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Ideally located in central Shanghai, Mingtown Etour Youth Hostel is a charming property with simple yet cozy accommodations with free Wi-Fi. Nanjing Road commercial area and People’s Square is a 5-minute walk away.

Mingtown Etour Hostel is a 10-minute drive from The Bund and a 5-minute drive from Xintiandi entertainment area. The Oriental Pearl Tower in Pudong New Area is a 10-minute subway ride away.

In a central yet quiet location, the hostel features a charming garden where guests can relax. The staff at the tour desk can help organize excursions to popular attractions. Added conveniences include laundry, fax and photocopying.

All air-conditioned rooms have hardwood floors, an electric teakettle and a writing desk. Guests can choose between staying in shared rooms, or in a quiet private room.

Guests can enjoy Chinese dishes at the hostel’s on-site restaurant. Alternatively, there are many restaurants within walking distance of the hostel.

This is our guests' favorite part of Shanghai, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Mingtown Etour Youth Hostel has been welcoming guests since Sept 13, 2012

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Shanghai, this property has an excellent location score of 9.1!


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4 reasons to choose Mingtown Etour Youth Hostel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
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  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Answered on September 22, 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    Answered on September 22, 2019
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?
    You can lock it up if you need it.
    Answered on September 22, 2019
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?
    After paying, you can
    Answered on September 22, 2019
  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?
    Answered on September 22, 2019
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Amenities of Mingtown Etour Youth Hostel
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Chinese
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Mingtown Etour Youth Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 11:00 PM


7:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of CNY 100 is required on arrival. That's about 14.06USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.

Credit cards are only needed to guarantee your booking .

The fine print

Please provide your estimated time of arrival at the time of booking if you are arriving after 14:00 or you need to check-in/check-out at other times.

Extra beds are available (cost varies). Please note that all guests should have passport or ID card at the time of check-in.

Please note that hot water is only provided from 07:00 to 13:00 and from 17:00 to 24:00.

Lockers can be requested at the front desk at an extra charge.

Please note that guests can only book guestrooms for a maximum of 7 nights.

Please note that guest should pre-pay full rate of the first night if will arrive late than 18:00.

English Service is provided 7:00 to 01:00 (next day).

All Children under 12 years old are not permitted in shared dorm accommodations. They must be with guardians in private accommodations. All teenagers under 18 years old must be accompanied by legal guardian. Please kindly notice at the reception if you need to bring a guest into your room.

Please note that the hostel doesn't provide disposable toiletries.

Please note that all the rooms are nonsmoking rooms. If guests need cooking, ironing, using any high temperature devices and using any high power devices, please consult the reception first.

Only some of the rooms can add an extra bed. Please inform the reception if you need one. Whether or not the extra bed needs to be added, each room only can stay one more person (adult or baby). The person taller than 43 in treats as an adult, who needs to be charged the extra bed rate. The person shorter than 35 in is free to stay. The extra bed rate is the same with the dorm bed room fee.

Please note that the dorm bed (bunk beds) is only for individual. Unless you book a private room, there is no guarantee that you and your group will stay in same room.

Please kindly return dorm linens and borrowed items to the reception before checking out.

A mandatory CNY 100 returnable deposit for each room key is needed.

Please note there is no elevator in the 3-floor building.

Please note that payment is due upon arrival by cash only. Credit cards are not accepted.

A damage deposit of CNY 100 is required on arrival. That's about 14.06USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Mingtown Etour Youth Hostel

  • The prices at Mingtown Etour Youth Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Mingtown Etour Youth Hostel by:

    • Taxi 40min

  • Mingtown Etour Youth Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Mingtown Etour Youth Hostel is 2,150 feet from the center of Shanghai.

    • Check-in at Mingtown Etour Youth Hostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.