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Mingtown Etour International Youth Hostel Hostel

No.55, Jiangyin Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China

The Mingtown Etour Youth Hostel is located in the metropolitan city in China — Shanghai! It's located in the center of the city, right in the People's Square area. The entire hostel is built in old-fashioned Shanghai residential style, and the flat construction design distinguishes it from skyscraper hotels. It has its own central courtyard as an open area for guest activities. The building's traditional brick suits the surroundings well, and opens directly onto the cultural attractions of one of Shanghai's Nong Tang (old-style narrow alleys). The hostel holds 20 standard rooms and over 70 bunk beds. Onsite facilities include a restaurant, bar, self-service laundry, common area, as well as a mini pool. The young staff members speak moderate English, and are familiar with tourism points of interest and travel information. The hostel is also pleased to help guests with making local travel arrangements and reservations of hostels. Read more

82% Overall Rating 131 out of 144 customers would recommend this property based on 144 reviews

Atmosphere 82%

Cleanliness 74%

Facilities 75%

Location 96%

Safety 86%

Staff 75%

Value 82%

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What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free Internet Access
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Steam room
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast 4.36USD

Important Information

1. Check-in Time: 14:00 ~23:00
Check-out Time: 7:00~ 12:00
English Service Time: 7:00~23:00
Please inform the reception one day early if you need to check-in or check-out at other times, or it may cause NO REFUND.
2. All Children under 12 years old are not permitted in shared dorm accommodations � they must be with guardians in private accommodations. All Children under 18 years old must be accompanied by legal guardian. The guests are not allowed to bring unregistered visitors into the Hostel or the Dorm Rooms!!! This can result in the guest being asked to leave the Hostel immediately with NO REFUND!!! And the visitors need to leave the hostel before 23:00.
3. The hostel doesn't provide disposable toiletries.
4. All the rooms are non-smoking rooms. Smoking inside the rooms can result in smokers being asked to leave the Hostel immediately with NO REFUND!!! If guests need cooking, ironing, using any high temperature devices and using any high power devices, please consult the reception first.
5. Only some of the rooms can add an extra bed. Please inform the reception if you need one. Whether or not the extra bed needs to be added, each room only can stay one more person (adult or baby). The person taller than 110 cm treats as an adult, who needs to be charged the extra bed rate. The person shorter than 90 cm is free to stay. The extra bed rate is the same with the dorm bed room fee.
6. The dorm bed (bunk beds) is only for individual. Unless you book a private room, there is no guarantee that you and your group will stay in same room. We will always try our best to put you together in the same room, but keep in mind this is a hostel and that's not always possible!
7. The dorm linens need to be return to the reception before checking out. And all the borrowed items need to be return to the reception too.
8. Maximum length of stay in the dorm room is 7 consecutive days.
9. There's a mandatory CNY 100.00 returnable deposit for each room key.
10. The hostel has 3 floors, please note there is no elevator in the building. Payment is due upon arrival by cash only, please. Credit cards are not accepted.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 12:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Shanghai?

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The Mingtown Etour Youth Hostel is located in the metropolitan city in China — Shanghai! It's located in the center of the city, right in the People's Square area. The entire hostel is built in old-fashioned Shanghai residential style, and the flat construction design distinguishes it from skyscraper hotels. It has its own central courtyard as an open area for guest activities. The building's traditional brick suits the surroundings well, and opens directly onto the cultural attractions of one of Shanghai's Nong Tang (old-style narrow alleys). The hostel holds 20 standard rooms and over 70 bunk beds. Onsite facilities include a restaurant, bar, self-service laundry, common area, as well as a mini pool. The young staff members speak moderate English, and are familiar with tourism points of interest and travel information. The hostel is also pleased to help guests with making local travel arrangements and reservations of hostels. Read more

Shared Rooms

Basic 6 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 6 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Private Rooms

Basic Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 6 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 6

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 4 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

About Mingtown Etour International Youth Hostel

There are 3 types of room in the hostel. Dorm room, double room(shared bathroom) and twin beds private room (private bathroom).
All rooms are equipped with air conditioning and with windows. The bathroom is 24 hour hot supply.

All rooms are covered with wifi, and password is mingtown. The user authentication is needed after connecting to the wifi.
The room number is the account name, such as 306A, and the last six digest or numbers of the passport number is the password to the user authentication.

