Good quality hotels in Shanghai are numerous with many situated in the most thriving areas. Jingan, Hongqiao and Pudong are three main areas where these hotels are to be found. Tourist attractions are widely dispersed and one can spend a considerable amount of time traveling between them. For this reason it is advisable to choose a hotel that is situated near good public transport links. Generally, hotels around the Shanghai railway station, People's Square and Xujiahui District are the most convenient if you wish to use the subway. There is a wide choice of accommodation including self-catering apartments and hostels to suit all pockets and with the convenience of public transport near to hand. Whatever your requirements, whether it be for just a basic room or full services with all the extras common to world class hotels, you can find it in Shanghai.
Listed below are some hotels and hostels for your reference. For more and detailed hotel information, please refer to Hotels in Shanghai
Four Seasons Hotel (5-star)
Location: No. 500, Weihai Road, Shanghai, China
Situated in the prime part of Shanghai, the hotel is only 5 minutes' walk away from the Nanjing Road, the liveliest pedestrian street in China. A ten-minute walk will lead you to the People's Square and the Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Grant Theater and Building of Shanghai Municipal Government. A ten-minute walk south from the hotel will get you to Huaihai Road, the other bustling commercial street in Shanghai.
Facilities and services: Every room has DDD & IDD and voice mail system; a safe that can house a notebook computer, a mini-bar and satellite TV. The commodious marble bathroom contains the large bathtub and separate shower cubicle. Bathrobes and slippers are also provided for your comfort. The hotel has a golf course, massage parlor, beauty salon, sauna and steam bath facilities, bar, coffee house, foreign currency exchange service, laundry service and a commercial center. Butler services, concierge, in-room dining, laundry and dry cleaning are all available on a twenty-four hour basis.
Regal International East Asia Hotel (5-star)
Location: No. 516, Hengshan Road, Shanghai, China
Neighboring the foreign consulate zone, this hotel was built in 1997 and decorated in 2003. It is the home of Shanghai International Tennis Center, and the top-ranking club and resort center.
Facilities and service: The following are available ¨C twenty-four hour room service, laundry, parking lot, nursery, baby-sitting, limousine and taxi service, ATM/bank and the International tennis club. In addition there is a complimentary morning newspaper, flower shop, a ladies hairdresser, gift and antique shops, twenty-four hour secretarial services, translation services, in-room Internet access and an air ticket reservation desk. The hotel also provides banqueting facilities, a ballroom, business centre, function rooms, conference facilities together with recreational facilities that include a tennis court, indoor swimming pool, a gymnasium and fitness center and a poolside snack bar.
Pudong Shangri-la Hotel (5-star)
Location: No. 33, Fucheng Road, Pudong New District, Shanghai, China
Occupying a fine situation, the hotel is near to several famous attractions such as the Jinmao Mansion, Oriental Pearl TV Tower and Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone.
Facilities and service: all rooms are equipped with remote-control TV/radio, IDD, computer/facsimile line, mini bar, refrigerator, electronic safe box. Deluxe rooms include breakfast, afternoon tea and cocktails. The restaurant and bar serves both traditional eastern flavors and also western cuisine.
Shanghai Jing An Hotel (4-star)
Location: No. 370, Huashan Road, Shanghai, China
Facilities and service: Possessing a garden covering 6,000 square meters (7,176 square yards), Shanghai Jingan Hotel is known as the "Garden Hotel". It is a typical modern Spanish building. Besides 230 guest rooms, the hotel has 17 restaurants, bars and multi-functional halls as well as a business center, conference suite and entertainment center, the optimal choice for business guests.
Golden Jade Sunshine Hotel (4-star)
Location: No. 1888, Zhoujiazui Road, Shanghai, China
The hotel, with a convenient location, is easy of access to Pudong International Airport and Hongqiao Airport.
Facilities and service: Rooms are equipped with IDD& DDD telephone, international satellite TV program, high-speed broadband service, VOD, private safe box and mini bar. To enrich guests' life, the hotel has a chess & cards room, billiard room, beauty salon, sauna, spa, foot-spa and massage.
New Century Mansion Service Apartment (3-star)
Location: No. 1011, Lujiabang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
Located in the heart of Huangpu District, close to the Nanpu Bridge, about 10-15 minutes' drive to the famous shopping area- Huaihai Road, People's Square and the Bund; the hotel occupies an advantageous situation.
Facilities and service: Each guestroom has satellite TV, telephone and mini bar. Also it has some entertainment facilities for guests including a fitness center, sauna room, and table tennis room.
Shanghai Pujiang Youth Hostel
Location: No. 15, Huangpu Road, Shanghai, China
The hostel is 50 kilometers (31.1 miles) from Pudong International Airport, 18 kilometers (11.2 miles) from Hongqiao International Airport. You may take the airport bus to the Bund station. Alternatively, if you take trolley No. 22 or 37, or the public bus, you should alight at the Waibaidu Bridge stop.
Facilities and service: Coffee house, Bar, TV room, Internet cafe, restaurant, self-service laundry, bicycle-hire, parking lot, currency exchange and group reception.
Captain Hostel Shanghai (http://www.captainhostel.com.cn)
Location: No. 37, Fuzhou Road, Shanghai
The hostel is 30 kilometers (18.6 miles) away from the Pudong International Airport, 15 kilometers (9.3 miles) away from the Hongqiao Airport and 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) away from the railway station with the Bund, Yuyuan Garden, and the People's Square dotted around. You can get there by bus No. 63 and 801.