Seemingly gigantic in size, Shanghai has rich culture and traditions, and is also the biggest city and global business hub in China. Aside from the famous Disneyland, Shanghai is the home to many historical and cultural tourist attractions like the well-known Yu Garden and Jade Buddha Temple. Shanghai is an intense city in all aspects, from endless sights, to sounds, to smells, to stories–this city rewards the curious traveler all the way. Meanwhile, Shanghai lifestyle will excite you with different experiences such as tai-chi, martial arts, opera, and unique cuisines. It’s now time to immerse yourself with Chinese culture. Check out the best Airbnbs in Shanghai, China!
1. Luxurious apartment with a lovely garden
There’s nothing more you could ask for at this luxurious apartment with a lovely garden. Stylish and minimalist in every corner, this rental is equipped with modern convenience to keep you upbeat, from a king-sized bed to the well-equipped kitchen and bathroom. It has a wide doorway to the home’s entrance with a well-lit path that welcomes you, while the living room has a colorful ambiance and very stylish furniture. The location is also convenient–just walking distance to a lot of dining areas as well as the subway.
"隐"（一天起订）门口地铁直达 太古里 世博 梅奔 迪士尼 新天地 露天花园房 全屋消毒 巨幕影院Shanghai, ChinaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:comfortable bed and air conditionersgenerally a very enjoyable stay - a well-equipped spacious apartment with a large greenhouse like area and a patio
Cleanliness:very clean cozy and thoughtfully decoratedthe apartment its clean and well keptthe apartment is perfect well-decorated spacious stylish comfortable clean and tidy
Host:the host is very niceone is very kind host i was supported everytimesthe host provided us a good direction & easily check in instructionsthe owner is very friendly helpful and provided us with many useful informationeverything is great the host also allows us to drop by the baggage before actually checking inRead more reviews
Location:location is quite good within 5 mins walk to metro lots of great restaurants near bygreat location to get your foods within 5 to 10 mins walkamazing apartment i ever met before so close to metrolocation is quite ok to people who like experience life in routine neighborhood in shathe place was wonderful to stay at
2. Huge and luxurious accommodation
The decor and interior of this awesome accommodation were inspired by Shanghai’s rich culture and tradition. In every corner, you’ll find Chinese-inspired style. Overall, this loft is contemporary, full of charm, and equipped with updated comforts and convenience, from the fully-equipped kitchen to the cozy living area, to a comfortable bathroom and an adorable bedroom with a queen-sized bed. Adding to its beauty is the patio, which is the best spot for relaxation and enjoying your morning coffee or tea.
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Amenities & Room:nice amenities in the toiletthe apartment is perfectly proportioned and has everything you needbeautiful downtown apartment in the quiet historical french concessionbed is really firm (gf didn't like it) but i enjoyed it
Cleanliness:but; cheap clean cosycoco's place was very clean and lovely just like the pictureshouse was very clean when i arrived and coco was very responsive to my messages
Host:the host is nice and helpfulthe host is nice and helpfulthe host is really nice to welcome me even made wrong reservationfrank the host was really responsive and nicecoco is a friendly hostRead more reviews
Location:the location is excellent and close to public transportvery good location to experience shanghainese real lifesafe and quiet locationthe house is in a very good location in shanghaihouse is located close to the street easy to find
3. Fantastic Shikumen-style home with everything you need
This beautiful house is newly renovated in a Shikumen style–a combination design of Western and Asian culture. It features a wide, elegant living room with a TV, a sofa, and a mini table. The vibrancy of the color white in the living room is soft, and you will be relaxed as soon as you sit down on the sofa. It has modern amenities which can make your stay comfortable and convenient, from a well-equipped kitchen to dining room. The bedroom is cozy and equipped with a double bed and pillow top mattresses. Its windows are just right for you to wake up in the morning with a little sunlight on your face.
