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Manitoba
Reviewed 1 February 2008

My wife and I just spent a week in Hong Kong. We started out at the Li's Hostel at Block A, 3rd Floor, Chungking Mansions. This place is disgusting - gross. This is by far the worst place I've stayed in my life and I'm embarrassed to have put my wife through hell we went through there. We ended up...

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sgp
Reviewed 28 December 2007

I booked there because I saw that the prices were reasonable and that the photos were damn nice. So I booked for a few nights there. When I first reached the recpetionist, they showed me the room that they had prepared for me, but still other traveller's luggage were still there, I almost vomit ! Then, they asked me if...

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6Thank r0cker
United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2007

Stay away from this hotel. The Oriental Pearl is 1 of 6 names for the Tai Wan hotel in Block A, 3rd Floor of the Cheung King Mansions, Nathan Road. The propriotor markets this slumb with the following names all leading to the same address. Tai Wan Hotel (HK) Oriental Pearl Hotel Tsim Sha Tsui Hostel Downtown Backpackers Li's Hostel...

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4Thank Darv
Macau, China
Reviewed 27 November 2007

This hotel is the worst place I have ever stayed in my entire life. It doesn't even deserve the definition 'hotel'. The word that would best describe it is 'dump'. It is located in a building which is full of cheap shops which are mainly owned by Indians and Arabians and you are constantly approached by creepy people trying to...

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4Thank nikkizinha
Berkshire
Reviewed 14 September 2007

Firstly Hotel Tai Wan is not a hotel, it is a hostel / guest house with a choice of single / shared rooms. Internet Booking ------------------------ After looking at the pictures displayed on the internet I booked a standard single room via an online hotel broker for 6 nights for a price of around £14.45. The rooms appeared to be...

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7Thank bigb33
Glasgow
Reviewed 26 August 2007

This hostel was far from what hostels.com advertised it as. We had a double room booked, which consisted of a very small single bed, underneath which were suitcases, not belonging to us, which were padlocked up. This alone made me uneasy, having other peoples things in our room! Not only were we given a single bed, we were left with...

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4Thank Sazholmes
Sydney
Reviewed 24 August 2007

It was the worst hotel we've ever been. We traveled around the world and stayed in around 10 diferent hotels and this one was the worst choice we could ever made. Although the location was good. The room itself was disgusting. We think they never cleaned up the room, it was smelly, dirty and the bed was uncomfortable.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 August 2007

I stayed at Li's Hostel after checking out the reviews on Hostels.com. It seemed to be the highest-rated hostel, so I thought I'd be OK. The photos looked pretty sweet as well, as did their advertisement about having in-room refridgerators and items like that. DON'T BELIEVE IT!! The first room they booked me in looked as though someone went crazy...

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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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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: $30 - $244 (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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