Mingtown Etour Youth Hostel vs The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai

The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai and Mingtown Etour Youth Hostel are both rated very highly by travel writers. On balance, The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai ranks significantly higher than Mingtown Etour Youth Hostel. The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai is ranked #19 in Shanghai with accolades from 8 sources like Lonely Planet, Gayot and Time Out.

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
"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
The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai
The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai
8 / 10
No.740 Hankou Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200001
From $93 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Frommer's Frommer's
"This striking, 1934 Art Deco hotel has undergone a complete overhaul from a three-star outfit into a handsome, ultraluxurious boutique hotel." Full review
Ask for a room with a balcony, which, though small, provides a delightful perch to take in the hubbub of the city.
Insight Guides Insight Guides
"Some of the rooms have balconies, and all of them feature bold 1930s-style designs coupled with soft, padded luxury."
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Within a 10-minute walk of the People's Square, this Art Deco hotel originally opened in the central business district in 1934." Full review
Star Service Star Service
"Eye-catching art-deco style turns heads in this overstated modern behemoth tower city." Full review
Time Out Time Out
"Set in a gorgeous historic art deco building, The Yangtze Boutique Hotel was once home to tea-dances, jazz bands and Shanghai gangsters in it's 1930s heyday." Full review
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