MINGTOWN Hiker International Youth Hostel

About MINGTOWN Hiker International Youth Hostel
No. 450 Middle Jiangxi Rd. Shanghai. P.R.China
Shanghai, China 200002
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** LONELY PLANET 2009 - TOP RATED HOSTEL: "A short hike from The Bund, this is a welcome arrival".

Welcome to the Mingtown Hiker Hostel - just 5 minutes walk away from The Bund. We are an international HI/YHA youth hostel, with friendly service and a sociable atmosphere.

Mingtown Hiker Youth Hostel is conveniently located close to some of Shanghai's most famous places, all within walking distance - such as: The Bund, Nanjing Road shopping street, the People's Square, the Jinmao Tower, the Suzhou River, Yuyuan Gardens, Shanghai Old City and many more. As we are located in the centre of Shanghai, we are within walking distance of the subway, bus stops, banks/ATMs, post office, pharmacy, 24 hour shops and much more.Our hostel is in the backstreets, away from the noisy main roads, in a traditional Shanghai neighborhood. There is plenty of local Shanghai culture to see, with lots of interesting restaurants, snack stalls and street vendors.
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We provide different kinds of accommodations to meet the needs of every customer, such as stylish VIP suites, standard double/twin rooms, and a variety of dorm rooms, all at a very fair price. You can find our prices below. We also offer discounts to guests with HI cards. All rooms are equipped with security key card access, hot/cold air conditioning, and WIFI signal. Our dorm rooms are equipped with security lockers, individual lights, and power outlets. Safety deposit boxes are available at reception. We also offer free short-term luggage storage.

Our facilities include:

- Cozy bar/restaurant, with western & Chinese food, large DVD TV, free pool table and bar games, and WIFI internet access
- Relaxing lobby area, with big, comfy sofas, free internet, and WIFI internet access, (no smoking area )
- Book exchange, and free local magazines/newspapers - letting you know what's going on in Shanghai
- Helpful English-speaking reception staff
- Train/plane ticket booking service - we can also book other hostels around China
- Self catering kitchen and hot water machine.
- 24 hour hot water showers - with good water pressure!
- Laundry service
- International telephone call facilities
- No curfew, 24 hour security

The difference of the two 4 bed dorm is whether it be with a window.
【Dorm bunk beds suit a crowd:Young Travellers 】
Please bring your passport with you when you come here.
Please inform us your new arrival time by phone if you arrive later than the scheduled time on your booking, or else the booking could be cancelled automatically.
-Please inform us in advance if there is sth.changed in your booking such as date change or cancell,via mail or phone.


Amenities:
24 hour reception
Air Conditioning
Bar
Bicycle Hire
Bike Parking
Breakfast Not Included
Children Friendly
Common Room
Guest Kitchen
Internet Access
Key Card Access
Linen Included
Luggage Storage
Nightclub
Restaurant
Security Lockers
Smoking Rooms
Telephone/Fax Facilities
Towels
Travel Desk/Travel Info
WiFi in lobby
Payment Accepted:
Getting there:
Address:No.450 Middle Jiangxi Rd,Shanghai
Address in Chinese:上海市江西中路450号 上海旅行者国际青年旅舍
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DIRECTIONS FROM THE PUDONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (PVG):
1) Maglev Train (40rmb) from PVG to LongYang Rd. station, then transfer to subway line 2 (costs: 4RMB) to Nanjing Rd(E) station, take exit 3 and walk along the east Nanjing Rd to the east. After the second traffic lights turn left (walk along the Middle Jiangxi Rd to north),after the 4th block(East Beijing Rd) you will find our hostel.
2) Shuttle bus: Take No. 2 shuttle bus from PVG to Jing'An Temple (that will cost you about 19RMB),then take subway line 2 (4RMB) to Nanjing Rd(E) station ,or take taxi from Jingan Temple to the hostel about 20RMB.
3.Take taxi : Gate No.3(Domestic) Gate No.15(International) on 1F
Taxi fee about 180RMB by day; 220RMB by night (after 23:00)

DIRECTIONS FROM THE HONGQIAO AIRPORT (HQ AIRPORT):
1)Bus No.925 from HQ airport to the last stop the People`s square(4RMB), then take subway line 2 one stop to Nanjing Rd(E) station ,or walk along the East Nanjing Rd for half an hour or take a taxi(12RMB) to the hostel.
2)Take a taxi about 60RMB by daytime,120RMB by nighttime (after 23:00)

DIRECTIONS FROM THE MAIN SHANGHAI TRAIN STATION:
1) Take bus No.64 : leave the station at the west-south exit, walk right (to the west) to the bus park and take the bus 64(2RMB),get off at Middle Jingxi Rd busstop, then walk north (in the opposite direction of the bus) to the traffic lights and after East Beijing Rd walk about 100metres and you will find the hiker hostel in the right.
2) take the subway(4RMB): the metro station is outside the train station,take subway line 1 to People's Square(the 3rd stop) then transfer onto line 2. It takes one stop to Nanjing Rd(E).
3) Take a taxi about 20RMB,after 23:00 about 30RMB.

DIRECTIONS FROM THE SOUTH SHANGHAI TRAIN STATION:
1) Take the subway(4RMB): metro line 1 from South Shanghai train station to the People's square then transfer onto line 2 to Nanjing Rd(E).
2) Take a taxi about 50RMB by daytime ,100RMB by nighttime(after 23:00).
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