** LONELY PLANET 2007 – TOP RATED HOSTEL: 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. We can give you a free local area map when you arrive.

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.

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

-Please remember to bring passport with you when you come here.
-Please inform us your new arrival time by phone if you arrive later than 18:00, or else your booking would 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.
-If you will book several beds for one time,we are sorry that we cannot promise you will be arranged together in the same room,thanks for your understanding!
-If you have any questions, don't hesitate to write mail to us. Note the hostel name !