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Courtyard by Marriott Shanghai Central - Shanghai - Pool
Courtyard by Marriott Shanghai Central
8.5 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Hilton Garden Inn Shanghai Hongqiao NECC - Shanghai - Lounge
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Grand Central Hotel Shanghai
8.8 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Golden Tulip Shanghai Rainbow
8.1 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Central Hotel Shanghai
8.6 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Hotel Indigo Shanghai On The Bund
8.4 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
The Qube Hotel Shanghai Hongqiao
8.6 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Novotel Shanghai Clover
8.5 Very Good
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi

Shanghai hotels near First National Congress of the CCP

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Riverdale Residence Xintiandi Shanghai - Shanghai - Bedroom
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Magnificent International Hotel - Shanghai - Bedroom
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning

Top Shanghai hotels with parking

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Renaissance Shanghai Pudong Hotel - Shanghai - Living room
Renaissance Shanghai Pudong Hotel
8.2 Very Good
Fairmont Peace Hotel - Shanghai - Lobby
Fairmont Peace Hotel
9 Wonderful
Free Wi-Fi
The Qube Pudong
7.8 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Grand Hyatt Shanghai
7.9 Good
Free Wi-Fi
The Puli Hotel And Spa
9.1 Wonderful
Free Wi-Fi

How much is a Shanghai hotel?

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Top tips for finding Shanghai hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Shanghai, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Shanghai in October and September.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Shanghai if you stay on a Thursday. The opposite is true for, Tuesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 3 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Shanghai hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Shanghai found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was £20, while the most expensive was £204.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Shanghai for 4 days.
  • For those looking to immerse themselves in the buzz of Shanghai city centre, hotels on the Bund are an attractive prospect, offering easy access to the waterfront’s many shops, bars and restaurants.
  • For a Shanghai hotel with an edgy, modern vibe, try The Waterhouse at South Bund, a boutique hotel housed within a former concrete dock house.
  • Hotels in Shanghai near the Bund frequently come with a price tag. Those looking to save money will find cheaper options downtown, west of the Huangpu river.
  • The Old City is an atmospheric haven of narrow streets, botanical gardens, and Buddhist temples, with a range of hostels, guesthouses and budget hotels.
  • Business travellers often choose to stay in the dynamic district of Pudong, on the eastern banks of the Huangpu river. For service worthy of 5 stars, look to international giants like the Doubletree by Hilton or the Sheraton Grand Hotel.
  • Good mid-price hotel options in Pudong include the Dorsett and Grand Mercure, which are both located near Shanghai Century Park and within a 15-minute walk of Shanghai International Convention Centre.
  • Fashionistas searching for stylish digs will relish the chance to stay in Shanghai’s colonial-style French Concession, a chic area famed for its cafes, shops and tree-lined boulevards.
  • Jing-an (called the Paris of the East) is another major draw for shopping addicts, with luxury and boutique-style hotels centred around West Nanjing Road.
  • Guests travelling with family or as part of a group will find a range of fully serviced apartments such as the De Kong Apartment Hotel in Pudong, which features an on-site restaurant, games room, and free parking.
  • Facilities at the Rayfont Celebrity Hotel Apartment in Xuhui, near the leafy French Concession, include a gym, swimming pool and tennis courts.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Shanghai

  • Are there good hotels near Shanghai airport?

    Shanghai has two international airports, Pudong and Hongqiao, which both have plenty of hotels nearby. Da Zhong Airport Hotel is just a 5-minute walk from Pudong airport, while the Grand Mercure in Hongqiao, is a 10-minute drive to the Hongqiao Airport and Hongqiao Railway Station.

  • What are the best hotels near the Bund?

    Many of the hotels in Shanghai near the Bund – China’s equivalent to Wall Street – are situated inside gorgeous art deco buildings. Among the most iconic of these is the Fairmont Peace Hotel, whose 1930s interior recalls the city’s heyday as the Pearl of the Orient.

  • What are the best hotels near Disneyland?

    The Shanghai Disneyland Hotel is a perfect choice for families. Connected to the theme park via a water taxi, the hotel features themed rooms that are a hit with kids. For a more grown-up alternative close to the Disneyland resort, the Wangdi Shangju Hotel in Pudong offers colourful, contemporary bedrooms and modern comforts, including plasma screen TVs and free wifi.

  • Where in Shanghai can I find a hotel with a view?

    Shanghai is dotted with futuristic looking skyscrapers, and when it comes to soaring to extraordinary heights, its hotels are no exception. Try the Jing An Shangri La, occupying the top 29 floors of the Jing An skyscraper, or the Ritz-Carlton in Pudong, which features a rooftop restaurant on the 52nd floor.

  • What hotels in Shanghai have especially good spa services?

    Boasting 5 stars for its award-winning spa, the Peninsula Shanghai near the Bund harnesses both modern and traditional treatments. Another top choice is the PuLi Hotel and Spa just off West Nanjing Road in downtown Shanghai, home to a spectacular infinity pool and a spa that uses ancient Chinese therapies to help you unwind.

  • Where to stay in Shanghai?

    Minhang and Putuo are the most popular neighbourhoods on KAYAK for users looking for a hotel in Shanghai. You should also consider staying close to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station.

  • What are the best hotels near Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station?

    KAYAK users like staying at The Qube Hotel Shanghai Hongqiao and Shanghai Hongqiao Airport Hotel - Air China when looking for a hotel in close proximity to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Shanghai?

    In the last 3 days, double rooms in Shanghai have been found on KAYAK for as cheap as £11. On average, the price for a double room is £114.

  • How much is a hotel in Shanghai for tonight?

    Hotel room prices will vary depending on facilities and location. The cheapest double room in Shanghai for tonight found in the last 3 hours was £11. We also found 3-star hotels from £14 and 4-star hotels from £25.

  • How much is a hotel in Shanghai for this weekend?

    The cheapest hotel room in Shanghai for the upcoming weekend found on KAYAK in the last 3 days was for £19 per night. For the same dates, 3-star hotel rooms have been found for as low as £19 per night and 4-star hotel rooms from £27 per night.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Shanghai?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Shanghai districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Shanghai city centre

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Shanghai hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Shanghai that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Courtyard by Marriott Shanghai Hongqiao, Hotel Indigo Shanghai On The Bund and The Qube Hotel Shanghai Hongqiao.

Where to stay in Shanghai?

Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Shanghai by showing you the exact location of each hotel.

Landmarks in Shanghai