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Where to stay in Shanghai

Shanghai overview

Visitors speak favorably about all that Shanghai has to offer, including its temples, cafés, and restaurants. There's a nice selection of bars to enjoy during your stay. You can spend a relaxing day in Shanghai at Yu Yuan Garden and Pudong Riverside Promenade and Park. The Bund and Jing An Temple are other popular sights to see.

Where to stay in Shanghai

Shanghai features a wealth of hotel accommodations for business and leisure travelers alike. There are 1109 hotels in Shanghai and you can shop as many as 2005 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 63%. We have room prices as low as 11 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Shanghai as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 136 5-star hotels from 84 USD per night
  • • 294 4-star hotels from 41 USD per night
  • • 201 3-star hotels from 25 USD per night
  • • 18 2-star hotels from 13 USD per night

How to get to Shanghai

Fly into Shanghai (SHA-Hongqiao Intl.), 8 mi (12.9 km) from the heart of Shanghai. Shanghai (PVG-Pudong Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 20.3 mi (32.7 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Shanghai Railway Station (1.6 mi/2.5 km from the city center)
  • • Shanghai South Railway Station (6.2 mi/9.9 km from the city center)
  • • Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station (9.5 mi/15.3 km from the city center)
Metro stations include:
  • • People's Square Station (0 mi/0.1 km from the city center)
  • • Dashijie Station (0.6 mi/0.9 km from the city center)
  • • Xinzha Road Station (0.6 mi/0.9 km from the city center)

What to see around Shanghai

Here are some local attractions:
  • • Shanghai Disneyland©
  • • Great World Entertainment Center
  • • Shanghai Natural Wild Insect Kingdom
  • • Shanghai Ocean Aquarium
  • • Shanghai Circus World
Memorable landmarks include:
  • • The Bund
  • • Jing An Temple
  • • People's Square
  • • Old Chinese City
  • • Oriental Pearl Tower
Here are some favorite shopping areas to window-shop or find souvenirs:
  • • Nanjing Road Shopping District
  • • Xintiandi
  • • Raffles City
  • • Shanghai Landmark Department Store
  • • Huanghe Road
Top sights include:
  • • Nanjing Road Shopping District
  • • Shanghai Museum
  • • Yu Yuan Garden
  • • Xintiandi
  • • Pudong Riverside Promenade and Park

When to visit Shanghai

Wondering what time of year to travel or what should be on your packing list? Here are some seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 60°F day, 35°F night
  • • April-June: 84°F day, 48°F night
  • • July-September: 89°F day, 66°F night
  • • October-December: 76°F day, 38°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 7.87 inches
  • • April-June: 14.49 inches
  • • July-September: 16.61 inches
  • • October-December: 6.42 inches

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