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Yangtze River International Youth Hostel

No.80 Changbin Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400010, China
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Layer de la Haye, United Kingdom
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154 reviews 154 reviews
43 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yangtze River Hostel We arrived late from Jiuzhaigou, having taken the airport shuttle to Shangqingsi (the last stop) for 15 Yuan. Two taxi drivers turned us away when we brandished the address to the hostel (in English and Chinese), we caught the last one by just getting in the car before we told him where we wanted to go. It's... More

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Yuxi, China
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this place for a couple of nights during a recent trip to Chongqing. Overall, it's a pretty nice place that's kept clean and tidy. I stayed in a 6 bed dorm which was comfortable and had its own toilet, the shower room was shared with other guests. The lobby/bar is a nice place to relax with a... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Expect charming staff, with clean, yet somewhat small (tiny!) rooms. Location is right on the waterfront, however don't expect crystal blue water... This is China remember! A 15 minute walk up a series of stairs to get to the town centre. Good facilities; free pool table, free computers, nice cinema room and lots of seating in the bar area

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

A little hard to find and it is under the ORANGE bridge not yellow. The beds were comfy enough and the staff were friendly. The bedrooms were clean were it counted (the beds) but in other places like under the bed were pretty awful. The hostel also helped us to book a 4 day cruise which was great as well.... More

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

It is a little hard to find but well worth the effort. There was a lot of construction going on around the Hostel when we were there (6 March) but that did not affect our stay. We arrived by train and walked to the Hostel, which was downhill all the way. The Hostel is located on the river below the... More

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Oulu, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

A nice basic hostel in Chongqing. We tried both single room and a dorm while our visits in Chongqing and either way the accommodation was ok. Staff was friendly and helpful and the kitchen.. That was awesome!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

- very helpful and friendly staff - very clean and nice room - very cosy restaurant / living room area with cute kitten running around this hostel felt like a calm, cosy, relaing oasis in big crazy chongqing...we would definitely stay here again!

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Jena, Germany
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Okay, the location is not the best in Chongqing. But you can go to all the important places easily by bus. But in all the other points this hostel is great! They helped me to find everything, arranged some nice trips, they offer nice food (try the beef pizza!) to reasonable prices and the rooms and hostel itself is very... More

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55 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We stayed 2 nights in a double room. The hostel was easy to find, as we came off a cruise and it is right by the docks. The room was clean, tidy and comfortable. It is clear the rooms and areas have been recently renovated. The staff was great. The food and drink was reasonably priced and tasty. However, the... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

We stayed at this hostel for 3 nights at the start of october. The hostel itself is very good but Chongqing as a whole is a building site and the hostel feels a little cut off from the parts of the city that have already been developed. There is a bridge that is underconstruction next to the hostel at the... More

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Address: No.80 Changbin Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400010, China
Location: China > Chongqing Region > Chongqing
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Since 2008, the hostel is run based on what backpackers need on the road and we have always been the most reviewed and ranked the 1st among the hostels in Chongqing. And we refurbished the hostel in May. We really appreciate your trust. You can still trust us because we'll do better than we have in the past. Best location for Cruises, friendly and fun atmosphere, cheap bed and room, chilli activities organized in the hostel.WHAT’S THE BEST WITH US: Reliable and Cheap Yangtze River Cruises.Chinese Domestic 3-day, 4-day trip*(Basic ferry trip,most backpackers recommend,cheap and interesting experience in China)first class: From RMB900second class: From RMB560 (bottom/top bed)third class: From RMB400 (bottom/top bed)(There are air-con, toilet/ shower in all rooms)International ships: From RMB2000*(English Tour Guide, standard room with shower, scenic spots included, meals included,luxury trip,email us to make a reservation before you come)Our staff has organized many people for this trip and have also experienced the downstream of the cruise,we would love to share the travel information with you and help you with what all we know. As you may know there are many options about YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE. You can always pay a very low price for a boat ticket, but you have to take into account that the boat may also have low service quality. On the other hand, if you take the star service boat, it will cost you a lot but the service and condition of the boat will be much better, so you will have a more enjoyable cruise experience. If you need more information, please contact with our information desk, we will offer you some tips and arrange any necessary transfers to other cities.Free travel information and convenient tours arranged in our hostel, please email us to get reliable information and ticket booking service:Budget and reliable Yangtze River Cruise Tour (HOT TOUR)Arrange the train or flight tickets for your next trip and accommodation in Yichang(After the cruise)Daily Chongqing Dazu Stone Carvings TourNight Tour of Yangtze and Jialing RiverDaily Wulong TourLeshan and Emei TourZhangjiajie TourDaily Heishan Valley TourBus and train bookingYou will be happy when you see what we have for travellers: the cheap price in downtown, comfortable and clean beds, 24 hours shower, free Internet and WIFI, free travel information, reliable ticket booking service, free Pick up from train station from 12:00 to 18:00, laundry and drying service, luggage storage, books swap, lots of English movies, free mini-cinema(really cool!!), access to Facebook, cheap beer and food, international call, free pool table, printing and fax, free walking tour on Saturday. Reliable Yangtze River-Three Gorges TripsAccommodation Information:All the Dorms are equipped with air-con, windows, security lockers, small reading lamp, clean bed. And all the private rooms with bathroom, air-con, windows, hot showers.The Best Location by the Yangtze River, We got it!5 minutes' walk to Chaotian Dock where you can go abroad,Approximate taxi fare from/to hostel (night fare 10pm-6am would be different price)City center (pinyin: Jiefangbei)Y8 (1.5km)Chongqing Wharf (600m)(5-minute's walk to the wharf (convenient to start your Yangtze cruise)North Railway Station Y20 (10km)Chongqing Railway Station Y11 (5km)Chongqing Bus Station Y10 (5km)JiangBei Airport Y60 (28km)5-minute's walk to the metro station,the bus station which contains most of the mainbus routes (train station, Ciqikou, Three Gorges Museum, People's Great Hall.10-minute's walk to ATMs, post office, Carrefour,supermarket, restaurants and StarbucksGood location with the beautiful Yangtze River view;The nearest metro station is Xiaoshizi Station;the nearest bus stationis Chaotianmen bus station.Notes to read:If you want to cancel your booking, you need contact the website.Please take your valid passport to check in and we only take cash (Chinese RMB), please prepare enough money for your room fee.Check-in time is after 2pm.You can check-in anytime,if your room is available when you arrive here.Otherwise we can store your luggage if your room is not ready and you can have a rest in our common area.Check-out time is before 12:00pm. After check out, We would like to keep your luggage until you are ready to depart.Wish you have a wonderful trip in 2014!!!!See you soon!! ... more   less 
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