Top 11 Airbnb Plus Homes In Shanghai, China - Updated 2023

airbnb Shanghai, China

From the famous waterfront promenade of the Bund to the iconic Oriental Pearl Tower, Shanghai has a wealth of sights and offers fun things to do that will definitely 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, whether it’s shopping in the night markets or finding the most Instagram-worthy spots, you’ll want to stay in tip-top accommodation. Check out these Airbnb Plus Homes in Shanghai, China, as they are among the finest vacation rentals in this superb destination.

1. Stylish modern loft in popular French Concession district

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.

Jing'an Temple Changle Rd Shanghai-style house
Shanghai, China
257 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
the house is very clean and elaborately decorated
simple clean modern and old fashion the same time to certain extent
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
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
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2. Two-person room close to Shanghai Disney Resort

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.

Shanghai, China
273 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in villa 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

3. Colourful flat near entertainment and nightlife in the French Concession

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. This is undoubtedly one of the most stylish Shanghai apartments for rent.

Shanghai, China
177 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
the host was nice and very communicative
even better the host is amazing
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:)
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4. Pet-friendly and stylish studio flat in the French Concession

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.

Shanghai, China
137 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire loft 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
it is also clean and nice
the room is clean
great decoration modern quirky and clean
this place is super cozy clean
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
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
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5. Smart two-person flat close to good transport links

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.

揽 -长租七千五,太古里迪士尼世博 新天地巨幕影院级投影 出门即地铁
Shanghai, China
292 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

6. Spacious and stylish private room

Live in style when in Shanghai when you book a stay at this upscale villa. The bedroom has one king bed, and you’ll have your own private bathroom complete with toiletries and a bathtub. The tub even faces a set of floor-to-ceiling windows boasting lush nature views. The well-decorated and well-furnished common areas such as the living room, dining area, and full kitchen are shared. Be sure to check out the spacious balcony where you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the view.

Shanghai, China
264 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in villa 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fantastic room the bath was a very pleasant surprise
the place is very clean and safe
it was extremely clean and had every thing you needed
our rooms were clean as the pictures show
very cozy place clean & quiet good value will come back
the room is very stylish and clean
great host and super helpful communications
the host was incredibly nice and hospitable
everyone is very kind
the host is a very nice and decent person
jake was also really helpful in helping us with our questions and he is also very reachable
nice and convenient place to stay close to the nanxiang town
it’s a very unique neat place
pleasant stay overall house was very warm and beautiful location is near metro as well
very quiet so you get to relax and stay in if you want to
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7. Stylish flat with good transport links in popular central location

This well-placed property is a good contender for small families or couples looking for a short term rental in Shanghai and hoping to explore the heart of the city. 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.

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Shanghai, China
262 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
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
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
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
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8. Two-person flat in the heart of the French Concession

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.

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
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
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
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
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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.

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.

Shanghai, China
157 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

11. Nordic-style flat which sleeps up to three people

This stylish Shanghai apartment rental, 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.

Shanghai, China
267 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
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
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
good value for money good location if you want to visit disneyland
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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 homes in Shanghai, China, that you can choose from when booking your stay.

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