China > East China > Shanghai

Top 10 Airbnb Plus Homes In Shanghai, China - Updated 2020

airbnb Shanghai, China
Philip
Philip
Updated

From the famous waterfront promenade of the Bund to the iconic Oriental Pearl Tower, Shanghai has a wealth of sights to enchant even the fussiest of tourists. Being one of China’s biggest cities, this key financial hub is also a very important destination for business travelers as well. Whatever brings you to this impressive coastal city with a striking skyline, you’ll want to stay in the tip-top accommodation. These Airbnb Plus homes are among the finest vacation rentals in this superb destination.

1. Nordic-style flat which sleeps up to three people (from USD 42)

This stylish flat, which is decorated in a Nordic style, is a great option for couples or solo travelers who are eager to explore Shanghai. It is well-placed for a range of transport links. These include underground stations for trips to the city’s core - the Bund is just nine stops away - and the S20 and S1 outer ring expressway, which whisks motorists to and from the Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The property itself, which comes with a kitchen and a full bathroom, features a double-bed but is capable of sleeping up to three people thanks to the sofa in the living room. There is also Wi-Fi access and an elevator in the building - for ease of access.

毗邻上海迪士尼乐园的温馨北欧风设计公寓
Shanghai, China
265 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the place is clean and comfortable
other than that the place itself is nice and clean and a pleasure to stay in
clean organized cute and well stocked
Host:
the host is really nice
the apartment was super clean and the host replied super quick our questions
she is so warm host like i need to check out around noon but my flight was around midnight
Location:
good value for money good location if you want to visit disneyland
Read more reviews

2. Stylish flat with good transport links in popular central location (from USD 64)

This well-placed property is a good contender for small families or couples hoping to explore the heart of Shanghai. It is located on the Huaihai Middle Road and is close to a number of attractions including a range of art museums, shopping malls, and restaurants, not to mention that it is within a five-minute walk of three different subway lines. With local bus and taxi links around the place, guests will be no more than 10 minutes from a range of famous spots in the city. It is also close to the small Fuxing Park, with a children’s playground, a fountain and short walking trails. The stylish one-bedroom property, which can sleep up to four people, includes a full kitchen, Wi-Fi access, laundry facilities, and a games console.

千绘 /咨询下单享折扣/ 紧靠地铁/外滩南京路人民广场地铁直达/上海中心商圈/超大落地窗的淮海中路老洋房/
Shanghai, China
261 reviews
Entire condominium 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i am glad that fiona allowed me to leave my luggage in the apartment before the check-in time
big room with nicely decorated common area
Cleanliness:
very clean the place
great experience in shanghai very clean place
nothing too fancy but a little cozy place clean and safe
the room itself is extremely stylish and clean
Host:
the host is superrrr kind and helpful
the host is super helpful and friendly makes me feel comfortable
fiona is a friendly host
also fiona is a nice host and very helpful
fiona was extremely helpful and answered any questions we had
Location:
perfect location with only a minute walking distance to the metro station
location is the best
super convenient location and awesome hostess
perfect location close to everything i need
great location only 1 min away from subway and plenty shops and restaurants within walking distance
Read more reviews

3. Two-person flat in the heart of the French Concession (from USD 48)

Those hoping to explore this bustling metropolis but also crave a little oasis of calm may wish to consider this property in the heart of the French Concession. It is located close to a mix of restaurants, cafes, and shops and is also within walking distance of Jing'an Temple and Huaihai Road. Despite its convenient location, the flat is set in a quiet lane sheltered from some of the noise in the city. This open-plan property comes with double-bed which is perfect for couples or solo travelers, a washing machine, kitchen facilities, Wi-Fi access and a TV, making for a compact but ideal home-from-home.

