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Sanya Backpackers

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice youth hostel with a nice girl at the reception. You can rent surfboards but for 150 Yuan maybe on the beaches they are cheeper... :-/ unfortunately the bathroom ist very small and dirty but I liked the room by itself. Also the bed was very cosy.

Thank Feli C
Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Dirty hostel with mold and uncleaned bathrooms. Over- priced bar and everything - not even free water available. The owners are greedy, looking to make money at every opportunity. Staff don't speak English.

Thank laulau7772016
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

I always prefer hostels over hotels and I'm really not picky when it comes to cleanness, space, location etc. But this hostel was so disappointing that we left the morning after we arrived - even though we couldn't get our money back for the rest of the days. If you want to try it out either way, I advice you...

1Thank Sarah K
Odense, Denmark
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We've been in China for five weeks now, and stayed in six different hostels. Most of the recommended by Lonely Planet and they were really good. But this place is by far the worst experience. They have got new owners, apparently, so it's not the Singaporean couple any longer. Room was very small with fungus on the walls. No soap...

1Thank casperhennie
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The hostel looks great from the road and certainly has 'Curb Appeal '! The bar and staff are likewise great - our room however was not. Upon checking in we where offered an 'upgrade' to a private four bed room as there where 3 of us in our party. When we entered the room we found sheets strewn across the...

Thank t242
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

To start, I had a wonderful time here and made due. I was expecting a bit more based off reviews, however maybe that is because my group booked the 6 person dorm. We had other friends in private rooms, and they seemed much more comfortable. Take the free shuttle from the airport to the bus terminal/parking lot. Then take bus...

Thank fgc44
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We stayed in the hostel for almost a week, and it has many good things about it. -The rooms are clean and bright! -The location is great. -The price is very reasonable. However, it seems like there were some basic things that were not quite right about the hostel. For example, when we asked if they had a map, they...

Thank ColeenMon
Guangzhou, China
Reviewed 29 April 2016

we arrived at around 1 in the night. although there was no electricity at that time due to some major fault,we had no trouble checking in...hostel staff Gleeman showed us our room and helped us figure out everything we needed.he speaks really good English and so does all the other volunteers at the hostel. gleeman helped us rent an electric...

Thank simantini g
Chilgok-gun, South Korea
Reviewed 19 January 2016

We stayed in Sanya for a little over a week. The staff was helpful and friendly. The room was always clean and neat. Trustworthy and reliable owners and management. We had an absolute blast staying here. Food was limited in the restaurant. Great location and day trips can be arranged at the hostel.

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Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

Perfekt place to go!! We spend 4 nigths there and we will definitely come back. The rooms was clean and the beds was so comfortable :) the staf was so sweet and ready to help if we need to buy something or to book a taxi. In every nigth there are live music and sing a lot of songs, so...

Thank Signemousing

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  • Beachfront
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are Singaporean operated hostel providing SAFE, CLEAN and COMFORTABLE accommodation for backpackers and travellers in Hainan, China. Located in Dadonghai, Sanya, we are just a very short walk(3 mins)to the beach. By day, where all the sea activities begin and by night all the party starts. Our goal is to provide you with a wonderful experience to bring back home.We also offer surfing lessons, PADI scuba diving courses and outdoor adventures. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sanya Backpackers

Address: No.1 Type 1 Villa , Luming Community, Haihua Road, Dadonghai, Sanya 572021, China
Region: China > Hainan > Sanya
Price Range: $13 - $33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“ground floor room was beautiful”
missgambi, 24 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Single room was a good choice.”
hannahm755, 19 Jul 2015 | Read review
“3 bed private en-suite comes with a super cool private balcony”
RJAF85, 24 Mar 2015 | Read review
“single room is a good deal - own bathroom, AC, desk to do work.”
273lanal, 7 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The ones farther away from the bar tend to be quieter.”
393emilyn, 27 Feb 2015 | Read review
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