Best Party Hostels in Shanghai

If you are looking for the best hostels to party in Shanghai, meet other fellow travellers, with sociable staff and organised events, these are the Party Hostels for you

Shanghai is one of the biggest cities in China, with a great mixture of modern skylines and historical landmarks. The nightlife in Shanghai is nothing less interesting and vibrant than in Paris or even New York. This marvellous Asian city offers literally any type of entertainment you could possibly imagine. From stunning rooftops, colourful karaoke bars, huge discos, and pubs with live music, Shanghai party scene will take your breath away. Travelling solo or in a group, the hostels we recommend here are the perfect place for those looking to meet new people, with a fun atmosphere and activities to encourage guest socialising. Book now and prepare to start your adventure in wild Shanghai.


What are the Party Hostels in Shanghai like?

Party hostels in Shanghai offer great discounts for young travellers and students, along with lots of fun daily activities. Although parties are not common practice in hostels (except the ones with bars) they do organize iconic bar crawls absolutely free.

Nightlife in Shanghai

The nightlife in fabulous Shanghai is nothing less than super exciting and wild. The city is the home of more than 26 million people, with one of the biggest party scenes in Asia. Futuristic skyscrapers are home to amazing rooftop bars and clubs, while the old jazz clubs and bars can be found in more traditional parts of the city.

Basic information about nightlife in Shanghai:

Best Party Areas in Shanghai

Shanghai is a large city with many party areas and streets where you can drink and dance the night out. Most famous party areas are Yongkang Lu and Hengshan Lu, where you can find lots of young people and students. The areas are located next to each other, and the best way to explore them is to simply walk around.

Party in Yongkang Lu

Yongkang Lu is a famous bar street in Shanghai, with lots of traditional pubs and themed bars with cosy outdoor seating areas. The neighbourhood is known for early evening dining and drinking. There are also vibrant nightclubs with the latest hits and live music on weekends.

The Blarney Stone Irish Pub has UK vibes and amazing beers. The place is open during the whole week, with special events and live music on weekends. After midnight, check out the vibrant Club Light just a few steps away. With original décor and excellent lighting system, this club is definitely one of the most attractive in the area.

Party in Hengshan Lu

Hengshan Lu is another famous street with a bunch of great places where you can meet locals and other travellers while enjoying good music and drinks. Bars and clubs are lined onto each other, so you will not have any trouble exploring the area in one night.

If you are a fan of cocktails, check out the vibrant 88 Bar. The place has cosy vibes and welcoming atmosphere, spiced up with awesome food and drinks menu.

Dress codes & age restrictions

In Shanghai, alcohol cannot be sold to people younger than 18. This is also the minimum age for clubbing and partying, but some more exclusive nightclubs don’t allow the entrance to the people younger than 21.

Shanghai has plenty of underground clubs and bars, where you can wear whatever makes you feel good. If you prefer to go to some more exclusive night clubs or rooftop bars, leave your sneakers and flip flops at home. Sportswear is not preferred in most of the famous clubs, so stick to the smart or smart casual look if you want to get in.