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Cheap Hotels in Shanghai

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What is Shanghai Like for Cheap Hotels?

There are lots of ways to visit Shanghai for a bargain price. For example, you might want to put on your walking shoes, grab a map, and venture out to a side of this destination where money doesn't do all the talking. People who visit Shanghai love the shopping and restaurants. Take a photo at West Nanjing Road and Shanghai Landmark Department Store for some great memories without a hefty price tag. Our choice of low-cost hotels makes Shanghai popular among budget-conscious visitors looking for a vacation to remember. We have 208 cheap Shanghai hotels to choose from, there's something for everyone!

What Are Some of the Best Cheap Hotels in Shanghai?

Here are our travelers' best-rated Shanghai budget-friendly hotels:

    Jitai Hotel - Renmin Square

    Shanghai hotel in historical district
    • Free WiFi • 24-hour front desk

    Shanghai Deco Hotel

    3.5-star hotel in Pudong
    • Free valet parking • Free WiFi • Free theme park shuttle • Restaurant • Comfy beds

    Fish Inn East Nanjing Road

    City-center hotel within easy reach of People's Square
    • Free WiFi • Bar • Cafe • Walkable location

    Irene Boutique Hotel Jinshu Branch

    3.5-star Shanghai hotel with bar
    • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Walkable location

    Starr Hotel Shanghai

    Comfortable Shanghai apartment with kitchenette
    • Free parking • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Fitness center • Central location

What Are the Best Things to See and Do in Shanghai?

You'll find plenty of places to explore in Shanghai while keeping to your budget. Check out these sights and landmarks in the area, some of which you can appreciate without spending a penny.

  • Fuxing Park
  • The Bund
  • Pudong Riverside Promenade and Park

  • Beaches
  • Sanjiagang Beach Park
  • Bihaijinsha Beach
  • Fengxian Beach

  • Sights & Landmarks
  • West Nanjing Road
  • Shanghai Landmark Department Store
  • Shanghai City Hall

Frequently asked questions

What inexpensive motels can I find in Shanghai?
Travelers to Shanghai rate Motel 168 Shanghai Pudong Xinjingqiao Road Branch among the best motels in the area.
What hotels do others recommend for an inexpensive vacation in Shanghai?
Guests recommend Dayin International Youth Hostel (Shanghai Nanjing East Road;People’s Square;The Bund Branch) as a good budget-friendly hotel when visiting Shanghai.
Can I reserve any vacation homes in Shanghai?
You’ll find 23 vacation home choices on our site. Also, you can book one of 194 apartments or 18 villas.
What hostels can I book in Shanghai?
You may want to consider J Trip Youth Hostel, Shanghai Meego Youth Hostel and Shanghai Summer Youth Hostel, which are among the best-rated hostels by fellow travelers. You can also take a look at all 21 hostels on our site.
Where can I stay on a budget for my business trip to Shanghai?
Fellow business travelers who are looking to save money recommend a stay at these inexpensive hotels: Jingyue 99 Hotel - Jiangzhen, Jinjiang Inn East Shanghai Jinqiao RD and Jinjiang Inn Shanghai Hongqiao Hami Road.
What areas in Shanghai should I consider for a budget trip?
If you’d like to spend less on your trip, the areas with the most affordable hotels are Pudong, Minhang and Huangpu.

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