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Gulangyu International Youth Hostel

No.18 Luqiao Road, Gulangyu Island, Xiamen 361002, China
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Ranked #7 of 216 Specialty Lodging in Xiamen
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

I am a 63 year old travelling with my son in May for 2 months around China and this really was the worst place we stayed. We were in a 6 bed dorm which was my first experience of dorm life and it was ok. The problem was the beds - literally a plywood base with (no lie) a 5mm... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Centrally located near the ferry. It is about 50m or 3 mins walk from the ferry terminal. Stayed in a 6 bed dorm for 69 Yuan. Room and bathroom is clean. Unfortunately not all lockers are in working condition. Mirror is only in the bathroom. Only 2 mattress is OK and the rest is really hard like a floor. Quite... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2010

You need at least 2 days to do the tulou dwellings well and as such I recommend staying overnight in one of the tulou. We did find that booking in advance was fraught with difficulty though and the only tulou we could contact was Fuyulou. (I think also known as Changdi Inn) It was one of the rectangular tulou set... More 

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