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Top 10 Airbnb Plus Homes In Shanghai, China

Philip
Published Mar 15, 2018

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 57)

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
135 reviews
Entire apartment 1 bed 3 guests

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2. Double-bed flat with balcony and good subway links (from USD 104)

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

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3. Stylish flat with good transport links in popular central location (from USD 76)

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.

line friends/MUJI旗舰店附近的【千绘】老洋房淮海中路大开间公寓型住宅
85 reviews
Entire apartment 2 beds 4 guests

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4. 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
76 reviews
Entire villa 1 bed 2 guests

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5. Stylish modern loft in popular French Concession district (from USD 73)

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.

入住【乐意公社】静安寺文艺复式洋房的整套独户房,是酒不好喝还是你故事太多
70 reviews
Entire house 2 beds 4 guests

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6. Two-person room close to Shanghai Disney Resort (from USD 65)

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.

木木里杜若--毗邻迪士尼的清新雅致榻榻米大床房
61 reviews
Private room 1 bed 2 guests

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7. Light and stylish loft that sleeps two (from USD 54)

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.

在法租界中心的坡顶阳光阁楼老洋房感受阳光温暖
56 reviews
Entire loft 1 bed 2 guests

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8. Colourful flat near entertainment and nightlife in the French Concession (from USD 98)

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
48 reviews
Entire apartment 1 bed 2 guests

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9. Pet-friendly and stylish studio flat in the French Concession (from USD 68)

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.

带小花园的北欧风情法租界老洋房
46 reviews
Entire apartment 2 beds 4 guests

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10. Smart two-person flat close to good transport links (from USD 57)

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.

入住迪士尼/世博/梅赛德斯奔驰附近的交通便捷、步行距离少 公寓型住宅,大投幕,私人影院
32 reviews
Entire apartment 1 bed 2 guests

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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.

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