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Rooms for rent in Shanghai

Also known as the ‘New York of Asia’ and ‘Paris of the East’, Shanghai is the largest, most international and the most prosperous city of China. Being a center of culture and business and with an abundance of amenities for expats, it entices many digital nomads
here for coliving opportunities. Just like any other city of China, Shanghai also has the Great Firewall in place restricting access to a number of websites and apps on the Internet including Google, Facebook, YouTube Twitter and Wikipedia. Nevertheless, just having a VPN solves this issue for digital nomads and they can gain access to the entire web. Cafés, teashops, restaurants offering free Wi-Fi are in ample supply. There are now a large number of coliving spaces established here and the numbers of nomads are on the rise.
You will never be far from food in Shanghai. A local classic is soup dumplings – or xiaolongbao – thin-skinned dumplings filled with meat, vegetables, shrimp or crab and a delicious hot broth. There is an explosion of flavor when you bite into one. Shanghai noodles are a common favorite – usually served with meat and/or vegetables, along with soy sauce. The famous sites to see here are a blend of modern and ancient including The Bund, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, The Shanghai Tower, Yu Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, City of God Temple, Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Disney Land, and many more.

Fun Facts about Shanghai:
- The largest city in the world
- World’s finance and cultural center
- The longest metro system in the world with 393 stations and 400 miles of tunnels and track
- Shanghai’s Maglev is the world’s fastest train
- Named as the most attractive city for expats many times by International Talent Magazine

The climate is extreme, the roads are crowded, pollution persists, but none of this makes Shanghai a lesser hub for opportunities and networking. Digital nomads love it for work and play – and the rise of the coliving spaces here is proof of that.

Renting a room in a room-share in Shanghai

Discover an expanding selection of rooms for rent in Shanghai. Browse our comprehensive apartment share listings to find the perfect roommate in Shanghai. Our apartment shares, available for a minimum of 1 month, typically feature 3 or more bedrooms. Home-sharing or room-sharing is often more flexible and can be rented on a monthly basis. Choose between rooms with private bathrooms or those with shared facilities. With the rising cost of living in Shanghai, sharing an apartment becomes an economical choice, making our listings ideal for student accommodations. To find your next room in Shanghai, start your roommate search with us today.

Finding affordable communal living in Shanghai

Finding affordable housing in Shanghai can be tough, especially in cities with high rent prices. One solution that many people turn to is communal living with shared spaces and roommates. This can be a cost-effective way to have a private room while still being able to afford rent in a desirable location. There are a few different options for finding a shared living arrangement in Shanghai. One option is to look for a private room for rent in a coliving home. This can be a good option for people who want some privacy, but still want to be part of a community. Another option is to look for a shared room, where you'll be sharing a bedroom with one or more roommates. This can be more affordable, as you'll only be responsible for paying for your own bed. The downside is that you'll have less privacy, as you'll be sharing a bedroom with others. You can find both accommodation options on Coliving.com. We can help you find a compatible roommate based on your preferences and lifestyle. Some hosts do background checks and eviction history checks to ensure that the roommates you're living with are trustworthy individuals. When looking for a shared living arrangement, it's important to do your due diligence and make sure that you're comfortable with the living arrangement and the people you'll be living with.

What is coliving?

Coliving is a new trend amongst millennials for renting shared apartments. Whether you're moving to Shanghai for work or just looking for a new apartment, coliving in Shanghai is a good way to save money and live with like-minded people. Co-living places people from different backgrounds together and encourages them to interact, collaborate and form new friendships. When compared to dorms, coliving is much more attractive, since it's relatively inexpensive, all-inclusive and allows you to rent a furnished room with an individual lease. Coliving is perfect for students, digital nomads, remote workers, young professionals, interns and people in general who relocate to a new city for work.

Affordable and social housing in Shanghai

Looking for an affordable and social housing option in Shanghai? Consider coliving, a trend in shared apartment rentals that brings together individuals from diverse backgrounds to live, work, and form new friendships. Coliving in Shanghai is a cost-effective alternative to dorms, offering furnished rooms with individual leases and all-inclusive pricing.

Coliving destinations in China

Beijing Chengdu Chongqing Dongguan Guangzhou Shanghai Shenyang Shenzhen Tianjin Wuhan