Top 10 Shanghai Budget Hotels

Planning your Shanghai Tour? Where to stay in ShanghaiIf you don’t want to spend lots of money on luxury accommodation, but still hope for a decent and comfy stay in Shanghai while visiting Shanghai, you still many affordable hotels to choose in Shanghai. I’ve rounded up the top 10 budget hotels in no particular order.

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JinJiang Inn  Shanghai ( budget hotel chains)
Jinjiang Inn is one of the largest economy domestic hotel chains in China. The budget hotel chain is run by Jinjiang Inn Company. Each JinJiang Inn hotel features a variety of room types that we believe will meet your overnight requirements.

The quality of the bedding will guarantee your good night’s dream, and the uncomplicated modern room design will lessen your stress. The cuisine features nutritious local food and beverages, and is provided on site, so you may never have to leave the hotel. The total number of Jinjiang Inn hotels has increased to about 700 in 160 cities around China.

Major Jinjiang Inn Hotels in Shanghai:

Jinjiang Inn Shanghai Pudong Airport
Add: 850, Pudong Airport Avenue, Pudong District, Shanghai
Location; near Shanghai Pudong Airport

Jinjiang Inn Shanghai Henglong Plaza
Add: No.400 Xikang Road, Jingan District, Shanghai
Jinjiang Inn Zhangjiang Shanghai

Add: No.91 Zhangjiang Road, Pudong New District, Shanghai
Tel: 0086 20 61276600
Web: ( Chinese )
Email: E-mail:[email protected]

ibis Shanghai ( International budget hotel chain )
With more than 800 hotels all over the world, and 6 in Shanghai, ibis offers all the services of a modern hotel at a budget price. ibis offers a 24-hour reception with Wi-Fi, breakfast buffet, parking, bar and, in most of our hotels, a restaurant.

Hotel ibis Shanghai Yu Garden
Hotel ibis Shanghai JinshaJiang RD
Hotel ibis Shanghai Xujiahui
Hotel ibis Shanghai World Expo
Hotel ibis Shanghai Lianyang
Hotel ibis Shanghai Waigaoqiao

Motel 168 ( the Bund)
Motel168 is an important economy hotel chain in China with numerous hotels in Shanghai. This is basically a chain hotel for Chinese people. Good value for money, bust certainly a good practical choice of a small room with shower etc. Motel 168 (Shanghai The Bund) is highly recommended due to its super location.

Motel168 ( the Bund)
Add: No.50 Ningbo Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200002
Tel: 86 21 5179 3333
Web:   (Chinese )

GreenTree Inns ( one of the budget hotel chain in China)
GreenTree Inn is now ranked as the number one foreign chain of economic hotels. It is also on the top five of all economic chain hotels in China. GreenTree Inns has hotels in major cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, and Tianjin, in addition to 300 other cities in China. GreenTree Inn has 800 operational hotels and own over 1,300 hotels.

Check the page of for more information on the hotels run by Shanghai GreenTree Inns.

Tel: 021-3617-4886

City Hotel Shanghai
City Hotel Shanghai is located in an important business area, Shanghai‘s well-known Nanjing East Road and Huaihai Road commercial circle. The hotel is 26 stories high and has 270 considerately spaced rooms and suites decorated in a style that is refined and stylish.

The banquet hall and conference rooms with five different styles are perfect for holding all kinds of social occasions from meetings and trainings, to wedding banquets.

Add: No.5-7 South Shanxi Road Shanghai, PR
Tel: 86 (21) 6255-1133

Anting Villa Hotel
Anting Villa Hotel is located close to Xujiahui shopping area and a subway station. The hotel is classically built and decorated with an elegant environment. It’s an ideal place for parties, accommodation, rest, and business activities. The hotel’s guest rooms are absolutely luxurious and comfortable. The hotel’s dining, business, and leisure facilities are all convenient and of high quality.

Add: 46 Anting Road near Yongjia Road, Shanghai, China
Tel: 86 21 64331188

Captain Hostel
The Captain Hostel lies beside the Huangpu River, only one minute’s walk to the famous Shanghai Bund and less than 10 minutes’walk to Nanjing Rd., People’s Square and Yuyuan Garden. The Captain hostel provides several kinds of room rates from 50 Yuan to more than a thousand Yuan. You can certainly find what you like here. It now becomes a warm home of the back-packers from all over the world.

Add: 37 Fuzhou Road, near Sichuan Zhong Road, Shanghai
Tel: 86-21-33310000

The Pujiang Hotel
If you want to stay in one of the most historic buildings in the most famous district in Shanghai, the Pujiang Hotel is the right choice. It is often full, especially in the summer months so it is a good idea to call ahead and book a room if you can. The Hotel is in a great location, just over Waibadu Bridge and Suzhou creek, and is a two minute walk from the Bund.

Add: 15 Huang Pu Road, near the Bund, Shanghai
Tel: 86 21 64246388

Old House Inn
Old House Inn is a place where you will come back to 30’s Shanghai, your most unforgettable experience will begin here. Housed in a typical lane house, the hotel is small but quaint and full of character. One of Shanghai’s hottest restaurants, A Future Perfect shares the garden, so you won’t have to go very far for lovely food or a drink on the patio.

Add: No. 16, Lane 351, Hwa Shan Rd., Shanghai China
Tel: 86 21 62486118

Charms Hotel Shanghai
Charms Hotel Shanghai neighbors “No. 1 Street of China”- Pedestrian Street in Nanjing Road, where the traffic is very convenient. Charms Hotel Shanghai offers 525 guestrooms that are elegantly and practically decorated as well as facilitated with modern amenities. Combining fashion and elegance, Charms Hotel Shanghai is an ideal choice for leisure travelers as well as businessmen to accommodate.

Add: No.619 Jiu Jiang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai
Tel: 86 21 53594900

Hongqiao Kingtown Hotel
Hongqiao Kingtown Hotel is located in Hong Qiao Economical and Technological Development Area,adjacent to subway line 2 station. The 200 spacious rooms and suites are all designed uniquely and Hi-tech. The Kingtown Hotel totally follows the concept that our butler service wholly focuses on both business and leisure travelers’ pursue on details. Add: No. 1111 Tianshan Road Shanghai, China

Tel: 86 21 61281111

7 Days Inn (Shanghai Hongqiao)
7 Days Inn is a Chinese budget hotel chain, providing value for money accommodation to business travelers and tourists. There are various types of meeting rooms, dinner halls, parking lots in 7 Days Inn of Shanghai Hongqiao branch. The facilities of the hotel are complete: 24 hour hot water, independent air-conditioner, IPTV, phone, free internet access. The style of the hotel is simple. It can provide you with clean and warm lodging surroundings.

Add: 1050 Wuzhong Road, Minhang District, Shanghai China
Tel: 86 21 544223683

Hanting Express (Yan’an Road)

Hanting Express-Yan’an Road Shanghai is located on Yan’an Road. The view of the beautiful scenery of Shanghai and green landscape makes guests feel good. The comfortable and pleasant hotel enjoys a quiet environment in the busy district, making you feel at home. The hotel has 439 rooms, providing quality bedding, free broadband Internet access, luxurious shower facilities, comfortable office furniture, and rich television programmes.

Add: No. 1066 Yan’an West Road, Changning District, Shanghai
Tel: 86-4008106868

Planning your Shanghai tour? No matter you like it or not, a side trip to the old town in Shanghai is worth your valuble time

Tip:  Hassle-free Shanghai Guided Tours
If you don’t want to go the do-it-yourself bus route and prefer the hassle-free escorted tours,  here are some options for guided tours to Shanghai:

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