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Courtyard by Marriott Shanghai Central - Shanghai - Pool
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Hilton Garden Inn Shanghai Hongqiao NECC - Shanghai - Lounge
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Golden Tulip Shanghai Rainbow
8.1 Very good
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The Qube Hotel Shanghai Hongqiao
8.6 Very good
Airport shuttle
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Shanghai hotels near First National Congress of the CCP

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How much is a Shanghai hotel?

Here are our most popular & best value hotels

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When to book a hotel in Shanghai

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Top tips for finding Shanghai hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Shanghai, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Shanghai in February and September.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Shanghai if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book more than 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Shanghai hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Shanghai found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $45, while the most expensive was $92.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Shanghai for 4 days.
  • If you're planning your first visit to Shanghai, consider staying in the Huangpu district. In this waterfront area you’ll find boutique shops and high-end restaurants, as well as Shanghai's best museums and art galleries. The Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund comes with an indoor pool and promises night views of Pudong. You might also try the Riverview Hotel on the Bund, which is close to the City God Temple.
  • The Pudong area is home to the Shanghai Stock Exchange and Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone. The district is dominated by skyscrapers and well-known buildings like the Oriental Pearl Tower. If you're interested in exploring the financial district, consider staying at the Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai.
  • To stay near the historic city center of Shanghai, find a hotel in the Puxi area, which is west of Pudong and across the Huangpu River. The Hotel Equatorial Shanghai will put you close to the Old French Concession area, shopping and fine dining venues on Nanjing Road. The Paramount Gallery Hotel is across the street from Jing'an Temple, one of the most popular attractions in the district.
  • People's Square is surrounded by museums, shops and places to eat. If you like nightclubs and nightlife, this area of Shanghai truly never sleeps. Book a room at the Majesty Plaza Shanghai. It’s close to People's Square and just steps from the Pedestrian Street of East Nanjing Road. You might also consider The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai, another centrally located hotel.
  • Many hotels in Shanghai offer airport shuttle services, however, if you need to stay by the airport, consider the 4 star Ramada Plaza Shanghai Pudong Airport or the 4-star Vienna International Hotel Shanghai Pudong Airport Free Trade Zone. Both offer airport shuttle services.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Shanghai

  • Which hotels in Shanghai are near Disneyland?

    There are several hotels within five miles of Disneyland. If you want to stay close to Disneyland, consider Novotel Shanghai Clover, which is just a few minutes’ drive from the amusement park. You might also consider other luxury options like The Royal International Hotel Shanghai or The QUBE Hotel Shanghai.

  • Are there any hotels in Shanghai with good swimming pools?

    There are several hotels in Shanghai that have pools. Most have indoor pools, such as The Eton Hotel Shanghai, which has an indoor pool and Jacuzzi, or the Holiday Inn Shanghai Pudong, which features an indoor lap pool. There are also some hotels that offer outdoor pools, including the Shanghai Grand Trustel Purple Mountain Hotel, with a rooftop pool.

  • Are there any kid-friendly hotels in Shanghai?

    Most hotels in Shanghai welcome children. The Rayfont Downtown Hotel Shanghai welcomes all children and has tw and three-bedrooms suites, for large families with children. Shanghai Forson International Boutique Hotel and the SSAW Boutique Hotel Shanghai Bund also welcome children and offer family rooms.

  • What are some of the best 5-star hotels in Shanghai?

    The Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World includes a day spa, an in-house mini-golf course, and an indoor pool. The hotel features a rooftop restaurant with panoramic views of the city. You might also try The Puli Hotel and Spa, which has an indoor pool and Jacuzzi. Rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows, so guests can fully enjoy the sweeping city landscape.

  • Where to stay in Shanghai?

    Minhang and Jing'an are the most popular neighborhoods on KAYAK for users looking for a hotel in Shanghai. You should also consider staying close to Jing'an Temple.

  • What are the best hotels near Jing'an Temple?

    KAYAK users like staying at Ladoll Service Apartments, Swissôtel Grand Shanghai and The Kunlun Jing An when looking for a hotel in close proximity to Jing'an Temple.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Shanghai?

    KAYAK users have found double rooms in Shanghai for as cheap as $18 in the last 3 days. The average price is $134.

  • Are hotels in Shanghai safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis?

    Hotels are safe environments for travelers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Shanghai. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • How much is a hotel in Shanghai for tonight?

    The best deal for a 3-star hotel room in Shanghai found by KAYAK users in the last 3 hours was $22, while a 4-star hotel room the lowest price was $37. The cheapest room found overall was for $18.

  • How much is a hotel in Shanghai for this weekend?

    In the last 3 days, the best price displayed on KAYAK for a double hotel room in Shanghai for the upcoming weekend was $20 per night. We also found good deals for 3-star hotel rooms from $20 and 4-star hotel rooms from $34.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Shanghai?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Shanghai districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Shanghai city center.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Shanghai hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Shanghai that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include YaTi by Artyzen Hongqiao Shanghai, Shanghai Deco Hotel (Pudong Airport/Shanghai International Resort/Free Trade Zone) and Golden Tulip Shanghai Rainbow.

Where to stay in Shanghai?

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