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Hangzhou International Youth Hostel

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Reviewed 5 August 2015

I booked this hostel in advance but when we arrived they didn't have/find our reservation. In reception they don't speak good english so there were some troubles in communication when we tried to explain to them that we have reservation and that we also have confirmation. After 15 minutes they gave us room we wanted. We stayed in private room...

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Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Good location to visit the lake. However, the location means that all the restaurant nearby are a bit expensive. The cheapest meal I could get was around 30-35 RMB. Expect 50 RMB. It was (of course) crowded, but at least the room I was in had only 4 beds, which was nice. No Internet in the rooms though, so you...

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Thank Benoit L
Shanghai Region, China
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Stayed one night with friends in April 2015. Located right on West Lake with easy taxi access everywhere. Rooms are tiny, cozy, and with interesting designs. This is nicer than many hostels in Europe or the USA. There is a good restaurant downstairs. Hostel library has a small but decent collection of books. The major cons: - People over 40...

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Thank Barry H
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 16 June 2015

I just came back from this hostel and I am here to leave some info on how to get there. First, the location is amazing and that alone is worth the money. I booked a private room and it was fine, however my bathroom sink and shower were clogged. It's NOT easy to find the hostel, especially if you arrive...

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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Despite the location and reasonable price for the area, this was the worst, rudest and most unhelpful customer service I have ever experienced. And I was not alone. I booked three nights here and notified the hostel (twice) that I will arrive around midnight, asking them to make sure the room is kept for me. When I arrived at 1am...

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1Thank MarciTravels
Maleny
Reviewed 20 May 2015

I spent two nights in a private twin room at this hostel and there was plenty of room for the two of us. Its name is a bit confusing because it seams to be in transition from "Mingtown Hangzhou International Youth Hostel" to just "Hangzhou International Youth Hostel". We arrived around 8:30 PM and there was a queue at the...

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Thank AlFergie
Reviewed 11 November 2014 via mobile

Yes, there are better hostels out there. But as the previous review mentions, this place does the job. Staff is great, especially at the front desk. Rooms are mediocre and the shared ones could be better. At the end of the day, this is sort of the experience you should be expecting when you are paying ¥50 a night. A...

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Thank Kyle_7720
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 6 November 2014 via mobile

As I say in the title, this place do the job. Nothing to complain at all, rooms are basic but clean, it is located in the walking district just beside the main tourist street. The only down side is that it doesn't feel like a youth hostel, probably because of the restaurant/common room. Yet, I would totally recommend.

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Thank Mathieu L
Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

The hostel is good but for their restaurant , they don't have more than 30% of their menu available. I tried it for dinner and for breakfast. Avoid it. For the hostel: this is well located, the rooms are not expensive, some rooms have a view on the lake

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1Thank Charles L
Wuxi, China
Reviewed 20 October 2014

I was absolutely appalled by this place. I've stayed in a lot of hostels around China, for a lot let money, but this was disgusting. I booked a twin room at quite a high price and was very upset to be given a room that was filthy and mouldy. The air in the room was fetid, the walls were covered...

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Additional Information about Hangzhou International Youth Hostel

Address: No.101-3&101-11 Nanshan Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310002, China
Region: China > Zhejiang > Hangzhou
Price Range: $21 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 43
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“maybe you should opt for the room price which included the breakfast .. otherwise you have to pay the extra which means is not cheap”
 of 5 bubbles Blesslink, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try for a room away from the downstairs Old Captain Bar, whose live music penetrates upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles A7804PAdavidb, 18 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Private rooms above reception are good. Although they don't have a view over West Lake, they do have a view of temple roofs and no mould!”
 of 5 bubbles AlFergie, 20 May 2015 | Read review
“view, club lounge”
 of 5 bubbles minghanl2014, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Better to try in another hostel”
 of 5 bubbles 842mariaa, 7 Apr 2014 | Read review
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