Shenzhen's Top 5 Areas to Stay In (& Hotel Suggestions)

Shenzhen's Top 5 Areas to Stay In (& Hotel Suggestions)

By Candice SongUpdated May. 17, 2021

Shenzhen has been named as one of China's most livable cities. The city is now a popular destination for tourists.

Different areas of the city may have different advantages or benefits for visitors. Read this article to find out the best places to stay for first-time visitors, families, couples, and a layover.

Where to Stay in Shenzhen - an Organized Guide

1. Luohu and Futian Districts: for First-Time Visitors

There are High Skyscrapers in Luohu and Futian DistrictThere are high skyscrapers in Luohu and Futian District


Prices and Recommendations

The hotels in Luohu and Futian are relatively expensive because you are paying for the location.

Luohu District

Futian District

2. Nanshan District: for Families

Window of the WorldWindow of the World


Prices and Recommendations

There are fewer luxury hotels in Nanshan District than in Luohu and Futian but the hotels that provide an ocean view are the most expensive ones.

3. Dameisha Beach: Great Sea Views for Couples

Dameisha BeachDameisha Beach



Depending on the room types, the price for a room may range from 250 to 1,000 USD. The following hotels are just a few steps away from the beach:

4. Longhua District: for Travelers on a Budget

Shenzhen North Railway Station in Longhua DistrictShenzhen North Railway Station in Longhua District


Prices and Recommendations

There are affordable hotels near Shenzhen North Railway Station:

5. Bao’an District: for a Layover

Shenzhen Bao'an International AirportShenzhen Bao'an International Airport

If you only have a short layover in Shenzhen, staying in Bao’an District where the airport is located or staying in the airport terminal are both possible and advised.

Check out how to make the most of your layover in Shenzhen.


The following hotels are located in the airport terminal:

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