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Hangzhou International Youth Hostel

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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good51%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“mid range”(2 reviews)
“west lake”(19 reviews)
“room was clean”(4 reviews)
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Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

This hostel is in a perfect location. It's right by the water and the cafe has some decent food. The staff is very helpful. They even helped me call for get my Tibetan permit processed because I don't speak the language. The only thing grab...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We were certainly skeptical of this Mingtown hostel after staying at a terrible one in Shanghai but were pleasantly surprised by our on bed private room with a TV, water heater, private bathroom and part glass ceiling. On our first night there our roof leaked...More

2  Thank Alexander Y
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...More

1  Thank niksipiksi
Reviewed 4 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...More

Thank Benoit L
Reviewed 8 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...More

Thank Barry H
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"maybe you should opt for the room price which included the breakfast .. otherwise you have to pay the extra..."
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"Try for a room away from the downstairs Old Captain Bar, whose live music penetrates upstairs."
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"Private rooms above reception are good. Although they don't have a view over West Lake, they do have a..."
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"view, club lounge"
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