在安福路上的静谧文艺小屋感受中式小情调
Shanghai, China
165 reviews
Entire villa 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
apartment is clean and tastefully furnished and has all the necessary little details making for a compfortable stay
Cleanliness:
clean good location and great communication with jenny
cozy place very clean
the apartment is small clean and has evrrything you might need
the accommodation is small clean and offers everything for a short stay in shanghai
everything is nice and clean
Host:
jenny is very nice host
jenny was a great host
jenny is a great host reply so fast
host very thoughtful and communicative
jenny is an amazing host who is very caring and helpful
Location:
great location in a very nice neighbourhood
great location at a reasonable rate
excellent location in the heat of the ffc
great stay nice location close to transit and nice neighborhood
nice cosy place in a good location
Read more reviews

4. Stylish modern loft in popular French Concession district (from USD 101)

This beautifully-decorated modern loft which features wooden flooring and exposed ceiling beams, is a great option for couples but it can accommodate more guests on its sofa. It comes with kitchen facilities, air-conditioning, a smart TV, and Wi-Fi access. It is also well-placed in the city’s French Concession district which consists of a popular mix of narrow streets, shops, restaurants, and bars. Jing'an Temple is also very close at hand. Past guests were full of praise for its ideal location.

乐意公社/长乐路遇见文艺复式洋房/静安寺淮海路商圈
Shanghai, China
236 reviews
Entire loft 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the house is very clean and elaborately decorated
simple clean modern and old fashion the same time to certain extent
Host:
genuine folk excellent hosts
the host is so considerate and always respond to me immediately
the host shaolei is very thoughtful and responds very quickly to messages
i also loved the decoration style of the owner of the place too
shaolei was very communicative and his place is really well renovated
Location:
about 800m to the subway station easy to find the location
really nice place in a great location
amazing location and nicely furnished equidistant to 2 metro stations with access to about 5 different lines
great location and easily accessible to the metro and local eateries and bars
maybe because i grew up in this hustle and bustle part of the town i loved the location
Read more reviews

5. Two-person room close to Shanghai Disney Resort (from USD 39)

The Shanghai Disney Resort is just a short distance from this private room, making it a great contender for solo travelers or couples who can’t resist Disney Walt’s classic animation. The small but cozy bedroom features wooden touches and a raised tatami bed as well as its own private bathroom. Guests also enjoy access to a full kitchen, a dining area, as well as a pleasant, grassy outdoor common area, complete with wooden decking. Those who opt for this room also enjoy free parking on site and, with the S1 road to the airport just a short distance away, it’ll likely come in handy for those who opt for a hire vehicle during their visit.

-限时促销-杜若-别墅单间-毗邻迪士尼的优质房源/含迪士尼接送与双早
Shanghai, China
212 reviews
Private room in villa 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

6. Colourful flat near entertainment and nightlife in the French Concession (from USD 60)

This colorful and smartly-decorated flat is a great option for couples or solo travelers looking to base themselves in the French Concession. Its location within this popular cultural district means there will be plenty of options when looking for entertainment, eateries, and shops, including the Iapm Shopping Mall. For those guests who’d rather eat in, they will be able to whip up a meal or two in the flat’s kitchen before tucking in at the dining area. Guests also enjoy access to a smart TV, Wi-Fi and laundry facilities, should they plan for a longer visit.

毗邻静安寺、淮海路的空中loft洋房公寓
Shanghai, China
174 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Host:
the host was nice and very communicative
even better the host is amazing
Location:
good location close to subway station and shopping mall the decoration is relatively cozy
the decoration is fantastic the location is great close to jing’an temple about 10-15 mins to subway
many places in the area to walk to or easy taxi ride
very good location with a lot of local gems shops and restaurants
cute loft with unbeatable location and service would definitely go back again and recommend the place to others:)
Read more reviews

7. Pet-friendly and stylish studio flat in the French Concession (from USD 55)

Another great option for those wishing to explore the French Concession and wider area, this flat is close to a wide array of shops, exotic eateries, and cafes. It is also less than 10 minutes from the Shanghai Exhibition Centre on foot. The flat’s clever and stylish design also means it packs a lot into the available space, including a kitchen, an en-suite bathroom, a TV and Wi-Fi access. What’s more, although the double-bed makes it ideal for one or two people, the daybed allows up to four people to sleep on the property if needed. For those hoping to bring their pets along, you will be pleased to know it is animal-friendly.

