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57 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Excellent location just off Nanjing Road, also within walking distance to subways. Rooms were clean but bathrooms were filthy in the evening. Would have been nice for a more livelier social area in the front room, but not many people hanging out in the social rooms but rather bedrooms. Absolutely fine for one night!

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2014

The security guard was so good to us. He gave us a local Insect repellent which worked wonders ! The hostel itself was very clean. It had a simple yet Modern decor. The staff were accomodating. The location was great and not too far from the city centre and sights. I would definitely stay at this hotel again.

1 Thank Yvette A
Siem Reap, Cambodia
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115 reviews
70 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2014

I stayed in this hostel 6 nights. When I arrived early on morning after a night train, i had the worse welcoming ever in a hostel or in any other place. The guy named "Steeve" said me he couldn't be polite as it was too early morning!!? What? I work in hotel business industry and trust me, I would say... More 

2 Thank habitantdum0nde
Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2014

This is a really nice, clean and conveniently located hostel. It is minutes away to Nanjing Road and the Bund and 5 minutes from the Metro. The rooms were in excellent condition, so everything is one big thumbs up! However, the wifi signal in the room was problematic and the service was horrible. The staff just made everything you asked... More 

2 Thank Xinyi C
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49 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

The only really great thing about this hostel is the location. This couldnt be better! Nice and central. Further on, the rooms were fine. Beds are good, aircon is nice. Bathrooms are clean. Lockers available. And on the fifth floor we had wifi in the room. However... The staff is really unfriendly and not helpful at all. * do you... More 

2 Thank aStoryForTomorrow
Guangzhou, China
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53 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

Very chic youth hostel, clean, and just one minute walk from Nanjing East road subway station. Restaurants and Shopping places are just steps away. The Bund, People Square are also within walking distance. The hostel has a very cute yet cool cafe at downstair for you to relax a bit and plan your next trip.

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Montreal, Canada
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19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2014

Location: Excellent, right in the middle of the city, 5 minutes away from a metro, street food all around the block, decent restaurants around, in close proximity of shopping areas/touristy spots Atmosphere: It was alright.. the reception area is more like a restaurant setting, making it a bit more difficult to mingle with others, but there was still a cool... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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151 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2014

It's located near the infamous Nanjing Road, just 5 minutes walk. The room size is okay for 6 people, and there is WiFi inside the room. From the entrance door there is a space for outside sink and separate toilet and bathroom, then there is another door to the beds. There is even an outside huge cozy bathroom in case... More 

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Beersheba, Israel
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97 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2014

Got there after asking a friend for recommendation. I went online to hostelworld.com but it said that it's all fully booked, so I just stopped by and asked if they have any spare beds and they did - so don't rely only on hostelworld if your'e nearby. Pros: Clean bathroom and shower, price, great wifi availability in every floor, free... More 

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Guilin, China
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176 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2014

The hostel is close to everything, Nanjing Road, People's Square, The Bund, Shanghai Museum and the subway station. The mix dorm is ample enough for 3 bunk beds and very clean. Public bathroom booth is a bit narrow and I had nowhere to put my change clothes. Hallway is narrow, too. You can hear people walking by and talking all... More 

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Additional Information about Mingtown Nanjing Road Youth Hostel

Address: No.258 Tianjin Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200001, China
Region: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > People’s Square
Price Range: ₹ 685 - ₹ 1,568 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“Room 406 is the twin ensuite room with a window and was awesome.”
 of 5 bubbles 509ankitg, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are no elevators, so if you have heavy bags and/or lots of luggage, you may want to stay on a lower floor.”
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 of 5 bubbles AlFergie, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The double room I was in was very nice, however no wifi signal in the room”
 of 5 bubbles jackdawjen, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room in lower floors, because lift doesn't work during the night.”
 of 5 bubbles joantapara, 28 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Make the booking YHA China's mandarin website if you can read mandarin, as the reservations can be translated wrongly in English”
 of 5 bubbles kenneygoh, 29 Aug 2015 | Read review
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