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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2014

I was deperate to have somewhere to stay, so stayed here for one night whcih was 1 too many. Good location and that's about it. Avoid this place, there's better places around if they're not booked up.

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 12 March 2014

I expected the sheets to be dirty and ripped (they were). I expected to have bugs and cockroaches crawling through my room (there were). I expected a bedroom that looked like a bathroom but had a view like something out of the movie like Brazil or Akira (it was). I expected the clerk's attitude to range from an extreme indifference...

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 10 March 2014

The Chinese manager is horrible. His English is horrible but that is not the worst part. He treats you terrible. If you go the the reception area late at night he don't even open the curtain to talk to you. First he says they are closed but since we had an important thing to say he did talk to me...

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Ningbo, China
Reviewed 12 February 2014

I have never stayed in such a terrible place. The woman on reception has zero skills in politeness, kindness and handling customers. She (the main staff member I dealt with) only cares about one thing, taking money from people and doesn't give a damn about their stay or comfort. Amongst a number of other things that were offensive and totally...

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Ghaziabad, India
Reviewed 31 December 2013

Twh tai wan hotel, first of all "confirmed" it's not a hotel, "obviously" not a hostel and definitely it's a dump-yard. In the reception : one old lady may be 55yrs wearing spectacles (chinese / taiwan) sooo rude and having -0% experience in handling customers. She talks as if you are refugees coming for shelter. I had paid usd.451/- for...

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Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 14 November 2013

I already knew about Chungking Mansions so I didn't bother to research this particular hostel first. I do not rate anywhere one star without good reason as I believe there is always two sides to a story. Here there is not, they are only interested in your money. I had already prepaid for one night through Wotif.com so I not...

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4Thank hz88
Reviewed 30 October 2013

The location is very accessible. The elevator and the reception area - a bit scary. When we reached there we heard 3 people are shouting (1 owner and 2 Filipino guests). They had problem with the payment but I didn't know the whole story, good thing that we booked online(Agoda). We arrived at the the hotel early and they did...

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Reviewed 23 October 2013

I went to stay with my mum and aunt back in August 2012. I booked via Asiarooms.com, and paid for 1 room with 4 single beds OR 2 double beds. I went and get scammed. It was a small room with 2 single beds. We were upset and surprised, and asked why? The staffs (a 30+ yrs old lady &...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 17 September 2013

We are currently backpacking Asia and this 'hotel' was our worst experience in terms of accommodation. We booked a double bedroom, our 'bedroom' was the computer room, fitted with desks, computer equipment and junk under our specially made bunk beds. I say specially made, as no manufacture would make beds this small, small enough to fit to half size mattresses...

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Cebu City, Philippines
Reviewed 13 August 2013

Our stay at this hotel was, by far, the WORST we have ever experienced during all our trips to Hongkong. First off, they have a very RUDE manager/owner. I have no idea how to run a hotel but I'm pretty sure calling your customers "stupid" is a major boo-boo. Second, the hotel rooms were very small and cramped, you can...

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Tsim Sha Tsui is one of the major tourist and shopping areas of Hong Kong. With a high concentration of hotels, retail shops and commercial offices – it’s a busy and bustling neighbourhood that never sleeps. On the surface, Tsim Sha Tsui seems to only feature an abundant number of high-end retail stores selling designer brands and jewelry, owing to its popularity with high-budget shopping tours. However, it also contains a diverse range of attractions for the entire family. Whether taking a walk in Kowloon Park, exploring museums, going shopping or grabbing a bite to eat – Tsim Sha Tsui has something for everyone.
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Address: Block A, 3rd Floor, Chung King Mansions, 36-44 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
Region: China > Hong Kong > Tsim Sha Tsui
Price Range: $33 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hong Kong Tai Wan Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 600
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