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Laoshan Hostel (The Phoenix)

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The perfect location - makes Shanghai a walkable city! All you need for a short visit: very clean (small) room, comfy bed and private bathroom. They also offer you a free beer at the roof terrace bar :)

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hostel located about 20 minutes walk from the Shanghai Bund. Easily accessible to Subway system and within an area with lots of affordable food. I had a private room which was satisfactory, but the air-conditioning would constantly turn on and off in the middle of the night. Hostel bar was great for meeting people and very fun at night! Staff... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Please note that China has excellent hostels. I've stayed in amazing places for this same price or less, depending on the city. This place is crap, even considering its price range. - OLD AND DIRTY: everything was stained and stinky. Our sheets had cigarette marks, and what is worse, the room had FLEAS!!! We paid for a deluxe private room.... More 

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Saratoga, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

**Laoshan Hostel is actually The Phoenix, which I didn't know before arrival. Just note that it doesn't say Laoshan Hostel anywhere on the building, only Phoenix. This hostel had more of a hotel feel to it, which was nice. Since the building has a few floors and many private rooms, it is quiet and secluded. However the rooftop area still... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Good location - 15 mins from The Bund (Where you'll see the main skyline of Shanghai). By People's Square and the Museum of Shanghai, the street has lots of nice restaurants to try Dumplings. Getting there: (Get the Maglev (8 min journey 80 return) to Longyang Road (or green line subway but it's much slower), then get line 2 which... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

The location is great and the price is reasonable. However after finding for a second day in a row a cockroach in my bedroom, I complained trying to change rooms, and only after a very long discussion and stress they admitted changing me to another room. Additional comments; - mattress is terrible, by far the worst I had in my... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Location : The Phoenix is located on a nice spot, it is close to people's square and the Bund. The staff: The personal is friendly and helpful. The rooms: We stayed in a private room. The room was very noisy and the beds are far from comfortable; we could feel the springs in our back! After complaining, they gave us... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Hotel is placed in the very centre of the city, 1 minute walk from the Dashaji metro station or 5 minute walk from People's Square metro station. We chose the double bed standard room. Before coming there we got message from hotel with precise directions how to achive the hotel. Guys are speaking english easily so this was the place... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

A friend and I stayed at The Phoenix Hostel for 3 nights. The location is perfect; right by Dashijie station so getting around Shanghai is no problem! It is also just a 20-30 minute walk to the lively Bund. On the first night of our stay, some other guests from our room went out and arrived back at 3 in... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I were here for three nights and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The hostel is very modern and clean and the ensuite shower and toilet were a great bonus. The staff were also very helpful and accommodating when we asked to switch rooms (thanks to some inconsiderate roommates!) and moved us straight away with no hassle. The rooftop... More 

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Staying in People’s Square

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People’s Square
People’s Square brings with it all the excitement you would expect from the town square of one of the biggest cities in the world. The area around People’s Square and People’s Park is always a abuzz with activity. Oceans of local and foreign tourists flow in and out of the area every day to see grand museums, go shopping and eat at some of Shanghai’s most storied food centers. Shanghai residents, meanwhile, live and work in the many residential and office high-rises. While much of Shanghai stays busy late into the night, this really is an area that never sleeps with glitzy nightclubs keeping people up until the wee hours of the morning.
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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 > People’s Square
Price Range: $14 - $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
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