Mingtown Etour Youth Hostel vs The Hongta Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Shanghai

Both properties are highly recommended by professional reviewers writing for major publications. On balance, The Hongta Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Shanghai ranks slightly better than Mingtown Etour Youth Hostel. The Hongta Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Shanghai ranks #25 in Shanghai with praise from 7 publications including Travel + Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler and Frommer's.

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
"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
"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
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
The Hongta Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Shanghai
7 / 10
No.889 Dongfang Road, Pudong New District, Shanghai 200122
From $87 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Laundry Service
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"The handsome St. Regis might well be the luxury hotel at which to stay in town were it not for its less-convenient location in Pudong." Full review
"The 328-room St. Regis has sizable sleeping quarters that are just about as grand as the sweeping, ballroomlike check-in area."
Travel + Leisure
"328 rooms (which are some of the largest in the city) with Chinese art and ceramics; hotel butlers are trained as both city guides and translators." Full review
Condé Nast Traveler
"This "true gem" with 24-hour butler service is decorated in plum, chocolate, cream, and gold tones." Full review
Star Service
"The Hongta is now part of Starwood Collection's sister grouping The Luxury Collection, but it maintains an equally high-end clientele as it did with the St. Regis." Full review
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