Address: No.300 Nong of Wu Ning Road, Putuo district

Price rates

€ 42.84 average price per room/bed (the price is per 1 night only)
€ 17.14 average price per Dorm/bed (the price is per 1 night only)

Info & Description

Shanghai City Central Youth Hostel ( Utels )
Shanghai City Central Youth Hostel is located at the intersection of Wuning Lu and Zhongshan Bei Lu at Shanghai Putuo district. It’s close to Jingan Temple commercial district. In the close neighborhood, there is the Shanghai elevated highway. From the hostel, it is only 200-meter to walk to the Caoyang Lu metro station, and to Hongqiao Airport it is only 20 minutes by bus, to the Pudong international airport it takes only 50 minutes by bus. And it’s just 10 minutes to the Shanghai West Workers' Palace of Culture, the Yaxin square, the East China normal University, and the Zhongshan Park commercial shopping area by walk. The transportation is convenient and it is easy to get around.

This is the largest hostel in Shanghai. The rooms are comfortable include ensuites, doubles, singles, and 4 bed dormitories with central air conditioning and individual controls in each of the 150 rooms. The hostel offers a computer/internet room, billiards, bar, and karaoke with jukebox. There is a 24-hour supermarket, breakfast bar, coffee lounge, ATM, IC/IP phones. Nearby the hostel there is KFC, Mc’Donald, Bi Feng Tang restaurant, Bank and post office.

Standard (two-single beds) rooms, double rooms, single rooms, family rooms with Internet and bathrooms.
4 bed dormitory rooms with lockers, linen & duvet provided.
Large social area with internet bar on the first floor
This area includes a lending library, a small coffee bar, and a small snack shop; Great for meeting friends.
Separate men and women's bathroom and shower facilities.
Reading room & Book Exchange
24-hour hot water
High-speed Internet connection
Friendly and Helpful Staff

On-site help and general assistance
Free travel advice
Reservations for national and international flight & train tickets
Arrangements for tourist coach and sightseeing activities
Hostel bookings in other cities
Delivery service

Information Office:
We can arrange daily tours and give you free tourist Information services.
Reservations for national and international flights & train tickets can be arranged by the service desk, Telephone service.


  • Air conditioning
  • Parking lot
  • Security boxes / Lockers
  • Security boxes / Lockers
  • Security boxes / Lockers
  • Laundry
  • Internet access
  • Internet access
  • Bar
  • Pickups / Shuttle from airport
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Lift / elevator
  • Games room
  • Children accepted
  • 24h reception


  • standard double bed private with Watercloset (bathroom)
  • standard 3 bed/s private with Watercloset (bathroom)
  • standard 1 bed/s private with Watercloset (bathroom)
  • standard 2 bed/s private with Watercloset (bathroom)
  • standard 4 bed/s private with Watercloset (bathroom)
  • 4 bed/s mixed dorm shared Watercloset (bathroom)
  • 6 bed/s mixed dorm shared Watercloset (bathroom)

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Read what others are saying about Shanghai City Central Youth Hostel (Utels)

  1. Kwun Hung From China On November 30, -0001

    Wonder experience for me. Actually this is the first time I travel alone, and the guys inside the hotel really helps me a lot. Highly recommend you to go!

  2. juan From Bolivia On November 30, -0001

    im really happy have found it, the staff very kind, the room clean and big, it has everything that you need to visit any place, i recommended it (muy contento con todo, recepcion, personal, limplieza, ubicacion, esta perfecto, el propietario o administrador me ayudó en todo para conseguir billetes ya que todo se complica en china porque la gente no habla otra cosa que no sea chino, dificil encontrar gente que hable ingles, realmente lo recomiendo

  3. YOSHITO From Japan On November 30, -0001

    It is the first time for me to use UTELs, but I am satisfied with everything, especially the price is quite reasonable. Thanks Yoshi from Tokyo

  4. Sebastian From Switzerland On November 30, -0001

    This hostel was very nice, with big, clean rooms with a TV... Definitely worth a stay!

  5. David From Germany On November 30, -0001

    Very good hostel! But the price on this website is wrong.

  6. Emanuel From Germany On November 30, -0001

    Excellent Hostel with plenty of rooms, the staff is more than helpful and friendly, easy to meet people from all over the world, interior and atmosphere is very compelling! One of the best hostels I have ever been to!

  7. Lisa From France On November 30, -0001

    Un really good youth hostel that you have to go!

  8. CESAR From Colombia On November 30, -0001

    Good location, and the prices by internet are excellent

  9. Hanuwant From India On November 30, -0001

    Very peacefull location,clean.Staff is very cooperative and language is not problem.Walkable distance to metro station,and shopping areas.