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Ancient City International Youth Hostel

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Saint-Tropez, France
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123 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location is very good, the hostel is about 1 minute walking from the subway station and it's close to Bell and Drum towers and the Muslin site. There is a nice public area with a bar that offers some good cocktails. The staff is very nice and helpful in whatever you need. We stayed in a double bed room... More 

Thank Frederico d
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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29 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great hostel even though we stayed in rooms rather than dormitory. It is clean and conveniently located, close to Muslim quarters, convenience stores & food and the metro. We arranged for pick-up from Xianyang airport given the midnight arrival of our flight - just remember to follow-up w them in case of slow response. We also found... More 

Thank Breeze262
Chennai (Madras), India
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Landed very early in the morning ( 6 am) from Chengdu and was allowed an early check in to the hotel. The hotel is next to Xian Bei De metro and very much close by the local attractions like the Muslim Quarter , Drum Tower etc. Highly professionally staffs and delightful cuisine served at the restaurant over there. It also... More 

Thank ram_vagabond
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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121 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

A good find hostel near metro Bei Da station as the room at the hostel is definitely clean and the sharing toilet is well maintained as well. It is a good hostel for our whole Silk Route Journey comparing the rest and the price is worth the quality as well. Highly recommended for those who are visiting Xi’an. Here is... More 

Thank joeycw
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is the best hostel I have stayed in anywhere when travelling in China. The staff are friendly and welcoming also they able to speak English. Also, there have full of tourist information and the lovely pool at the site bar. WiFi is smooth and the beds are so comfortable the room and bathroom was clean. But remember, they not... More 

Thank AlfredDeviruss
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

This is the best hostel I have stayed in anywhere I the world. The staff are helpful and welcoming and its in a pretty good location. We had a group of 11 students and 3 adults the rooms and dorms are excellent and have air con and good showers. We had a $16 budget and it came in at $11... More 

Thank Paul B
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Let me start with the positives - The location is fantastic and the reception and the on site bar / restaurant has great Chinese inspired decor. The WiFi is fantastic and the beds are comfortable the room was clean. The breakfast is great even though it's not included in the room price. On the negatives (so far.. As I am... More 

Thank biker030
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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed staying at Ancient City hostel in Xian. We booked a private room for two persons and the room fully lived up to our expectations. The only downside were the bathroom - when you shower water is everywhere on the floor. The commonroom is very nice and low keyed, which friendly staff and a pool table. On saturdays a... More 

Thank StinnaHV
Huangshan, China
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32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

The hostel was clean and located well-enough. Breakfast and drinks at the bar were a little expensive, so I would suggest eating out more often. The rooms were nice and beds were comfortable. Staff were also helpful and had good English; the hostel vibe was really friendly and familial which was awesome - they even let us screen our own... More 

Thank armiller173
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28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Bed was very good, it was more an hotel than an hostel! Staff was so nice and helpful. Close to the muslim quarter, where we could eat different things in the street. Towels provided were a bit worn out, maybe it is time to replace them.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hostel is well and modern designed. There are different sizes of rooms, from 4-bed dorm to triple room to meet guests’ needs. The rooms are clean and comfortable, equipped with telephone, internet access, TV, air-conditioning and 24 hours hot water. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ancient City International Youth Hostel

Address: 4 Lianhu road,close to Beidajie Street, Xi'an 710000, China
Region: China > Shaanxi > Xi'an
Price Range: $13 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ancient City International Youth Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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“Try not to get the room next to the clothes drying area (room 306 i think) - a little noisy. Also, there is no shower door for that room.”
 of 5 bubbles Breeze262, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take the double room or twin room, you pay a bit more for privacy and ensuite bathroom with free towel provided.”
 of 5 bubbles KcMy, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Pretty peaceful and laid back. The lockers in the room didn't seem to work?”
 of 5 bubbles katiehV3076RU, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
“bring own toiletries (they provide towel), and insect repellent”
 of 5 bubbles angievic101, 25 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Top floor can be hot.”
 of 5 bubbles JoanneT785, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
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