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Enjoy Shanghai on a Budget

Trying to plan a trip to Shanghai without blowing your entire budget on the hotel room? Luckily, is here to help. We have 306 cheap Shanghai hotels for you to choose from, with prices starting at just $13/night!

In the last hour, we've had 5 bookings, the most popular choices were:

1. Shanghai Chenyi Hotel
2. Athena Hotel Shanghai Pudong Babaiban
3. Home Inn
4. Hanting Hotel Lujiazui Software Park
5. GreenTree Inn ShangHai PuDong New District TangQiao Metro Station Express Hotel

So hurry and book now so we can get you the best room available! With budget hotels in Shanghai averaging just $120/night, don't let room prices keep you from experiencing all that Shanghai has to offer.

We've tried to make booking an affordable Shanghai hotel simple. Best place to start is by having a look through the top 10 cheap hotels trending right now in Shanghai in the box to the right. Make sure you use our traveller reviews to ensure you know exactly what you're getting out of your hotel room. It's understandable to be cautious when looking for cheap hotel rooms - you don't want to pay more than you should, but you also want to make sure the room is comfortable, clean, etc. That's one of the many reasons we take customer feedback so seriously (not only do we show you our customer's hotel reviews, we also use Expedia's and TripAdvisor's!). To help you quickly narrow your search, here's a quick list of the best cheap Shanghai hotels for:

1. Cleanliness: Athena Hotel Shanghai Pudong Babaiban
2. Service: Athena Hotel Shanghai Pudong Babaiban
3. Comfort: Athena Hotel Shanghai Pudong Babaiban
4. Condition: Athena Hotel Shanghai Pudong Babaiban

If you're sightseeing, you may only be after a basic hotel, but its location will be crucial to you. gives you detailed maps of the Shanghai area and each landmark and transportation option to allow you to book the cheapest hotel in Shanghai nearest the attractions you actually care about. You can even search outside the city and find budget hotels across China.

If you're simply looking for the best deal on Shanghai accommodations and make sure you get the most for your money, our budget Shanghai hotels can also be filtered by amenity, star rating or by theme, so you can find anything from the ideal cheap business hotel or an economy hotel in Shanghai with a swimming pool, gym or even a free breakfast.

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