Nanjing Dong Lu (南京东路). Walk along Nanjing Dong Lu in the evening. Start at People's Square (人民广场) and enjoy the bright lights of this pedestrian road. For a longer walk, continue your way to the Bund and enjoy the bright lights of Pudong. Be careful of pick-pockets and people that come up to you for a chat. Usually, they have something to sell or a service to offer that is not in your best interest.
C3 Cafe, 700 Huang Pi South Road, Suite 黄陂南路700号 A105室 (Based between Metro Stations Xintendi, Laoximen, Madang. 700 Huang Pi South Road, Building A, back from the street.), ☎ 13916171091, . 11am. C3 Café (Creative Co-working Cafe) is an Event Café built up on shanghai Couchsurfing Community, it is designed to support the events in different areas such as Art, Cultural, Business or Traveling. We would like to be the cultural bridge between Chinese and foreign communities so we have been working with some entrepreneur organisations and several NGOs. Our events partners include Couchsurfing.org, Community Center shanghai, Drink Entrepreneur, TEDx and People Squared. Events are easy to join and pretty much EVERY night of the week.
Yang's Fried Dumplings, Unit 203, 2/F, Huang Pu Hui, 269 Wujiang Lu, 吴江路269号湟普汇2楼 (Second floor of the shopping center next to exit 4 of Nanjing West Road subway station). This place is famous for shēng jiān bāo - fried dumplings. The prices have gone up over the years but they're still very cheap - you'll get a full plate of dumplings for around $1. Across the hall is Nanxiang Steamed Bun Restaurant 南翔馒头店 where you can get xiǎolóngbāo, but this will be a more expensive affair (napkins and clean toilets).
Pacific Hotel, 108 W Nanjing Rd, ☎ +86 21-63276226, . Offers air-conditioned rooms, all of which have room safe, telephone with voice mail, and high-speed Internet access. Some of its amenities include Jinmen Club (spa and beauty salon), badminton and swimming facilities, and free shuttle bus to and from Hongqiao International Airport.
Astor House Hotel Shanghai, No 15 Huang Pu Lu, ☎ +86 21-63246388, . checkin: noon; checkout: 2PM. Astor House hotel with its original name Richard hotel has a very long history which can date back to 1846, Indeed, the hotel has witnessed many breakthrough events in Chinese history. The first lamp bulb in the country was lit here, the first telephone in the country was switched on here, and the first sound film from the West was projected here. Plus, China's first ball was held in the hotel, helping to bring to a close the tradition that women should not attend social activities. To some extent, it is really a symbol and epitome of the historical nature of Shanghai.
Citadines Jinqiao Shanghai (上海馨乐庭金桥服务公寓), 55 Beijing Xi Road, Huangpu district, ☎ +86 21 2308-6666 (email@example.com, fax: +86 21 2308-6688), . This apart'hotel is located in People's Square, with close access to the Shanghai Municipal Government Building, Huaihai Road shopping district and Shanghai Museum. Each apartment, ranging from studios to two-bedroom apartments has a kitchen, living room, fitted bathroom, and Wi-Fi access. Daily rates starts from ¥699.
Jin Jiang East Asia Hotel, 680 Nanjing E Rd, ☎ +86 21-63223223, . Offers 164 refurbished rooms, all of which have air-conditioning, satellite TV, and high-speed Internet access. Some of its amenities include The Magnolia Hall that can accommodate up to 50 guests theater-style; business center that offers copy service, courier, fax, printing; and concierge that assists in airline, car rental, and tour inquiries.
Nanjing Hotel Shanghai Jin Jiang, 200 Shanxi S Rd, Huangpu District, ☎ +86 21-63222888, . Some of the famous tourist spots that you can visit while staying here are The Bund, People's Square, and The Shanghai Museum. It offers 165 air-conditioned guestrooms, all of which have mini-bar, cable TV, and room safe. It is a must-try to dine in at their restaurant called Shanghai Town that serves Beijing and Shanghai cuisines.Best rates on official website start at ¥300.
Park Hotel, 170 Nanjing Lu Xi, ☎ +86 21-63275225, . Offers 252 art deco-styled rooms.
Nanjing Hotel Shanghai Jin Jiang, 200 Shanxi S Rd (山西南路200号), ☎ +86 21 63222888.
Salvo Hotel Shanghai, 339 Guangdong Lu, ☎ + 86 21-53524888, . This five-star hotel takes a more personal approach in presenting China's sophisticated business capital. It features accommodations, cuisines, function rooms, and recreation centers that reflect the booming city: luxurious, rich, and world-class. The first all-steel high-rise structure in the area, Salvo Hotel Shanghai serves as a window to the city's marvelous landmarks. It offers views of the Bund, Huangpu River, and beyond – letting you experience Shanghai all at once.
Shanghai Hundred Centuries Hotel, 1528 Nan Xizang Lu, ☎ +86 21-51503777, . Takes a few minutes to boutiques, markets, and historical sites, such as People’s Square and Yu Yuan Garden. Offers 94 air-conditioned rooms with mini bar, television, telephone, and free high speed Internet access.¥397.81.
New Harbour Service Apartments, 88 Yongshou Rd, Huangpu District, ☎ +86 21-63551889, . 4-star hotel located close to it are the The Bund, Yu Garden, and Shanghai Great Theatre. 255 rooms, all of which have air-conditioner, satellite TV, and a mini-bar with refrigerator. Amenities include Chinese, Japanese and Western restaurants, health club, and internet room.Best rates on official website start at ¥464.
Pacific Hotel, 108 Xi Nanjing Lu, . A convenient jump-off point for exploring Shanghai since it is located at the west end of Nanjing East Rd, near the Bund and several Shanghai landmarks.From ¥588.
Radisson Shanghai New World, 88 Nanjing Rd (Next to New World and right on top of People's Square Stn). This hotel is connected to the New World department store and has easy access to most of Shanghai via the Metro.Rooms start at about ¥1100.
Yun’s Paradise Hotel, 789 E Fuxing R (Junction of S Henan Rd), Huangpu District, ☎ +86 21-63356666, . Offers air-conditioned guestrooms, all of which have Philips LCD TV with satellite channels, premium beds draped in picasso cotton beddings, and free high-speed Internet access. Some of its amenities include Yun’s Paradise Health Center, Yun’s Paradise Porch (sells various Jiangnan products), and Harvest Festival Restaurant (serves Jiangnan and Ningbo cuisines. It also features a banquet hall and private room).