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

May be under new management, not sure....An independent hostel located in the center of Shanghai, on south Yunnan Road, also known as Yunnan food street because of its variety of selections of restaurants. We’ve come to calling it the Music District (all store fronts in the neighborhood sold all types of instruments). Located near the metro (Dashijie Station) and in walking distance to People’s Squire, the Bund, Yu Garden and Bazaar, Sightseeing Tunnel, Huangpu River, Pudong Park and the Oriental Pearl Tower. Located on the first floor is Shanxi restaurant that serves wide variety of dishes from the area; it's delicious and cheap. Their rooftop is a great place for morning coffee and light breakfast (also serves as their bar beginning in the early afternoon). Outstanding friendly staff, with limited English speakers, but Mason was excellent in helping us get around and in giving us good suggestions on where to eat. Our room was very large and accommodated us four travelers nicely. Always clean, the trash bins were emptied and toilet paper was replaced every day (something you don’t get in most hostels). Also, we had a great nightly view from our window. I definitely recommend this place -- good price and great location.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Laoshan Hostel (The Phoenix)

Address: No.17 Yunnan Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200001, China
Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Yu Garden
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 143 Specialty Lodging in Shanghai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 50
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