Shanghai hostels

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Best Shanghai hostels

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Shanghai Summer Youth Hostel - Shanghai - Bedroom
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Deng Ba Hostel Shanghai - Shanghai - Bar
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Wuli Design
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Shanghai hostels near the city center

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Chelan Homestay - Shanghai
Chelan Homestay
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How much is a Shanghai hostel?

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Cheapest month to stay with an average 75% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 145% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
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When to book a hostel in Shanghai

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Top tips for finding Shanghai hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Shanghai, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Shanghai in February and November.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Shanghai if you stay on a Monday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Sunday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book more than 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Shanghai hostel.

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Where to find the best hostels in Shanghai?

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