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Hong Kong Tai Wan Hotel

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Reviewed 30 December 2010

Probably the worst place I've ever stayed, thank God there were only two nights!!! Vulgar and rude staff, the room was EXTREMELY small, surely less than six square meters (including "bathroom"!) for two people - CRAZY. It was equipped with window - when I opened there were only corridor betweend buildings outside, with a lot of dirty and smelly pipes,...

4Thank DashPL
Camarillo, California
Reviewed 18 August 2010

I stayed at this place a while back and it still stands out as one of my worst hostel experiences ever. I originally booked a 4 bed female dorm on hostelworld.com (because of the excellent reviews on there--I'll get to that in just a minute) but when I arrived I was put in a closet (no I'm not exaggerating) with...

3Thank sunnykath
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2010

Right, I've read the reviews and although most of them give opinions and winged a lot, I'm going to give you facts. Just facts.. The location is excellent. Right in the shopping area of Nathan Road, you don't get better. Yes, it's in the infamous ChungKing Mansion and there are plenty of touts. The hotel advise you of this and...

Thank GemJayBC
KL, Malaysia
Reviewed 28 April 2010

Everything you've read about the typical backpackers hostel: cheap, grotty, bare-as-nails and extremely seedy. Location-wise, fantastic. Right in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui on Nathan road, right outside the Tsim Sha Tsui stop of the subway, Chungking Mansion is right in the thick of the Hong Kong bright lights. However, the attraction ends there. My sister and I were...

Thank IshDewyn
Reviewed 6 December 2009

This hotel was the worst experience of my life: The wellcome in a prison would be more polite i think. Aggresive, vulgary and cheating personel. Small room without hot shower 24 hours Very bad district of hong kong ( the worst i ve seen), I really dont advice this hotel for families. All the advertisement is false Advice: if you...

Reviewed 1 June 2009

This place is disgusting. The Chungking mansions is a huge busy building with many other hostels inside it, there are 'touters'(people trying to sell you things and drag you to their hostels) all hanging around the entrance 24/7. We ignored them but were tricked into believing a guy who claimed to be from our hostel, he was friendly, not pushy...

1Thank Fduffy
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 January 2009

I booked and paid for this accommodation through wotif.com before my trip, but I was told that I had to pay again when I arrived at this "hotel". Of course I refused to pay, and fortunately the staff found my name on the booking list eventually but he never apologized for the mistake. I also didn't like the way I...

1Thank janda0808
Reviewed 6 January 2009

For heaven sake dont book to stay with HOSTELHK. I prepaid my stay becase they offered a large discount. When i got there the room was so tiny that i could stand and strech my arms and both arms would be touching each walls. On top of that the bathroom is the size of peanut. They squash the toilet, sink...

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Reviewed 24 September 2008

this is the worse place I have ever been to .I have traveled all over the world staying in budget places, I am not spoiled; The owner treats you like you are trash from the very first moment. It's located in a very questionable building. Its Dirty, extra small, sleazy Pictures are very deceiving the place doesn't look even half...

2Thank nMatan
Reviewed 11 August 2008

Don't stay here or u may get an UNEXPECTED place to sleep a small hostel manage by a couple of staffs, that sounds warm and friendliness? absolutely NOT !! they said they have a lot of rooms available BUT the booking is USELESS, u may got a small one even u're booking for a large room (i have booked for...

4Thank gazerani_0

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Tsim Sha Tsui
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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Additional Information about Hong Kong Tai Wan Hotel

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: $32 - $110 (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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Downtown Backpackers Hotel Hong Kong
Hong Kong Tai Wan Hotel
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“Check first the room before you pay”
858cja, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All of the rooms are tiny and noisy.”
daniellemN3621NX, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the east wing have poor ventilation and AC.”
queensylr, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“disaster rooms!!!”
858cja, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Just find another hostel”
juliebS9732JG, 24 Nov 2015 | Read review
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