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Amenities & Room:a modern kitchen a washer and a dryer a great bed and so onthe space felt homey and comfortable the furniture high quality and the tea deliciousthe room was adorned with beautiful decorations and had a very homely toucha/c works well and overall a good experiencei loved the style and decor and the bed was extra comfortable
Cleanliness:the apartment was very clean and spaciousthe house is clean and well maintainedthe place is clean bed comfortablethe bathroom is clean and equipped with dryer and washer which keeps your everyday outfits fresh and cleanthe apartment is super clean and cozy
Host:david is a great hostdavid and fiona were the greatest hostshost is very helpful and make everything easydavid + fiona were amazing hostsgreat hosts who go above and beyondRead more reviews
Location:the location is quite goodexcellent location with easy metro accessthe location was great and it takes only five minutes to the metro stationthis place has perfect location in french consessionlocation is excellent convenient stores cafes restaurants and metro all reachable in 10 mins
4. Comfortable rental with necessities
If you’re on a honeymoon or are lovers simply wanting to explore the beauty of Shanghai, then this accommodation is what you are looking for. All the comforts are offered here from the living room to the bedroom, to the well-equipped kitchen complete with espresso machine. This rental is situated in a populated part of the city, but don’t worry, your relaxation and peacefulness will not be jeopardized. The bedroom is comfortably equipped with a king-sized bed and en suite bathroom.
Explore Shanghai from an Art Deco BuildingShanghai, ChinaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:air conditioner works very well and this helps a lot during the cold daysthe apt isn't that big as we thought but it's well designed very cozy and cleanplace is spacious for a studio clean wifi working bed comfortable even a nice working tableroom was great tasty decotation and super convenient location especially 1930's historical building apsolutely worthythe bed is a little hard(not actual mattress) that we couldn’t sleep very well
Cleanliness:clean and beautifulthe apartment is clean and comfortablea clean and neat placecomfortable clean organizedroom is very clean and comfortable
Host:faye was a great hostshe was very responsive and very accommodating to our requestsfaye was helpful and quick to replyfaye gave us excellent recommendations and was a responsive hostthe hosts are so kind and thoughtfulRead more reviews
Location:excellent location classic shanghai lane housethe location is amazinggreat location in shanghaithe location was excellentgreat location and cozy room
5. Stylish unit with projector for movie
This gorgeous apartment is everything you could wish for–from furniture and fixtures to interior design, everything is stylish. It is full of lights and offers useful equipment, from HD screen to mini-fridge to hair dryer and more. It brings convenience too, as it is close to the metro station. Stores can be found right downstairs as well. Entertainment facilities like a projector for watching movies are also available.
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Amenities & Room:it’s a very lovely place love the room design very stylish and heartwarming downstairs have a convenience store- lawsonhighly recommend the place - stylish new and comfortable interior design
Cleanliness:tidy clean and comfortablethe room is also nicely decorated and very cleanthe apartment is a bit old but the room was cleanvery very nice place very clean easy communicate wish to stay longer my 5 starsthe place is really clean for its popularity and the access is secured
Host:the owner is very nice and friendlyshe is very responsive and friendlyis a super host she is really helpful and her response is always very fastthis place is great and the host is very helpfulthe host is nice though she replies quickly and kindRead more reviews
Location:clear and detailed check in location instructionthe location is great near to the city center and the bundwe really love the location it's close to shopping centres public transport and restaurantswonderful place to stay close to the metro stationthe space was clean and stylish and is located a short walk from the subway station
6. Artistic accommodation close to Disney
Situated near the train that directly goes to Disney, this upscale bungalow-type rental has a fusion of Western and Asian style and is equipped with modern-day comforts. The wide area of the living room can be also converted to a tatami room, filled with artistic stuff. The retro-styled theme dining room has huge windows for you to enjoy the light of Shanghai. The kitchen is well-equipped with an oven and induction cooker, while the bedroom is enticing with a soft bed and top mattresses.
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Host:sunny is a helpful host with rapid response which helped us about the electricity issueRead more reviews
Location:very cute place well decorated and centralgreat apartment in a perfect locationthe location is so good that you can go anywhere by bikethis is a nice place near to everything~convenient location with access to cute cafés and restaurants lovely
7. Minimalist condominium with a well-equipped kitchen
For people who are minimalist, this condominium is right for you! The elegant white theme of this rental will surely get you mesmerized and relaxed just by looking at it–all white pervades in every corner. The living room, which is immaculate and has a comfy sofa, has a wide projector screen for you to enjoy a movie after your busy day. The kitchen has cooking utensils for food preparation, while the bedroom is cozy and large, equipped with a double-bed.