The reception has a mini-shop which sales English maps, toiletries, drinks, snacks and postcards. (Because the post office is 10 meters away, we don’t sale postage stamps.)
The guests also can borrow the slippers, towels, locks, plug adapter and electric mosquito repellent heater (summer only) from the reception, and the reception provide free toilet paper too. There is also a pay telephone at the reception which can make domestic and international phone calls.

The self service kitchen has a microwave oven, an electric kettle and refrigerators.

We have a laundry area on the terrace. The guests can do the laundry in the sink or by the washing machines. They can get the washing dry by hanging them out or by the dryer machine.
The washing machine and the dryer machine are coins operating machines. They need CNY 8.00 to start. The washing machine needs 45 min and the dryer machine needs 90 min to finish the whole process.

There is also a bar/café/restaurant in the hostel which provides breakfast, pasta, pizza, fried rice… and handmade coffee with good quality and decent prices. The guests can have a discount with 20% off with the room key in the bar.

Things to Note
1. Check-in Time: 14:00 ~01:00 (next day)
Check-out Time: 7:00~ 12:00
English Service Time: 7:00~01:00 (next day)
Please inform the reception one day early if you need to check-in or check-out at other times, or it may cause NO REFUND.
2. All Children under 12 years old are not permitted in shared dorm accommodations – they must be with guardians in private accommodations. All Children under 18 years old must be accompanied by legal guardian. The guests are not allowed to bring unregistered visitors into the Hostel or the Dorm Rooms!!! This can result in the guest being asked to leave the Hostel immediately with NO REFUND!!! And the visitors need to leave the hostel before 23:00.
3. The hostel doesn’t provide disposable toiletries.
4. All the rooms are non-smoking rooms. Smoking inside the rooms can result in smokers being asked to leave the Hostel immediately with NO REFUND!!! If guests need cooking, ironing, using any high temperature devices and using any high power devices, please consult the reception first.
5. Only some of the rooms can add an extra bed. Please inform the reception if you need one. Whether or not the extra bed needs to be added, each room only can stay one more person (adult or baby). The person taller than 110 cm treats as an adult, who needs to be charged the extra bed rate. The person shorter than 90 cm is free to stay. The extra bed rate is the same with the dorm bed room fee.
6. The dorm bed (bunk beds) is only for individual. Unless you book a private room, there is no guarantee that you and your group will stay in same room. We will always try our best to put you together in the same room, but keep in mind this is a hostel and that’s not always possible!
7. The dorm linens need to be return to the reception before checking out. And all the borrowed items need to be return to the reception too.
8. Maximum length of stay in the dorm room is 7 consecutive days.
9. There’s a mandatory CNY 100.00 returnable deposit for each room key.
10. The hostel has three floors, please note there is no elevator in the building. Payment is due upon arrival by cash only, please. Credit cards are not accepted.

Accommodation Information

Please inform us one day early if you need to check in after midnight.

Because the service time of reception is 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. After 1:00 a.m., there will be a non-English speaking security man at the reception only. If the plane got delayed and you arrived the hostel after 1:00 a.m. Please don’t worry.

The room key and a note with your name will be left at the reception. When you arrived, please take the right note and leave the passports to the security man for registration next morning, and then get the room key to the room.

The room fee can be paid next morning.

The Dorm Room is covered with wifi (wifi password: mingtown) and there are four bunk beds, eight lockers (approximate size is 40cm×50cm×60cm) and one air-condition in the room and boys and girls are separated.
The towel, slippers, lock and hairdryer can be borrowed at the reception with no deposit. And we provide free toilet paper at the reception.

The Double Room is covered with wifi (wifi password: mingtown) and there are one double bed, one desk, one television, one air-condition, two pair of slippers and two towels in the room. The bathroom is public and with no toiletries.

The Twin Beds Private room is covered with wifi (wifi password: mingtown) and there are two single beds, one desk, one television, one air-condition, two pair of slippers, two hand towels and tow bath towels. The bathroom is private and with no toiletries.

Location Information

People's Park - 5 min walk

People's Square Metro Station - 7 min walk

Shanghai Grand Theatre - 10 min walk

Pharmacy, Supermarket, Grocery Market - 10 min walk

Train Ticiket Outlets - 10 min walk

The Grand Cinema - 10 min walk

Shanghai Museum - 15 min walk

Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall - 15 min walk

East Nanjing Road - 15 min walk

The Bund - 20 min walk

Xin Tian Di - 25 min walk

God City Temple - 40 min walk

Yu Yuan Garden - 45 min walk

Confussion Temple - 45 min walk

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.