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Yangtze River International Youth Hostel

No.80 Changbin Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400010, China
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Folk may tell you Chongqing is one of the most gross metropolises on the planet. Maybe something in that; yet I find this: Chongqing has bags of character in various places (where Beijing & Shanghai are sadly lacking). This hostel is a great hotpot example. Locals call it the Mountain City (it's not) and there are a lot of confusing... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

In a very interesting position and in a well converted old wooden building next to the Huguang Guild Hall and beside the Yangtze. It sits below a colossal new bridge that spans the whole of central Chongqing. The food and ambience here are great, the tour services tailored to the Chinese and definitely not recommended. The trendy City area is... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Because it is a tip in the lonely planet, we definitely expected too much. One of our beds was directly under the AC. It wasn't possible to sleep there and they couldn't offer any other options. the room and floors are smelly and it wasn't really clean. the stuff was ok. the only good thing is the location.

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nottingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The lady we spoke to was really helpful. She offered us water as soon as we sat down. She showed us several options for the Yangtze River cruise and there was no hard sell. She gave frank and honest advice. She let us leave our belongings in the store room even though we didn't stay in the hostel, and walked... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I don't normally take the time to write bad reviews, but I strongly feel like there are much better places to stay. I understand that bad experiences are often an anomaly, so I'll attempt to state facts and leave out subjectiveness. I arrived in Chongqing after a delayed flight. I managed to get to the hostel after the taxi driver... More 

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Chengdu, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We stayed here several times three years ago and it was great, however we returned recently and it was absolutely awful. The staff were rude and unhelpful, the manager was not just actively unhelpful but deliberately rude and racist against several of our party. The accommodation was poor and overcharged. Our whole experience was not just poor but actively dreadful.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

I really liked this hostel, the bed was incredibly comfortable with nice clean soft bedding. Our room was a twin and was fairly spacious. The common room has a really good atmosphere and you can get chatting to other people there easily. It is very close to the wharf if you are getting on or off a river cruise. If... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Probably the best feature of this hostel is their friendly and helpful staff. Rooms and dorms aren't huge, but nicely decorated. Their cafe/restaurant has a little terrace with river/bridge construction site view, and really nice, cheap chinese and western dishes. And beer :) The hostel lies at the bottom of very long stairs, so prepare to do some climbing on... More 

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Layer de la Haye, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 344 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

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
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20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

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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