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InterContinental Shanghai Pudong vs Mingtown Etour Youth Hostel

Both properties are highly recommended by professional reviewers writing for major publications. On balance, Mingtown Etour Youth Hostel scores marginally higher than InterContinental Shanghai Pudong. Mingtown Etour Youth Hostel comes in at 77 with recommendations from 3 publications including Lonely Planet, Rough Guide and Time Out.

InterContinental Shanghai Pudong
InterContinental Shanghai Pudong
7 / 10
No.777 Zhangyang Road, Pudong District, Shanghai 200120
From $105 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
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Fodor's Fodor's
"The pièce de résistance of the 24-story Hotel InterContinental Pudong is a nearly 200-foot-high Italian Renaissance–inspired atrium, decorated with red Chinese lanterns." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
"The former Asia Thompson, in the heart of Pǔdōng near the Nextage department store, has a spectacular atrium and decent facilities." Full review
Star Service Star Service
"Located 40 minutes from the Pudong airport, this hotel is in Lujiazui, the New Shanghai Commercial City, an area designed as a launch pad for new businesses." Full review
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Make sure to ask for a newly renovated guest room, as some of the older units are showing their age.
Time Out Time Out
"Within easy reach of three different metro stations and spread over a modest (in Pudong terms) 24 floors, the InterContinental scores bonus points for friendly, accommodating front of house staff." Full review
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"Inside, the soaring atrium lobby creates a sense of openness, while contemporary rooms come in light, calm tones; select accommodations come with a sunken tub in the bathroom." Full review
Mingtown Etour Youth Hostel
Mingtown Etour Youth Hostel
7 / 10
No.55 JiangYin Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200003
From $0 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Laundry Service
  • Restaurant
  • Air Conditioning
  • Baggage storage
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Time Out Time Out
"One of many Mingtown hostel locations across China, this one conveniently located adjacent to People's Square. Dorm beds start at 50RMB." Full review
Rough Guide Rough Guide
Star
"This is the best of the cheapies, being very well located – tucked in the alleyway behind Tomorrow Square, right beside Renmin Park – yet quiet and surprisingly affordable."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"One of Shànghǎi’s best youth hostels, E-tour has a historic alleyway setting and pleasant rooms, some with reproduction antique furniture." Full review