8. Great apartment close to everything
The highlight of this apartment is the balcony where you can enjoy your everyday coffee while viewing the busy streets of Shanghai. This cozy apartment has the vibrancy of wooden and local artifacts which give you the opportunity to have a glimpse of the rich Shanghai culture. It has everything covered from a queen-sized bed to a well-facilitated kitchen. The location is great, close to the station and Yongjia Road. You will also be close to a lot of restaurants and bars from the apartment.
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Amenities & Room:place was exactly as described - nice and cozyit's completely safe and the apartment is such a joy it's almost ridiculous to even mention thisthe room was cosy and tidy everything was just as good as i thought
Cleanliness:the place was very clean and i was able to sleep in peaceclean and cozy home in a great neighbourhoodthe place is cosy and cleanthe room is sparkling clean and smells very nicethat flat is as described and was very clean
Host:lovely stylish home and host was great with advicethe best hospitality i ever had from airbnb’s hostgreat place and great hostgreat host with quick responses and accommodating check in and check out timingvivienne was a fantastic hostRead more reviews
Location:the location was goodcute little apartment in a fantastic locationlocation was super close to metro and city centrethe location was great and convenientfantastic location within walking distance to places in ffc
9. Elegant loft-style apartment in Wuyuan Road
This elegant loft-style accommodation in Wuyuan Road is a great base to explore the beauty of the town. With its black-and-white theme, modern amenities, and style, this is a actually good deal. The living room is spacious and cozy and equipped with a smart TV. The kitchen is well-equipped. Talk about relaxation–come and enjoy the coziness of the bedroom, which can make you fall asleep immediately.
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Amenities & Room:the mattress is so comfortablethe room is comfortable with complete appliancesthe decor of the apartment was nice and the amenities were as-describedit’s a lovely apartment with with a nice interior designthe bed was comfortable and facilities were complete
Cleanliness:great little apartment clean and accurately describedabout her place it's really clean and cozythe room was very cozy and clean
Host:the host is kind and helpfuljennifer is a really nice hosta very cozy and convenient space the host was communicative and kind and attentive to our needsgreat value price nice host and wonderful trip experiencejennifer is a great hostRead more reviews
Location:the location is amazingvery cute and cozy placejennifer's place is very close to the metro station which makes going to and from major attraction easyalso easy to find and close to the subway stationnice and cute place to stay
10. Adorable loft-style suite with swing
Contemporary and classy from the entrance to the outside, elegance is what this loft-style suite is all about. In totality, the style of the entire home is modern class, complemented by a wide scenery at the front yard. The first thing you would notice is its adorable living room that has a wide area equipped with TV and a large sofa. The kitchen is immaculate and fully-stocked, while the bedroom is cozy and has a double-bed and floor mattresses. One of its highlights is the front yard with a lovely swing.
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Amenities & Room:although kong's place is super comfortable light sleepers may find it a challenge even with earplugscute place per chinese apartments in a lot of places really functional and efficient use of spacethe apartment is in a french colonized neighborhood which is beautiful and cozy
Cleanliness:the room is very clean and comfyoverall was ok cleanliness can be improvethe house is well renovated with lots of soft finishing and very cleanthe house isn’t perfectly equipped (no cups for drinking no towel to dry dishesi want to praise the bathroom amenities which are very clean and comfortable
Host:she was a superb hosthost is very easy to communicateshuyang and tongdan are 2 sweet and friendly landladiesshuyang is a fantastic host i've been renting her apartments for 3 times alreadygreat host great place super nice location and i love the tea ready there hahaRead more reviews
Location:great location in a renovated 1930's lane houseand the location is greatthe apartment has a great location situated near all the major attractionsgreat place and amazing location would definitely book againthere is a metro nearby which made it easy to travel about the city
Your home away from home in Shanghai
With rich culture and tradition, and of course, unique and tasty delicacies, going to Shanghai is really worth it. From Disneyland to temples to martial arts and everything in between, explore Shanghai freely. Make these best Airbnbs in accommodations your home away from home on your next visit to Shanghai.
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