《Vision-视界》INS风LOFT洋房,近淮海中路
Shanghai, China
134 reviews
Entire loft 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
it is also clean and nice
the room is clean
great decoration modern quirky and clean
this place is super cozy clean
Host:
the hosts answered very fast and were very accommodating and kind to us
the bed was also surprisingly comfortable which is as we have found kind of rare in china
Location:
a very cute little place
highly recommend the location is nice close to the center
the train station is like 10 mins walk from the apartment
the location is very convenient and well connected
very cozy and great location
Read more reviews

8. Smart two-person flat close to good transport links (from USD 49)

A great option for couples hoping for a romantic break, this smartly-decorated flat, which is located on the eastern side of the Huangpu River, is close to a number of subway stations and bus links for easy exploration of the wider city. It is also convenient for walks to the likes of the Expo Park and the Mercedes Cultural Center, and is within easy reach of popular markets. Disney fans will also be pleased to note that the nearest subway stations are found on the line that whisks travelers out to the Shanghai resort. The property itself also comes with the home comforts you’d expect, such as a full kitchen, a bathroom, and laundry facilities.

巨幕影院级投影 出门即地铁 迪士尼世博 新天地-揽
Shanghai, China
189 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Double-bed flat with balcony and good subway links

Clever design touches such as a queen-size bed that hangs from the ceiling and steps leading up to it which double as shelf space mean that this flat feels light, airy and spacious. It also comes with a patio balcony for taking in views of the city. The property also comes with a full kitchen with a gas oven and a full bathroom with a washing machine, so if you plan on a longer stay you’ll be sorted for laundry and cooking facilities. Guests also enjoy Wi-Fi access. The property is well-connected for exploring the city, with no fewer than three subway rail lines passing close by, and is also close to a number of local restaurants.

在法租界内的时尚公寓观赏惊艳美景
131 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Guests

10. Light and stylish loft that sleeps two

This stylish loft accommodation is well-placed in Jing'an, close to the core of the city and within easy reach of Shaanxi South Road subway station and other transport links. A range of bars, restaurants, and shops are also close by - including the Iapm Shopping Mall. The loft, which sleeps two, is also a pleasant location to retreat to after a busy and rewarding day exploring the city. Its light interior features wooden flooring and comes with open-plan living room and kitchen, a bathroom, and laundry facilities. There’s also Wi-Fi access for guests to upload those holiday snaps.

入住在老租界梧桐树包围下的Loft,感受阳光
Shanghai, China
157 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Time to go exploring

Whether it’s Shanghai’s stunning modern cityscape or its rich past and culture which appeal to you the most, there are plenty of superb Airbnb Plus vacation rentals you can choose from when booking your stay.

Get Trip101 in your inbox

Unsubscribe in one click. See our privacy policy for more information on how we use your data

24ae9351 056d 4a1b b8d3 09cfa4bcf0f6
Still Need Travel Insurance?

You can buy and claim online, even after you've left home. Travel insurance from WorldNomads.com is available to people from 140 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities.

*5% off when you book with our promo code: TRIP101

*For our Canadian and US travellers, unfortunately due to financial services laws, we cannot provide a discount. This promotional code cannot be used with any other discount offer, including World Nomads Members’ discount for travel insurance policy holders.

I'm a writer and photographer based in the heart of the beautiful Scottish Highlands. A professional journalist by trade, I have written for and edited several newspapers, magazines and websites....Read more

Have a question? Ask fellow travellers and travel experts here.
 Want to contribute as a Local Expert?
Explore Shanghai
Good things are meant to be shared!