There are various kinds of accommodation in Shanghai. As any metropolis, Shanghai offers visitors from very luxurious hotels to budget economic hotels, from special boutique-style hotels to warm youth hostels, from serviced apartments to private apartment rent.
The hotel industry is growing quickly especially after the 2010 world EXPO in Shanghai. The choice of accommodation style is very personal. For travelers, it is recommended to consider the location first. This is a city covering 6,340km2, and you would not like to waste the time on traffic every day.