Zhabei is in Shanghai.
Shanghai Railway Station, the major one just north of People's Square is in this district in addition to a long-distance bus depot. The district is served by Metro lines 1, 3,4 and now added line 7 and numerous bus routes.
- Dipingxian Communications Device Market, 天目西路99号 (Exit railway station, head down the street on the left-hand side, turn left at the hotel). 10AM-6PM 1F-4F, variable hours for 5F. If you want a new or used phone and don't like what the big-name shops have to offer this is the place to go. From cheap knock-offs to cutting-edge phones, this place has it all. There are also a multitude of parts suppliers and repair shops, as well as a few shops that will help program CDMA phones for use with a local number. Second-hand vendors on 5F.
- Golden River-View Hotel, 308 Hengfeng Rd, ☎ +86 21-63537070 (fax: +86 21-63537700), . Near Nanjing Rd and Hongqiao Airport. Also, public transport is easily within reach. Each guestroom is air-conditioned and comes with four-star fixtures. Start ¥348.
- Rhea Boutique Hotel - Railway Station, No. 37, MeiYuan Road, ☎ 86 21 63817001, . Offers rooms all equipped with air-conditioning, TV with cable channels, Internet connection, refrigerator, and safe. This boutique accommodation also presents facilities like business center, restaurant, and spa. Room rates starts at CNY 360.00.
- Zhao An Hotel Shanghai (上海兆安酒店), 195 Heng Tong Rd, ☎ +86 21 63172221, .
- Grand Mercure Shanghai Zhongya (上海中亚美爵酒店), 330 Meiyuan Rd (subway lines 1,3 and 4), ☎ +86 21 63535555, . checkin: 2PM; checkout: noon. New luxury accommodation with 288 guest rooms and suites.