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Mingtown Hiker Youth Hostel

Hostel | No. 450 Middle Jiangxi Road, Shanghai, China 200002

78.2% Overall Rating

728 out of 780 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (22/07/2014)

Courtney Burmaster thinks…

"We swapped out our windowless double room for a bigger one with a window and a bathroom. Makes a big difference in quality and not a big difference in price."

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Laundry service
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 2.93

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 7:00
Latest Check-out: 1:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Shanghai?

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Mingtown Hiker Youth Hostel is ideally situated, just a short hike from The Bund. We offer comfortable and affordable accommodation.
The dorm without window is no air conditioning!!!
If there's no arrival time on your reservation list, we will hold your booking till 6pm.Please inform us in advance if there's any change.

[Receptionist on duty time is 7am to 1am]
We offer Belgium Beer, German Beer and Illy coffee. About Tsingtao Beer; you can buy two and get one more free. Read more

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About Mingtown Hiker Youth Hostel

Special beds and special price room will be subject to staff arrangement.Special price room and deluxe rooms could be a big bed or two small bed.Special beds without window.

We provide different kinds of accommodation to meet the needs of every customer, such as stylish VIP suites, standard double/twin rooms, and a variety of dorm rooms, all at a very fair price. We also offer discounts to guests with HI cards.
All rooms are equipped with security key card access, hot/cold air conditioning, and WIFI signal.
Our dorm rooms are provided with security lockers, individual lights, and power outlets. Safety deposit boxes are available at reception. We also offer free short-term luggage storage.

Our facilities include:
- Free local area map when you arrive
- Cosy bar/restaurant, with western & Chinese food, large DVD TV, free pool table, games, and WIFI internet access
- Relaxing non smoking lobby area with free internet and WIFI internet access
- Book exchange and free local magazines/newspapers
- Helpful English-speaking reception staff
- Train/plane ticket booking service
- Self catering kitchen and hot water machine.
- 24 hour hot water showers
- Laundry service
- International telephone call facilities
- No curfew, 24 hour security

The difference of the two 4 bed dorm is whether has a window.
Dorm bunk beds suit a crowd: Young Travellers?
- Please remember to bring passport with you when you come here.
- Please inform us your new arrival time by phone if you arrive later than the scheduled time on your booking, or else your booking would be cancelled automatically.
- Please inform us in advance if something has changed with your booking such as date change or cancel, via mail or phone.
- If you will book several beds for one time, we are sorry that we cannot promise you will be arranged together in the same room.
- If you have any questions, don't hesitate to email us.

If there's no arrival time on your reservation list, we will hold your booking till 6pm.Please inform us in advance if there's any change.

Accommodation Information

Welcome to the Mingtown Hiker Hostel – just 5 minutes walk away from The Bund. We are an international HI/YHA youth hostel, with friendly service and a sociable atmosphere.

Receptionist on duty time is 7am to 1am.
Anybody stays in Hiker Youth Hostel can enjoy 20% discount in the Coffee bar with room card or receipt. We also offer Belgium Beer, German Beer and Illy coffee.

Mingtown Hiker Youth Hostel is conveniently located away from the main noisy roads but close to some of Shanghai’s most famous places, all within walking distance - such as: The Bund, Nanjing Road shopping street, Shanghai Old City and many more.
Subway and bus stops are located nearby and it is easy to find banks/ATMs, post office, shops and good restaurants.

If there's no arrival time on your reservation list, we will hold your booking till 6pm.Please inform us in advance if there's any change.

Location Information

1) Take subway line 2 from Hongqiao railway station to Nanjing Rd (E), (5RMB) take exit 3 and walk along the Nanjing Rd (E) to the east. After the second traffic lights turn left (walk along the Middle Jiangxi Rd to north), after the 4th block (East Beijing Rd) you will find Hiker YH.
You can also take subway line 10 to Nanjing Rd (E), (5RMB) out from the exit 6, walk east along the Ningbo Rd, you can see middle Jiangxi Rd, walk along middle Jiangxi Rd to north, and you can find the hostel when passed through the Beijing Rd (E).

1) Take bus No.64: leave the station at the west-south exit, walk right (to the west) to the bus park and take the bus 64(2RMB), get off at Middle Jingxi Rd bus stop, then walk north (in the opposite direction of the bus) to the traffic lights and after East Beijing Rd walk about 100metres and you will find the hiker hostel in the right.
2) Take the subway (4RMB): the metro station is outside the train station, take subway line 1 to People's Square (the 3rd stop) then transfer onto line 2. It takes one stop to Nanjing Rd (E).
3) Take a taxi about 20RMB, after 23:00 about 30RMB.

Shanghai South Bus Station and Shanghai Bus Station, take subway line 1 to People's Square then transfer onto line 2 and then get off at Nanjing Rd(E).
It will cost you about CNY50 by taxi from Shanghai South Bus Station and CNY 20 from Shanghai Bus Station by taxi .