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Shanghai, SH, China
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Shanghai, SH, China
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Shanghai hotels

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Low season

AugustCheapest month to stay with an average 22% drop in price.

High season

JulyMost expensive month to stay with an average 378% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

₪425Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

₪439Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hotel in Shanghai

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Average nightly price per month
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Top tips for finding perfect 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 accommodations in Shanghai in August and January.
  • 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 Saturday. The opposite is true for, Monday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 69 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Shanghai accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Shanghai found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was ₪112, while the most expensive was ₪113.
  • 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

  • Hotels are safe environments for travelers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Shanghai. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • Hotels adjacent to The Bund and in Changning or Putuo are usually very popular with KAYAK users.

  • Travelers who like staying near The Bund recommend Broadway Mansions Hotel, Jinling Purple Mountain Hotel Shanghai (Previously Shanghai Grand Trustel Purple Mountain Hotel) and Majesty Plaza Shanghai.

  • Although the average price for a double room in Shanghai is ₪378, ₪25 is the lowest price found by KAYAK users in the last 3 days.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, 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 center.

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

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.

Best Shanghai hotels

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Fairmont Peace Hotel - Shanghai - Lobby
Fairmont Peace Hotel - Shanghai - Lobby
Fairmont Peace Hotel
9.2 Excellent
Pudong₪350+
₪350+
Parking
Pool
Air Conditioning
The Peninsula Shanghai - Shanghai - Bedroom
The Peninsula Shanghai - Shanghai - Bedroom
The Peninsula Shanghai
9.2 Excellent
Huangpu₪434+
₪434+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air Conditioning
The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi - Shanghai - Building
The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi - Shanghai - Building
The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi
9.1 Excellent
Huangpu₪203+
₪203+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air Conditioning
Cordis Shanghai Hongqiao - Shanghai - Outdoors view
Cordis Shanghai Hongqiao - Shanghai - Outdoors view
Cordis Shanghai Hongqiao
9.1 Excellent
Minhang₪207+
₪207+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air Conditioning
The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai Pudong - Shanghai - Dining room
The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai Pudong - Shanghai - Dining room
The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai Pudong
9.1 Excellent
Pudong₪361+
₪361+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air Conditioning
Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund - Shanghai - Lounge
Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund - Shanghai - Lounge
Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund
9.1 Excellent
Huangpu₪337+
₪337+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air Conditioning
The Puli Hotel And Spa - Shanghai - Lobby
The Puli Hotel And Spa - Shanghai - Lobby
The Puli Hotel And Spa
9 Excellent
Jing'an₪352+
₪352+
Pool
Air Conditioning
Bellagio By Mgm Shanghai - Shanghai - Lobby
Bellagio By Mgm Shanghai - Shanghai - Lobby
Bellagio By Mgm Shanghai
9.1 Excellent
Hongkou₪333+
₪333+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air Conditioning
Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai - Shanghai - Building
Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai - Shanghai - Building
Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai
9 Excellent
Jing'an₪275+
₪275+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air Conditioning
Primus Residence Shanghai Hongqiao - Shanghai - Building
Primus Residence Shanghai Hongqiao - Shanghai - Building
Primus Residence Shanghai Hongqiao
9 Excellent
Minhang₪115+
₪115+
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai - Shanghai - Building
The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai - Shanghai - Building
The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai
8.9 Excellent
Huangpu₪120+
₪120+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
W Shanghai - The Bund - Shanghai - Balcony
W Shanghai - The Bund - Shanghai - Balcony
W Shanghai - The Bund
8.9 Excellent
Hongkou₪357+
₪357+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Air Conditioning
Park Hyatt Shanghai - Shanghai - Outdoors view
Park Hyatt Shanghai - Shanghai - Outdoors view
Park Hyatt Shanghai
8.9 Excellent
Pudong₪340+
₪340+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air Conditioning
Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre - Shanghai - Pool
Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre - Shanghai - Pool
Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre
8.8 Excellent
Huangpu₪171+
₪171+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air Conditioning
Les Suites Orient, Bund Shanghai - Shanghai - Restaurant
Les Suites Orient, Bund Shanghai - Shanghai - Restaurant
Les Suites Orient, Bund Shanghai
8.8 Excellent
Huangpu₪131+
₪131+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning

Shanghai hotels near First National Congress of the CCP

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